New York

March 28, 2020 - November 22, 2020


9-Month Certification Program

When & Where

Dates & Times

In-Person Classes: 9 am - 6 pm

March 28-29, 2020
May 2-3, 2020
June 27-28, 2020
August 15-16, 2020
October 3-4, 2020
November 21-22, 2020

Weekly Teleclasses: Tuesday 7-8:30 pm ET

A second teleclass will be added on Wednesday at Noon ET if high enrollment


New York Open Center
22 East 30th Street
New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Sharon Brown
[email protected]

Michael Wise
[email protected]

(570) 297-3333

This class brings together the diversity that is New York City. With such easy access, students often fly in from Canada, Europe, and the Americas. You'll find a wide range of ages, race, ethnicities, class, and countries of origin. Using a holistic approach, you’ll integrate body, mind, soul, and spirit, to empower people to be the change they want to see in the world. As a coach, you’ll help clients access their inner wisdom and creativity.

This learning community attracts:

  • executives, managers, and leaders from all sectors
  • social workers, therapists, and counselors
  • organization development consultants and human resources professionals
  • educators, trainers and facilitators
  • health care providers and healers

Regardless of your field, your coaching skills will help people create a better future. You can use this program to become a professional coach or use your coaching skills to enhance your career.

This program is led by coach trainers with extensive experience in:

  • supporting cultural awareness and social change
  • embracing diversity and inclusion
  • building healthy, vibrant communities
  • using a holistic approach to integrate body, mind and spirit
  • building a thriving coaching practice

This in-depth professional training is for you even if you are already coaching. If you are an empathic listener who truly enjoys supporting people, you are already impacting the people around you. Coaching for Transformation takes you even deeper. You’ll work with many processes and hone your skills so you have the confidence to face the toughest challenges.

Training Team

Sharon Brown

Sharon Brown,MS,PCC is a certified professional coach who helps people achieve their professional and personal goals. Drawing on 25 years of corporate experience, she trains coaches and also teaches coaching skills in workplace, school and community settings that enhance communication and collaboration. Sharon is committed to coaching in support of social change and has developed a multicultural coaching curriculum.

Michael Wise

Michael Wise, MPH, PCC, draws on his experiences as a queer man and cancer survivor to support clients to step into their bravery, authenticity, and resilience. With over 20 years in the nonprofit sector focusing on social justice and teen leadership development, he brings a down to earth, direct and playful approach to his coaching and training.

Payment Options

New York: 9-Month Certification Program

Includes: tuition, mentoring, books, assessment, learning community and resources.

Not included: working with a Coaching for Transformation certified coach of your choice for 6 hours.


You may be eligible for a scholarship based on your financial need, potential to reach under-resourced communities, and your capacity to have an impact.


General Inquiries
(570) 297-3333


Email Us

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PO Box 224 Troy, PA 16947

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