Glad you're here!
I'm Crystal Andrus Morissette — the founder of The S.W.A.T. Institute. Welcome! We are empowering and supporting women in over 45 countries and together we are helping heal this world — one important woman at a time.
Women are being called right now to help heal this world.
If you want a career that can positively impact other women's lives while creating your own best life, consider becoming an Empowerment Coach Certified with the S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer).
An Empowerment Coach does far more than teaching a team how to play a sport or even helping someone accomplish a goal. Instead, an Empowerment Coach helps their clients recognize their personal level of consciousness, dominant emotional archetype — the Parent, the Child, the Adult— and the way they are showing up in the different areas of their lives.
An Empowerment Coach meets their client where they're at and then helps them break old patterns, recognize limiting beliefs, retrain the brain, and shift into higher, more empowered energy + emotions where they have a better perspective and can make better choices. We call this the Adult archetype or Woman Energy. Better choices equal better results.
When you change the way you look at people, the people you look at change.
~ Crystal Andrus Morissette
“The most dangerous thing that we can do as women is support each other."
Join us for the Become a Dangerous Woman Webinar with media mogul and the co-founder of TEDWomen, Pat Mitchell alongside the S.W.A.T Institute's founder, Crystal Andrus Morissette on May 26 @ 1 pm ET.Join the 'Becoming a Dangerous Woman' Webinar
We are more than a coaching certification for women . . .
We're a University for Women's Empowerment!
The dictionary says empowerment is the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights. But when we use the word empowerment, it's even bigger than this. Empowerment Coaching helps you access the power you possess, deep within, that gives you the desire, dignity, stamina, willingness, acceptance, jet fuel, reason, love, joy, and ability to create and live your best life.
Our promise is to help empower, teach, and support women of any age or background to become their most healed, empowered, fulfilled, and successful selves through our certifications, courses, and resources like our Mentorship Coaching Program, Simply Woman Magazine, and Chat with Crystal Podcast. No matter where a woman is at in her life, our institution can teach her the tools to help her empower others and herself while being a part of a safe community of women where she can feel seen, heard, and valued. At the S.W.A.T. Institute, we recognize that empowerment equals choice.
Our promise to our students is to deliver a top-notch coaching curriculum, including live classes, one-on-one mentoring with your professors, and hands-on practice coaching real women worldwide. In addition, our team promises to meet you where you are at and teach you the tools you need to empower yourself in business, and we also offer a variety of courses to support you in your personal life.
We are women empowering women! We are the next era of the women's movement.
What is Empowerment Coaching?
Empowerment Coaching is about a shift in perception. Through a series of specific questions, processes, meditations, and interventions, exclusive to the S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer), we teach our empowerment coaches how to shift their client into a more empowered place (also known as higher levels of consciousness) where they can look at the same dilemma, challenge, or frustration from a different perspective to make a more empowered decision.
We would love to teach you this powerful coaching style!
Here are just some of the benefits of becoming an Empowerment Coach Certified by the S.W.A.T. Institute:
- Enjoy the freedom to live and work anywhere you wish. As long as you have a laptop and internet, you're good to go.
- Accelerate your personal and professional development. After all, your clients are on a fast track which pushes you, so you end up becoming more and more empowered with each new client.
- Make a good living. Private practice averages $150 an hour in empowerment coaching fees, with the range being between $100 to $500 per hour.
- Proximity is Power - Our Empowerment Coaches join an international sisterhood of support and collaboration. We're in over 45 countries. Plus our founder is constantly connecting our coaches to worldwide "movers and shakers."
- Learn at your own pace. You can complete the Empowerment Coach Certification (ECC) in less than one year or take up to three years to become a Master Empowerment Coach Certified (MECC) by the S.W.A.T. Institute – it's entirely up to you.
- Make a difference in the lives of others. Our Mentorship Empowerment Coaches share profound rewards after completing their coaching calls. When you love what you do, it makes work your passion rather than just a job.
- Step into your Woman Energy! Thanks to synergy, empowerment coaching gives you more energy by virtue of your client's energy! It's a win-win.
- Become an Industry Expert. When you learn these profound coaching skills, processes and interventions, you can take your personal and professional development to the next level landing local, regional, national and even international reputations.
Who are our coaching certifications for?
