Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set

Created and taught in English by Ann-Marie McKelvey, LPCC, MCC
ICF Master Certified Coach and Registered Mentor Coach
Buddhist Chaplain • Psychotherapist • EMDR Consultant

Register now for March 12 – April 30, 2018

Limited to 14 students.

Learn the essential coaching skills through discourse, demonstrations, and small group practice. This interactive course will go deep into the indispensable method and magic of 26 coaching skills. A stellar coach is a skilled and effectual alchemist!


As mindfulness coaches, we play an important role in supporting the shift of consciousness needed to create a better life on this planet. -Dalida Turkovic, PCC, Executive & Mindfulness Coach, founder of Beijing Mindfulness Center

• Student coaches working toward credentialing
• Coaches who want to refresh & enhance their skills
• Coaches & students who want to feel more confident and incredible!


• Study, explore, and master 26 essential coaching skills
• Unpack coaching demonstrations for understanding & development
• Practice skills in small groups during class
• Gain confidence
• Have fun & build community with colleagues

Optional Practice Group: This class will offer an optional practice group outside of regularly scheduled class hours. The practice group will be facilitated by one of our senior students or faculty members, and is intended to allow for deeper investigation of materials presented in class.

Purchasing your books through our website will endow a portion of the amount paid to support student scholarships and the growth of our global community. Follow links below or visit our Bookstore to purchase through our Amazon Affiliate account. Thank you for your generosity!
Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success by Laura Whitworth (1st or 2nd edition)
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
• Changing for Good by James Prochaska

Contact Hours: 12 hours over 8 sessions
Where: Anywhere! Connect via phone or computer.
Tuition: $675 OR 2 payments of $347.50
ICF Core Competencies/CCEs: 12
Optional: 12 EMDRIA CEUs and/or Counseling CEUs via New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board

Upcoming Schedule –

Dates: Mondays, March 12 – April 30
3:00 – 4:30pm Mountain – See Your Time Zone

FALL 2018
Mondays, September 10 – October 29
2:00 – 3:30pm Mountain – See Your Time Zone

As a core class, Skillful Means is a required course for any level of credentialing through the Mindfulness Coaching School. It is offered three times per year, and is limited to 14 students. This class is ICF approved for CCEs and is part of the ICF ACSTH program. Ann-Marie is also a CEU Provider through the State of New Mexico, and offers optional counseling CEUs.

Online Registration

ICF CCEs are included with tuition.
Optional Counseling CEUs are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

To qualify for CCEs, CEUs and/or Class Credits toward Credentialing
You MUST attend 80% of the required, live class contact hours and complete a Course Evaluation Questionnaire in order to receive credit and/or CCEs or CEUs for the course. Students will be asked to indicate presence at the start and close of each class. Make-ups are not possible. We cannot provide CCEs, CEUs or a Certificate of Completion to anyone who does not attend the minimum number of class hours required.

Note Regarding State Boards
Ann-Marie is a CEU Provider through the state of New Mexico. It has been our experience that most state boards accept CEUs from the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board. It is up to the individual participant to verify acceptance with their state board.

Course Withdrawal & Refund Policy
• 15 or more days prior to the start of class: Mindfulness Coaching School retains a $100.00 fee for all cancellations.
• 14-8 days prior to the start of class: Mindfulness Coaching School retains a $150.00 fee for all cancellations.
• 7-3 days prior to the start of class: Mindfulness Coaching School retains half of class tuition.
• 2 days or less prior to the start of class: Mindfulness Coaching School retains all of class tuition.
• Optional counseling CEUs are non-refundable and non-transferrable.