Wellness Coaching


Feeling overwhelmed? Too much going on in your life? Anxious? Out of balance or dissatisfied? 

Students, faculty and staff can sign-up for free Wellness Coaching with the department of Wellness & Health Promotion's certified wellness coaches.

For students, wellness coaching offers the opportunity to work on lifestyle behaviors which can lead to better academic and personal success. Wellness coaching can be offered either individually or as a group.

For more information or to schedule a wellness coaching appointment:

Wellness coaching is designed to help U of A students improve their lifestyle behaviors so that they are living well in a very conscious way. Wellness coaches are professional certified health educators who will help you identify your strengths and plan specific changes you want to make to improve your academic performance and satisfaction with life.

During coaching sessions you will:

  • Establish an alliance of support and accountability with your coach

  • Identify the priority areas you want to change

  • Receive referral to other campus resources if appropriate (*Wellness coaching does NOT include psychological assessment, counseling, or therapy, fitness evaluation or personal training, nutrition counseling, or medical care)

  • Practice basic anxiety reducing and centering techniques

  • Engage in assertiveness and resilience skill training

  • Create and successfully implement your personal behavior change plan. 

Having a well life contributes to success and increases overall life satisfaction with sense of personal balance. Benefits of working with a certified wellness coach includes:

  • Helping reach your academic and personal goals

  • Learning how to eat and sleep well; improve breaking and exercising habits

  • Making healthy, conscious choices that help achieve goals.

  • Improving personal relationships