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[Free Workshop] Building Client Momentum: Strategies for Self-Efficacy

Building Client Momentum; Strategies to Self-Efficacy.  “The belief that change is possible.”       

This experiential workshop will share tips and involve participant engagement in what they know to bring in participants’ expertise and engagement.   


  • Understand the Coaches’ role in building client self-efficacy
  • Learn techniques for exploration of strengths and values to create client empowerment
  • Demonstrate the power of active listening and reflecting to cultivate client self-efficacy
  • Specify strategies that facilitate personal exploration of possibilities (brainstorming, limiting belief, perspectives) to facilitate forward momentum

Approved for 1 CEU through NBHWC


Jan 19 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Online (Zoom)


  • Kerri Weishoff, MS, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC
    Kerri Weishoff, MS, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC
    Facilitator & Coach Mentor

    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.

  • Kris Kniefel, NBC-HWC
    Kris Kniefel, NBC-HWC
    Facilitator & Coach Mentor

    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.

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