Institute for Integrative Nutrition

The Institute for Integrative Nutrition is an online program offering a one year course to become a health counselor.  At times, they use the term ‘health counselor’ and other times you will see ‘health coach’. Their health coach training program began in 1992 and is focused on holistic nutrition.  The […] Read more

Can Health and Wellness Coaches Help Fix the Healthcare System?

If you’ve been reading and learning about health and wellness coaching, you may be starting to realize that there’s a lot coaches can do to help set a patient or client on the right path to help.  Even physicians’ offices, pharmacies and corporations are taking note and hiring health coaches […] Read more

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Health and Wellness Coaching

One thing you’ll have to be very mindful of, as you enter a career in the Health and Wellness Coaching field, is the code of ethics, confidentiality and even possible conflicts of interest. Though health coaching is not the same as a therapy or traditional ‘private counseling’ session, it does […] Read more

Wellness Coaching: A Career Trend?

You may be surprised to know just how well the health and wellness coaching career is taking off.  Studies which verify their effectiveness are beginning to gain traction, and corporations and physicians’ offices are beginning to take note. With health care costs ever on the rise, and health crises so […] Read more

Duke Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching

Duke University is on the forefront of change in the realm of preventive care, accentuating self-responsibility and honoring patient value systems. They are taking major steps to add credibility and validity to the health coaching profession by way of research and upcoming policy change. Duke boasts an incredibly inspiring health […] Read more

Health and Wellness Coaching Jobs

What kind of health coach jobs or wellness coaching jobs are available? Since the health coaching career is on a steep upward trend, the job opportunities are truly taking off.  Here are just a few possibilities for you to consider in your search: Independent Health Coaching: Personal one-on-one or group […] Read more