Wellness Coaching

Student seeking advice from certified wellness coach

Wellness coaching is a free service, providing NC State students with education, support and encouragement to develop behaviors for a healthier lifestyle.

Wellness coaching takes a holistic approach to discovering how personal wellness impacts student success, strengths, values and goals. You can establish a wellness plan and stay accountable with your certified health coach in areas such as:

  • Stress management.
  • Time management.
  • Sleep hygiene.
  • Resiliency.
  • Nutrition.
  • Weight management.
  • Chronic disease management.
  • Goal setting.

Benefits of Wellness Coaching

  • Improved quality of life.
  • Achieving personal accountability and academic goals.
  • Increased self-efficacy.
  • Attainment of decision-making skills.
  • Achieving a holistic, healthy lifestyle.

What Makes Coaching Different From Counseling?

Counseling Coaching
Counseling is a service that supports college students by providing effective treatment for mental health concerns. Coaching is a service that supports college students by enhancing holistic wellness, health and success through empowering conversations about strengths and goals.
Counseling center staff are licensed mental health professionals. Coaching staff are comprised of professional staff as well as graduate and upper-level undergraduate students who have participated in training as wellness coaches.
Counseling staff work with you to cultivate emotional and psychological growth that will allow you to be successful and flourish.  
Counseling staff will come alongside you on your journey toward resolving or managing your mental health concerns.
Coaches will help you to identify and trust your distinctive voice so that you can make decisions that are most appropriate for your preferred health and wellness outcomes.

Make an Appointment

Preparing for an appointment

Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive an email with a link to an online assessment to complete prior to your initial visit. You will be asked to bring your assessment results with you to your first appointment. Meetings are located in the Carmichael Complex.

Contact Us

Wellness Coaching
urec-wellnesscoaching@ncsu.edu