Master Certified Wellness Coach

Take your wellness coaching one step further! For those of you who have been through the Catalyst CWC program (Fast Track or Distance Learning Program) and are interested in increasing your expertise, learning more advanced skills, and adding some fresh ideas to your coaching repertoire – the Master Certified Wellness Coach (MCWC) program is right for you.

The focus of this advanced training will be on a more in-depth study of coaching skills and is meant for experienced Certified Wellness Coaches.

IMPORTANT: Completion of the Catalyst MCWC program will qualify you to take the National Certification Examination sponsored by the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching (ICHWC).

Program Details

This program consists of five two-hour interactive online webinars (10 contact hours) which include instruction and practice.

Topics include: 

Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Appreciative Inquiry Skills

This course will review Appreciative Inquiry skills and basic motivational interviewing skills and allow you as the coach to determine which of these skills you utilize on a regular basis and which skills you have forgotten. We will then introduce higher level skills for you to implement by sharing real life client scenarios. The field of motivational interviewing is growing rapidly, so it is important to stay ahead of the most recent evidence-based research in the industry.

A summary of recent research will assist in your own understanding of the breadth of motivational interviewing as well as provide you with detailed resources to share with others interested in the basis of your wellness coaching methodology.

Course teacher:

Sabryna Liddle

Sabryna is a Certified Wellness Coach, one of our Mentor Coaches, and has been a wellness coach for US Corporate Wellness since 2007.

Integration of Reality Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy Concepts in Wellness Coaching

This course will highlight portions of Wubbolding’s WDEP System of Reality Therapy to help your client answer the following questions: What do you want? What are you doing now? How is that working for you? What do you need to do differently to get what you want? Utilizing tools from Solution Focused Therapy, the coach will help the client identify goals and then envision what life will be like when the goal is accomplished by utilizing concepts such as the miracle question, scaling questions, exception-seeking questions and coping questions.

Course teacher: 

Suzanna Cooper, Catalyst Chief Learning Officer

When SMART Goals Go Unmet Time After Time: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Coaching

There is a strong link between what we believe about our abilities and meeting our goals. This course will explore the interaction of our thoughts, feelings and actions. We will focus on practical tools you can use to assess your client’s beliefs and then help the client move forward. Tools discussed will include setting a reachable small goal, social modeling, building a strong support network, creating a stress management plan, and countering negative self-talk.

Course Teacher:

Suzanna Cooper, Catalyst Chief Learning Officer

Creating Positive Habits and Coaching in Challenging Scenarios

In this course, learn how to better enable your client to create and sustain positive habits with actionable, accessible tips. You will be exposed to the psychological mechanisms behind habit-making as well as focus on tangible strategies to ditch negative habits and plant desirable ones. The second section of this course will address how to handle the most challenging client scenarios. Learn how to tackle negativity, low motivation, defensiveness and more with specific tools and a new outlook.

Course teacher:

Sabryna Liddle

Sabryna is a Certified Wellness Coach, one of our Mentor Coaches, and has been a wellness coach for US Corporate Wellness since 2007.

Self Care – the Values and Benefits in Coaching

This course explores the most important tool in wellness coaching…YOU. The research supports that for a coach to be most effective, the coach must have good self-awareness and an understanding of their values to be able to model for their clients good overall health as well as engage through understanding and empathy to move their clients forward. This course helps you take the time to identify imbalances in your life and self-care strategies that are important to you so that you can be available for your clients and help make an impact in their life.

Course teacher:

Susan McGarry

Pre-requisites to register for MCWC

  • Complete the Catalyst Coaching Institute’s Certified Wellness Coach (CWC) Fast Track program. If you completed the Catalyst Distance Learning program, you may attend a two-day Fast Track training event for FREE to meet this requirement. Current Fast Track students may participate in the advanced training upon request.


$549.00* (for Catalyst graduates and current students)
*2017/2018 discounted price of $500.

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