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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)   

Unlock your coaching potential with the ICF Core Competencies—master the skills and strategies endorsed by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC). Earn your Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification upon successfully completing the final exam.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • Becoming a Professional Life Coach: The Art and Science of a Whole-Person Approach

This Certified Professional Life Coach course covers the Core Competencies recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The ICF is a leading organization in coaching that sets high standards, offers independent certification, and fosters a global network of trained coaching professionals, making ICF-related programs the best life coach certification you can find online. By studying ICF-recognized protocols, you'll develop your unique coaching style. In addition, this online life coach course integrates the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) Code of Ethics, used by coaches to effectively coach individuals affected by addiction and challenging circumstances. You will learn how to apply the IAPRC Code of Ethics, ICF Core Competencies, and other coaching concepts while working with a practice client.

Upon passing the final exam, you will earn the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification issued by the IAPRC. These industry-recognized skills and the assets provided within the course will empower you to become a life coach and establish a successful coaching business.

  1. Coaching Fundamentals
  2. Coaching Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  3. Establishing Your Coaching Mindset
  4. Strengthening Your Coaching Mindset
  5. Introduction to Assessments and Tools
  6. Using Assessments and Tools in Your Practice
  7. Tracking Progress and Managing Challenges
  8. Shifting the Narrative
  9. Communication Strategies for Effective Coaching
  10. Being a Client-Centered Coach
  11. Business Basics
  12. Maintaining Your Business
  13. Capstone Project

What you will learn

  • Guide clients through a dynamic coaching process from start to finish
  • Set the foundation for coaching relationships using a formal coaching agreement
  • Apply the application of ethical practices and standards to your business
  • Develop your own personal coaching presence, style, and communication system
  • Assist clients in clarifying their purpose, goals, plans, and actions
  • Launch your own coaching practice using strategies that best fit your style
  • Create an Envisioning Possibilities statement for your client
  • Establish a comprehensive business plan

How you will benefit

  • Master self-awareness and self-discovery exercises that are foundational to your life coaching career
  • Earn a life coach certificate from a reputable institution that boosts your industry credibility
  • Work with a practice client to help you establish a unique and individual coaching style
  • Learn business strategies from successful life coaches to start building your clientele base

Misty Marlowe

Misty C. Marlowe completed her M.A. in Clinical/Community Psychology at UNC-Charlotte and her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Capella University. She has devoted the past 22 years of her career to the nuances of human behavior and personal development. With a commitment to fostering resilience and enhancing relationships, Misty has excelled at coaching individuals from diverse backgrounds, aiming to unlock their potential for personal growth. Her approach to life coaching, grounded in Jungian Analytical and Gestalt techniques, reflects her passion for helping others achieve self-understanding and positive change.

Heather Morton

Dr. Heather Morton is an educator, consultant, and coach. Her teaching philosophy is primarily based on principles of the adult learning theory: 1) experiential learning, or the learner's ability to understand content through doing and reflection, and 2) motivation to learn, or the learner's desire to set and attain goals through their intrinsic desire to grow. To accomplish this, she uses a variety of strategies to help each learner relate the content to their lives while providing constructive and positive feedback.

Dr. Morton also has experience as a consultant and coach. Her Certified Professional Life Coach certificate through the Transformation Academy helped her develop a strong foundation in this field. Many of the concepts and principles covered in her training were reiterated in her master's and doctorate studies in psychology. As a coach, Dr. Morton provides one-on-one support to her clients, helping them as they achieve their goals, overcome challenges, and grow and develop as individuals. In this sense, she is excited to help aspiring coaches flourish in their coaching studies.

In addition to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Liberty University, Dr. Morton holds a Master of Art in Industrial Organizational Psychology degree from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from Siena Heights University.

  • Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)
  • Fee: $1,995.00
    This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.

  • Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)
  • Fee: $1,995.00
    This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.

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