Become a Certified Compassion Focused Coach

Ethical Hearts, Lasting Impact.

Next Cohort Commencing Wednesday March 27th 2024
Spots are limited. Due to the intensive and intimate nature of this training program, we limit each cohort to 10 students only.

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Become a Certified Holistic Compassion Focused Coach

Ethical Hearts, Lasting Impact.

Next Cohort Commencing Wednesday March 27th 2024
Spots are limited. Due to the intensive and intimate nature of this training program, we limit each cohort to 10 students only.

Apply today

This 6 month qualification is for the heart-centered coach who wants to do it right.

Finally, a trauma informed, compassion focused coaching framework which teaches you how to effectively and confidently guide your clients through their unique self development journey without worrying about re-traumatizing them or questioning your capabilities to hold space for big or difficult emotions. Learn a holistic combination of top-down AND bottom-up techniques to ensure lasting client transformation.

Do any of these thoughts cross your mind?

 
“I know I’m meant to help others, but I just don’t feel confident enough to do it”

 

 
“Even though I’m a qualified coach/yoga teacher/ wellness practitioner already, I just don’t have the tools I need to make significant changes.”

 

 
“Every time my clients get upset, I feel like I freeze and don’t know what to do.”

 

 
“I feel stuck in my business.”

 

 
“I feel like an imposter in this industry.”

 

 
“The framework I already learned stops me from using my intuition with my clients.”

 

 
“I feel like if I can’t fix my clients, I’m not doing my job properly.”

 

 
“Every time I finish with a client I worry that I should have done something different or better.”

 

Now Imagine how it would feel to…

 

✨ Completely trust in yourself as a guide and in your client’s capacity for healing

✨ Have confidence during every single session you hold

✨ Be able to navigate client’s big and difficult emotions with ease and compassionate curiosity

✨ Advertise yourself as a trauma-informed coach who is well versed in what trauma means and how it presents itself

✨ Be able to access an entire toolbox of ways to help your clients heal from both top-down and bottom-up approaches

✨ Trust your own intuition and let go of following a ‘set plan’

✨ Grow a practice based on genuine referrals because you truly know what you’re doing and how to operate within your scope of practice

✨ Become the safest space for your clients to learn, grow, and transform

✨ Meet yourself and your clients with profound compassion

✨ Have a community of like-minded professionals to connect with, learn from, and be supported by during and after the program completion

✨ Receive ongoing support and mentoring well after you have graduated

Our Compassion Focused Coaching Certification teaches you all of this, and more.

Embark on a transformative 6 month experience which up-levels, expands, and honors your unique gifts through a two-way approach of looking inward at self and tending to your own wounds, limiting beliefs, and internalized barriers, and then by looking outward at how you can confidently, compassionately, and safely show up for human service.

Here at The Soul Institute we recognize what an honor and a privilege it is to be able to help others... a privilege which should not be taken lightly. A privilege which comes with it, a huge amount of responsibility.

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Over the course of 6 months of intensive, intimate training and learning, you will receive:

 

✨ 24 x weekly 90 minute live webinar learning sessions with our Lead Facilitator along with associated reading and reflection practices ✨

✨ 24 x guided meditations themed to each module designed to help you better understand each topic, and release any inner blockages that you may hold ✨

✨ 24 x weekly self-reflection accountability submissions ✨

✨ 24 x graded quiz submissions designed to test your understanding ✨

✨ 14 x personal hypnotherapy & coaching sessions with our in-house therapist to foster your own personal and professional self development and integration ✨

✨ 12 x live practicum & feedback sessions with fellow students designed to put your new skills to practice ✨

✨ 6 x 90 minute spotlight coaching sessions with facilitated feedback and learning discussion ✨

✨ Over 50+ worksheets, activities, somatic practices, and tools to use immediately with your clients across all topics and theories ✨

✨ 180+ page student handbook to refer back to whenever needed ✨

✨ 24/7 access to group community for continued support and learning ✨

✨ Lifetime access to all content, recordings, and worksheets ✨

✨ Access to our Compassion Collective Community Hub upon graduation - a space for ongoing learning, free workshops & guest teachings, group mentoring, and accountability ✨

Hear From Our Graduates...

"I have loved this coaching certification so much. It has given the confidence I needed to better help and support my clients. I learned a lot and was able to apply the learnings in clinic straight away. Not only has it improved me as a practitioner but it has also helped me a lot with my imposter syndrome and shame. I was so exited to attend the call each week and the 24 weeks flew by. I would highly recommend this program and can’t wait to see what else Nikki creates in the future."

