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Whether you want to go deeper on particular topic, acquire a new skill, or you're thinking about enrolling in our Health Coach Certification Program, Short Courses are a great place to start. These 30-90 minute courses provide tangible information for you to learn and implement today.

  • Ins and Outs of Group Coaching
    $29.97

    Unlock the benefits of group visits for your coaching or medical practice. Whether you’re considering developing a group program or you’re pitching your services to a medical practice or corporate wellness provider, this course will help you build a strong foundation in group coaching. Group visit innovator Dr. Shilpa Saxena leads the course and explains why this model is so transformative for practices looking to improve the patient experience, maximize efficiency, and build community.

    Upon completion of this Short Course, you’ll be able to:

    • Identify and explain the clinical rationale for implementing a group visit model, especially among patients managing chronic illnesses
    • Speak to the financial and operational benefits of group coaching
    • “Sell” the benefits of group coaching to medical practices and patients alike

    Course Length: 60 minutes
    Price: $29.97

  • The Heart as a Master Communicator
    FREE

    “A simple, heart-focused breath while you’re thinking about something you love or appreciate—it's very powerful medicine.”

    In this interview, renowned cardiologist Dr. Mimi Guarneri discusses how the heart speaks to the body to create physical and emotional health.

    Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

    • Explain how cutting-edge research into the mind-body connection is saving people’s lives (and saving healthcare providers money)
    • Understand how a conventional cardiologist realized her approach was missing something big, changed the way she treated patients, and went on to found the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
    • Learn how you can integrate heart-centered healing into your coaching practice

    Course length: 46 minutes
    Price: FREE

  • Basics of Positive Psychology
    $29.97

    Build a foundation in positive psychology in less than 1 hour! In this Short Course, Dr. Margarita Tarragona introduces you to the basics of positive psychology, including two key frameworks that health coaches use with their clients: PERMA and Character Strengths.

    Upon completion of this Short Course, you’ll be able to:

    • Describe the fundamentals of positive psychology, how this approach evolved, and what distinguishes it from other psychological schools of thought
    • Define and apply the 5 PERMA Pillars of Well-Being
    • Apply the study of character strengths in a personal or professional context

    Course Length: 45 minutes
    Price: $29.97

  • The Value of a Health Coach
    FREE

    Why are health coaches such transformative team members in a medical practice? Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum counts the ways in this talk from FMCA’s Functional Medicine Coaching Summit in June 2018.

    Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

    • List the 7 ways a Functional Medicine Health Coach can add value to a collaborative care team
    • Cite research and trends that supports the value of a health coach
    • Explain to a doctor how you as a Health Coach can help to elevate their medical practice

    Course length: 10 minutes
    Price: FREE

  • The Growth of Functional Medicine
    FREE

    “It's quite exciting, because it's really pioneering a role that's never existed before, and I think that it's just the beginning of our role with health coaches. In fact, my goal is to train literally thousands of health coaches for the Cleveland Clinic system, to deploy in the communities, to support them online, to do everything.” - Dr. Marl Hyman in this 2015 interview

    Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

    • Describe Dr. Hyman’s vision for the future of Functional Medicine, and the essential role that health coaches will play in changing the landscape of healthcare

    Course length: 17 minutes
    Price: FREE

  • Values-Based Coaching
    FREE

    “Core values are the language of your soul."
    In this interview, Lisa Doig shares how coaches who focus on values and purpose can help their clients raise their level of consciousness.

    Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

    • List tools and resources that are helpful in values-based coaching
    • Give examples of powerful values-based coaching questions
    • Access and develop your leadership qualities

    Course length: 31 minutes
    Price: FREE

  • Whole Self Detox
    $29.97

    Take a Functional Medicine, whole-self approach to detoxification with Dr. Deanna Minich, who incorporates mind-body principles and lifestyle factors into her method. Learn to detox holistically for yourself, your family, or your clients, with ready-to-use Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) tools.

    Upon completion of this Short Course, you’ll be able to:

    • Describe detoxification in relation to the Modifiable Personal Lifestyle Factors on the IFM Matrix
    • Explain and apply a Mental-Emotional-Spiritual approach to whole-self detoxification
    • Utilize whole-self detox tools in a coaching practice or for personal use

    Course Length: 60 minutes
    Price: $29.97