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This practical, action-oriented course is designed to help you earn a great living doing the work you love, whether you’re an experienced, new, or aspiring coach. Our comprehensive, step-by-step program walks you through every aspect of building your successful coaching practice.

Many students have told us that this course helped them finally understand the nuts and bolts of how to build their practice, and that the practical guidance and hands-on worksheets were just what they needed to really make it happen.

When you register, you’ll have unlimited access to all program materials, including classes, slides, and worksheets, to learn and implement at your own pace.

Classes cover every step along the way, including how to:

Build a solid foundation

Define your target clients and describe your services

Create a great website and attract lots of clients to visit it

Use social media efficiently

Hold effective client consultations

Create a goal map and go build your successful practice.

Create an effective marketing funnel

Figure out what to charge and get comfortable talking about fees

Write engaging blog posts

Market to your local community

Manage a busy practice

Course Elements

The program includes:

Seven recorded video classes covering the concepts and practical steps to build a busy practice full of great clients paying attractive fees for your services (classes vary in length, and average about 75 minutes each)

Downloads of every slide presented in every class

12 Action Worksheets that break down the lessons, guide you through applying the material to your specific practice, and help you implement every step along the way to your thriving practice

Guidance to create a goal map and make rapid progress toward your practice-building goals.

Who This Is For

This course is for all coaches and prospective coaches, whether you’re thinking about starting a practice, struggling to get established, or looking for new ways to grow your existing practice.

WBI Positive Psychology Coaching Certification

Would you like to become certified aa a Positive Psychology Coach? This course is part of WBI’s Coach Certification Program, an integrated, evidence-based program offering you the skills and credentials to do just that. Of course you’re welcome to take the practice-building course whether or not you’re pursuing certification.

Program Faculty


Lynda Wallace is the Program Director and lead instructor of WBI’s Positive Psychology Coach Certification Program. One of the country’s most highly sought-after coaches and teachers, and the author of the best-selling book A Short Course in Happiness, Lynda holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a Certificate in Positive Psychology from WBI. Before becoming a Positive Psychology Coach, Lynda spent 20 years as an executive with Johnson & Johnson, where she ran a billion-dollar global business, including some of the world’s most iconic brands. Galvanized by the compelling findings of positive psychology, she left the business world to begin a new career doing work she genuinely loves, helping others to create positive change in their lives.


Wholebeing Institute uses state-of-the-art, user-friendly technology that allows you to watch all class sessions via your computer or mobile device.

Need help navigating the online educational experience? Our support and technology team are here to assist you.


This course offers 22 ICF CCE units in Resource Development.

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Tuition for this course is $595 USD.

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