LMC – Foundation & Focuses

Life Map Coaching Foundation & Focuses

Course is open! $2500 Value for BCC Approved 60-hour – Launch Price is $1700 Through August 31, 2022

***At this time we are not sure when this course with ALL focuses will be available as we are fine-tuning a few lessons to be more relevant to 2022 practitioners.  Our hope is that we can offer a virtual self-paced version no later than March – some Focuses May be available before others. The Individual and Family Dynamics Focus is open

Once you have mastered the core –  you will choose one focus from those below: And this means the core is PART of the 60-hour course.


First learn the core foundation of professional life coaching – also called Life Map coaching and develop a deep sense of understanding about yourself as well as others in terms of designing purposeful blueprints for living in a way that aligns with skills, strengths, values, visions, and missions.

Then enhance your learning by additional lessons in one of the following four areas:

  • Individual and Family Dynamics
  • Personal Branding (on hold)
  • Mindfulness (On hold)
  •  Individual & the Family Dynamics focus = Explore areas such as: Appreciating diversity within a social and family context, effective communications – all with a goal of moving an individual and family members to healthier, effective, and productive lives.Ideal Impact:
    • Family Coaching
    • Life Coaching
    • Coaching other helping Professionals in areas such as:
      Adoption, Foster Care, Juvenile Justice, Education, Child-Care
      Benefits of the Program:

      • This course includes worksheets, audio downloads, and more than a lot of bonus material!

        • Understand the foundations for professional coaching
        • Understand Basic Ethics as it pertains to the Coaching Industry
        • Have an understanding and awareness of CCE (BCC) Code of Ethics
        • Understanding a basic level of communication/conflict models/theories
        • Knowledge of calming tools, techniques
        • Understand personal conflict modes and how to address conflict in other
        • Experience assessments: Style Matters,
        • Ability to develop coaching plans and as well as coaching contracts
        • Test and refine your personal style of coaching
        • Train and become certified as a BlueRio  Coach
        • Digital Certificate (paper upon request)
        • Digital Badge
        • Free Listing on Coach Directory
        • One Style Matters Dashboard (value $150 – must be used within one year after graduation to maintain access – this allows you TEN assessments to use with clients)
        • One one-on-one feedback session with the founder during the course
        • Three coaching sessions [after graduation] with founder [value $600]
        • 60 hours BCC-Approved Training for Credential or CEUs



Lessons Overview: (This is NOT an exhaustive list and does not substitute for the full syllabus.)

  • Coaching History & Definition of Coaching
  • Process of Screening and Orientation: client motivation level, informed consent, coach and client roles etc.
  • Ethical and Professional Practice in Coaching
    Codes of ethics, advocacy, understanding of professional practice of coaching
  • Fundamental Coaching Skills: Building a basic coaching alliance, creating coaching plans, facilitate client development of decision-making skills etc.
  • Assessments – Using formal and informal tools and inventories to examine clients’ strengths, and values,  Assist client in identifying issues that may influence the client’s goals (intro to neuroscience)
  • Coaching roles in the context of organizational work

The core focus of the training is to inspire, educate and empower people to use coaching as a vehicle to assist others.


60-hour Foundation and Focus: Independent Study


Either One-one-One role-play with instructor: Two, 45-minute virtual sessions or send in 1 – 2 recorded calls with client or peer  – min 20 minutes, maximum 60 minutes each.

    • Exams: You must pass three exams (coaching, communication, and conflict, final)
    • Client Coaching: You are required to demonstrate proof of 8 hours of client coaching
    • Additional Assignments:

    Discussion Posts:  Answers/posting to a minimum of 8 discussion topic posts (12 available from which to choose)

    Homework Assignments:

    1. Four Separate Assignments (Wheel of Life, Strengths, Priority, Planning)
    2. Approximately 3 additional interactive/experiential assignments related to a specific focus
    3. Submit signed Code of Ethics
    4. Submit proof of coaching form

Lessons Overview: (This is NOT an exhaustive list and does not substitute for the full syllabus.)

for the focuses:

 Family Dynamics Focus:

  • Family Systems Theory  (overview)
  • Communication Lesson
  • Things that affect family dynamics – finance, education, employment Cultural Diversity, etc.
  • Problem-Solving
  • Values

Personal Branding Focus:

  • History of branding/What is a personal brand
  • IACCE lesson
  • Using SOAR or SWOT for Strategy Building,
  •  Surveys to help measure others’ perception
  • Creating a Platform for Messaging of Personal Brand

Mindfulness and IPNB

  • Brain, IPNB & Domains of Integration
  • Wheel of awareness
    Mindfulness (Basic)
  • Practices to take Clients through to Utilize Mindfulness in Coaching

COSTS? The Program is valued at $2500. Introductory cost at $1997 for the 60-hour version – online self-study. $1700 until August 31, 2022

Use the enrollment page to pay or apply for the scholarship below. For discounts (military, first responders, nonprofit and social entrepreneurs please contact us.)