What is Wellness Coaching?
Once an embryonic field born out of humanistic psychology, behavioral change theory, and life coaching, the wellness & health coaching profession now has a firm foot hold in organizations and healthcare businesses internationally. Health & Wellness Coaching is now on a swift positive trajectory due to the evidence that demonstrates it’s role in improved client/patient outcomes, medical compliance, employee health and productivity, and lower health care costs. Health & Wellness coaching “bridges the gap” between orthodox healthcare within organizational systems and behavioral change.
Who is a Wellness Coach?
Certified Health and Wellness Coaches are professionals from diverse backgrounds and education who work with individuals and groups in a client-centered process to facilitate and empower the client to achieve self-determined goals related to health and wellness. Successful coaching takes place when coaches apply clearly defined knowledge and skills so that clients mobilize internal strengths and external resources for sustainable change.
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by Dr. Michael Arloski