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Healthy Gamer Coaches

WE ARE LOOKING FOR COACHES TO JOIN HEALTHY GAMER

Healthy Gamer Coaches are peer coaches who train with Dr. Alok Kanojia to help gamers struggling to establish a healthy lifestyle. In this role, you will work with clients to help them better understand themselves and achieve their goals. Coaches go through a training curriculum created by Dr. K, and then use a combination of their own personal experiences and digital resources from Healthy Gamer. Coaching sessions are held in a virtual setting, such as on Discord or Zoom. If you are a friendly, detail-oriented person who wants to help others live their best life, we want to hear from you!

NOTE: We are currently limiting applications to those in the United States who are not licensed medical/clinical professionals. We hope to expand our network to serve more people globally in the future! If you are an international applicant and/or a licensed professional, your application will be considered in the future as we work to build a deeper network. 


Responsibilities

Complete training (6-12 weeks) with Dr. Alok Kanojia or an appointed administrator to be able to:

  • Understand the psychology and neurochemistry of video games
  • Develop interpersonal skills to run an effective coaching session
  • Enable and facilitate individual goals
  • Employ reflective listening skills to help clients understand themselves
  • Direct clients to resources for more serious mental health conditions

Available for at least 20 hours per week for the following coaching responsibilities:

  • One-on-one coaching sessions and administrative work
  • Discord community office hours
  • Weekly supervision or additional training
  • Group coaching sessions and administrative work

Our Process:

1. Apply

1. Apply

2. Reference Checks

2. Reference Checks

3. Training & Simulations

3. Training & Simulations

4. Supervised Coaching

4. Supervised Coaching

5. Group Moderating

5. Group Moderating

6. One-on-One Coaching

6. One-on-One Coaching

Qualifications and FAQ

  • Education: Minimum requirement of High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree or higher in psychology, social sciences, or other relevant fields preferred
  • Enjoyment of and respect for video game culture
  • An intrinsic, inexplicable motivation to help others
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to easily establish a personal connection
  • Personal experiences in overcoming mental health or life challenges to develop a healthy lifestyle that includes video games
  • Active in relevant mental health and/or video game communities
  • Familiarity with a range of video games and gaming platforms
  • Interest in and ability to understand scientific literature and research
  • Proficient in relevant technology and software, such as Microsoft Suite, Discord, Calendly, and Zoom

 

 

For more general FAQ about the Healthy Gamer Coaching Program, CLICK HERE

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