Lara Blackman | Kinesiologist, Yoga Teacher & Complimentary Medicine Practitioner | 2023 Graduate

@yinandkin

www.yinandkin.com.au 

"Nikki is wealth of knowledge I always say that. She’s inspiring, with how much she knows, creates, the structure she brings to everything and with such ease. Always makes me smile with her uplifting attitude and laugh. Nikki also makes herself available to support us, any advice someone has needed she takes her time to read every message and be as helpful as she can. Never made me feel like she’s on a pedestal which some other courses I’ve felt that with the teacher. Which reflects the course being heart led. I’m very grateful, thank you The Soul Institute!"

Jade Brown | Breathwork Facilitator & Anxiety Coach | 2023 Graduate

@jadebrownwellness

"I really am totally blown away by Nikki's trauma informed certification. I started this journey because I wanted to learn how to be a better coach, and I got way more for my return on investment. Not only have I uncovered limiting beliefs I was unaware of, but I feel I’ve grown and this course has helped me become more authentic which is so important in this space.
I have learned so much more than I have ever learned on any other course in the self-help space. I feel I can now confidently and safely guide clients with a heart led and compassionate approach, realising I am not there to fix them, no one is broken. I am here to help people reconnect with their own healing capacity and remember who they are. This course has changed my life. It has confirmed how much I absolutely love this industry and I am so fascinated by psychology and holistic modalities to helping people heal and reconnect to wholeness. Nikki, I cannot thank you enough"

Rochelle Knowles | Life Coach | 2023 Graduate

@mindful__eyes

"Without a doubt the best money I have spent on a my personal and professional development. When I found this course via Nikki's instagram, it was an instant full body YES, it was everything I had been thinking I needed and wanted. The content, the other women on the course, the knowledge, the guests were all so amazing. I never resented spending my time studying or going to sessions, I was excited every week to attend sessions. Nikki is such a wonderful leader and guide, I felt so supported and even though I felt like such a novice and such a student at times, I never felt insecure or judged or unable to ask questions. The topic each week was so powerful and it was so much fun to learn. I hugely enjoyed the live coaching/therapy sessions, seeing Nikki in action was inspiring and also motivating. I honestly have zero negative things to say about this course, other than the fact it's ending! I wish we could study together for another 6 months. Every coach needs to take this course, to deepen their understanding of themselves and also their own practice. It was so useful personally and professionally. I feel i have grown as a coach and as a human, i honestly feel like a better mother to my daughter from taking the course. Thank you Nikki."

Joanna Barber | Transformational Life & Recovery Coach | 2023 Graduate

@iamjoannabarber

As a qualified Compassion Focused Coach you will feel confident to work with clients who:

– Have a loud inner critic

– Struggle with anxious thoughts

- Struggle with depressive thoughts

- Feel suffocated by their own perfectionistic tendencies

- Are burnt out or experiencing chronic stress

- Have unresolved trauma

– Battle with low self worth

– Feel a strong sense of shame

– Have unresolved complex or relational trauma

– Lack emotional regulation tools

– Have developed unhealthy coping mechanisms to deal with their feelings

Hear From Our Graduates...

"I have loved this Coaching Certification so much. It has given the confidence I needed to better help and support my clients. I learned a lot and was able to apply the learnings in clinic straight away. Not only has it improved me as a practitioner but it has also helped me a lot with my imposter syndrome and shame. I was so exited to attend the call each week and the 24 weeks flew by. I would highly recommend this program and can’t wait to see what else Nikki creates in the future."

Lara Blackman | Kinesiologist, Yoga Teacher & Complimentary Medicine Practitioner | 2023 Graduate

@yinandkin

www.yinandkin.com.au 

"Nikki is wealth of knowledge I always say that. She’s inspiring, with how much she knows, creates, the structure she brings to everything and with such ease. Always makes me smile with her uplifting attitude and laugh. Nikki also makes herself available to support us, any advice someone has needed she takes her time to read every message and be as helpful as she can. Never made me feel like she’s on a pedestal which some other courses I’ve felt that with the teacher. Which reflects the course being heart led. I’m very grateful, thank you The Soul Institute!"

