We believe our Wisdom of the Whole coach training and tools will help people see, value, and function from multiple perspectives. We are a home for discovery and exploration of a new way of coaching that creates wholeness and benefits the coach, the client, and the world.


We see a world where everyone is unique and strongly connected to all parts of themselves, others, and all things. When people operate from this place of wholeness, we trust a different and better world will be created.

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About Our Founder, Linda Bark, PhD, RN, MCC, NC-BC, NBC-HWC:

  • Certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Master Certified Coach
  • Board Certified Nurse Coach through the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation
  • More than 30 years of coaching experience
  • Pioneer of new professional health pathways
  • Author of award winning book: The Wisdom of the Whole: Coaching for Joy, Health and Success
  • Creator of the integral/holistic coaching model; an innovative and unique approach to co-creating learning experiences that empower people and help them feel and maintain a sense of ease, fun and fulfillment.

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Our Philosophy

These principles frame how we go about our mission.

Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy makes FOUR promises.

We promise our coach training program will meet the training requirements for major coach certifications.

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We promise to profoundly impact the way you help and serve others.

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We promise to provide you access to a strong, supportive community of peers and experts working on the cutting edge of coaching.

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We promise the opportunity to become a masterful communicator with friends, family, and yourself.

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