What is a Health Coach?
Health coaches are supportive mentors who facilitate healthy, sustainable behavior change by challenging their clients to develop their inner wisdom, identify their values, and transform their goals into action. Coaches motivate individuals to cultivate positive health choices to make a plan that suits their clients needs.
Proper Health Coach training programs and Health Coach certification programs 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.
How can a Health Coach help you?
Health coaching has proven to be one of the most effective healing modalities out there. We focus on the whole person, not just their symptoms. This is what sets us apart as we believe our current system and models for delivering Health Care have a long way to go.
Despite great medical care, most chronic degenerative illnesses are still on the rise, current interventions target easing the pain and suffering but still have little to offer in addressing underlying causes. Meanwhile studies confirm that proper nutrition, stress management skills and lifestyle choices are often at the root of these conditions.
Chronic diseases such as obesity, hypertension, and diabetes wreck our quality of life and cost a fortune. In recent years, a new and intriguing concept has emerged in the prevention and treatment of chronic illness: the Health Coach.” – CBS News
Hiring your own personal health coach may also be of the most cost-effective health solutions. If you add up how much your health issues and concerns are costing you, not just financially, it may be quite an eye opener. What if you could reduce your doctor visits, reduce prescription medications, ease pain, lower your stress, sleep better, or improve your relationships? How would your life be different?
A Holistic Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle
As more awareness is given to alternative and preventative care, health coaching is seen as an essential aspect of creating healthy lifestyle behaviors. Health Coaches are becoming recognized as vital and integral parts of people’s health and well-being. Not only is there a shift to live healthier lives, people are finding that helping others become healthier makes their lives better too.
Who created the CT Health Coaches website?
The CT Health Coaches website was created by Kris Francefort and Ali Anne Johnson.