What is a Health Coach?
A Health Coach is a wellness authority and supportive mentor who motivates individuals to cultivate positive health choices. Health Coaches educate and support clients to achieve their health goals through lifestyle and behavior adjustments. Proper health coach training programs and health coach certification ensure that Health Coaches know how to work with diverse groups of people and equips them with the tools necessary to best fit the needs of their clients.
“The primary objectives of health coaching are to educate the patient regarding self-health management and to encourage patients in taking a more proactive role in staying healthy.” -- Medical Economics, Nov 2010
As more and more awareness is given to preventative care, health coaching is seen as a vital aspect of creating healthy lifestyle changes. Health Coaches are becoming recognized as essential and integral parts of people’s health and wellbeing. Not only is there a shift to live healthier lives, people are finding that helping others become healthier makes their lives better too.
What can a Certified Health Coach do for you?
Assist identify meal planning, dieting, discussing nutrition on a one-on-one basis to achieve your weight loss goals
Work on chronic inflammatory conditions such as psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, Hashimotos thyroiditis, etc.
Assist in work/life balance to achieve maximum efficacy of diet, activity and medical conditions.
Will work with your medical provider to combine in-depth, customized wellness plans that help to augment your clinical and pharmaceutical therapies for maximum results.