FDN is different than other health coaching programs that are available on the market. The FDN Certification course provides the education and training that you will need to become a successful functional health coach. This training will give you what you need to know to help you to establish a healthy practice….from the intake of new clients, the creation of healing protocols that are individualized to the needs of each client, tools for continuing health coaching and effective client management.
All of this is brought to you from an easy to use online learning platform that is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Before you begin helping others to improve their health, you will work on your own health with an FDN mentor. These sessions will help you to practice what you preach when you begin working with clients. You will have the additional support of an active online forum where you can talk with other FDN graduates as well as mentors and other FDN staff.
Below are just 11 of the many reasons to choose FDN
Easy to duplicate for success
The FDN course is designed so that you can take what you’ve learned and duplicate the health building methods developed by some of the most successful practitioners in the world. In the program you will learn how to assess dysfunction in the body. You will use that information to identify healing opportunities within the hormone, immune, digestive, detoxification, energy production, and nervous systems. You will be given vital training on which functional lab tests to use and how to interpret the test results based on an individual’s particular health complaints as well as his or her unique physiology, biochemistry and weak links in metabolism.
As a trainee you will be given step-by-step guidance that shows you how to create tailored plan of action for each client. You will learn how to design health protocols that include specific recommendations for diet, rest, exercise, stress reduction, and supplement support – the world renowned D.R.E.S.S. for Health Success® Extensive training in each area is provided and includes unique information gathered from many years of providing these services.
Provides all the materials you need for your practice
The FDN Course teaches you how to help your clients through the entire healing process and provides ALL of the documents, client education materials and other tools needed for your practice. Some of the materials include initial contact forms, terms-of-service agreements, client intake forms, report of findings, health protocols, follow-up documents and instruction sheets. More than a hundred documents are provided for you so that you can get to the practice of helping others, not having to take valuable time creating documents.
The FDN Course Mentorship Program is a personal mentoring program for those who take the FDN course. You’ll have several one-on-one sessions with your personal mentor. Your mentor will help guide you in the course and also in your own health journey. You will have a chance to complete two of your own lab tests (at no extra charge) to learn about your unique stress, hormones, digestion and detoxification needs. You’ll get the ultimate hands-on experience of stepping into the shoes of a client while also working on your own health! Your mentor will connect with you privately via Skype or phone to provide your very own personalized DRESS for Health Success program.
Hands on learning experiences
While working with your mentor, you will also have the opportunity to complete practice exercises with mock clients. The FDN mentorship program provides exceptional hand-on learning experiences. While studying, you will have the opportunity to receive direct guidance on how to practice FDN successfully. Graduates of the FDN Course are well-prepared and confident in how to fulfill their own missions to help the public and build their businesses.
Take your knowledge to the next level
Are you a licensed practitioner and you want to take your practice to the next level? Licensed practitioners who take the FDN Course are provided with exceptional coursework and countless case studies that you can use to help your clients succeed. For unlicensed practitioners, the FDN course is the most reputable and highly recommended course for unlicensed practitioners and health coaches wanting to take their knowledge and abilities to the next level. That’s right, anyone interested in educating themselves while working on their own health and their family’s health are welcome to register and receive all the same training and mentorship.
Access to updated course materials after graduation
Once you’ve graduated, you will continue to have free access to current and updated course materials and practitioner files. FDN Course lessons and materials are updated regularly, so that the most current information will always be available to you.
Active support community
As a trainee, you will have access to support from an active community of current students, graduates and staff. FDNconnect is the hub of support and connection for every FDN Trainee and graduate. Within this community you’ll find forums, announcements, practitioner files and documents. You will also have access to many other important resources such as weekly live call-in program with FDN Staff and guests. Every trainee becomes part of a wonderful family that offers support as their careers grow.
Easy to use, intuitive learning
An easy to use, online Learning Management System that provides step-by-step, intuitive movement through the coursework and makes the learning experience stress free. Self-paced study will allow you to complete their work while maintaining current employment and family obligations.
You can do your coursework anywhere!
The FDN Course is 100% online with 24/7 access. To make it even more convenient, lessons can be downloaded for you to play later, without requiring you to be online. You have 12 months to complete the course. It typically takes 3-4 months to complete if working at a pace of 5-8 hours a week. This includes time spent with a mentor and all practical exercises.
You can join the Association of FDN Professionals
FDN Course graduates are invited to join the Association of FDN Professionals. AFDNP is a membership program created to support graduates in their ongoing pursuit of both business-building and case work, and provides advanced educational opportunities.