Become a Certified Christian Life Coach &
Certified Professional Life Coach


Enjoy 1-TO-1 PersonalizED TRAINING

PREMIER: 12 Sessions of Personalized, 1-1 Training and Coaching by Phone with
 Dr. Bush (Elite Option) or One of her Hand-Selected Master Coaches!

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In addition to your live,1-to-1 training above is an image of downloadable course components you receive.

How To Use Your 2 New Life Coach Certifications (CCLC/CPLC)

The most important part by far about your certification is that you increased your skills and knowledge to help people. The certification, also important, is a by-product of your new abilities.

Where Will You Be Qualified To Coach?
Within a Private Business
Non-Profit Agencies
Government Agencies
Work for a Coaching Business
Start Your Own Practice (most popular)
Coach in Church / Ministry Setting
Volunteer at an Outreach
Community Organizations
Or, use your new skills in your personal life!

Evidence Of Your Skills - Certifications Accepted World-Wide

The prestigious certificates you receive on graduation are accepted world-wide. It is evidence to others that you understand all of the coaching topics presented. This is critical to your practice. You learn coaching skills, a variety of common issues and the business/practice/client management part and marketing.

Your certificate is evidence to anyone you coach or work with, that you understand and have mastered the issues addressed in the course. It gives others confidence in working with you and if you coach for a fee, may increase your income as a result.

If you want to provide your services through another organization, it is evidence to them you are qualified to work with their clients. If you provide your services by referral from churches or ministries to your private practice, you may gain more churches or ministries that will refer you to help their people.

Confidence In Your Ability - Improved Client Results

Lastly, the certification will give you confidence when working with others. It is a reminder to you that you understand and are capable of managing your coaching practice / office and client relationships. This will greatly improve your clients' experience and results.

Please CONTACT US if you have specific questions about your own situation.

Linda Noel, Pennsylvania, USA

When I was doing my "homework" searching for a Christian Life Coach Program, I was seriously considering one particular program, but I felt the Holy Spirit guiding me instead to PCCCA.  Now I know why.  PCCCA is completely in line with my Christian values and my belief that the Word of God is sufficient.  Thank you PCCCA, for not compromising to align with the world's views.

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Complete private training, your own master coach, training manual, 12 modules, supplementary audio training by Dr. Leelo Bush, professional coaching forms and practicum!​

Multi-Faceted Course includes personal coaching, in-depth Christian coaching proficiencies as well as the business & marketing component.

If you are a Christian and deeply desire to learn coaching God's way, please pay attention to what you read here:  As the originator of Spirit-led Christian coaching and Christian Coaching 2.0©, Dr. Bush invites you to participate in the most effective training available.  

This is a complete, highly comprehensive program. Now available at our online learning platform, we present the most current, relevant Christian coach training to you in an easily consumable format.

Here is what your training will include:​

1.  12 Phone Training (1-Hr.) Sessions ... 1:1 student trainer ratio, with your own Master Certified Christian Life Coach to personalize the training for you.

Partner with me as your coach trainer!

2.  12 audio modules of Christian Coach 2.0© - the NEW Generation of Christian Coach training (ICE Accredited)

3. Corresponding manual with study guides for modules.

4. Practicum Guide

5. 12 downloadable MP3 recordings of your teleclasses. (Now you can participate regardless of your schedule!)

6. Instantly downloadable, in-depth training modules (for each session) - includes contents from hundreds of textbook / manual pages

7. SUPER 5-STAR SUPPORT - phone and email

8. Optional one-to-one mentoring (additional fee)

9. DONE-FOR-YOU Christian Coaching Practice Forms, Evaluations and more. ($495+ Value!)

10. Post graduation, ongoing support and training opportunities from the academy and Dr. Bush.

Hear From
CCLC Graduates

Below, Kate Badalato, CCLC, wife of Billy Badalato, producer and UPM of Hollywood blockbusters 
Dear John and Transformers
tells of her experience in the course.


"I have been amazed at how God has made each class and module pertinent to what is going on in my life at the moment.
It seems He has tailor-made this course for me personally ... I am loving this course ... May God bless you and this academy as you continue in the ministry of teaching and encouragement."


"I am so grateful for your program on Christian Life Coaching and have thoroughly enjoyed my teleclasses. The study guides have really caused me to grow in more ways than one. Thank you for giving us such great tools to propel ourselves and others to new levels of abundant life!"


"Just a quick note to let you know that I thoroughly enjoyed the telecast. It was worth every penny and I am so glad that I am in the class!"

