Life Coaching

You are here right now because you are actively seeking your purpose, of becoming a Life Coach. You already know within that this is your calling. Step into your greatness, and become a powerful, effective Life Coach. You will find personal growth and evolve on many levels ~ Mind, Body & Spirit!

Life Coach Program

Nearly everyone feels “stuck” at some point in life. Unfortunately, not everyone is trained, insightful or objective enough to offer the best advice. But now you can be! You will become a certified life coach through our comprehensive 100 hour Certificate of Excellence Life Coaching program that is based on twelve Guiding Principles of Transformational Life Coaching. Life Coaching is an ongoing partnership in which clients have a unique opportunity to deepen their awareness, improve their performance, overcome their obstacles and enhance their quality of life. Coaches use questioning, exploring, reporting, and consistent commitment to move the client forward. With greater focus and awareness of choice, achievement of life goals is accelerated.

Start Dates

On Campus

June 9, 2017

Online

March 6, 2017
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What is Life Coaching?

People need support to survive and thrive in the game of life. Life Coaches assist and encourage, without passing judgment or holding anything back. Similar to the idea of a sports coach, a Life Coach helps individuals perform at their highest level professionally, personally and financially. Many clients seek out Life Coaches for help with relationships, careers, communication, motivation, health and spirituality.

Part of knowing how to support someone is discovering what’s keeping them from achieving their goals. Once these challenges are addressed head on, the course is clear to move forward productively. As a Life Coach, you will learn to ask the right questions, listen and give honest and open feedback.





Life Coaching Program

Our 100 Hour Life Coaching Certificate Program Is Transformational!

Life Coaching – Foundation – 20 Hours

On-Campus Online

Life Coaching is an ongoing partnership that helps people produce fulfilling results in their personal, professional and spiritual lives. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance and enhance their quality of life. This Foundation course introduces the common philosophies and objectives of client-centered coaching. This highly experiential foundation class details multiple assessment tools tailored to the client’s individual needs.

Life Coaching Core – Strategies, Techniques & Implementation – 80 Hours

On-Campus Part 1 ONLINE Part 2 ONLINE

In this course, you are taught to use interactive processes and how to develop client-centered strategies and solutions, which move the client toward the rapid attainment of their goals. You will develop the ability to establish Client/Coach contracts, and define the nature, limitations and boundaries of the coaching relationships. Successful mastering of Coaching Core Competencies must be completed in addition to classroom time and ten required one-on-one sessions completed outside of class time. Life Coaching is an ongoing partnership that helps people produce fulfilling results in their personal, professional and spiritual lives. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance and enhance their quality of life. This Foundation course introduces the common philosophies and objectives of client-centered coaching. This highly experiential foundation class details multiple assessment tools tailored to the client’s individual needs.


An Opportunity to Enhance Others’ Quality of Life

Life Coach Degree

You hold sacred space, while forming confidential relationships in which your clients have a unique opportunity to deepen their awareness, improve performance, overcome obstacles, enhance their quality of life, and more. Life Coaching focuses on the present moving forward.

You, as a Life Coach, will help your clients’ center and find their own answers, within. You simply help them get there. Everyone is a unique being, so your coaching sessions will be based around your clients’ needs.

Great coaching all boils down to one thing: bringing out greatness in yourself and others. As a coach, you will hold sacred space for your clients, and help get them where they need to go.


Life Coaching Online

Our entire 100-hour Life Coaching program is also available online. Life Coaching is the perfect holistic practice to both learn and practice online. With today’s technology, the classroom can easily be brought to your living room. Featuring dedicated instructor guidance, instructional videos, and online discussion forums, these amazing classes can now be taken from anywhere in the world.


Benefits of Life Coaching

Great coaching, whether we label it business coaching, executive coaching, personal coaching, spiritual coaching or whatever coaching, all boils down to one thing: bringing out the very best in yourself and others! The potential benefits of Life Coaching are so numerous and so highly individual, we couldn’t possibly list them all – but here are a few:

  • Serve your Life’s Purpose
  • Honor another’s Life Purpose
  • Encourage others without passing judgment
  • Help individuals perform at their highest levels
  • Assist others to live in the possibilities
  • Support clients in their professional endeavors
  • Offer clarity through financial coaching
  • Guide others to awareness in their personal lives
Life Coach Course

Potential Benefits of Life Coaching are so numerous and so highly individual – these are only a few common transformations clients might seek you out.
Support Your Clients as they improve…

  • Self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Experience emotional healing
  • Identify and clarify business or personal goals
  • Forgive others and release old feelings
  • Improve relationships with loved ones and co-workers
  • Get motivated with a clear action plan
  • Create and maintain healthy boundaries
  • Work through major life transitions
  • Develop and implement organizational skills
  • Be held accountable for a weight loss plan
  • Stop over-spending and get out of debt
  • Develop leadership and public speaking skills

Would you make a really great Life Coach?

A great life coach is someone who can elicit greatness in another. Are you thinking about becoming a Transformational Life Coach? Ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you like people?
  • Are you a good listener?
  • Are you able to encourage others?
  • Would you feel a sense of reward, pride and pleasure in being part of another’s success?
  • Are you committed to serving others while empowering them?
  • Do you believe you can make a positive difference in people’s lives?
  • Are you interested in putting forth the effort and dedication it takes to becoming a really great life coach?

If the answer is “Yes” to all, or most, of these questions, then with training you truly could improve the lives of others as a really great transformational life coach.


