How can health coaching help?

Let me tell you a bit about health coaching- what it is and how it differs from other helping relationships.

What Health Coaching is...
  • a process to help you make lasting, sustainable changes in your health and wellbeing

  • a collaboration between you and the coach: you have expertise in your life and circumstances, and the coach has expertise as a facilitator- with the goal of getting you to your best health and wellness

  • coaching utilizes your strengths and core values; empowers you to find your own unique solutions; supports you in your change journey; recognizes and connects you to your motivations and wisdom; and provides accountability to you as desired for the changes you’re making

What Health Coaching isn't...
  • mentorship, where expertise or knowledge is shared with mentees

  • therapy, where the therapist is an expert in psychological assessment, diagnosis or treatment, and often gives advice and direction

  • education, where information is taught to learners

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Ottawa, Ontario

©2020 by Virginia Hurdon

Disclaimer: I am not a licensed medical professional, and am working solely as a coach. Coaches do not prevent, diagnose, treat or cure medical conditions, and coaching does not replace the need for medical advice. Information presented here is not intended as medical or legal advice. Coaching is not psychotherapy or counselling.

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