Course Topics Include:

1. Journey Through The Narrow Gate (excellence)
2. Biblical Coaching Foundation
3. Coaching Basics
4. Internal Changes For The Coach
5. Avoiding Detours To Your Destiny
6. Successful Coaches and Training
7. Faith & Scripture For Coaching
8. Coachable or Uncoachable?
9. Ten Christian Coaching Proficiencies
10. Coaching Systems, Methods & Models
11. Values-Based Life Design
12. Purposeful Passion and Finding Yours
13. Developing Clear Vision & Mission
14. Dealing With Change
15. Overcoming Obstacles
16. Necessary Listening Skills
17. Anatomy of Coaching Sessions
18. Ethics, Accountability & Best Practices
19. Professional Growth


The Certified Christian Life Coach (CCLC) program is comprised of the following 7 facets:

1. Twelve AUDIO training sessions with Dr. Bush.

2. Reading assignments: Prior to each session there will be required reading, which will primarily be from the manual that is largely based on Dr. Bush's textbook,
Comprehensive Christian Coach Handbook: Essential Guide to Spirit-Led Coaching and Business Success, (375 pgs) with resources and forms for use in your practice as well as business, marketing and technology / automation resources.

3. Twelve personal / professional coaching and training sessions including experiential application of concepts with Master Christian Life Coach/Trainer.

4. Assignments, open-book exercises and roll play at the student's request..

5. Practicum, where the student will coach others

6. Certification Application and Interview.

7. Certification Examination.

The program contents is based on the ground-breaking Comprehensive Christian Coach Handbook: Essential Guide to Spirit-Led Coaching and Business Success, which is rooted in scripture from the Holy Bible.

NOTE: You are encouraged to use your favorite Bible translation to support your studies!


Module 1 - Introduction to Christian Coaching

Includes Module 1 & Study Guide
"And yet I show you a more excellent way." I Corinthians 12:31

1. Define key characteristics and qualities of a Christian coach.
2. Be able to articulate the difference between success and excellence.
3. Understand the differences between Christian, Christian-track, apostate, compromised, secular, and new-age coaching.
4. Understand the difference between coaching and counseling.
5. Understand and personalize the "Essential Qualities of Leadership" as defined in
Spiritual Leadership by Oswald Sanders.

Module 2 - Profile of a Christian Coach

Includes Module 2 & Study Guide
"I have set for you an example that you should do as I have done for you. Very truly I tell you. No servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him." John 3:15-16 (NIV)

1. Understand the characteristics and attributes of a successful Christian coach.
2. Be willing to commit to business excellence as a requirement for setting up and maintaining a successful practice.
3. Identify the type of Christian coaching to which the student seems to be called.
4. Appreciate the importance of self-care in relationship to effective coaching.
5. Understand the importance of investing in personal and professional development as a coach.

Module 3 - Call-Centered Living and Coaching

Includes Module 3 & Study Guide
"Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails." Proverbs 19:21

1. Understand the Christian concept of a call on one's life.
2. Gain deeper understanding of God's personal and unique call for the student.
3. Become knowledgeable about common barriers to call fulfillment and strategies for overcoming them.
4. Learn and apply techniques for faithful fulfillment of the call.
5. Understand and be able to write SMART goals

Module 4 - Spiritual Foundation for Christian Coaching

Includes Module 4 & Study Guide
"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well." Matthew 6:33

1. Understand the foundation of beliefs upon which authentic Christian life coaching is based.
2. Challenge the student to see a bigger personal God.
3. Understand and acknowledge the attributes of the Holy Spirit in Christian coaching.
4. Consider and comprehend the importance of a worldview in Christian coaching.
5. Internalize and commit to memory the promises in God's Word relative to our identity in Christ.

Module 5 - Coachable or Uncoachable, Change Management

Includes Module 5 & Study Guide
"Forget the former things, do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?" Isaiah 43:18-19a

1. Be able to articulate the three criteria for successful coaching.
2. Recognize the characteristics of coachable and uncoachable clients.
3. Know the signs of a coaching client who needs to be referred for counseling and how to make the referral properly.
4. Understand and recognize common reactions to change and become knowledgeable about helping people through transitions.
5. Examine the concepts of change from a Christian perspective, and be able to articulate a faith-based approach to change management.

Module 6 - Christian Coaching Proficiencies & Methods

​Includes Module 6 & Study Guide
"Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives." Titus 3:14

1. Understand each of the ten Christian coaching proficiencies, identify strategies for implementation.
2. Understand and be able to articulate the F-L-O-W coaching method.
3. Become aware of other coaching methods used in both secular and Christian coaching
4. Become knowledgeable about group coaching methods.
5. Understand the relationship between faith and fear, and how Christian coaches
can respond to leading of the Holy Spirit without fear.

Module 7 - Life Design: Identifying Values and Passion

​Includes Module 7 & Study Guide
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

1. Understand and articulate the importance of living lives congruent with values.
2. Be able to identify the symptoms of someone living outside his or her value system.
3. Become more self-aware of personal values and integrate them into planning and life design.
4. Understand the relationship between passion and motivation.
5. Understand common passion-busters and strategies to help clients avoid them.

