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Get back to a life you love

Are you searching for solutions to help people escape the grip of chronic pain?

Take Courage Coaching® is a health and wellness company and training school focused on the science and skills of pain management coaching. With a growing team of experienced, board-certified practitioners, we deliver a proven, collaborative form of treatment delivered telephonically.

Our client-centered approach works towards developing a nonjudgmental partnership focused on the client’s strengths and solutions rather than weaknesses and barriers. Coaching is built on trust, rapport and confidential support of the client.

Coach.

Take Courage Coaching® offers a growing community of board-certified pain coaches ready to help you. It takes courage to defeat chronic pain. You are not in the battle alone, and courage is the first thing we have to offer. The staff and coaches at Take Courage Coaching® come from the trenches of chronic pain. We understand it, and we have made it our mission to help you thrive in spite of pain. We walk beside you as you discover your own courage. We are here for you.

Teach.

Our training arm TCC®U offers training programs for people who are interested in becoming certified health and wellness coaches. All our training programs are focused on helping people with chronic pain. Our intention is to make pain management coaching the standard of care for people living with chronic pain. We are the first and only health and wellness training program in the U.S. that focuses on chronic pain. Class sizes are small and intimate so instructors get up close and personal with students, offering answers to your specific questions.

Partner.

We also partner with healthcare providers, clinicians and pain management clinics to bring pain coaching services to their clients who need help managing pain. One of the biggest challenges for clinicians treating chronic pain patients is getting people past a “cure me” mentality to accepting and taking an active role in their own pain management and recovery process. TCC provides the solution to this problem because our coaches guide the patient through the process of acceptance and supports them as they move forward to active engagement.

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Manage Your Pain

Are you searching for solutions to manage your chronic pain so you can get back to functioning and living the life you love? We help put you back into the driver’s seat to take control of managing your relationship with pain.

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Become A Coach

Are you thinking about starting a new career as a health and wellness coach? Launch your new career now, our program is accredited by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC).

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Help Your Clients

Are you a health care provider or clinician seeking to help your clients manage chronic pain? Partner with us to help your clients overcome ambivalent behaviors and guide them towards taking an active role in their own pain management process.

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Stories of Gratitude

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I’m a communications professional with years of experience in planning, organizing and anticipating situational outcomes. But these capabilities did little to help my life of chronic pain, which was chaotic, unpredictable and much less manageable.

I joined Take Courage Coaching as a client who felt broken and hopeless, and graduated a year later with a renewed lease on life—having just completed my first 5K run. The biggest incentive in my self-management toolbox was learning how neuroplasticity makes it possible for me to adapt and retrain my brain.

– Alice, Take Courage Coaching® graduate

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Taking this course opened my eyes to a completely new way of communication with Motivational Interviewing. This in itself has significantly changed how I think about coaching. I also found the buddy coaching and recorded coaching sessions very useful for practicing the skills we learned. The instructors are very knowledgeable and embody the skills they taught us.

– Matt, TCCU Health and Wellness Coach Training student

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I am a Physical Therapist who has assembled a comprehensive therapy and rehabilitation program in Bozeman, Montana. I partner with Take Courage Coaching on patients who can benefit from additional education and support, and notes that the TCC program “has offered these patients an excellent educational and supportive service to help them move to a higher level of function.

– Gary Lusin, Physical Therapist

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I love helping people, so when I was injured doing search and rescue, I felt useless. For 8 years I suffered with severe pain, plus depression and anxiety that grew progressively worse. My case worker learned about a pain management program she was sure could help me. I was skeptical. A soft-spoken southern woman introduced herself as my coach. One of my first exercises was visualizing my life not dominated by pain; and I had to dig deep to imagine a good night’s sleep, see myself enjoying the mountains again, and picture my contributions to family and community.

I started talking with my coach about the things I love, and her support motivated me to do something with each of them over the next few months. Before long, I was exercising, sleeping better, started socializing again and planned a camping trip with my wife. Even with pain, life is good!

– William, Take Courage Coaching® program graduate

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This program has been one of the best I have seen. I worked at a social work college before TCCU and they also taught coaching ad motivational interviewing. TCCU walks you through it and then trains you to use the program better than any I have seen yet. I felt completely prepared for my NBHWC test and knew exactly what to expect.

– Bobbie, TCCU Student

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