Credentialing & Certification

Our programs are self-paced. Courses are taken a la carte, in a step-by-step process, building up to meet program requirements. Coaching is both structured and adaptable in nature – we wanted to reflect this in our programs! You can create a schedule that works with your life. Tuition payment is spread out over your enrollment. Most courses offer the option to pay in two or three installments.

Courses begin on a quarterly basis. Please see our Academic Calendar for the upcoming schedule.

• All courses are ICF approved as Coach Specific Training Hours
• All are Live, Interactive & Web-based via Zoom – call in or join via Internet with video from anywhere in the world.
• Most offer ICF Core Competency CCEs
• Many courses offer Counseling CEUs and The Dynamic Trio offers EMDRIA CEUs.

Explore the program outlines below and please call +1 (505) 906-6700 or email Info@MindfulnessCoachingSchool.com with questions.


ICF Credentialing Programs

We can help you become credentialed via any of the ICF credentialing paths – ACTP, ACSTH, or Portfolio. The programs outlined below provide the required education, class hours, and Mentor Coaching hours to apply for credentialing through ICF or to complete Mindfulness Coaching School’s Accredited Coach Training Program. Please visit ICF’s website to explore the various credentialing paths, and contact us for details.


ICF ACC – Associate Certified Coach

72 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Required Courses – 72 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
This meets and exceeds ICF’s requirements.
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
Business Alchemy: Create Abundance & Live Your Vision – 12 hours
Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

In addition to above course and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

Tuition: $5,350.00 total
Includes 72 class hours and 10 Mentor Coaching Hours, granting you status as Mindfulness Coaching School ACC Graduate


ICF PCC – Professional Certified Coach

125 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Completing the PCC requirements also fulfills the 101 class hours required to become a Certified Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach through Mindfulness Coaching School. See below. 

Required Courses – 72 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
Business Alchemy: Create Abundance & Live Your Vision – 12 hours
• Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

Electives – 65 class hours
(five 12-hour classes + one 5-hour class)
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
If Steve Jobs Were Your Coach: Leadership Skills to Thrive – 12 hours
Writing, Creativity & The Mindful Coach – 12 hours
Where Mind Goes, Qi Goes: Somatic Coaching with Qigong – 5 hours
Mindful Eating: Mindful Life – 12 hours
Body Electric – 12 hours

In addition to above class and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

Tuition: $8,400.00 total
Includes 125 class hours and 10 hours Mentor Coaching, granting you status as Mindfulness Coaching School PCC Graduate


Mindfulness Coaching School Certification

Integrate mindfulness, wellness, and somatic wisdom into your life; so you can walk the talk and coach others to do the same. This certification is offered exclusively through Mindfulness Coaching School, and includes ICF ACC credentialing as a built-in component.

Completing the requirements for the Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach certification also fulfills the 60 class hours and 10 Mentor Coaching Hours required for ICF ACC, and goes toward the 125 class hours required for ICF PCC.


Certified Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach

ICF ACC credentialing is built into and required for this certification. In order to receive this certification, one must (1) achieve ICF credentialing, (2) complete all class and Mentor Coaching hours, (3) submit a reflection paper, (4) complete a live oral exam in the form of a coaching demonstration – with you as the coach.

101 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Required Courses – 84 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
Mindful Eating: Mindful Life – 12 hours
Body Electric – 12 hours
• Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

Electives – 17 class hours
(one 12-hour class + one 5-hour class)
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
If Steve Jobs Were Your Coach: Leadership Skills to Thrive – 12 hours
Business Alchemy: Create Abundance & Live Your Vision – 12 hours
Writing, Creativity & The Mindful Coach – 12 hours
Where Mind Goes, Qi Goes: Somatic Coaching with Qigong – 5 hours

In addition to the above course and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Completion/Final Exam Fee for MWSCC
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

Tuition: $7,050.00 total
Includes 101 class hours and 10 hours Mentor Coaching


*Denotes the four, core required classes for any level of credentialing through Mindfulness Coaching School.

As of March 1, 2017, to receive any level of credentialing or certification through Mindfulness Coaching School, all students are required to take:
(1) Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set
(2) S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are
(3) Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth
(4) The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge