Collaborative, flexible team player with a passion for helping people and wanting to make a difference. Empathetic health coach professional with the ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds and age groups.
I offer professional support, encouragement and insight to help clients achieve optimal health and wellness goals on their terms. I trained and received certification through Emory University's Health & Wellness Coach Program.
To help clients achieve their self-realized health and wellness goals, I:
• Explore what is most important to them and allow them to choose their course of action.
• Guide them through a process to maximize the possibility of their success.
• Partner with them to identify obstacles to change, and create strategies for moving forward toward their goals.
• Work with the whole person, listening to their concerns and asking powerful questions to help motivate them to make the changes they desire.
• Support them in tracking their weekly progress and hold them accountable for their commitments.
• Provide additional resources for making healthy behavior changes.
Information Professional with expertise in qualitative and quantitative research , particularly relating to health care, insurance and pharmaceutical marketing
Examples of previous projects:
.•Employee Value Proposition (EVP) development: Why do Pediatric Nurses choose peds? How do they negotiate the emotional demands? How do peds RNs prevent and/or avoid burnout? How do peds nurses stay engaged when the work can be emotionally draining. - Conducted focus groups, one-on-one interviews and secondary research which provided insights into pediatric nurses and the notion of compassion fatigue for the development of an award winning EVP Branding Campaign.
•Corporate wellness program development: Conducted focus groups, one-on-one interviews and secondary research on - structures of corporate employee wellness programs, how various aspects of the corporate environment affect program success and what program components work best in different types of environments.
•Developed candidate profiles for health care recruitment purposes based on ethnographic interviews, psychographics, demographics, candidate goals and motivations.
• Produced a weekly Health Care Newsletter covering industry trends, current news and health care related recruitment reports.
Contract Account Planner on Merial. Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals. Responsible for discovering actionable insights from qualitative and quantitative research.
Information Professional with expertise in qualitative and quantitative research, particularly relating to advertising, marketing, human resources and health care. Responsible for discovering actionable insights from qualitative and quantitative research. Developed and maintained reference and information database. Discerned authority and accuracy of sources.
Certification - Emory University Health & Wellness Coach Program
Canine Assistants, National Volunteer Program, Team Leader
Noah’s Team Atlanta/GA, Canine Assistants Special Educator
Canine Assistants’ National Volunteer Program, Noah’s Team, is designed to raise awareness and educate children and adults, on a national level, about service dogs and the amazing ways in which they assist people who have physical disabilities, seizures or other special needs. This is accomplished by teams of volunteers who are engaged in various activities in their local communities: presentations for schools, businesses, organizations and clubs; animal assisted therapy and education at hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes and schools; and fundraisers to benefit Canine Assistants' various programs and future recipients (i.e. service dog teams).
Georgia/Atlanta Team Leader, Certified Canine Assistant Special Educator, C.A.S.E.
Canine Assistants, Volunteer Animal Assisted Education and Therapy
Canine Assistants is a non-profit organization that trains and provides service dogs to enhance and improve the lives of children and adults who have physical disabilities, seizure conditions or other special needs. My volunteer work includes Health Coaching Canine Assistants recipients and caregivers, training service dogs, providing Animal Assisted Therapy to community organizations, conducting informational, educational presentations, K9 Kids reading program and fundraising.
Stanford Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Lay Leader
Atlanta Agency on Aging
The Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders.
Stanford Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) - Diabetes, Lay Leader
Atlanta Agency on Aging
The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given 2 and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals. People with type 2 diabetes attend the workshop in groups of 12-16. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders.