What is health and wellbeing coaching? Well it’s a relatively new concept to the UK, having its origins like many areas of practice in the USA. Essentially it’s all about supporting individuals to make positive and sustained changes to some aspect of their health and wellbeing.
We all know what we ‘should’ be doing and what a healthy lifestyle might look like but not that many of us manage to achieve it on a daily basis. There can be any number of barriers to us making positive changes – these can be practical challenges but also mindset shifts that need to happen for us to create and maintain a healthy mind and body.
Health and Wellbeing coaching can be particularly effective for:
- People with long-term health conditions
- Anxiety and depression
- Pain management
- Getting fit for surgery
- I will work with you on:
Creating some new healthier habits Goal setting and accountability Creating a personalised action plan Banishing those mental demons that are holding you back Health coaching is gaining momentum and recognition in the UK and some GP surgeries are now employing coaches. For peace of mind and to ensure that you’re working with someone who has been specifically trained in this aspect of coaching practice always look for a coach with a qualification endorsed by the Personalised Care Institute (https://www.personalisedcareinstitute.org.uk/) who set the standards for practicing in the NHS.back to blog...