Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum and Elyse Wagner, creators of the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy join us to talk about how we get to a future where there's a health coach in every practice and how technology is already helping accelerate that vision, including,
[6:40] how technology is revolutionizing the life of a health coach,
[10:00] why virtual coaching relationships have proven every bit as valuable as face-to-face, knee-to-knee coaching,
[12:50] best practices for incorporating health coaching into a medical practice,
[16:25] why functional medicine was the right place to start achieving their vision of putting a health coach in every practice,
[20:30] the most effective workflow they’ve seen emerge between physician and health coach working within a practice,
[27:40] what the FMCA is doing to train students to market themselves to practices and clients beyond graduation,
[34:00] and the greatest hurdle facing newly trained coaches and program graduates. Click here to learn more about the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy.
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Nuggets of Wisdom
Talking about what is the biggest hurdle holding back health coaches and new graduates from achieving success...
"Comparison is kryptonite. I think everyone is unique and their own shining star. They have the ability to connect and to be a great coach but too often in our society we look outside, and I think we need to look inward a little bit. That and perfectionism just stop people flat in their tracks."
- Elyse Wagner
"Elise and I are really big proponents of committing big publicly...We had a big goal when we said we're going to partner with IFM and that we were going to create this academy, so it's committing and it's committing big."
- Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum