The Value of a Health Coach on a Collaborative Care Team
Why are health coaches such transformative team members in a medical practice? Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum counts the ways in this talk from FMCA’s Functional Medicine Coaching Summit in June 2018.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:
- List the 7 ways a Functional Medicine Health Coach can add value to a collaborative care team
- Cite research and trends that supports the value of a health coach
- Explain to a doctor how you as a Health Coach can help to elevate their medical practice
Course length: 10 minutes
DR. SANDRA SCHEINBAUM is the founder and CEO of the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. An Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and clinical psychologist with a Masters degree in learning disabilities, Dr. Scheinbaum specialized in blending mind-body medicine with positive psychology and taught stress management to both children and adults for over 40 years. She established a clinic for diagnosing and treating attention deficit disorders and also ran a clinic for treating panic and anxiety. Dr. Scheinbaum was a board-certified senior fellow in biofeedback, certified health coach and registered yoga instructor and taught classes at National Lewis University and the University of Western States. She is the author of Functional Medicine Coaching: How to Be Part of the Movement That's Transforming Healthcare, Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps: Using Functional Medicine to Calm Your Mind and Body with Drug-Free Techniques and How to Give Clients the Skills to Stop Panic Attacks, and conducted one of the first controlled studies of neurofeedback for the treatment of ADD.