Excerpted from HolisticPrimaryCare.net
Health and wellness coaches are rapidly earning recognition as indispensable healthcare allies. Until recently, however, there was no clear gold standard for choosing a quality health coach with adequate training and expertise. But a new national coaching credential could set some coaches above the rest.
Last September, in a major landmark for the field of health and wellness coaching, over 1,000 individuals passed the recently developed Health & Wellness Coach Certifying Examination. They became the first-ever health professionals to earn the National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) credential, an optional certification for practitioners who have also completed an approved health and wellness coaching education program.
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