Why Should I Hire a Health Coach?

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Despite advances in modern medicine—and massive amounts of money spent on healthcare—Americans’ health continues to decline. Diabetes and obesity rates are skyrocketing among adults and children. Autoimmune diseases have dramatically increased worldwide. “As a nation, we spend 86% of our healthcare dollars on the treatment of chronic diseases,” says the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).…
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“Functional Medicine saved my life” | Student Spotlight: Shelley Bitzer

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“When you’re trying to get to a diagnosis for proper treatment, you need empathy, direction, guidance and education…and I get it, because I lived that nightmare.” How has your own health journey impacted your approach to healing? For FMCA alumna Shelley Bitzer, living through a chronic illness nightmare exposed the pain and dysfunction of the…
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Three Ways Health Coaches are Uniquely Positioned to Inspire Real Change | Roger Holstein of WebMD

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Recently, FMCA was lucky enough to catch some time with healthcare media thought leader Roger Holstein. Between his past work as head of WebMD and Healthgrades, and his current role leading investing in healthcare technology as Managing Director with Vestar Capital, Holstein has seen (and driven!) many of the changes that shape the healthcare field.…
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Why the Hands-On Coaching Skills I Learned at FMCA are ‘Good for Business’ | Student Spotlight: Donovan Maycock

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Every coach training program should teach both theory AND practice, but many focus on theory alone—they don’t show you how to effectively apply what they’re teaching you. Coaches who know all the answers but don’t have the skills to get through to their clients are unintentionally missing the opportunity to make a real impact. They’re…
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