Testimonials Archive | Chris Kresser

A career in health coaching is life-changing.

Students of the ADAPT Health Coach Training program don’t just learn the coaching skills they need to help their clients—they find out how to change their own lives as well. Hear what our students are saying.

Victoria Brenneman

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

Diet and lifestyle changes have helped my autoimmune condition so I desire to help others on their health journey. I learned so much about motivational interviewing, powerful coaching questions, empathic communication, meditation, not to mention continued learning about functional medicine.

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Sarah Wilson

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I can’t recommend this program enough! It exceeded my expectations in so many ways. Not only have I delved deep within myself and established a daily mindfulness practice, but my relationships with my family have changed for the better and I am working on being more empathetic and non-judgmental. I’ve learned that change can only…

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Leeny Hoffmann

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This program has literally changed my life and will have a significant impact on the way I work with clients going forward. My background is biology and psychology and this program beautifully melded my worlds together.  From the functional health information and professional development, to positive ways to influence behavior change, the ADAPT program is…

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Will Welch

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training program has helped me grow immensely and not just in ways that I expected.  I am miles from where I started as a coach, and I’ve expanded my knowledge of functional medicine and ancestral health.  This is what I was hoping to get from the program, and it has exceeded…

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Sherry Pratt

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

When I signed up for the course I had a dream of becoming a health coach, but I wasn’t sure how realistic that dream was. It felt a bit like jumping off a cliff and then just trusting that the parachute would open or that somehow I would land unharmed. I am confident that I…

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Meredith Amann

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program was way more than I could have anticipated. It not only has prepared me to be a health coach and to coach clients but to run a business, to market myself, and to feel confident doing those things. It has also made me a better friend and a better…

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Tom Prickette

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I learned more about coaching in the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program than I have in my 35-year career as a sales executive. The skills I have learned are not only essential for effective health coaching but are also worthwhile life skills.

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Sarah Mannion

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I started the course as something for my own personal interest but it has quickly become clear that functional health coaching is something that aligns with my beliefs and values and desire to help people live their best lives. Coaching was brand new to me and the content of the course gave me a great…

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Sarah Pate

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

Even though I have a Masters Degree in health education I have found the ADAPT Health Coach Training to be exceptional. It’s balanced, practical, extremely well organized, and challenging in all the right ways.

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Virginia Reese

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program is well-designed and very thorough. It provided a variety of learning-delivery options. I love that it covered the business development aspect (from your ideal client to developing a website and marketing) along with the functional health track and coaching methodologies.

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Virginia Hurdon

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

My goals in taking this course were to change my career from conventional medicine to health coaching, and to improve my own well-being, as a person with ongoing mental health issues. The skills and functional health knowledge will certainly help my prospective clients improve their well-being, something that I remain passionate about.

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Louise Buckley

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This course has changed my life. I have learned so much valuable content that will inform me in my work with clients.  The skill development, though, has been the most crucial. The coaching skills portion of the course has made such an impact on me that I was already able to transition into a new…

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Kelli Saginak

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training course has been outstanding and beyond what I had anticipated. The depth and range of content across the three areas of coaching, functional health, and professional development are contributing to my development as a coach over and above my expectations. Likewise, the weekly live, TA, and MC sessions, and peer…

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Jessica Jordan

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I was struggling with the cascade of health effects from ciguatera neurotoxin for 2.5 years before the the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program started. My illness changed so many parts of my life. I knew I could only heal through functional medicine and I wanted a career switch from wildlife biologist to health coach. I…

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MaryAnn Jones

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I am a graduate of [a competitor program] and feel like the ADAPT course is my “masters degree”. Of course I expected the Functional Medicine information to be excellent as I have followed Chris for many years but never expected to be exposed to such a variety of coaching techniques. I have become a much…

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Cheryl Pierce

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The program will make you a better person. Your communication confidence will improve. Your listening skills will improve. You’ll learn health practices that can accelerate your well-being. And you’ll be taught all the in’s and out’s of starting a business.

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Linda Franchock

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I’ve been a board certified behavior analyst for over 10 years, a teacher for over 20 years, and have practiced a paleo lifestyle for over 7 years. In the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program I’ve learned how to incorporate other evidence-based psychology methods into my current repertoire, advanced the breadth and depth of knowledge related…

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Dani Francis

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I would say the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program is the most comprehensive health coach training program out there–one that’s actually designed to have you become a successful practicing health coach. I’ve not only learned about functional health, but I’ve actually learned how to put that into practice via effective coaching.

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Annette Ford

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program provides relevant, factual information. The coach training takes into account many different types of learning approaches and grows your knowledge through layering. I enjoyed the live sessions, the opportunity to ask questions and the responsive on-line support.  The variety in the training content meant that I could manage what…

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Allison Workman

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This is a fantastic program providing a full range of coursework for anyone looking to pursue a career in health coaching. I feel confident in my education and skills thanks to the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.

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Laura Lion

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

My goal coming into the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program was to be certified as a health coach so I can work with patients who are struggling and empower them to find their strengths that can support their own goals of making beneficial changes so they can begin to feel better. The ADAPT program has…

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Lawrence Jones

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I fully and passionately endorse the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program. The live sessions with TAs and MCs provide a safe and low stakes environment for taking risks, reviewing material, asking questions and making meaningful connections with peers. In addition, I’ve learned and absorbed new tips, techniques and strategies to incorporate not only into coaching…

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Denise Jernas

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program is a very comprehensive and intelligent program, beyond comparison to any other program I have reviewed. I especially liked that different methods are used to teach – audio, video, and written.

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Lesli Matt

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program has been a wonderful experience. I look forward to the content every week. I am a busy mom of three that has been able to balance home life, work, and the ADAPT program without feeling overwhelmed. I feel empowered and knowledgeable to help others change their lives.

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Ann Aylward

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This has been the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. The mindfulness and nonviolent communication parts of the course are brilliant. They should be required courses in schools everywhere. There is no part of my life that hasn’t improved because of them but especially my relationships and sense of connectedness to everyone and everything….

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Marta Neimark

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program is an excellent course. It’s very comprehensive and the instructors, MC’s and TA’s are amazing. This course truly cares that their students learn and become the best health coaches they can be. It is a responsible program in that it truly teaches you not only how to coach but…

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Carleen Birnes

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

I own a fitness company with two studios in Maryland. After training clients in fitness for six years, I realized nutrition was the missing link for helping them achieve optimal health. I was looking at [a competitor program], but then heard about health coaching through Chris’s podcast. I previously thought health coaching was too touchy…

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Eliana Rodriguez

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

If you’re interested in becoming a health coach or helping people improve their lives the ADAPT Health Coaching Program is a really great place to start.  This course really gives you the tools to work on the coaching skills that are so important when dealing & communicating with people.  I had taken another health coaching…

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Melissa Pylypchuk

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This is by far the most robust health coach training program out there. It’s very conducive to and convenient for adult learners, with very high quality programming and highly skilled facilitators, mentors, and TAs. Embedding the learning into practice has been foundational to translate knowledge acquisition into practice and adopting new behaviors.

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Danika Charity

Student Of ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

This is the most comprehensive health coach training program that I could have wished for. The program has far exceeded my expectations. From the Positive Psychology material to the Motivational Interviewing, Non-Violent Communication modules, I feel fully equipped to help people make long-lasting behavioral changes. One of my favorite things about the program has been…

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