Become a


3 Trainings in One!

1.  Trauma Recovery Coach Certification
2.  Holistic Coach Certification
3.  International Coach Federation Credential


Radiant Coaches Academy offers accredited hours from the International Coaching Federation in conjunction with a Trauma Recovery Coach Certification and an overall Holistic Coach Certification + Credential.

This course fits a range of coaching models, including individual coaching, team coaching, and group coaching.

Students are encouraged to build on their own interests and skillsets and create a coaching practice that is right for them.

Coaching clients can RECOVER from their trauma.

Online Training 

Three Coaching Qualifications in One!

Running Course – Repeats Every 12 Weeks with 1 Week Pause In-Between

Guided Independent Study of 12 Modules Available on MyQuest

24 Live Hours – Each Tuesday at 12pm ET 

2 Individual 1:1 Training Sessions 

12 Online Self-Paced Modules with 25 hours worth of content

Weekly Zoom Classes

• Holistic Coaching zooms available every day
• Mentor Sessions with flexible timings

Holistic Coach Training

• 175-hour online course hours
• Comprehensive syllabus
• Quest Self-Study Online Platform
• Videos and Worksheets
• Extensive Resource Center
• Get published in an anthology
• Ongoing supportive coaching feedback
• ICF Ethics Course Certificate
• 10+ hours of PCC mentoring
• Credential from the ICF


Trauma Recovery Coach Training Modules

Module 1: What is Trauma?

  • Definition
  • What it means to have Trauma-Intelligence and be Trauma-Informed
  • Context
  • Trauma-Informed Lens
  • 3 Types of Trauma


Module 2: Response to Trauma

  • The Brain: How trauma is processed
  • Stress Responses and Nervous System: Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn
  • Disorders: PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Disassociation
  • Physical Symptoms – Gut/Brain Axis
  • Psychological Symptoms


    Module 3: Childhood Trauma

    • What is it
    • Worldview
    • Signs
    • Manifestation in adulthood
    • Attachment styles
    • Coaching Childhood Trauma


    Module 4: Interconnected Trauma

    • Definition
    • Relationships
    • Family
    • Workplace
    • Coaching Interconnected Trauma


    Module 5: Inherited Trauma

    • Communal
    • Lineal
    • Cultural perspective
    • Family Constellations


    Module 6: Trauma and The Nervous System

    • Hyper/Hypoarousal
    • Rest and Digest
    • Dysregulated vs Regulated
    • Experiencing vs Identifying


    More Modules

    Module 7: Working with Intentions

    • What are intentions?
    • Identifying
    • Introducing
    • Integrating


    Module 8: Cycle of Trauma

    • What is it
    • Stages
    • Manifestation
    • Coaching the stages


    Module 9: Boundaries

    • Values
    • Confidence
    • Introducing boundaries
    • Reinforcing


      Module 10: Tools for Coaching Trauma Part 1

      • Active Listening
      • Conscious Communication
      • Examples of exercises within sessions
      • Self-care practices/Shadow Work


      Module 11: Tools for Coaching Trauma Part 2

      • “Bottom Up” exercises vs “Top Down” exercises
      • Somatic work as coaches
      • Reactivation
      • Suicide communication


      Module 12: Integration

      • Coach preparedness
      • Agreements
      • Trauma within leadership
      • Boundaries within the Coach/Client relationship
      • Create Safety
      • When to refer

        Earn Your




        Combining education, practical exercises, and mentor guidance in a supportive student cohort combined with award-winning Radiant Coaches Academy trainers. Achieving a three-in-one qualification ensures top quality for your coaching practice.

        Increase your knowledge base of trauma recovery and holistic coaching.

        “Every student leaves the training program equipped and supported to practice as a TRAUMA RECOVERY COACH and a HOLISTIC COACH providing a life-changing service to humankind.”

        Meet the Trainers

        Dez Stephens 


        Business Owner. Dez Stephens is the Founder + CEO of Radiant Coaches Academy (a division of Radiant Health Institute) – a social enterprise and prominent international coach training school that certifies individuals to create vibrant, professional, private practices as holistic life coaches, wellness coaches and business coaches. She is a certified life coach, expert trainer and marketing strategist.

        Professional Coaching. Dez has coached professionally since 2005, and in 2012, founded Radiant Coaches Academy and has trained and certified nearly 600 students in 20+ countries. In 2014, her training school earned the prestigious status of offering accredited hours through the International Coach Federation (ICF). In 2017, ICF of Tennessee honored her and her institute with the PRISM Award for the advancement of the coaching profession.

        Training. She received her life coach certification from Guiding Mindful Change in 2005, and the University of Transpersonal Theology bestowed her with an honorary doctorate in 2015. Dez also holds a Professional Certified Coach credential through ICF.

        Business Coaching. As a business coach, she enjoys coaching entrepreneurs and small businesses, using her innate talent for creating innovative approaches for promotion and for birthing brilliant, achievable ideas. She also has a knack for originating memorable concepts, business names and taglines for her clients.

        Author. Dez is the author of The Qualitarian and co-author of Your Radiant Life.

        Humanitarian. Dez is passionate and sincere in helping people live more meaningful lives, and she considers herself to be a dedicated global humanitarian and social enterpriser.

        Hayley Finamore

        Certified Holistic Connection Coach

        Radiant Coaches Academy – Communications + Education Director, US

        Hayley is a Certified Holistic Coach who specializes in connection, focusing on connections within different cycles of life, such as work and family systems, and ultimately the connection to the self as a whole. With her studies centered on trauma and adversity, she is well-versed in coaching the nervous system, stress, and cultivating spaces where people feel seen, heard, and validated. She has the knowledge and expertise to facilitate programs that show others how to be confident, grounded, and trauma-informed.

        Hayley is originally from Sedona, Arizona, and now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she lives with her husband and three kids. Having transitioned from the corporate sales world to life coaching, she truly knows that she is doing what she is meant to be doing in life—helping people. Her mission is to assist others in helping and healing themselves. Her cup overflows as she witnesses the individuals she works with experiencing those “AHA!” moments or sparks of electricity that ignite their awareness. She recognizes the special gift it is to be a ripple in the ocean, creating other ripples as she goes.

        Tuition and Pricing Options

        $9000 for all three trainings!

        Trauma-Recovery Coach course by itself is only $3000 for Radiant students and graduates – and $4000 for the general public.

        [Interest-free payments over 25 months]

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