Tips for Primary Care Physicians Interested in Wellness Coaching

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, July 9, 2018

 Wellness coaching is a growing field that is attracting doctors as a supplement to or as a replacement for medical practice. Primary care doctors, in particular, are well suited for this type of work because of the inherent experience with integrating overall health with day-to-day wellness. 

The motivation for branching out into coaching varies from one physician to another. For example, Nancy Whatley, MD, an anesthesiologist fromAsheville, N.C., has been practicing for almost 30 years and has seen many changes in medicine that interfered with the traditional doctor-patient relationship. These changes are what motivated her to make get into wellness coaching.
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