- You're a woman who wants to become financially independent, working from home.
- You want to add powerful coaching techniques to your already-existing business.
- You want to make a difference in the lives of others.
- You want to be a present full-time mom and still have something of your own that makes you feel important.
- You're ready to build your confidence and legacy while working at a pace that feels safe.
- You want to be part of something that makes you feel like you belong to something bigger.
- You're ready for profoundly personal and professional development.
- You're ready to rock your world.
- You want to take calculated risks inside the safety of the group until you feel ready to go big and visible online.
- You want to learn more about Emotional Age and highly-effective communication techniques.
- You want to understand and master the unique processes, interventions, and specialized coaching techniques exclusive to the S.W.A.T. Institute--the #1 Empowerment Coach Certification in the world.
Who is the S.W.A.T. Institute?
The S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer) is the premier online global empowerment coach certification exclusively for women founded in 2009 by Crystal Andrus Morissette.
Crystal's own life is the backdrop for this unique and incredibly powerful style of coaching. They say we teach what we need to learn and after years of abuse, sexual assault, homelessness, and cervical cancer (and that was just in her teens), Crystal set on a mission to heal her legacy and change the trajectory of her life not only for herself but for her two daughters.
Crystal then committed to helping other women around the world step into their own power. Now, some 25+ years later, she has created a movement of women supporting women! And the best part, her eldest daughter Madelaine is our Director of Operations! We would love you to join us!
We at the S.W.A.T. Institute are passionate and dedicated to helping you become not only the greatest version of your Self, but to be the best coach possible! Academic, emotional, and mystical, we combine science with spirituality, Western with Eastern, all the while taking women on a journey of the Self by understanding how we interrelate, communicate and navigate our way in the world.
The S.W.A.T. Institute is committed to bringing the most cutting-edge interventions, processes, and transformational techniques to women worldwide!
Founded in 2009, we are in over 45 countries now with students living in places such as Iceland, Norway, Cape Verde, United States, Ireland, Switzerland, India, Pakistan, France, Spain, Romania, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Denmark, Palestine, Namibia, Algeria, Slovakia, Costa Rica, Australia, Germany, Scotland, Hong Kong, Philippines, Colombia, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Nigeria, England, Uruguay, Morocco, Bermuda, Liberia, just to name a few!
We would love for YOU to be a part of this global coalition for women!
Our Simply...Woman Community:
We are all in this together. The S.W.A.T. Institute knows that lasting success comes from relationships, not transactions. We build trust and collaboration through transparency and generosity. We know that we are stronger when we work together and that community is more than just a word — it’s our guiding principle.
Community doesn’t mean sacrificing individuality. We celebrate our differences and use them to make us better as a team. Individually, we are strong; but collectively, we are unstoppable!
We train world-class coaches!
The S.W.A.T. Institute invites you to join our movement. We are women supporting women. Isn't it time you discovered who you really are? Isn't it time you stepped into your power? Channeled your fear and anger into action? Into courage? Into strength? You can do this... and we're here to support you!
Join our Mentorship Coaching Program
Our Mentorship Coaching Program is one of the most beautiful aspects of The S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer)!
We offer free personal empowerment coaching to any woman, living anywhere in the world! There are no hidden fees, agendas, or up-sells.
Whether you need to get insight, guidance, support, or you simply want to get a better idea of what “empowerment coaching” is all about our amazing S.W.A.T. Empowerment Coaches are here for you!
Our Mentorship Empowerment Coaches have already spent countless hours learning the empowerment process and this is the perfect way for them to perfect their skills and for you to get the support and empowerment you need at no charge. Win-win! This is even for the most empowered woman to take advantage of.
We would love to support you! Before signing up for your empowerment mentor coach, you'll need to agree to a few things:
I understand my Mentor Coach is still in training and she must complete 3 (three) Mentorship Coaching Calls with me.
If I don't connect well with my coach, I can request a new coach. However, I know that I am expected to complete a short written review of the call.
I can request additional Mentorship Empowerment Coaching at no charge via the S.W.A.T. Institute.
If I connect with my Mentor Coach, I can choose to carry on with her once she graduates for an additional fee -- as per her agreement. However, this is not expected or suggested. There are no hidden fees or upsells. This is a true win-win.
Sign up for your Mentorship Coach
You can have up to three coaching calls per coach.
Have as many coaches as you need.
We're here for you!
Your information is safe with us. We never share or sell.
Psst... received Mentorship Coaching in the past, but want more sessions? You can send our wonderful Assistant Professor of Coaching Sandika Joy a message at [email protected]
Empowerment Coach Certification (ECC)
Are you ready to become an Empowerment Coach Certified by the S.W.A.T. Institute? We are for every woman, any age, any size, from any culture, country, or community. We, women, are more alike than we realize and learning these powerful processes while being mentored by like-minded, empowered, thought leaders and trailblazers globally is priceless. We would love to work with you!Learn More About ECC
This could be you...
Timing is everything.
A year ago, I was sitting on the couch next to my husband, angry, frustrated, in pain, and exhausted. I was awake for almost 72 hours post-surgery. My victim showed up in full swing, feeling so done with all events surrounding my life.
The magic of this is if my victim wasn't so done, if I wasn't so bored and needing a distraction from pain, if I didn't lose my job before this surgery, I might not have found Crystal. All the stars were aligning for me to reach my breaking point. I had to stop being comfortable in my misery to find my way.
Rewind to a few months prior, I had a spiritual awakening that my time of feeling completely disconnected and unhappy was up. I had an experience I still cannot put into words accurately but the mysticism of it is the sentence I remember so clearly. Thank you, Crystal, for our class this week. It brought back this memory for me!
It's time for you to be free.
Free from what? How? When? I don't know how to be any other way. What does this mean?
These were just some of the thoughts I had for another six months. I was desperately searching, doing, trying, not succeeding. Nothing was changing; I felt far from free I felt more stuck than ever. I was clinging on so tight in desperation for change that it blinded me from understanding and realizing that the timing was coming to me. That I had to be patient. A place of home was on its way.
The moment I found "Chat with Crystal" (the podcast), it started to click. Listening to call after call, I could feel my walls weakening. I understand all of this, I thought. I resonate with this work. This is what I need, what I have been searching for these past six months. THIS IS IT! This was my path to awaken my soul. Little did I know how much my life was about to change.
Now, this is where it's important to note. My life on the outside has not changed. Not in the ways I desire, not yet. It's not the time yet. But what did change is ME! The wholeness of who I am, my beauty that resides within, no longer hanging onto the beauty from the outside. My light has been seen, recognized, and validated.
After my own "Chat with Crystal" conversation, I felt it in my whole being that I found the one that had the tools and capability to wake me up, to nudge me closer to who I needed to become. I had to remove my mask, one dialogue at a time. One archetype/shadow at a time. Loving every story, every part, every moment. My flaws and pain became less scary. Instead, they became celebrated when shared. I had to be safe to uncover my pain, my truth; I had to allow myself to be the most vulnerable I had ever been.
That was step one; step two was that I had to not only have the courage but the willingness to look deeper, to forgive bigger, and to love clearer. I had to accept all the moments that led me here. That was when I was able to look at myself in the mirror and welcome myself back.
I stared into my beautiful blue eyes and saw my soul clearer. "Welcome back," I said aloud, "you've been missed." And that is when my life began to feel less dark.
My outside circumstances did not change; the ones I love have not changed, and my scars did not disappear, but I changed. I feel and trust my life events and let all new situations wash in and out like the ocean and its waves. Hard times come and go, and so do happy times. It's the in-between, the standstill, that I found my gold!
So let me introduce to you my spirit self . . .
I am a woman that loves deeply and purely. I am my happiest when I follow my heart, the calmest when I am alone with my wholeness, and I light up the brightest when I help others. I am incredibly patient and have an awareness of timing that has served me along the way. I am devoted, merciful, and trustworthy. I am dynamic, courageous, powerful, persistent, and skilled. I am so much more than meets the eye and that makes me exactly who I am meant to be.
I AM ALL OF ME!
~ Catherine Hosein, Certified Master Empowerment Coach-in-training
Oh My Sister, Stand Up
The S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer) is passionate and dedicated to helping you become not only the greatest version of your Self, but to be the best coach possible! Academic, emotional, and mystical, we combine science with spirituality, Western with Eastern, all the while taking women on a journey of the Self by understanding how we interrelate, communicate and navigate our way in the world.
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