Ends Sunday 5th January 

Understand the change process so that you can be an effective catalyst of this process, manage client ambivalence and resistance, create processes for active change and enable client self-monitoring, as well as accrue valuable knowledge to support healthfull attitudes and habits towards eating, and place your clients at the helm of their new direction.

Specifically designed for those working in the health, exercise and/or fitness industry who are looking to better manage the health change process to improve client outcomes. As a professional certificate this program offers sports, fitness and health professionals substantial continuing education points at the same time. Space your learning out over 12 months or complete faster.

Start here to enrol into Unit 1: Psychology, Behaviour Change and Wellbeing Management This unit will look closely at the theory that underlines health coaching and wellbeing management, you will gain a understanding of psychology, so you can better understand human behaviour (learning, personality, habits, motivation and decision-making) and the factors that influence it. Effective communications is critical to a successful coaching relationship and you will review areas of active listening, rephrasing, reflection and motivational interviewing as your tools to support clients in making positive health changes. You will look closely at the theories of behaviour change including the most widely used model, the Transtheoretical Model of Change. Through this section you will gain an understanding of what fosters positive change, how to overcome barriers and how to support maintenance of change. Lastly, the unit covers areas of wellbeing including holistic health, the non-diet based approach to healthy eating, stress management and creating life balance.