How to Choose a Coaching Certification Program

Do you desire to be a health, life, relationship or business coach? Your first step is to choose a coach certification program that will equip and empower you to confidently launch and grow a coaching business. Although many programs promise you the world and offer quick and cheap programs your future coaching career is not the place to scrimp! It is important to choose a certification program that is right for you. In addition, as a Christian your needs and desires are specialized.  Choosing a program that honors your core beliefs and values is a high priority. Although there currently are no legal requirements for having a coaching certification, having the knowledge and tools to confidently serve your clients will make a world of difference!

The following tips will equip you to choose a Christian life coach certification program that is right for you.

Tip #1 Choose a coaching certification program that aligns with your values

Not choosing a coach certification program that is in alignment with your values can lead you to find it difficult to relate or feel connected. You may feel a need to keep your guard up. This is distracting and energy-intensive. Having a program that does not align with your beliefs and values is like trying to have a conversation with someone who speaks another language!

Choosing a Christian life coach certification program that aligns with your values will give you greater ease and comfort and trust.

Tip #2 Choose program that is based on practical experience and results

When I received my degree in business I found it odd to be learning about business from professors who had never even owned a business!

Book knowledge is great. But I have found that experience is greater.

Choosing a coaching program that is created by an experienced coach who has achieved success in the area you are embarking upon can save you years of trial and error. It can also save you thousands of dollars!  Real life experience will give you insights you would never get from only a textbook.

Tip #3 Choose a coaching certification program that is holistic and recognizes every individual as unique and divinely created with a purpose

Choose a coaching certification program that is holistic.  Look for a program that is concerned with the whole person spirit, soul, and body.  Seek a program that acknowledges each person as unique and created with a purpose. It is also important to choose a program that is not just behavior modification but rather focuses on inner transformation by the renewing of the mind. (Rom 12:2). Choose a comprehensive coaching certification program that focuses on the role of the heart knowing that “the issues of life flow from the heart.” (Prov 4:23)

A holistic coaching certification program should include the tools and resources to equip and empower individuals to heal, balance, and live their calling and prosper physically, financially, relationally, spiritually, and financially. (i.e. in all things).

Holistic coaching is based on the fact that every person is created in the image of God, unique and precious. It is not a “cookie-cutter how-to” system. It should equip and empower both you and your clients to build a life by design and not default.

#4 Choose a program that is comprehensive and provides practical tools and application you can use immediately.

It is important to choose a coaching certification program that is comprehensive and provides both the information and the tools you can put to practical use immediately.

A comprehensive coaching certification program should address subjects such as understanding how our brain works and how change occurs. It should equip you to understand the role of emotions in your health and in designing a life you love. The program should teach how habits are formed and changed. Look for a program that equips you to create a spiritual practice that is right for you and produces lasting results.  A comprehensive coaching certification program should address the real-life issues you and your clients face and create positive and lasting change including overcoming a mindset of fear and lack, managing time, creating life balance, breaking financial limitations and set points.  It should equip you as a coach to create rapport and build relational equity.

#5 Choose a coaching certification program that you can complete at your pace with both online and offline support.

You are busy.  It is important that you can learn and complete your coaching certification at a pace that works for your schedule.  Look for a program that allows you to study online and adds a live group or individual support, teaching and mastermind opportunities.

Prosper by Design Coaching Certification Program

Prosper by Design is a comprehensive biblically-based and science-backed coach certification program that will equip and empower you to confidently and powerfully serve others & create a life and business you love!

What others say about Prosper by Design Coaching Certification

“The spiritual and the Biblical application that Brenda weaves into her coaching means everything to me!” – Carrie Haggerty, Fashion Coach

“As a certified Christian life coach, I find my experience from other programs I have been certified by there is no comparison! Prosper by Design is meat and potatoes, the other programs are baby food. I really wish the industry standard was set by Brenda because her coaching program is by far the best I’ve ever done and it really should be the gold standard”  Carmel Lee Mooney, Certified Christian Life Coach

“This is nothing like I have ever experienced before.  If you have ever thought about coaching, I encourage you to spend some time learning about Brenda and her program. And what she teaches.  If you are like me, you have probably had 1, 2…10 coaching experiences in your life. I can tell you this program is not like any other program I have been through in my life! It is from A-Z! This is THE program you need to invest in. You will not only change your life but change the lives of those you coach. For this generation and the generations to come”  Stephanie Sherwood, Founder of Tapestry Women’s Network

About the author

Brenda Byers is the founder of www.prosperinallthings.com and has built multi-million dollar companies and sales teams. She has mentored leaders from many walks of life. Coaching the spectrum from single moms and budding entrepreneurs to founders of corporations. Her private coaching clients increase their income exponentially while learning to live their bliss and serve their communities.  She believes God is the business partner of choice. She shares cutting edge science and spiritual wisdom that will set you free and your business soaring. Brenda is a highly sought out inspirational speaker and corporate trainer at conferences and retreats.

She recently released the Prosper by Design Coach Certification Program. A comprehensive, biblically-based, science-backed online and offline program to grow your faith, income, and influence! Develop confidence and a success mindset, hone your skills and experience lasting personal & business breakthrough. SCHEDULE with Brenda to see if coaching is right for you and take a FREE TOUR of the Prosper By Design Coaching Certification Program.

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