The Women's Health Coach Certification Program

The only NBHWC-accredited certification specifically focused on women’s health in the world.


This program is for people who want to become a board-certified integrative women’s health coach and build a women’s health specialty practice and career in the  health coaching industry.


Students have up to 18-months to complete the program at their own pace. 

100% remote learning with 24/7 access to on-demand course content. 


27 Modules Containing:

Presentations & Handouts

Quizzes & Exams

Preparation for board-certification exam

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Six 1:1 Coaching Sessions with your Master Coach.

You’re not a number here.

Our faculty are here to help you succeed.

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3 LIVE Virtual Retreats

Weekly Q&A Calls

Student FB Community

Health Coaching Practice Calls


Discover how Women’s Health Coaches help to fill the gaps in the healthcare system and provide integrative support to the countless women who are not receiving the quality of care that they deserve.

Curious about learning more? Take our assessment! 



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When it comes to coaching communication, many healthcare practitioners and health coaches feel unprepared.

In many cases, school only ever taught us how to give recommendations, but not how to deal with “real-life” barriers including imposter syndrome and limiting beliefs. 

You will close this knowledge gap with 16 modules focused on health coach communication skills alone. We’re going to cover vision and values, mindful listening, narrative medicine, motivational interviewing, and more!

Module 1

Welcome and Introduction to Prospective Clients

Module 2

Establishing The Health Coaching Relationship

Module 3

Documentation, Time Management, and Productivity in Women’s  Health Coaching

Module 4

Ethical and Legal Issues in Women’s  Health Coaching

Module 5

Women’s Health Coaching Models

Module 6

Mindfulness and Presence in Women’s Health Coaching 

Module 7

Models of Behavior Change and Patient Activation in Women’s Health Coaching

Module 8

Eliciting the Client’s Vision and Developing Your Skills of Active Listening 

Module 9

Establishing The Client’s Current Situation & Her Strengths, Challenges, and Resources

Module 10

Establishing Clear Long and Short Term Goals in Women’s Health Coaching

Module 11

Overcoming Challenges for Goal Attainment and Health Coaching vs. Clinical Education or Clinical Psychology

Module 12

Building Your  Practice Referral Network and Red Flags for Referral 

Module 13

Building Women’s Health Coaching Skills

Module 14

Accountability in The Health Coaching Relationship

Module 15

Assessing and Supporting Client Progress in Health Coaching

Module 16

The Importance of Authenticity and Courage for Health Coaches (skills of self-management)

Module 17

Maintenance and Post- Health Coaching Plans

Module 18

Behavior Tracking Strategies and Technologies for Health Coaching

Module 19

The Importance of Professional Development and Building Self-Awareness for Health Coaching
























Functional Nutrition Certificate Program


Attend 3 live, virtual weekend retreats (from the comfort of your home!) 

Experience LIVE training on health coaching skills you need to build and scale a successful practice at the 3 required retreats.
  • Practice your health coaching skills at the retreats and with other WHC students on practice calls.
  • Observe LIVE, virtual demonstrations of health coaching skills.
  • Complete 6 private practice coaching sessions with your dedicated Master Coach.
  • Pass Oral Coaching Exam
























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Women’s Health Coach Certification Program EXCLUSIVE! 

Never before has the Functional Nutrition Model been applied SPECIFICALLY to women’s health in this way. 

In this 40-hour course we’ll be covering the foundations of women’s integrative health!

Module 20

The Functional Nutrition Perspective Applied to Women’s Integrative Health Coaching

Module 21

Evidence-Based Sex Differences in the Stress Response and Mind-Body Medicine to Reduce Stress in Women

Module 22

Optimal Digestive Function in Women

Module 23

Optimal Cardiometabolic Health in Women

Module 24

Women and The Immune System (Elevated Risk of Autoimmunity)

Module 25

Optimal Hormonal Health from Puberty through Menopause

Module 26

Functional Nutrition Approach to Women with Mood Disorders

Module 27

Creating an Integrative Health Coaching Practice that Serves Women and Nourishes YOU

You’ll be taking a deep dive into everything from women’s cardiovascular health to immune health, the nervous system, stress and hormonal health, from puberty to menopause, and beyond!

We’ll also be going far beyond integrative and functional nutrition and will delve into in-depth study of lifestyle medicine skills.

Upon completion of Component 3, you’re going to discover strategies to AVOID compassion fatigue and healer burnout, and you will feel a new level of professional confidence.

























Vision Strategy, execute, success


For over 10 years, Dr. Jessica Drummond has built her own women’s health coaching practice, generating $40K-100K a month in revenue. 

    Inside this board-certified health coach business training, she will be sharing her proprietary business coaching method to build a successful women’s health coaching practice from the ground up.

    Component 4 of The Women’s Health Coach Certification Program covers everything you need to know to build a thriving health coaching practice. 

    The final component of this program includes professional trainings on legal, tax, accounting, marketing best practices for health coaches and small-business owners.

    Most WHC graduates use these business strategies to grow their health coaching practice and monthly revenue significantly.

























    Exclusive Interviews, Webinars, Handouts, and Resources

    50+ Members of Guest Faculty Featured in Program

    Two BONUS Calls with Your Master Coach



    What's the first step if I am interested in the WHC program?

    Click the “Take The First Step” button above to let us know you’re interested in enrolling in The Women’s Health Coach Certification Program. After that, our admissions team will reach out to help you schedule a call with them, if you haven’t already scheduled with them yourself.

    How long do I have to complete the WHC program?

    Students have 18 months to complete the program. If you are unable to complete it within 18 months you can pay for a quarterly graduation extension fee until you’re finished. It takes the average IWHI student 12 months to complete the program, however full-time students and go-getters can finish in as short as 6-9 months. There is no pressure to finish the program before the 18 month period ends, we want to make sure you take all the time you need to get as much as you can out of this exclusive certification program.

    Does IWHI offer payment plans?

    Yes we offer a 12 month payment plan. Financing cost varies based on promotional offers.

    What equipment is needed for the WHC program?

    WHC students need access to a computer, decent internet, and the ability to use video conferencing software like Zoom. 

    Do I need to be based in the US to enroll?

    No! The Women’s Health Coach Certification Program is open to students all over the world Our courses are currently only in English. 

    What topics are covered in the WHC program?

    The Women’s Health Coach Certification is composed of four core components.
    Component 1: Health Coaching
    Component 2: Skills Practice
    Component 3: Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine
    Component 4: Health Coach Business Training 

    Please scroll up to view the “Program Components” section. Clicking on each component and module will expand and show details 

    While women’s health has been and always will be our long-term focus, we are also dedicated supporting and improving the health of ALL people, and that includes people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, races, religious beliefs, and nationalities.

    Is the WHC program NBHWC-certified?

    Yes! The Women’s Health Coach Certification Program is the only NBHWC -certified health coaching certification specifically focused on women’s health. 

    Why was The Integrative Women's Health Institute Founded?

    The Integrative Women’s Health Institute was founded in 2007 by Dr. Jessica, Drummond, DCN, PT, WHC, with the goal to provide women’s health and wellness practitioners with on-demand, evidence-driven, continuing education courses and certifications.

    At IWHI we believe in accessibility and flexibility, which is why we’ve spent the last fifteen years building an extensive collection of programs to help our students learn how to support their clients with an integrative approach and revolutionize the way they run their practice.

    We’ve invested fifteen years of work towards our mission of improving the quality of healthcare available to all people by providing practitioners with accessible, cutting edge, science-driven, continuing education programs.

    Our main goal at IWHI is to educate our students about the complexities and intricacies associated with pelvic, urinary, digestive, adrenal, sexual, hormonal, and nutritional health, and in turn, empower them to be the best health coach or practitioner they and master our trademark integrative approach.

    • We believe in quality healthcare for all people. 
    • We are passionate about providing science and data-driven content to our students. 
    • We strive to provide accessible continuing education for all types of wellness and healthcare practitioners. 
    • We help practitioners expand their skillsets to help them reach their business and client goals. 

    “Help your clients optimize systems and stop chasing symptoms.”  Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC

    What is The Integrative Women Health Institute's Mission?

    Our mission at The Integrative Women’s Health Institute has always been focused on improving the quality of healthcare and support available to women. We will never stop supporting women, advocating for equality and equity, and working to improve the quality of care available to every woman. 

    However, we believe it is crucial for us to also acknowledge that the people of all gender identities, including women, non-binary, and transgender people, are in need of specialized health coaching and support.  

    We will continue to advocate for human rights and improved healthcare for all.


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    “There simply aren’t enough words to say how wonderful the Integrative Women’s Health Institute is. Taking part in their programs has forever changed the way I work with my clients!”
    Dr. Nara Yoon

    PT, DPT, OCS

    I truly believe that Dr. Jessica Drummond is a visionary and without a doubt the most thorough educator I have ever had the pleasure to study with!”

    Jenny Burrell

    BSc (Hons), DipSMRT, WHNC , Burrell Education




    “Jessica Drummond is one of the most amazing women and mentors I’ve had the pleasure to meet (virtually).

    IWHI provides all the answers I have been searching for – an integrative approach to women’s health care, combining nutrition, lifestyle and premier coaching for ultimate health.

    I stumbled across IWHI in 2014 when I was trying to find help for the many personal issues I was facing. My health was at it’s lowest, I’d just had my first Endometriosis laparoscopy, and was still experiencing many symptoms particularly digestively and hormonally.

    I am blessed to be one of the first students to enroll for the Women’s Health Coaching program. And the program literally changed my life, transforming my own health and the health of my complex clients beyond bounds.

    Going through the WHC program has also inspired me to start up my own online education and coaching business – The Pelvic Expert. I’m so grateful to have the support of amazing therapists, coaches, and healers like Jessica. Thank you Jessica for being an amazing inspiration!”

    Heba Shaheed

    PT, WHC , The Pelvic Expert

    “I cannot say enough good things about IWHI’s Women’s Health Coach Certification program. It is thorough, informative, evidence-based, practical, and changes the paradigm of caring for women with pelvic pain.

    As a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who has been dissatisfied with the standard of care for pelvic pain and spent thousands of dollars attending numerous conferences on pelvic pain, pain processing, holistic and integrative medicine, I wish I had started with this program first. I would have saved money and been very well prepared to treat this patient population in a more and evidence-based way.

    For any medical doctors who may be hesitant, delay no longer; you will be more than satisfied! This course will change your practice and the way you view not only your pelvic pain patients but all of your patients.”

    Dr. Lanniece Hall


    “The WHC Certification Program is rocking my world. I have done a lot of training programs in the last five years and this is hands down the best one I’ve ever participated in.

    In this relatively new field of work in which the research and facts are sometimes scarce, having access to this course that is so well-researched is so encouraging. Jessica has covered every aspect of women’s hormonal health and backed it all up with thorough evidence-based research. It’s all very compelling!

    Each session has been interactive and engaging. Jessica is a masterful teacher and her passion for this work really shines through every step of the way. She has left no stone unturned and covers each topic comprehensively. There is so much material that I find myself going back through each of the webinars at least 2 or 3 times. Additionally, I’ve implemented a lot of what I’ve learned into my own practice and I’m seeing phenomenal results with my clients.

    If you are a coach or physical therapist and want to learn the best evidence-based practices to help your female clients, this is the course to take!”

    Nicole Jardim

    WHC, Fix Your Period, The Period Party Podcast

    “I really loved the Women’s Health Coach Certification program! So much so that I signed up for more courses with IWHI. I’ve taken other health coaching programs, but have learned a lot of new material going through the WHC. The program is taught in a way that makes sense, step by step. Each module is very informative and I really loved plugging through one by one. Starting a new module felt like opening up a present. Also, with some online learning that I’ve experienced it seemed as the teacher is reading straight from notes and I had a hard time focusing. Jessica isn’t like that.

    I felt like she was speaking directly to me. It kept me engaged and interested. Jessica is very personable, knowledgeable and really cares about teaching health coaching. It is so obvious that she is extremely committed and caring! The support I received during the program was wonderful and made me feel almost like “family”. “

    Katrina Hawes

    RMA, FDNP, Living Naturally Healthy



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    Founder & CEO

    The Integrative Women’s Health Institute

    Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC has been passionate about supporting, caring for, and empowering people who struggle with women’s and pelvic health concerns throughout her 24 year career working as a physical therapist and clinical nutritionist.

    Dr. Drummond’s trademarked approach is holistic, multi-pronged, and comprehensive, which combines science-informed research, functional nutrition application, lifestyle medicine strategies, nervous system regulation, mind-body connection, hormone balance, physical & manual therapy, and so much more.

    While her private clients hold a special place in her heart, Dr. Jessica Drummond is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians and wellness professionals to become certified health coaches so they can confidently and safely provide integrative tools and treatment to their clients.