Become a certified life coach & grow your life coaching business! Done-for-you forms, tools, processes & best practices. | taught by Joeel & Natalie Rivera


  • Do you want to make a difference and make money doing it? 
  • Have you been dreaming of or considering becoming a life coach? 
  • Are you a life coach who wants to add to your toolbox?


Then we invite you to become a CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH

It’s a great time to become a life coach—life coaching is a $2 billion industry and one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Whether you are new to the life coaching field or you have been practicing for years this course is for you as it will take you from foundation materiel to advance techniques and strategies to help transform your clients life. 


The best thing about life coaching is that anyone can be a coach! You can coach clients on any topic that you love or any experience that you have, whether it’s to help them improve a skill, achieve their goals, find more meaning and purpose in life, overcome challenges, find true happiness, get healthy, feel more confident, advance their career, start a business, or any other way you feel inspired to help someone transform their lives!   


This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to feel confident as a life coach, get your clients real results, and create a thriving life coaching business! You’ll receive:

  • Life coaching industry best practices 
  • Professional life coaching skills and techniques
  • Done-for-you templates, worksheets, and questionnaires


You’ll develop a strong foundation of understanding of how to be an effective coach, including:

  • Overcoming your own biases as a life coach
  • Establishing healthy boundaries and expectations


You’ll develop strong communication skills, including powerful listening skills and vital questioning skills that will allow you to help clients develop a better understanding of themselves.   


You’ll learn core life coaching tools, including goal setting exercises and accountability tips to help you empower your clients to follow through and achieve their goals.   


You’ll learn popular activities you can use with your clients, like the wheel of life, journaling, affirmations, as well as popular Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques.   


You’ll develop the mindset of success including developing your emotional intelligence, learning how to establish rapport with your clients, make sure you and your clients are approaching coaching with a growth mindset, and develop true confidence as a life coach.  


And then, you’ll dig deeper with in-depth life coaching processes processes designed to help you coach your clients to achieve specific outcomes. Processes we will cover include: 

  • Awareness
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-talk
  • Emotions
  • Beliefs
  • Decision making
  • Taking action
  • Overcoming fear
  • Creating change
  • Finding passion and purpose
  • Rewriting your life story


You’ll also receive a ton of done-for-you templates, intake forms, worksheet activities, and questionnaires.   


You’ll have the skills, tools, mindset, and processes to thrive as a life coach and make a difference in people’s lives. 


But, we want to make sure that your business thrives too! And, so the course also includes strategies for growing your coaching business, including:

  • Naming your offering
  • Structuring your coaching
  • Determining your value
  • Setting your price
  • Identifying your niche
  • Crafting a magnet message (elevator pitch)
  • Creating a life coaching package
  • Offering group coaching
  • Tips for what actually works when marketing your business!   



Course Syllabus

  • 1


    • Introduction to Professional Life Coach Certification

    • REQUIRED: Agreement, Disclaimer and Code of Ethics (By Continuing This Course You Agree to These Terms)

    • Requirements for Earning Certification (NO SKIPPING VIDEOS)

    • Full Workbook: Professional Life Coach WORKBOOK (ADA Accessible) - This document contains all PDF attachments found throughout the course, in a single document.

    • All Course Documents in One Handy Place

    • How to Use Complete This Course

    • Join the Course Discussion!

  • 2

    FOUNDATION: Introduction to Life Coaching

    • What is a Life Coach (and Why Everybody Needs One)

    • Why Everyone Needs a Life Coach

    • Coaching Industry Synopsis

    • Why the Life Coaching Industry Will GROW in the New Economy- Life Coaching Industry Synopsis

    • The Truth About Life Coach Qualifications

    • The Truth About Life Coach Qualifications, Accreditation and Certifications

    • Life Coaching vs Therapy (Coaching Ethics)

    • Life Coaching Vs Therapy

    • Life Coaching Vs Consulting (and the Niche Coaching Hybrid)

    • Life Coaching Vs Consulting (and the Niche Coaching Hybrid)

    • What Does it Take to Be a Successful Life Coach?

    • What Does it Take to be a Successful Life Coach

    • NLP and Coaching Presuppositions

    • Presuppositions of NLP and Coaching

  • 3

    FOUNDATION: Self Awareness as a Coach

    • Developing Self Awareness

    • Overcoming Your Own Fears

    • Understanding Your Biases

    • Biases

    • Empathy vs. Projection

    • Helping vs Dependency

    • Boundaries

    • Getting in the Right State

  • 4

    FOUNDATION: Getting Started, Structure, and Setting Expectations

    • Intake Process and Questionnaire

    • SAMPLE-Intake-Session-Checklist

    • General Session Outline

    • General Structure

    • Communicating Roles and Expectations

    • Coaching Roles

    • Confidentiality

  • 5

    SKILLS: Communication Techniques: Listening

    • Effective Setting

    • Active Listening

    • Active Listening

    • Reflective Listening (Paraphrasing)

    • Paraphrasing

    • Empathetic Listening

    • Empathetic Listening

    • Communication Blocks

  • 6

    SKILLS: Communication Techniques: Questioning

    • The Power of Questions

    • Types of Coaching Questions


    • Probing Questions

    • Probing Questions

    • Additional Helpful Questions

    • Additional Coaching Questions

  • 7

    TOOLS: Setting Goals

    • COACH: Making Goals Achievable

    • COACH: Skill and Competency Development

    • Skill Development

    • S.M.A.R.T. Goals Model

    • SMART Goals

    • Setting Goals and Action Plans

    • Setting Meaningful Goals

    • 30 Day Planning WS

    • 60-Day Plan

    • Weekly and Daily Planning

    • Monthly Milestones

    • Having a Big Enough Reason

    • Big Enough Reasons

    • COACH Accountability

    • Willpower: Removing Cues and Triggers

    • Willpower Cues and Triggers

    • COACH: Creating a Reward System

    • Creating a Reward System

    • Drive - Why do you want it

  • 8

    TOOLS: Coaching Tools and Techniques

    • Wheel of Life

    • Wheel of Life

    • Locus of Control (Sphere of Influence)

    • Brainstorming

    • The GROW Model

    • The GROW Model

    • The HEART Model

    • The HEART Model

    • Vizualization Activity

    • Visualization and Brain Science

    • Affirmations and Incantations

    • Affirmations and Incantations

    • The Importance of Journaling

  • 9

    Coaching Forms and Template

    • Coaching Forms and Template

    • SAMPLE Questionnaire

    • SAMPLE Questionnaire

    • Sample Agreement

    • SAMPLE Intake Session Checklist

    • Coaching Code of Ethics

  • 10

    TOOLS: Neuro Linguistic Programming Processes

    • NLP for Coaches

    • NLP: Re-coding Your Emotional Memory

    • Re-coding Your Emotional Memory

    • NLP: Restructuring Your Feelings

    • Restructuring Your Feelings

    • NLP: Changing Your Negative Self-Talk

    • Changing Your Negative Self Talk

    • NLP: Anchoring Part 1