What is a Certified Professional Life Coach?
A Certified Life Coach is a professional that has a desire to partner and collaborate with individuals, groups or businesses to evaluate, strategize and assist others in reaching their goals. With intensive and hands on training, Life Coaching Institute of America (LCIA) will instruct you to be an exceptional Life Coach. LCIA Life Coaching candidates will also be educated about the benefits of Life Coaching and the specifics about our profession that sets us apart from other helping professions.
How can I benefit from becoming a Certified Life Coach?
The benefit of becoming a Certified Life Coach is diverse. LCIA believes that effective Life Coaches have an instinctive aspiration and motivation to work with others in achieving their life’s passions and dreams. Certified Life Coaches work collaboratively with their clients as they together discover and design strategies that will provide successful results for their clients. The belief of LCIA: “Grow Hope, Grow People–Grow People, Grow Business” (or any other endeavor the client seeks to realize).
What distinguishes Life Coaching Institute of America from other coaching certification programs?
LCIA’s training certification is unique in the methods and training that is provided. The founders have advanced certification in Motivational Interviewing (MI) through M.I.N.T., the training program and foundation by the creators of MI, Dr.’s Miller and Rollnick. This evidenced-based training will equip [LCIA] Life Coaching candidates with a tool set that will prepare them to effectively and successfully meet the needs and criteria of their clients, ensuring success and satisfaction in a concise methodology. In addition LCIA has created “Life Coaching in 3D” training skill set to support the desired change of the clients being served. The fluidity and flexibility of Motivational Interviewing and the 3D approach will provide the LCIA Life Coach with a successful tool set for life.
Upon being certified through LCIA, will I be ready to start my own coaching practice?
Absolutely! We will equip all candidates with superior training with skills that will ensure success for the Life Coach and more importantly their client. A win-win proposition is vital for coach and client. LCIA will afford our candidates with pertinent information about the basics of business startup. In addition, we will direct you to additional resources that will assist you in your success as a Professional Life Coach.
How much does it cost to become certified through LCIA?
Our 2 day intensive training program is only $595. We encourage you to compare our tuition with that of other certification programs and examine the content of curriculum. LCIA offers a package; a detailed LCIA Coaching Handbook, MI philosophy and, an acronym tool kit, our unique 3D approach and references– to support you in your endeavors. A great value (in more ways than one)!
How long does it take to become a Certified Professional Life Coach?
LCIA’s certification is a 16 hour course. Our focus and objective is to inform, teach and equip you with hands on training. Come prepared to participate, receive feedback from our instructors as well as from your colleagues. LCIA believes that “book-smart” knowledge is not enough. LCIA desires that you actually learn “how to” be an effective Life Coach within the spirit of Motivational Interviewing and our own “Life Coaching in 3D”.
Does LCIA offer Continued Education (CE) courses?
LCIA will be offering continued education, “Round Table”, for selected Life Coaches that have earned their certification through LCIA. The “Round Table” will consist of specific and relevant topics designed for specific niches within the field of Life Coaching. LCIA will invite professionals to participate and offer their expertise in the selected niche. This will be offered by invitation only. If you are interested please contact LCIA.
I am ready to be certified! How do I sign-up for an upcoming LCIA certification event?
Registration is simple! Just visit our “Events” section, choose your preferred city and dates and submit payment on-line. We attempt to make things convenient for our candidates and pledge to serve you with excellence and ease.
Do you offer discounted rates if I sign up with a friend or a group?
In the event you choose to register and pay for a friend and/or group in one transaction we will appreciatively offer you a 10% discount on the entire registration. If you desire to host an event, ensuring 15 participants, you will receive your certification at no charge!
What is the best way to contact LCIA if I have some additional questions?
LCIA welcomes your inquiries. We have a local and toll free number for our prospective and credentialed candidates. You may also contact LCIA via email (info@LifeCoachingAmerica.com). LCIA will make every effort to serve you with excellence and integrity ~ meeting all your needs and inquiries. We stand firm in our philosophy “Grow Hope ~ Grow People”!