Nationally Certified Life Coach (NCLC)
Once you decide to get certified as a life coach, you want to find the best life coaching training program to meet your individual needs. At The Addictions Academy, we understand your time is valuable and our certified life coach training program is offered via virtual classroom and self-study to meet the demands of your lifestyle. Our unique online format includes clinical supervision in real-time to assist you with meeting your life coach qualifications under the International Coach federation guidelines (ICF). Please note we are ICF CCE Approved and Accredited.
Our life coaching certification program will help you train to become a life coach and offer your clients the highest quality services available on the market. A life coach training certification will teach you the art of active versus passive listening skills, and how to learn to listen to the stuck points in a client’s life and help them move past those points to achieve all their goals. As a life coach, you’ll get to spend your days helping people on a deep, personal and unique level. You’ll be an instrumental part of helping them find the success and happiness that they’re looking for. You can work from home, from your office, or go to your client’s home or office. You can work via telephone, Skype or in person.
A life coach training and certification program is the core of your knowledge when helping clients achieve their goals and dreams. The tools you will learn in this class lay the foundation that you will need to offer top notch life coaching and addiction services to your clients. This class is a primer and an entry level class that you can build your addiction coaching and addition specialty business on.
NOTE: There are NO prerequisites to this course: Life Coach I, ethics class and 10 hours of supervision all come together. We do offer Job Board, Networking, and Business/Private Practice assistance. We also hire from within once you are trained, certified, insured, and bonded.
Your host for this training, Kevin Parker.
Kevin has a bachelors in psychology and has 20 years of experience with addiction. He spent thirteen years in active addiction using everything and anything spanning from cocaine and heroin to every pill known to man.
More on Kevin.
What is included in our Certified Life Coach training:
- How to life Coach
- Active vs. Passive Listening Skills
- The structure of the life coach sessions
- Accessing Community Supports
- Action Planning
- Goal Setting
- Relationship ideals
- Financial and Business Coaching Techniques
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Duties and Responsibilities of a Life Coach
- Understanding learning styles and motivation to change
- Overcoming obstacles and barriers
- Understanding Balance
- Laying the proper coach foundation
- 11 Core Competencies of a life coach (ICF Model)
- and more
What is a Certified Life Coach?
A life coach is a positive person that encourages and assists their clients in a positive, meaningful journey through various aspects of their life and career. In our online life coaching training programs, we certify and offer the training to become a certified life coach in all areas of addiction.
What qualifications do I need to be a life coach?
Technically none! There is no state or federal governing body for life coaches; however The International Coach Federation (ICF) has offered 11 core competencies for life coaching and has set forth guidelines on how to coach. The Addictions Academy is accredited as a CCE provider through them.
How much money does a life coach make?
Life Coaches can charge $150-500 per session, depending on what type of coaching you are doing. Most ground level coaches make $50,000 or more and business and executive life coaches an make $250,000 or more each year.
How do I become a life coach?
Step one is chose a training program that interests you with a specific niche. There are many programs out there and you want to select one that offers the style of coaching you are looking for. Step two is to make sure they offer supervision, mentorship and hands on training. Step three, make sure they can help you find work or start to get clients.
Most students at The Addictions Academy will study our online Life Coach Training Program as a base for our Sex Addiction Coaching program or our International Master Addiction Coach Certification and Training. There are no prerequisites to starting this class or training program. We offer the training program, mentorship, help gaining clientele, opening a business and more!