Jade Brown | Breathwork Facilitator & Anxiety Coach | 2023 Graduate

@jadebrownwellness

"I really am totally blown away by Nikki's trauma informed certification. I started this journey because I wanted to learn how to be a better coach, and I got way more for my return on investment. Not only have I uncovered limiting beliefs I was unaware of, but I feel I’ve grown and this course has helped me become more authentic which is so important in this space.
I have learned so much more than I have ever learned on any other course in the self-help space. I feel I can now confidently and safely guide clients with a heart led and compassionate approach, realising I am not there to fix them, no one is broken. I am here to help people reconnect with their own healing capacity and remember who they are. This course has changed my life. It has confirmed how much I absolutely love this industry and I am so fascinated by psychology and holistic modalities to helping people heal and reconnect to wholeness. Nikki, I cannot thank you enough"

Rochelle Knowles | Life Coach | 2023 Graduate

@mindful__eyes

"Without a doubt the best money I have spent on a my personal and professional development. When I found this course via Nikki's instagram, it was an instant full body YES, it was everything I had been thinking I needed and wanted. The content, the other women on the course, the knowledge, the guests were all so amazing. I never resented spending my time studying or going to sessions, I was excited every week to attend sessions. Nikki is such a wonderful leader and guide, I felt so supported and even though I felt like such a novice and such a student at times, I never felt insecure or judged or unable to ask questions. The topic each week was so powerful and it was so much fun to learn. I hugely enjoyed the live coaching/therapy sessions, seeing Nikki in action was inspiring and also motivating. I honestly have zero negative things to say about this course, other than the fact it's ending! I wish we could study together for another 6 months. Every coach needs to take this course, to deepen their understanding of themselves and also their own practice. It was so useful personally and professionally. I feel i have grown as a coach and as a human, i honestly feel like a better mother to my daughter from taking the course. Thank you Nikki."

Joanna Barber | Transformational Life & Recovery Coach | 2023 Graduate

@iamjoannabarber

Meet Your Facilitator

Nikki Heyder is a qualified, trauma informed Psychotherapist (MC), E-RYT Yoga Therapist & Somatic Coach, and former Nutritional Therapist (BHSc Nut) who has worked for over a decade within the wellness industry. She has also completed additional training under trauma expert Dr Gabor Mate and his team - completing over 240 hours in Compassionate Inquiry along with additional trauma treatment training & certifications with Dr West-Olatunji, Dr Dan Siegel, Arielle Schwartz, and Dr Albert Wong.

Nikki is deeply committed and driven by a heart centered approach of healing meaning that compassion, safety, and trust in her clients is of utmost importance to her successful, growing practice.

Having worked extensively with clients suffering with eating disorders, addiction, and complex trauma, she has fine tuned her unique holistic approach of attuning to mind, emotion, body and spirit through a multi-modality framework which incorporates talk therapy, CBT, somatic experiencing, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices.

As an entrepreneur Nikki has set up and run her own businesses across the span of these years and has hosted successful workshops, masterminds and mentorships for new and experienced professionals. She actively supervises fellow therapists and coaches, and is dedicated to helping her peers to create a ripple effect of responsible healing.

"I truly believe that through the learning and embodiment of responsible, safe, and compassionate space holding, we can make a significant impact on the healing of humanity as a whole."
- Nikki Heyder

Meet Your Facilitator

Nikki Heyder is a qualified, trauma informed Psychotherapist (MC), E-RYT Yoga Therapist & Somatic Coach, and former Nutritional Therapist (BHSc Nut) who has worked for over a decade within the wellness industry. She has also completed additional training under trauma expert Dr Gabor Mate and his team - completing over 240 hours in Compassionate Inquiry along with additional trauma treatment training with Dr West-Olatunji.

Nikki is deeply committed and driven by a heart centered approach of healing meaning that compassion, safety, and trust in her clients is of utmost importance to her successful, growing practice.

Having worked extensively with clients suffering with eating disorders, addiction, and complex trauma, she has fine tuned her unique holistic approach of attuning to mind, emotion, body and spirit through a multi-modality framework which incorporates talk therapy, CBT, somatic experiencing, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices.

As an entrepreneur Nikki has set up and run her own businesses across the span of these years and has hosted successful workshops, masterminds and mentorships for new and experienced professionals. She actively supervises fellow therapists and coaches, and is dedicated to helping her peers to create a ripple effect of responsible healing.

"I truly believe that through the learning and embodiment of responsible, safe, and compassionate space holding, we can make a significant impact on the healing of humanity as a whole."
- Nikki Heyder

A personal message for you from Nikki…

"If you're anything like I was, perhaps you've got an internal dialogue which tells you that you don't know enough, or can't help enough, or aren't as qualified as the next person... and these beliefs knock down your confidence, your willingness to show up and share your unique gifts and ideas with the world, and your trust in yourself to truly be the space holder you know you are born to be.

