Date: 10th September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Over the past two decades in the US, practitioners and researchers have led the development of health and wellness coaching competencies, program standards for skills education, training and assessment, national certification, and healthcare services codes required for coverage by health insurance companies.
The National Board of Medical Examiners has partnered with thought leaders to enable the coach to join the healthcare team, through its nonprofit affiliate, the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.
This session will review the scientific foundation of key coaching competencies deployed by coaches in healthcare, corporate wellness, and community settings, along with the evidence base for health and wellness coaching services.
- Summarise the main domains of health and wellness coaching competencies.
- Overview of the main supporting theories and research, including self-determination theory, transtheoretical model of change, motivational interviewing, positive psychology, social cognitive theory, and mindfulness.
- Overview of the health and wellness coaching literature published in two compendia.
Margaret Moore, MBA, is an executive coach, Co-founder (2009) and Chair of the Institute of Coaching at McLean, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. Following 17 years as an executive in the biotech industry, in the UK, Canada, France, and the US, Margaret founded Wellcoaches Corporation in 2000, a coaching school for health professionals. In 2010 Margaret co-founded what is now the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, a non-profit subsidiary of the National Board of Medical Examiners, establishing coaching standards, coach certification, and healthcare reimbursement of health and well-being coaching services. Margaret is co-author of 18 peer-reviewed articles and 7 book chapters on coaching, the peer-reviewed Coaching Psychology Manual published by Wolters Kluwer, and Harvard Health Books Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life and Organize Your Emotions, Optimize Your Life.