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.
Our Course Offerings
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.
Learn From Home
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.
Begins September 6
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.
Begins September 7
Hone your Positive Psychology Coaching skills with real clients through a small circle of fellow student-coaches. *Only offered through the Coaching Certification. Taught by Phoebe Atkinson & Jennifer Hanawald.
Begins January 3
Taught by Phoebe Atkinson and Jennifer Hanawald.
Begins October 11
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.
Learn From Home
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.
Building Capacity for a
This three-week, online course examines research that supports the relationships between authenticity, resilience and thriving. Taught live by Dr. Maria Sirois.
Narratives to Elevate Leadership,
Capacity, and Hope
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.
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.
Writing Through Fear
Writing Toward Wisdom
Through prompts and reflections on writing, 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.
in Clinical Settings
Learn the foundational concepts and practices of positive psychology, and explore how these positive interventions can be introduced when working in diverse clinical settings. Taught live by Anthony Zipple and Phoebe Atkinson.
Leading for Stress Resilience
Learn to lead in an authentic way that makes life more fulfilling, meaningful, and fun, and that helps create a group of self-aware, engaged people who together cultivate an amazing culture. Taught live by Megan McDonough.
Learn how to use the right lens to help you see the sources of meaning, using your authenticity, self-understanding, strengths, and values. Taught live by Dr. Michael Steger.
A Stress Resilience Course
Learn to unpack stress, understand your mindset and sensory cues, and masterfully engage with the stress response as a valuable and helpful feedback loop. Taught by Megan McDonough.
Learn From Home
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.
A comprehensive, step-by-step program walks you through every aspect of building your successful coaching practice. Taught by Lynda Wallace.
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.
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
Learn From Home
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
Meaning in This Very Moment.
Taught by Dr. Michael Steger.
In partnership with Henrique Bueno our Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology is offered in Portuguese, with immersions held in Brazil.