Module 8 - Vision and Mission Statements

Includes Module 8 & Study Guide
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail though it tarries, wait for it; for it will certainly come, it will not delay." Habakkuk 2:3

1. Commit to memory and learn practical application of the words of Jesus as stated in the Great Commission.
2. Understand the importance of vision as it relates to living intentionally in God's will.
3. Be able to articulate the difference between a vision and a mission.
4. Write a personal vision statement that is easy for you to remember and repeat when
opportunities are presented.
5. Write a mission statement, commit it to memory, and take measureable steps toward fulfillment of a God-ordained vision.

Module 9 - Ask, Listen, Overcome

Includes Module 9 & Study Guide
"He who gives an answer before he hears, it is folly and shame to him." Proverbs 18:13

1. To understand the importance of, and how to ask thought-provoking, open-ended questions in the coaching process.
2. To become aware of common barriers to effective listening and the solutions to overcoming them.
3. To learn how to listen for the unspoken concerns of a client.
4. To understand the benefit of celebration in helping people progress toward achievement of their goals.
5. To understand how to help others overcome obstacles in the coaching process.

Module 10 - Practicum Preparation

Includes Module 10 & Study Guide
"As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend." Proverbs 27:17

1. To thoroughly prepare the student for a successful practicum experience.
2. To help the student understand the ethical responsibilities of coaching.
3. To help the student apply the lessons of previous modules to the practicum experience.
4. To provide the student with resources needed to establish a professional relationship with the
5. To ensure the student is ready to work one-on-one with a practicum supervisor.

Module 11 - Your Practicum

Includes Module 11 & Practicum Guide

You will be required to coach at least two individuals for a minimum of four one-hour coaching sessions each. These are real life coaching experiences. You may do your practicum for free, charge a fee for your services, work pro bono or for donation. The choice is yours.

Module 12 - Discerning Your Next Steps

Includes Module 12 & Study Guide
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

1. To help the student decide on the next steps God wants them to take.
2. To provoke the student to consider establishing a professional coaching practice.
3. To determine the niche for which the student is best equipped to serve.
4. To stimulate a passion for lifelong, continuing learning about the coaching profession.
5. To encourage the student to continually explore God's plan for his or her life regardless of whether or not a practice is established.

Certification Process:

(Complete Instructions will be explained by your trainer when you reach Modules 10-12.)

​1. When you reach module 12, your trainer will give you the link to purchase the (optional) CERTIFICATION PROCESS that includes your examination, grading of your module assignments and practicum, processing and creation of your certificates, shipping/handling. to your cart. ($160 processing fee). This is charged separately because not everyone who takes the course, desires to get certified. To be fair, we do not want to charge you for something you may not use.

2. Take the online certification examination (50 true-false questions)

3. Send application for certification with your completed certification package, by FedEx or UPS with tracking, saving a copy for your own records.

​If you have any questions, please phone the academy toll free at 800-280-4662, extension 1 if calling from within the US or 239-471-2806, extension 1, if calling Internationally.

Begin your training journey today. Enroll with our easy 2-step process.
NOTE:  If you Pay In Full, you may request weekly sessions with your trainer. If you select a payment plan, you'll meet with your trainer every other week.


Dr. Leelo Bush
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Select this option if you are passionate about helping others and ready to
take massive action to make a powerful difference in the world

​$6977 USD   Now $5997 USD

Payment Plan Options Available:

Pay In full, $5997 or
2 monthly* payments of $3298 or
Request a customized payment plan.


Your training will be personalized for you by Leelo Bush, PhD, who wrote "the complete book" on Christian Coaching, now in its SECOND edition. She covers everything you need to become to be an exceptional Christian Coach including in-depth skills adapted right from scripture and cutting edge business / marketing training to setup or grow your coaching ministry, business or practice. 

Dr. Bush is known as the "mother of Spirit-led, Christian Life Coaching", is the founder of this Academy and creator of our courses. She has taught many if not most of today's leaders in Christian Coaching. Dr. Bush is one of the most successful coaches in this profession and will help you accelerate your own practice to levels you may only have dreamed of. No one else has her unique skills, experience and gifts to help you uncover your specialty (niche) and reach those who God has called you to work with. 

Meet with Dr. Bush by phone for 12 content-rich, actionable training sessions. You'll see your life change and business take off as you implement what you learn!

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Payment Plan Options Available:

2 monthly* payments of $2198 or
4 monthly* payments of $1198 or
Request a customized payment plan.

* Monthly payments are automated and always take place 30 days apart.



NOTE: If for any reason, your enrollment is not approved, your payment will be refunded in full.

PCCCA's Commitment to Excellence

PCCCA has been committed to Excellence in coach and counselor training since it's inception in 2003. This academy has trained over thousands of Christian life coaches, specialty coaches and counselors world-wide.

PCCCA believes in the Biblical philosophy to do every work as unto the Lord.

Note: Be advised that acceptance into this program is not a guarantee of certification. The candidate must satisfactorily complete all assignments, comply with student policies and fulfill all financial obligations to the academy prior to the certification being issued.

* CPLC - Certified Professional Life Coach was added in 2015 to enhance our graduate's professional opportunities outside the church or ministry environment. Previous graduates may order their CPLC certificate from the Academy contact page.