Reasons to Become a Certified Life Coach at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

  1. Receive a complimentary coaching session, in person or over the telephone. Schedule your session and one of our graduates will be happy to work with you.
  2. Our spirit-directed college community is welcoming and state-of-the-art.
  3. If you miss a class we offer you several alternative times in which you can get the material. You may also audit any of our classes at no additional charge.
  4. You will be trained by our professional and experienced coaches who can offer first-hand support and guidance.
  5. We provide your initial clients. During the 100 hours of your training you will have an opportunity to coach a dozen people who have never had a life coaching session before.
  6. We are both State Recognized and Nationally Accredited by the ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training). We were recently given the award of Best School of the Year by the Arizona Private School Association, in addition to individual awards for Best Student Placement Practice, Best Student Organization and Best Educational Practices.

What our Great Graduates are saying:

“The program blew me away. It helped me discover who I truly am. I went through a major personal transformation in the program.”Courtney Long

– SWIHA Graduate- Owner and Founder of Angels with Courtney Long


Want to know more about what makes SWIHA unique?

Click here to discover our Core Values

NOTE: Certificates of Excellence are not necessarily designed to serve as stand-alone vocational training and may not prepare you for gainful employment if taken independently of a diploma or degree program.


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Will a Coaching Certificate allow me to practice professionally?

Life Coaching is considered one of the fastest growing entrepreneurial careers in the world. For a relatively small investment you will have the skills to start your own business, earning top dollar for your new expertise, if that is your intention, and you are committed to developing your entrepreneurial skills. Plus, we offer two additional classes for those who are serious about starting a business with their life coaching skills – a 16 hour Business Plan Writing class and a 40 hour Entrepreneurial Support class. However, let us repeat, your success is in direct proportion to the confidence you have in yourself!

Will Transformational Life Coach training help me personally?

We have never had a graduate that did not say that they grew personally. Our coaching program will give you a new way of being in the world – – more self-confident, more direct and more aware. You will learn ways to be clean in your language and thoughts, to gather important information, to focus on clearly defined results, to become an expert in utilizing tools for change, and have the understanding of how to implement strategies for success. All of this will open doors for you to become an excellent communicator which leads to healthy, productive and fun relationships. The benefits of becoming a coach are both personal and professional. Be prepared for surprises in the way your whole life will change as you integrate coaching into your life. The transformational part of the Transformational Life Coaching program begins with YOU. Just having the communication skills to help others realize their life goals without giving advice and trying to ‘fix’ them will change the way you are in the world.

How does this course compare with others?

Many of the Life Coaching programs available today offer online or teleconferencing programs. We have found that actual face-to-face classroom time with highly qualified instructors and other motivated individuals is a great way to learn, however, our online classes offer the closest thing possible to face-to-face classroom time with continued support from our experienced and professional coaches.

The biggest difference, however, is that we provide you highly motivated clients to coach in person or on the phone starting the second weekend (or about the fourth or fifth week in class). We provide an on-going opportunity for you to meet new clients to coach monthly. Our goal is to support you as you develop you Life Coaching skills and ultimately your business, if you choose to.

Are there any restrictions on setting up my coaching business?

As a Life Coach you have unlimited opportunities. Our program teaches you to coach via the telephone, via the internet and in person, one-on-one, with couples and with groups and organizations. The only limits you will have are those you put on yourself – – and we will help coach you out of those!

How long does it usually take to complete the course?

The first 20 hours are taught in a weekend format, consisting of Friday night 6 pm to 10 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm. After that first weekend you can decide how you want to complete the following 80 hours of the program. You can choose either four more weekends, or one or two nights a week over the next 3 to 6 months. And, we do have the option for you to mix and match the schedules so you don’t have to ever miss a class.

What does the course cost?

The tuition for the 100-hour program is only $1800, plus books. Many students ask why our tuition is so reasonable. Our answer is simple. We are a nationally accredited college by the ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training) and have chosen to adopt a ‘community college’ tuition structure. For this reason, Life Coaching is a part of our Mind-Body Transformational Associate Degree.

20 hour Life Coaching class must be paid in full before attending the class. However, if one signs an enrollment agreement for the 100 hour Life Coaching program with Admissions they can divide the total payment of $1,800 by the number of months they are in the program. A $25 application fee is required at the time of enrollment for the 100 hour program.

Can I spread the cost over a period of time?

Yes, you can make monthly payments on the additional 80 hours of coursework, the first 20 hour weekend course, however, must be paid in full.

Do you provide any supervised coaching sessions?

In the beginning you will be the coach and the client. These sessions give you an excellent opportunity to get some great Life Coaching for yourself, so that you are really ready to serve the public. By the second weekend or about the 5th week in class you are coaching the general public. You are supervised every step of the way. We have found that by the 3rd weekend in class you are coaching your first clients outside of class, often times for a fee.

Is the course licensed and accredited?

Yes, we’re are licensed by the Arizona Board for Private Postsecondary Education and nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.

Will the course give me credits towards a degree?

Yes, the 100-hour Life Coaching classes can 100% apply toward an Associate’s Degree in Mind-Body Transformational Psychology.

Will the qualification help me get a job?

A Life Coach earns a living by starting a private business, for the most part. However, many of our students use the skills they learn in Life Coaching to earn promotions in the organization in which they are currently employed.

Will you show me how to build a coaching business?

Yes, the program includes practical guidance on finding clients and marketing your own private practice. PPLUS, you are welcome to come back to the school on the first Friday of every month.

Are you ready to do Big things in the world?

We will never sell or share your information with anyone.

I hereby give my express consent for Southwest Institute of Healing Arts to contact me by phone, email, mail, and/or text message.


Are you ready to do Big things in the world?

We will never sell or share your information with anyone.

I hereby give my express consent for Southwest Institute of Healing Arts to contact me by phone, email, mail, and/or text message.

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