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By Joel Kreisberg, DC, PCC, CCH In August, the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching (ICHWC), released the long awaited guidelines for full program approval for health and wellness programs.  Since the Certificate Program in Narrative Health Coaching is approved as a transitional program by the ICHWC, a glimpse
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By Joel Kreisberg, DC, PCC, CCH Recently, classes at Teleosis were approved for continuing education for health coaches by the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching.  As a coach practitioner myself, I’m a big believer in lifelong learning for many reasons.  Annually, I complete over 40 hours of continuing
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Beginning in 2018, Bauman College will be including a Foundations of Narrative Health Coaching module as part of their  Nutrition Consultant Training Program curriculum. While their curriculum is robust with well-researched nutrition information, they recognize a need to empower students to effectively engage with clients and encourage them to make
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by Lois MacNaughton, BA, PCC   The narrative we share about aging in the western world continues to change as more and more baby boomers reach retirement age.  We look, feel and act younger at 65 than our parents’ generation did, and we have different expectations about what aging will be
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by Joel Kreisberg, DC, PCC Many of our readers are familiar with the new health coach certification that is launching this year.  Whether you do or not, this blog reviews in detail how certification works. As well, I’m going to argue that certification is essential. Our goal is to prepare our students
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January 4, 2017 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The Online Coaching Clinic is a progressive way to watch a master coach working step-by-step with a client in the narrative coaching style. This particular format leads one to deeper understanding of the process, witnessed as first-hand experience. -Dina Saalisi, current student We
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We’re here today to talk about our class, “The Foundations of Narrative Health Coaching.”  Reggie, if I were to take this class, what would I be learning in the foundations class? Related Post Narrative ‘Tradecraft’ and The Conscio… Preface to Coaching And Healing Narrative “Tradecraft” #8 – Structure… Health Coaching
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October 10, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC As we in the U.S. move through the presidential debates and closer to election day, the power of story and the need for narrative healing are ever more compelling – here, and around the world. The first two principles of Narrative Health
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September 26, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC and Reggie Marra, MA, ACC Our colleague John Stoddart wrote the words “Coaching and Healing” atop one of a dozen or so blank posters hanging from a conference room wall back in April 2012. Nine of us chose to join him to
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March 24, 2016 Listen to Dr. Joel Kreisberg and Reggie Marra discuss the four principles of Narrative Health Coaching and the importance of allowing the Narrative into the process of Health Coaching. Interview Transcript Related Post Narrative ‘Tradecraft’ #3 – Revision Narrative Healing, Salutogenesis and the Wellness … Narrative ‘Tradecraft’
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February 11, 2016 By Lois MacNaughton, BA, ACC, Not too long ago I was doing a crossword puzzle and one of the clues was HEALING.  All four spaces were empty so I pondered the possibilities and looked at the adjacent clues which led me to the desired answer of CURE.  Now
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February 9, 2016 We invite you to consider how your healing narrative increases resilience in a way that allows you to bounce forward rather than back. It’s not just creating specific behavioral targets, it’s understanding how I feel, how I experience, what is the story that goes along with the
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