April 1, 2018
Miriam G. Zacharias, MS, LPSN is on a mission to help health care professionals build wildly successful and joy-filled practices that fulfill their ultimate life’s purpose.
She is the CEO of the Competitive Fitness Group, instructor at leading medical, nutrition, and health coaching institutions and author of The PEACE Process, the ultimate marketing book for holistic health practitioners. Miriam also consults with health industry leaders on her proven methods to attract new clients and patients.
After two decades as a sales and marketing executive in corporate America, Miriam obtained advanced degrees and certifications in holistic nutrition, executive coaching, and sports nutrition, and ran a thriving holistic nutrition practice in southern California.
She is vice president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals and board member of the Arizona Integrative Wellness Coalition. Learn more about Miriam’s work by visiting www.miriamzacharias.com.
March 1, 2018
Narrative Health Coaching is unique in its ability to help clients transform their Illness Narrative into a Healing Narrative. Join David Drake in conversation with Dr. Joel Kreisberg as they explore the benefits in Narrative Health Coaching and its transformative value to those with trauma or illness.
David Drake, PhD is the founder and Director of the Center for Narrative Coaching & Design. He serves as a Thought Leader for the Institute of Coaching affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He has worked with over 70 organizations to design innovative change and development programs, including a number of health care institutions and organizations.
February 1, 2018
“Physician, Reinvent Thyself!” –the title of one of Dr. Gaillour’s publications, speaks directly to her message.Tune in to her conversation with Dr. Joel Kreisberg and find out how to work with the challenges medical professionals face in clinical practice.
Dr. Gaillour is the Founder and Executive Director of the Physician Coaching Institute.As an executive coach to physicians, sheworks with physicians who are struggling with the reality of a medical career path or whose leadership energieshave gone flat. Author of“Physician, Reinvent Thyself:A Transition Guide for Physicians Called to Leadership and Non-Clinical Careers,”Dr. Gaillourhelps physicians discover and develop their dormant talents, unique strengths, and long-forgotten dreams, in order to retool their careersor begin new journeys that takes full advantage of the energy and smarts they possess.Dr. Gaillour is board certified in Internal Medicine and spent over 10 years in clinical practice.She received an MBA from the University of Tennessee, and
completed her executive coach training through the Academy for Coach Training and the Graduate School of Corporate Coaching.
January 1, 2018
Medical coaching is unique in its ability to help clients cope with trauma, illness or injury while continuing conventional medical care. Join Shiri Ben Arzi in conversation with Dr. Joel Kreisberg as they explore the way medical coaching broadens the experience of illness and treatment to include meaning and self-fulfillment.
Bio: Shiri is a Medical Coach, Coaching supervisor, workshop facilitator, NLP Master Practitioner, TLT Master Practitioner and international lecturer. She is the Founder and co-CEO of MCI – Medical Coaching Institute and is a Medical Coaching Master Trainer. Although diagnosed with a rare chronic illness in 1999, and told she had a low chance of survival, her personal and professional achievements until now are proof that there is always a choice – for the patient, the medical team and everyone surrounding them. MCI’s vision is to facilitate this change in the medical system through coaching and teaching relevant aspects of healing and empowerment.
December 4, 2017
A Narrative Health Coach works as a bridge between where a client or patient is and where he or she would like to be. Because of her depth of experience as both patient and practitioner, Joanna Burgess has worked for years as a bridge between the worlds of patients and those of the medical and scientific communities. Join Joanna in her deeply personal and powerful conversation with Reggie Marra.
Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN embraces a continually diversifying career, ranging from pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center to enjoying a private practice in the holistic modalities of massage and healing touch therapy, to establishing a clinic for the treatment of lymphedema in Chapel Hill, NC, to working with geriatrics at WakeMed in Cary, NC as a wound and ostomy nurse. Diagnosed with bladder cancer in 1965 and despite grueling medical treatments throughout her growing years, Joanna always knew she wanted to be a nurse and give back to patients in a kind and gentle way. She was honored to be the national recipient of the Great Comebacks Award in 2011. This program recognizes individuals who have overcome bowel or bladder disease resulting in ostomy surgery, and who have been inspirational both in their personal lives and in what they have given to their communities. Joanna has shared her story on state, national and international levels.
November 1, 2017
Clinical Health Coaching® has emerged as one of the most successful change models in healthcare today. Based on four breakthrough ideas: patients are an underutilized resource, most healthcare occurs outside the providers office, most care is self-care and patients can be a become accountable, Clinical Health Coaching® has a proven track record in effectively partner with patients to achieve lasting health outcomes. Join Dr. Applegate in conversation with Dr. Joel Kreisberg.
Dr. Applegate is currently serves as Executive Director of the Iowa Chronic Care Consortium and President/CEO of the Clinical Health Coach® which has trained more than 2,500 health coaches in 43 states. His previous professional work has included service as a director of a university research center, a college foundation director, a community college president, a C.E.O. of two comprehensive and innovative, healthcare organizations, in Wisconsin and Iowa. For 10 years he served as a faculty member and Vice President of Des Moines University and founded the Iowa Chronic Care Consortium and the Clinical Health Coach® trainings.
October 5, 2017
Know anything about Body-Centered Coaching? Join Pat Hinton Walker in her conversation with Reggie Marra as they explore how to the story of your body provides a powerful tool for enhancing client healing.
Patricia Hinton Walker, PhD, RN, FAAN, PCC, CBCC is an accomplished coach and ICF Coach Trainer at MentorCoach LLC, Bethesda, MD. She provides leadership for the Health and Wellness Coaching Certification program at MentorCoach which is an ICF, ACTP program. Pat is one of the few approved, certified Body-Centered Coach Trainers who integrates this content into health and wellness coaching.
For more, visit: www.coachingsteppingstones.com
August 31, 2017
Ready to learn new information about using Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Coaching together to create lasting change and wellness? Find out more as we speak with Ruth Q. Wolever, PhD.
Ruth Q. Wolever, PhD is the Director of Vanderbilt Health Coaching: Research, Practice & Education through the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Ruth is also an Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with a secondary appointment in Psychiatry at Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She is a clinical health psychologist with 22 years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating behavior change programs for medical patients and those at risk for chronic disease.
July 6, 2017
Karen Lawson, MD, ABIHM, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota’s Family Medicine and Community Health, is Director of Integrative Health Coaching at the Center for Spirituality and Healing (www.csh.umn.edu). She is a physician, board-certified in both Family Medicine, and Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She was the 2003/5 President of the American Holistic Medical Association, and a founding Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. Non-medical trainings have included mind-body techniques (e.g. MBSR), yoga, dance/movement therapies, nutrition, homeopathy, and a 20-year study of shamanic practices. Dr. Lawson is active in undergraduate and graduate medical education; teaches in the Center’s graduate courses; and founded and directs the MA and graduate certificate programs in Integrative Health and Wellbeing Coaching. Karen is a co-founder and executive leader of the National Team for Standards, Certification & Research for Professional Health & Wellness Coaches (www.ncchwc.org )