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Effectively Navigating Through Stages of Change


Kerri Weishoff, MA, NBC-HWC

Kris Kniefel, MA, NBC-HWC

Enhance your ability to engage clients across all stages of change, from initial contemplation to sustained maintenance. Discover the importance of cultivating presence, assessing readiness, and fostering self-efficacy in your practice. Sharpen your skills in a collaborative environment where shared knowledge leads to increased proficiency and personal growth as a coach.

Approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC.

Upon Completing This Course, You Will:

  • Examine the processes involved in guiding clients through the stages of change.

  • Formulate strategies to enhance self-efficacy among clients during behavior change.

  • Discuss the role of accountability and social support in successful health behavior modifications.

  • Apply techniques to effectively navigate the termination stage of the coaching relationship.

About the Facilitators

Kris Kniefel, MA, NBC-HWC

Kerri Weishoff, MA, NBC-HWC

Kris Kniefel, MA, NBC-HWC

Kris is an educator, faculty, mentor and a Functional Medicine and National Board Certified Integrative Wellness Coach.

She values on-going wellness education and has completed studies in mind-body medicine, self-compassion, food as medicine and functional medicine.

Kris is passionate about helping people develop and live their best lives – whether that is through learning new skills or knowledge or learning new behaviors!

She enjoys providing students with an engaging, experiential learning environment and encouraging their continued growth.

Kris teaches and mentors coaching students within the Veteran Administration’s Whole Health Coaching Certification Program, training VA employees in an NBHWC-approved coach certification program.

In addition, she has also taught coaching and wellness courses within the University of Wisconsin system.

Kris loves to be in nature – whether it’s hiking, biking or paddle boarding.

She enjoys entertaining and sharing good food with family and friends.

Kris has a Bachelors’ of Science degree in business from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Masters’ of Art in Human Resources from the University of Minnesota, and coaching certificates from the University of Minnesota and the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy.

Kerri Weishoff, MS, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC

Kerri is a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBCHWC) with an Integrative Health Coaching Certificate from the University of Minnesota, as well as a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Kerri’s 25-year tenure as a speech pathologist provided her with a deep understanding of healing the whole person through self-awareness, self-care, and values exploration.

She carries this passion and understanding forward in her experience as coaching faculty in the VA Whole Health Coaching program, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and University of Minnesota.

Kerri currently serves as core faculty and mentor in the Veteran Administration (VA) Whole Health Coaching certificate program, training VA employees in an NBHWC – approved coach certificate program. She also provides coaching for students pursuing a coaching certificate and Master’s Degree at the University of Minnesota board-approved coach training program. In addition, Kerri developed a Health Coaching Exam Prep Guide for individuals preparing for the NBHWC National Board Exam, offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Continuing Education Program. Integrating her training as a speech pathologist with coaching, she has also taught various mind-body courses within the University of Wisconsin system.

Beyond training and educating future coaches, Kerri offers coaching to the general public in her private coaching practice. She was drawn to coaching because her experience as a therapist and Director of Rehab and Integrative Health affirmed to her that individuality and self-empowerment is at the core of healing.

She is passionate about guiding her clients to explore their individual level of awareness, self-care, values and strengths to support them in living well day-to-day and within community.

What's Included

  • 75-minute On-Demand Coaching Skill Clinic Class - Effectively Navigating Through Stages of Change

  • Certificate of Completion & 1 CEU (NBHWC)

    after completing & receiving a passing score for the class quiz.

  • BONUS - Stages of Change Quick Reference Sheet

  • BONUS - Lifetime class access to the training & resources

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes! This class is approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC, which gives you access to our student learning portal with the class recording, class resources, and the quiz to complete to receive your CEU certificate.


Once you complete the checkout, you will receive an email with access to our student Learning Portal.  Watch the recording inside the Learning Portal and complete the quiz. You will be emailed a certificate of completion upon passing the quiz.


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Yes! You can update the quantity of class licenses in the checkout process below, up to 100.

If you need more than 100 licenses, email us at Support@wellspired.co.

Each class license is good for 1 CEU and Certificate of Completion after they complete the class and receive a passing score on the CEU quiz. This class is limited to one license per person.

Our team will reach out to you once your order is compete to collect your user information so we can set your users up with learning portal and quiz access to complete their CEU and certificate of completion.

What Others Have Said

Useful Role Play

"I enjoyed seeing them do a role play for different stages...good job!"

Excellent Presentation

"This was an excellent presentation! It was very well-organized and I appreciate how it was broken down into an overview of each stage and then the coach's role within each stage."

Credible Classes

"All classes I've attended to date have been excellent! Thank you for all that you offer!"

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Effectively Navigating Through Stages of Change

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