Our unique Torah-based coaching program combines scientific methods with Torah wisdom, empowering you to enable others to achieve success and fulfillment in their work and life.
Through an interactive, year-long distance learning program, you can earn your diploma as a CBT Coach, jumpstarting a new career or enhancing your existing one. We have trained hundreds of individuals, including Rabbis, Educators, Leaders, Counselors and Consultants who have gone on to have a significant impact on their families, schools, and communities.
"The coaching techniques I learned allowed me to develop new and innovative coaching workshops which help women make significant improvements in the quality of their lives."
~ Rebbitzen Yehudit Eichenblatt
Over the course of 130 hours of training, which includes lectures, demonstrations, and role-playing, you’ll aquire coaching skills that will empower you to coach in any type of situation. You’ll harness the transformative, research-based techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Counseling and Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP), culminating in a certificate from the American Association of Professional Coaches (AAPC).
"Every week there was something that I could implement immediately, yet the full depth and value of the ideas and concepts matured throughout the duration of the program. The practice and role-playing sessions were especially powerful learning techniques."
~ Rabbi Tsvi Koehler
The Refuah Institute was founded York in 1994 by Dr. Rabbi Joshua H. Ritchie, M.D., as an educational organization dedicated to providing education and services that promote wellbeing and harmonious relationships in accordance with Torah Hashkafa principles. Its distinguished list of faculty members includes Rabbi Zelig Pliskin; Rabbi Zev Leff; Rabbi Natan Schafer, MSC; Stewart Hirsch, J.D.; Rebbitzen Liliane Ritchie and Rebbitzen Rifka Finkel.