Wholebeing Institute’s courses provide you with the opportunity to learn and apply the science of whole-person well-being. Our course formats include

Peer-reviewed research is made accessible to all, breaking through the fortress that often envelops the Ivory Tower of academia.

COURSES

Our Certificate Programs

This 9-month, in-depth certification focuses on the personal and professional application of positive psychology tools to increase happiness and flourishing.

A flexible, modular certification, this path leads to being a Positive Psychology Coach—highly sought after for their ability to help clients successfully pursue goals for positive change in their lives, work, relationships, and well-being.

Courses Opening This Spring

These online courses are instructor-led, meaning you join at a specific time for a live webinar with the instructor over a period of six to ten weeks.
You can choose to have direct interaction with subject matter experts, or watch recordings of the live events later, at your convenience.

Positive Psychology Coaching
Fundamentals

Learn the skills and concepts of Positive Psychology Coaching and the CHANGE model to help clients successfully make positive change.Taught live by Lynda Wallace.

Positive Psychology Coaching
Skill Building

This course teaches fluency and confid​ence in the steps, skills, and techniques to pursue goals for positive change. Taught by Phoebe Atkinson and Jennifer Hanawald.

Positive Psychology Coaching
Mentorship

This three-month course will hone your Positive Psychology Coaching skills with real clients, while participating in a small mentoring circle of fellow student-coaches. Taught by Phoebe Atkinson and Jennifer Hanawald.

Introduction to Wholebeing
Happiness
for Coaches

Assist your coaching clients on their journey towards greater happiness and optimal well-being. Taught by Megan McDonough & Sandy Campbell.

Masterful
Self-Care

This class looks carefully at the questions of balance and how a consistent investment in masterful care elevates well-being, even in the most trying of times. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.

Courses Opening This Fall

These online courses are instructor-led, meaning you join at a specific time for a live webinar with the instructor over a period of six to ten weeks.
You can choose to have direct interaction with subject matter experts, or watch recordings of the live events later, at your convenience.

Mastering
Resilience

This course is designed to draw on the latest research in positive psychology and explore applications of familiar tools as it relates to the concept of resilience. Taught by Maria Sirois.

Storytelling

For writers, poets, songwriters, scribblers, journal keepers, lovers of language and anyone who seeks to write or find the words to enable wisdom during this time.

Teaching for
Transformation

This online course introduces the essential principles of becoming a highly skilled presenter to audiences in order to facilitate transformation. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.

Online Modules, Self-directed

These online courses are self-directed, meaning the video lessons are pre-recorded, allowing you to set the pace. You get weekly emails, helping you digest the material at a suggested rate, with action steps and reflections as part of the learning process. These courses are usually four to six weeks long.
Building a Thriving
Coaching Practice

A comprehensive, step-by-step program walks you through every aspect of building your successful coaching practice. Taught by Lynda Wallace.

Introduction
to Wholebeing Happiness
This course gives you the science and skills to aim towards your highest and best, using the SPIRE model of well-being. Taught by Megan McDonough.

Living with EASE:
A 30-Day Practice

A 30-Day Practice designed to create your inner experience, orienting actions and thoughts toward your ideal. Taught by Megan McDonough.

Meaning in the Moment

Learn how to use everyday experiences, fleeting moments—the small stuff—to deepen the meaning and purpose in your life. Taught by Dr. Michael Steger

Positive Connection:
A 30-Day Practice

A 30 Day practice designed to strengthen your relational well-being—bringing a full-hearted appreciation to the connections. Taught by Maria Sirois.

What Makes Us
Happy(er)

Learn the deeper definition of happiness, and explore growth vs. fixed mindset, find flow, and appreciate the good. Taught by Megan McDonough.

Free Training

These events and programs are designed to introduce you to topics in the field of well-being, and to give you immediate tools to apply in your life and work.

Positive Psychology Coaching

This evidence-based program is designed to help you become an effective, confident, successful coach using the CHANGE framework for goal attainment. Taught by Lynda Wallace.

Creating Wholebeing Happiness

This program includes video lessons, a workbook, and an e-book, introducing you to the SPIRE model of well-being and a four-step process of engaging mindfully with each day. Taught by Megan McDonough.

Meaning in This Very Moment

Free Masterclass
Discover the
Meaning in This Very Moment.
Taught by Dr. Michael Steger.

Courses Opening at a later date

These online courses are instructor-led, meaning you join at a specific time for a live webinar with the instructor over a period of six to 10 weeks.
You can choose to have direct interaction with subject matter experts, or watch recordings of the live events later, at your convenience.
Authenticity
Building Capacity for a Thriving Life

This three-week, online course examines research that supports the relationships between authenticity, resilience and thriving. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.

Positive Psychology
Group Coaching

This 6 week group coaching process gives group members the space and tools each of us needs to begin to apply evidence-based tools to clarify and make progress towards a goal. Taught by Jennifer Hanawald.

Writing Through Fear
Writing Toward Wisdom

We’ll discuss what’s working, what’s beautiful, and what’s important to remember in helping ourselves move through fear toward a deeper knowing. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.

Writing Toward Happiness
Seeking the Good

For writers, poets, songwriters, scribblers, journal-keepers, and lovers of language or anyone who seeks to write or find the words to enable wisdom during this time. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.

International

In partnership with Henrique Bueno our Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology is offered in Portuguese, with immersions held in Brazil.