Make a Difference as a Wellness Coach Learn When and Where You Want

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Learn Anywhere

Learn when and where you want

Because it’s 100% online, you can complete the Wellness Coach Certification wherever you feel most comfortable — and whenever it best fits into your schedule.

6 Month Program

Finish the program in only 6 months

Twelve modules are all that stands between you and your new or expanded wellness career. And these modules can be completed in as little as six months!

Globally recognized experts

IAWP coaches recognized worldwide

The IAWP Wellness Coach Certification program is globally recognized and accredited, which means you will receive a training experience that meets the highest standards.

Become an Expert in Holistic Health and Wellness and Share Your Passion with Others

IAWP’s Holistic Wellness Coach Certification gives you the foundation to create a successful career helping people. We are the only Health and Wellness Coach Certification program that provides an experiential, hands-on training in three integrated areas: Wellness, Coaching, and Business.

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Wellness 360 Education™

Gain confidence to coach your future clients with our comprehensive curriculum in wellness, holistic health, nutrition, and natural healing.

CORE Coaching Wheel

Core Coaching Method™

Learn how to create lasting change in the lives of your clients so that they become the happiest, healthiest versions of themselves.

Coach Launch Wheel

Coach Launch System™

Get cutting-edge business training and support so you can inspire and encourage even more people to embark on their personal journeys of wellness.

Learn from the World’s Greatest Leaders in Wellness & Business

Our faculty are changing lives — and will inspire you to as well!
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Bernie Siegel, MD

CEO and Co-Founder

Bernie is a retired assistant clinical professor of surgery at Yale, the founder of the Exceptional Cancer Patients therapy, and the author of numerous books including Peace, Love & Healing, How to Live Between Office Visits, Prescriptions for Living, Help Me to Heal, 365 Prescriptions for the Soul, and many more.

Health & Wellness Coach Stephen Rechtschaffen

Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

Nutrition Expert

Stephan is a pioneer in the wellness movement and the co-founder of the Institute for Holistic Studies. He’s also a widely recognized holistic physician, lecturer, and author. Stephan lives in Nosara, Costa Rica, where he is the director and visionary of the Blue Spirit Retreat.

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Joan Borysenko, PhD

HR Executive

Dr. Joan Borysenko is a world renowned expert in the mind-body connection. A licensed psychologist with a doctorate in cell biology from Harvard Medical School, she synthesizes cutting edge science with deep humanity. She is the New York Times bestselling author of 16 books and her work has appeared in The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and on Public Television.

Marci Shimoff

Marci Shimoff

Best-selling Author

Marci is a New York Times best-selling author and world-renowned transformational teacher. Her books include Love for No Reason, Happy for No Reason, and the Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul series (as coauthor). Marci is dedicated to helping people live more empowered and joy-filled lives.

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Lisa Sasevich


Lisa, known as “The Queen of Sales Conversion,” is a former corporate sales superstar who became an entrepreneur and, in just three years, created a multi-million dollar home-based business. In addition to her business achievements, Lisa is the author of The Invisible Close, a guide to making more sales without being “sales-y.”

Max Simon

Max Simon


Max is a highly recognized global authority on creating powerful, purposeful and profitable businesses. The son of a physician and co-founder of the Chopra Center for Well-Being and a transcendental meditation teacher, Max’s wellness roots run deep. Max has produced more than 200 seminars that have transformed thousands of lives.

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Jesse Koren & Sharla Jacobs

Award-winning Coaches

Jesse and Sharla are award-winning million-dollar coaches and published authors. As founders of Thrive Academy and The Client Attraction Summit, they have taught over 6,000 coaches and holistic practitioners how to build successful businesses.

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Sally Fallon Morrell


Sally is the founding president of the widely recognized Weston A. Price Foundation, the editor of the journal Wise Traditions, the founder of A Campaign for Real Milk, the author of the best-selling Nourishing Traditions cookbook, and the co-author of the book Eat Fat, Lose Fat.

Janet Attwood

Janet Attwood

Best-selling Author

Janet is a visionary, a transformational leader, and a world humanitarian.  She is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Passion Test™ and the co-founder of one of the largest online magazines in the world, Healthy Wealthy ‘n Wise.  Janet travels the globe to support people in their quests for personal greatness.

Christine Horner

Christine Horner, MD


Christine is a board certified and nationally recognized surgeon, award-winning author, professional speaker, and women’s health advocate. In 1999, she helped create the first-ever syndicated TV news segment exclusively focused on complementary and alternative medicine.

Kevin Doherty

Kevin Doherty


Kevin is a marketing and business coach for holistic practitioners. He is the president of Dream Practice Coaching, a business book writer, and a licensed acupuncturist who continues to run a part-time private practice.


Arthur Ciaramicoli

Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Arthur P. Ciaramicoli, Ed.D., Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been treating clients for more than 35 years. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Massachusetts Psychological Association. Currently in private practice, Dr. Ciaramicoli has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School for several years. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News and other shows. He is the author of several books, including the Power of Empathy and The Stress Solution.

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Wendy Penlington
Wendy Penlington
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Amazing training and support! Coming from a corporate background with zero prior experience within a holistic field, just a new sense of purpose, the will to learn, and a passion to help women like me, I was concerned about how an online programme might work for me. I needn’t have worried; a comprehensive classroom, too many live support calls to mention, as well as a fantastic, supportive online community.
Anna Kluver-Fensler
Anna Kluver-Fensler
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This is a comprehensive, well thought out and meaningful training program. They help not only with curriculum but also through how to think about building your business and making connections. I highly recommend the IAWP!
Alie Harwood
Alie Harwood
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The IAWP has given me a wealth of knowledge, skills and support. The best part is that the support is ongoing for which I am so grateful. I thoroughly enjoyed my training. Highly recommended 🙂
Susan Joyce Proctor
Susan Joyce Proctor
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I continue to be impressed and inspired by the IAWP! In a world where so many are jumping on the training bandwagon, this is a terrifically high-integrity organization that truly delivers on its commitment to training and support. As a heart-based practitioner who really wants to "make a difference," I have been shown how to take my work and message to a whole new level of impact and mastery while staying aligned with the values that made me want to join this industry in the first place
Barb Sparhawk
Barb Sparhawk
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I highly recommend the IAWP Certification Program. Theirs is the most comprehensive program I've seen; with it's trifecta of Holistic Wellness, Coaching, and Business. You will receive amazing support in all those areas, as well as in your own personal wellness journey and your business launch.
Shauna Harris
Shauna Harris
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I could write a novel here on my amazing experience with the IAWP Wellness Certification Program. It was a game changer for me in that I finally found a place where I could channel my passion to help others and be able to make a difference. The support that I received from my Mentor and my Peer Coach was invaluable. I truly felt that the program was tailored for me, I really loved every module. The tools that have been learned and given to me will be used in all faucets of my life. Thank you IAWP!