Certification Program

Certification Program

The International Fibromyalgia Coaching Institute (IFCI) offers a certification program that is both client-centered and fibromyalgia-specific. Program participants learn to help clients come to terms with their fibromyalgia diagnosis, understand their treatment options, implement prescribed lifestyle changes, reduce fibromyalgia symptoms, and navigate the often confusing medical system.

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“Coaching exists to help people find a better quality of life.”
— Jan Favero Chambers, President,
National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association


Two different certification programs are available from IFCI:

Certified Fibromyalgia Advisor

Certified Fibromyalgia Advisor seal

Our Fibromyalgia Advisor Training and Certification program focuses on fibromyalgia knowledge and includes instructional lectures combined with one-on-one coaching to improve your own fibromyalgia symptoms.

To apply for the Fibromyalgia Advisor Certification track, applicants must have:

Certified Fibromyalgia Coach

Certified Fibromyalgia Coach seal

Students who have completed their Fibromyalgia Advisor certification may apply to continue their education through our Fibromyalgia Coach Training and Certification Program. This one-year program only accepts a handful of students each year and includes instructional lectures, as well as an internship to gain coaching experience working directly with fibromyalgia clients with oversight from our instructors. To join the Fibromyalgia Coach Training and Certification Program, applicants must have completed all Fibromyalgia Advisor certification requirements.