Health coaching is a relatively new patient-centered practice that has proved to be very efficient. It develops an individual and personalized program elaborated by the health coach and the client. Since it has the direct input of the person, every program is unique and based on the individual’s preferences and necessities.
Health coaching has shown positive results in the management of a wide variety of health issues such as blood pressure, weight management, diabetes, chronic inflammation and many more.
The health coaching perspective and coaching-based approaches have value in that they put the focus squarely on the patient and his or her goals. This is a huge improvement over the patient-education-oriented approaches that have always been used in health care.
Health coaching services at Wholistic PT are only offered as part of the welcome package or custom designed packages. The personal program will be designed based on an initial interview that will set goals and a strategy to reach those goals. It will backed up by some cooking classes that will be developed in a group setting while still meeting personal preferences and focusing on teaching clients how to eat healthily and deliciously.
Carolina decided to include health coaching into her practice because through her profession, she came to the conclusion that most of the time people do not take adequate care of their health because they don’t know how to do it, or are under the wrong idea of “healthy food equals grass” . By bringing health coaching to her practice she is ambitious to create tailored individual programs that will give support to her patients from beginning to end, the goal being to make a lifestyle change that will create a healthier population.