What is Health Coaching?

Coaching is a partnership between the coach and client that guides clients toward the changes that they want to make. A health coach is a specialist in behavior change that promotes health and wellness. Areas of focus can include exercise, sleep, nutrition, movement, mindfulness, coping with an illness, body image, work/life balance, stress, and burnout.

Coaches are highly trained experts in human behavior, motivation, and health, embracing a variety of theoretical models to help guide their clients through change. They are also skilled at supporting their clients when change is difficult.

Other certifications that I hold that make me a different type of coach:

National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC): The National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has collaborated with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) since 2016 to provide a robust board certification examination. Board-certified coaches display an unconditional positive regard for their clients and have trained to the highest standards in the profession which means that they have the skills and knowledge to walk alongside you on your path to your healthiest self.

Autoimmune Protocol Coach: AIP Certified coach is the only practitioner training program education healthcare providers in the implementation of the Autoimmune (AIP), an evidence-based dietary and lifestyle protocol to help autoimmune patients reach their health goals. AIP has been the subject of medical research investigating efficacy for managing autoimmune conditions.

ADAPT Certified Functional Health Coach (A-CFHC): ADAPT refers to the fact that we must address the mismatch between our genetic code and the modern world we live in by adapting—by aligning our bodies with our environment. I learned our modern lifestyle is a mismatch for our bodies—and how it’s contributing to chronic disease. I learned the power of lifestyle and behavior modifications (exercise, sleep, stress, toxins), stress management, sleep, and other lifestyle factors including diet variations: AIP, low-FODMAP, ketogenic, etc.

The best way to know if health coaching is for you is to experience it. Schedule a free 30-minute consult with me.