Healthcare professionals are in a unique position to help and guide individuals in holistic wellness. Nurses, or other healthcare professionals can become coaches and guides to many individuals who are looking at alternative and other herbal remedies for a more holistic approach to health. Guidance is important and a health care professional can better guide individuals to better outcomes and reduce risk of counter acting other remedies or existing conventional treatments.
The article, “3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Incorporate Holistic Wellness Coaching Into Their Practice” by Dr. Christine Manukyan looks closer at how one can incorporate holistic wellness into their practice. She states,
“Health and wellness coaching is a form of patient care that uses talk therapy, clinical strategies and holistic remedies to find lasting solutions to chronic medical issues. Many individuals who seek out health and wellness coaching are navigating through situations such as weight loss, stress management or the effects of chronic medical issues such as diabetes or a heart attack. As a healthcare professional incorporating holistic wellness coaching into your practice, ask your clients open-ended questions that allow them to identify their main pain points and desire for a lifestyle change”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Holistic and Integrative Healthcare Specialist Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and aimed for qualified nurses and healthcare professionals seeking a four year certification as a Holistic Nurse or Holistic Coach.