1. What is a holistic health coach?
A holistic health coach is a trained professional who uses an integrative approach to both diet and lifestyle changes to improve their client’s health. Working as a guide toward an overall healthier life, we will look at a client’s nutrition, hydration, physical fitness, stress levels, sleep patterns, and hormone health to bring it all into balance.
2. What is a holistic life coach?
A holistic life coach is a trained professional who looks at all aspects of a client’s life including career, relationships, health, finances, and spirituality. We guide clients by identifying obstacles holding them back and then coming up with strategies to overcome these obstacles leading to long-lasting change.
3. How can a life & health coach help me?
- Reconnect you with your authentic self
- Discover the essential steps to leading a healthy lifestyle
- Find deep and transformative healing
- Get the support you are seeking
- Reclaim your health and happiness
- Achieve your goals
- Make big changes in your life
- Feel empowered
- Find clarity
- Release guilt
- Learn to fully love yourself
- Align with your true purpose in life
4. Is life & health coaching covered by health insurance?
Most mainstream health insurance providers do not usually cover the costs of life & health coaching because it is not considered a mental health profession in the same way therapists and counselors are due to the fact that coaches are not regulated by the state. However, some corporate healthcare reimbursement accounts cover health coaching costs so check with your employer for eligible benefits.
5. Where do you conduct sessions?
Online using Zoom and Skype video conferencing or in person if you live in the Boston area. My home office is in Andover, Massachusetts.
One of my specialties is coaching through the decluttering process and I have been effective conducting this online as well.
6. How do I set up an appointment?
Please email or click on any of the free consultation areas on the site if you are interested in scheduling a 30 minute introductory coaching session. We can discuss an area in your life or health journey you may be feeling stuck, a goal you want to achieve, or any questions you might have. If we both are comfortable with progressing further, I will then set up a more formal appointment which generally runs 60 minutes in length.
7. Do you have a cancellation policy?
Yes and I ask for a 24-hour notice if you need to cancel an appointment. The full fee is charged for no shows and late cancellations. It’s no fun to have to charge you for this but our time is important and I want you to make coaching sessions a priority.
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What People Say
"Debbie's holistic health approach has helped me define my goals, identify and diffuse obstacles, and develop and execute a plan to accommodate my busy lifestyle. She has restored my confidence and helped me find inner strength. I am so grateful for the encouragement and tools she has provided as I tackle my health challenges, declutter my home, and restore healthier relationships in my life."
- Suzanne N. - Katy, Texas
"I have been working with Debbie for the last 5 months on a health and wellness program and have not only lost almost 40 pounds and 4 clothing sizes but am feeling better than I have in the last 10 years. Shedding the weight is only part of it, as she has helped me develop a mindfulness practice that has improved my self esteem, relationships, finances, and career opportunities."
- Carol M. - Enterprise Account Director, Austin, TX
"Debbie has helped me in my journey to lose weight and in life coaching in general. Debbie gave me ideas that helped me lose 25 lbs in 4 months and she was fabulous at formulating a plan and helping me manage that plan. I would highly recommend her to anyone interested in making improvements in their lives."
- Ken B., Sr Sales Director, Denver, Colorado.
"Debbie has a gift for peeling away the layers to get to the heart of the real work that needs to be done. Her approach is gentle, yet powerful. In Debbie you will find a partner who is committed to helping you reach your highest and best self."
- Mary P., Marketing Communications Manager, Newburyport, MA
“Felt so much better after our session. Debbie has a very lovely manner. Listened well to my worries and then we got to work and came up with a doable plan! She has just the right blend of compassion and ability to lead the client in the right direction to reach her goals”.
Trish M. – Pilates Instructor & Nutritionist - Natures Intention, Reading, MA
“I’ve been putting off cleaning out my master bedroom closet because it seemed overwhelming and I didn’t know where to start. By listening and gentle guidance over video conference, Debbie helped me breakdown my reorganizing project into baby steps instead of thinking about doing it all at once. Once I began with taking baby steps, I ended up making much more progress than anticipated.”
Debbie B. – Sales Analyst - Coral, FL
“Debbie has helped me go from being overwhelmed to relieved as I sort through the things I no longer need so I can see what I actually have. She was instrumental in working with me to reorganize my master bedroom and home office spaces. I feel like I can actually tackle the rest of my home on my own which is a real feeling of empowerment knowing that I have the tools now to actually do this myself.”
Jenny N. – Director of Human Resources - Smith & Nephew, Andover, MA
"Debbie is compassionate and a great active listener. I felt supported and guided without judgement. She’s excellent at restating what she hears, in a productive framework, that allows for structured next steps toward growth. I also loved the very specific recommendations for reading that will support my journey, and suggestions for daily tools to use to help me remain “on task” in believing in myself.”
Kendra R. – Owner and Wellness Coach, Me Time Yoga & Wellness, Danvers, MA
“Debbie instantly puts you at ease. Creating a safe space where she listens and helps you uncover areas of resistance surrounding your goals. She gently helped me untie some of the knots that I had created over time that were holding me back from moving forward with small steps towards my vision. She provided just the encouragement I needed to take the next step towards my passion!”
Deborah S. Corporate Market Leader, Seattle, WA
“Imagine having a bright, clear, cheerful, heart centered friend who is completely-in-your-corner and the topic of conversation is your unique life becoming more joyous and fulfilling. That is a coaching session with Debbie.”
Maine S., Tax Attorney & Professional Speaker, Reno, NV
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