Real Graduates, Real Stories: Taylor Coelho

Meet IPSP Graduate Taylor Coelho

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She Dropped the Rat Race…

And Found Her Dream.

In your current career, or your life in general, what really gets you going? What puts a smile on your face, gets you jumping out of bed in the morning, and lets you know you’re on exactly the right path?

Some people never get there. But I’m thrilled to say I know so many who have ––  by realizing their dream of becoming a Certified Sleep Consultant!

(Psst! Be sure to read to the end to find out how you can earn the perks of being a Certified Sleep Consultant, too!)

How Taylor Found IPSP (and Started on a Path to her DREAM Career)

When I spoke with IPSP graduate Taylor Coelho, one of the things that struck me most was her gentle nature ––  and the quiet determination underneath.

Taylor’s amazing story started when she was a wife, a mom of two beautiful daughters, and a career woman …but in the wrong career.

Taylor Was Great at Her Job, But…

Taylor had already accomplished quite a bit by the time she decided it was time to take the leap and change careers.

Taylor told me she already had a job. But she wanted more. She wanted a career ––  and she wanted to be able to spend time with her family.

“I knew that I did not want to work for a corporation forever,” Taylor recalled. “My true passion was sleep training.”

Taylor had already been working at a credit union, and she told me that she took that experience into her search for a new career.

“I gained so many skills that have helped my business succeed,” Taylor explained. Today she’s glad for that time in her life. “I truly believe everything happens for a reason, and if you listen to your heart, trust your gut and believe in yourself ––  anything is possible!


“When I sleep trained my last baby, I realized this is what I

NEEDED to be doing.” ~ Taylor

An early experience with hiring a sleep trainer for her little girls at six and four months of age, respectively, had created “a huge passion for sleep training my children and how it helped our family,” Taylor revealed. 

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In fact, “I can remember when my dad came to visit and said, ‘I can’t believe you just put (Taylor’s daughter) down in her crib and walk away and that’s it!’”

The experience was an inspiration.

“I wanted to help other moms get sleep and get back to themselves,” Taylor told me.

“Now this is my full-time job.” ~ Taylor

Taylor realized she also wanted the freedom and flexibility that being a Certified Sleep Consultant could offer.

“I wanted to have the freedom to create my own schedule and not miss any more moments of my beautiful children growing up,” ‘she said.

So she enrolled in, and graduated from, the IPSP Sleep Consultant Certification program. And she set a goal for herself.

“I was heading back to my 9-to-5 shortly after completing this course. My goal was to be able to afford to do sleep training as my full-time job in one year.”

Taylor couldn’t quite believe at first that she would be able to start right out with a career in sleep training. 

But amazing even herself, Taylor beat her original goal, founding the business Babies Need Sleep in beautiful Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada.

“It’s January now,” she said, “and this is my full time job!”

“I’m truly my own boss.” ~ Taylor

So, what does Taylor love the most about her rewarding career as a Certified Sleep Consultant?

“I now have my own business and can create my own schedule. I can drop my children off at 4

school/daycare and not worry about being late for work. I can attend dance recitals without asking for time off…I’m truly my own boss.”

And just as she helps other families get closer by achieving better sleep and greater harmony, her own household is happier than ever.

“I’m home when my children need me,” she revealed, and “the difference that has made in my relationship with my children has been huge. I’m also a happier person because I am finally following my passion.”

“Believe in yourself!

Take the leap of faith.

You’ll be surprised what you can do.”

~ Taylor. 

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Check out Taylor’s business Babies Need Sleep and be sure to FOLLOW HER ON INSTAGRAM

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How to Become a Sleep Consultant.

Get Your Sleep Consultant Starter Kit And…


Learn how much you could make as an IPSP sleep consultant


Get a detailed outline of all lesson topics


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++ And Get a Video SNEAK PEEK into our course!

Why choose IPSP?


Flexible Coursework

Our programs are 100% online and self-paced. Work through the curriculum anytime and from anywhere.


Qualified Faculty

Our instructors have the education and real-world experience needed to help you consult with confidence.

Supportive Community

Your tuition includes access to a community of IPSP-trained consultants. Ask questions, share resources, and discuss trends.

Affordable Tuition

Payment plans make it easier for you to achieve your goals without breaking the bank. It’s premier education without the price tag.

Lifetime Certification

Unlike most programs, IPSP doesn’t charge annual recertification fees.

Instant Marketing

Jumpstart your business with a profile on the IPSP website and in-house referral opportunities.

Hands-On Director

Our founder and lead instructor is only an email, phone call, or text away—every day of the week.


Proven Track Record

More than 1000 students have rewarding careers thanks to their IPSP certification.

Plus, no other sleep consultant certification course is taught by a registered nurse.

Have peace of mind knowing you’re investing in the most robust, most up-to-date training available.

Learn from one of the world’s most respected certification programs.

Sleep Consultant Certification Curriculum Outline


The Science of Sleep

Learn the biology of sleep, including the stages of sleep, sleep cycles, and how child development affects sleep.


Sleep Training Techniques

Develop expertise in multiple sleep training methods so you can match your skills to each client’s specific needs.


Bumps in the Road

Understand how to help your clients manage teething, separation anxiety, night weaning, illness, and more.


The Business of Sleep Coaching

Get the nuts and bolts of setting up and running a profitable business, including insurance and liability.


Infant and Toddler Sleep Basics

Know how to help with bedtime struggles, frequent night wakings, early wake-ups, and so much more.


Creating Customized Sleep Plans

Learn exactly how to create successful sleep plans and develop a sleep plan template you can easily and quickly customize.


When to Refer Out

Sometimes, sleep training may not be an appropriate solution, Know how and when to refer your client to another professional.