If you're anything like I was, perhaps you really value education, practical knowledge, and want to have the proper tools to operate ethically and responsibly for your clients.

And perhaps (like I was), you weren't initially trained in trauma and yet you see it arise time and time again within your sessions. You want to be trauma informed (not just aware) because you recognize the importance and prevalence of it. So you feel a bit stuck, and a bit limited, and a bit frustrated because you want to do the 'right' thing, but haven't found the 'right' program...

It took me many years, many qualifications, and a lot of money to develop the knowledge and skills I now have which helps me confidently work with my client base.

And I WISH, I had back then what I have created here. This certification is everything I have learned when it comes to compassionate space holding, trauma informed care, and conscious guidance, simplified into an intensive 6 month training experience. It's what I believe all helpers and healers need to know regardless of whether you are a therapist, breathwork facilitator, coach, or yoga teacher.

If this resonates with you, I look forward so much to supporting you on your journey to becoming a certified holistic compassion focused coach!"

Draw on Nikki’s diverse background and holistic approach. The modalities explored in this certification are:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Compassion Focused Therapy

Developmental Psychology

Buddhist Psychology & Theory

Neuroscience

Parts Work

Inner Child Healing

Trauma Informed Education

Nervous System Regulation

Yoga & Somatic Experiencing

Energetics & The Chakra System

Mindfulness Based Meditation

Nutritional & Lifestyle Support for Mental Health

Emotional Safety & Attunement

Therapeutic Ethics

Next Cohort: March 2024

Your 6 Month Curriculum & Learning Objectives

Inward Attunement

The first part of the Academy focuses on YOU - who you are as a healer or helper and how self-aware, objective, and regulated you are. Our own self-awareness and self-regulation is what makes us truly safe and compassionate space holders.

Outward Attunement

The second part of the Academy focuses on HOW you hold space - enriching you with education, resources, tools and techniques for compassionate, safe, and trauma-informed care.

More Feedback From our Alumni...

 

Nikka Gribanovsky

Tantric Yoga Teacher & Pleasure Coach | 2022 Graduate

 

Danika Gillis

Naturopath & Feminine Vitality Coach | 2022 Graduate

 

Camila Godoy Dosono

Cacao Practitioner & Compassion Focused Coach | 2022 Graduate

Start Your Application Process

Please read through the following carefully.

Step #1: Submit Your Application Form

All students MUST submit an application form prior to being accepted into the course or making any form of payment. The application form ensures that you are suitable for the program and enables our facilitators to get to know more about you before the application call. You can access the form here.

Complete The Application Form Here

Step #2: Have A Call With Our Lead Facilitator

Once your application form has been received, you will receive an email to organize a phone call with our lead facilitator. The purpose of the call is to answer any questions you may have and ensure that the program is right for you. You can choose to opt of enrollment at any stage during these first two steps of application.

Step #3: Choose Your Payment Preference

Once your application form has been received, you will receive an email to organize a phone call with our lead facilitator. The purpose of the call is to answer any questions you may have and ensure that the program is right for you. You can choose to opt of enrollment at any stage during these first two steps of application.

Step #4: Access Your Student Portal!

You're in! You will be granted immediate access to your student portal but won't have access to any course content until the commencement date of your specific cohort. You're ready to go and can eagerly await the commencement of your journey towards becoming a Holistic, Compassion Focused Coach!

Accredited Compassion Focused Coaching Certification - Your Investment

Need a different payment plan option?

 

We’re here to help! Simply contact us with any questions you have and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

 

We do offer ONE scholarship spot per cohort for those experiencing financial harship - if you'd like to learn more about our scholarship, feel free to contact us for more information.

 

If you are an Indonesian citizen, please ensure you ask us as about our adjusted tuition fee rate for local citizens. 

 

Remember spots are limited. Due to the intensive and intimate nature of this training program, we limit each cohort to 10 students only.

But wait, there's more...

When you enroll you not only get access to the 6 month certification program, but you also receive the following add-ons:

✨Immediate and lifetime access to BASELINE - our Self Regulation Program valued at $347 ✨

Access to our Gut/Brain Online Webinar training valued $200 

2 x 1:1 Free 1 hour Mentoring sessions with Nikki to be used at any time up to 1 year post completion of certification USD $400 

Our Guarantee To You:

We believe in this course so much that we are very happy to offer you a PARTIAL REFUND guarantee if you decide that it’s not for you. The only thing we ask is that you stick around until Week 12 to ensure you truly get to experience it, before opting to leave.

Complete The Application Form Here

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