Certified Mental Trainer

The Certified Mental Trainer online course is a high quality course developed by Nordic Coach & NLP Academy (NOCNA).

Personal and Professional Development

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Unleash inner potential

The Mental Trainer course is open to all who would like to enter the world of Mental Training. It’s for individuals who are passionate about helping others to unleash their inner potential and resources, set goals and achieve them.

Have you ever wondered about the difference between peak achievers, and those who are just trying? A Mental Trainer has a whole toolbox of techniques to transform the tryer into an achiever.

Do you want to learn more about what it takes to become a peak achiever? And learn how to train the mind for desired physical and emotional results? Would you like to know the tools for more focus and better performance? Mental Trainer Certification Course is a wonderful toolbox for changework; for developing thinking, identifying and accessing resources and creating the necessary emotions for motivation and drive.

As a Mental Trainer you will have a solid toolkit for working with individuals, groups and teams within health, sport, business, personal development and career. It is also perfect for you personally if you want to develop as an individual within different areas of your own life. It is a perfect supplement for your career achievements and aspirations.

Successful Mental Trainers use powerful, effective and inspiring techniques for growing stronger mentally and emotionally. These techniques are essential when working with athletes, corporate people, coaching clients, sales and marketing people and achievers. The course includes the following topics:

  • Attitudes
  • Focus
  • Coaching questions
  • Commitment
  • Getting mentally tough
  • Motivation
  • Emotions
  • Awareness
  • Visualization
  • Mindfulness
  • Goalsetting
  • Developing a vision
  • Beliefs and Values
  • Strategies

This online training introduces you to the world of mental training and teaches how knowledge from mental training can be used in different contexts. This training awards 30 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Aims and objectives:

The NOCNA Mental Trainer Certification Course is designed to provide you with essential knowledge, skills and presuppositions to become an effective practitioner of Mental Training. NOCNA follows a core syllabus offering minimum competencies, knowledge and practical skills for certification. Through the online learning activities and assignments, you will discover how to recognize and utilize basic patterns of language, physiology and inner experience to develop competence with fundamental mental training tools and techniques.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learn basic mental training skills
  • Learn how to create compelling, successful goals (well formed outcomes)
  • Learn how to understand oneself and others when it comes to performance
  • Learn about the importance of physiology and state management
  • Learn about the importance of physiology and state management
  • Learn about how attitudes, commitment and motivation affect performance
  • Learn how breathing, visualization and mindfulness is essential for performance

You can progress with your online studies at your own tempo. You can choose how fast you wish to complete your course, and you can deliver your assignments as and when you wish.

As a Mental Trainer you will have an effective skill-set that creates awareness of the factors that build identity and self-esteem.


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Introduction to the Certified Mental Trainer Course

Certified Mental Trainer Meditations

Certified Mental Trainer Course Contents

Sound & Media




About Your Instructor

Gillian Godtfredsen

Gillian Godtfredsen

Doctor of Metaphysics

Doctor of Metaphysics
PhD Holistic Life Coaching
Certified NLP Master Trainer
Registered Healer
Teacher of Metaphysics
Teacher of Health Coaching, NLP Coaching, Business Coaching
Training & Education Developer
Mentor Trainer & Mentor Coach
Teacher of Mindfulness & Meditation
Teacher of Hypnosis

Founder of Nordic Coach & NLP Academy and The Paradigm Academy

Board Member and NOCNA Head Coach "Help for self-help is the best help of all." says Gillian Godtfredsen who created the motto 40 years ago.

Mother of 3, Grandmother of 4, owner of 3 dogs and 1 cat. Loves the great outdoors.

She is the pioneer and entrepreneur and the 6 most important signature strengths chosen by colleagues are: vision, determination, self-discipline, strength, passion and wisdom.


About Your Instructor

Melinda Merunada

Melinda Merunada

The Academic

PhD, Doctor of Education
Certified NLP Master Trainer
MSc in Psychology
MSc in Medical Science
MSc in Public Health
MSc Public Health Sciences
M.Ed. Adult Education
Teacher of Health Coaching and NLP Coaching
RYTA 500 Registered Yoga Teacher
Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher
Professional Member of The British Psychological Society (BPS)
Advanced Yoga & Pilates Teacher

Study Director in NOCNA. She is an academic and one of the world's most highly educated coach/NLPer. The 6 most important signature strengths chosen by colleagues are: dedication, self-discipline, creativity, goal awareness, focused, conscientious.


About Your Instructor

Elisabeth  Tanum

Elisabeth Tanum

The Pilot

Pilot, ATPL-A
Airline Captain
Certified NLP Trainer
Certified Professional Coach
Certified Business & NLP Coach, Leadership Coach
Certified Hypnotherapist
Registered Health Coach, Sports Coach
Certified Business Coach
Teacher of Business Coaching

Elisabeth has long experience with management from the airline industry. At the age of 24, she became a professional pilot of Boeing 737. At the age of 30 she was appointed Airline Captain, assuming full responsibility for both aircraft, crew and passenger safety. Elisabeth is co-owner and board member of NOCNA.  She has been an active athlete and football coach for children and youths. Her 6 most important signature strengths chosen by colleagues are: positive, solution-oriented, determination, courage, humor, friendliness.


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