Ep.46

Health Coaching: The Health Care Option You Never Knew Existed

with Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum

Welcome to Thyroid Refresh TV!

In this episode of the podcast, we speak with Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum, founder of the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Dr. Scheinbaum is passionate about transforming healthcare by training health coaches to integrate the positive psychology model of coaching with the Functional Medicine approach to reversing chronic illness.

She founded the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy in collaboration with The Institute for Functional Medicine. She is an IFM Certified Practitioner and the author of Functional Medicine Coaching, Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps, and How to Give Clients the Skills to Stop Panic Attacks. Her research study, “Functional medicine coaching: A path to positive health,” was published in Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being.

Join us for an interesting discussion with Dr. Scheinbaum about what health coaches do (and don’t do!), how health coaching works, and what to expect. Tune in to learn more!

Listen/Watch time: 37 minutes

Health coaching is powerful because it’s really helping somebody to get from where they are to where they want to be.

– dr. sandra scheinbaum
Highlights:

The coach is your ally. The coach doesn’t judge you, doesn’t shame you, doesn’t tell you what to do, but asks questions. And first and foremost, listens.

– dr. sandra scheinbaum
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