Health coaching case studies blog archive
Here are blogs which contain real life stories of health coaching clients I have worked with over the years. Learn about the issues they faced, which may feel familar to you, how we addressed them in our coaching sessions, what my clients learned and how that changed their lives.
There are also blogs which describe the various approaches I use in health coaching.
Health coaching case studies
These real life stories are about people like you who were seeking to
- Manage the impact of their or a loved one’s health issue on their life
- Develop non-medical ways to manage symptoms
- Restore emotional balance
- Manage the impact of the health issue on their relationships
- Return to work
- Reclaim hobbies and interests
- Restore meaning and purpose to their lives
- Create a ‘new normality’
- and more
There are also blogs which describe the various approaches I use in health coaching including coaching, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Family Constellations and more. You will find some of these health coaching case studies and blogs in other categories too.
The impact of anxiety - What is this like for you? Are you aware of when and how anxiety shows up in your life? How it slides into the driving seat in charge of your choices and actions? Do you know when it all started? Many people have talked to me about the increase...read more
When your recovery is uncertain, it can be a difficult time. Scary even because you don’t know how much functionality you’ll get back and how long that will take. That might make for uncomfortable reading. I am mentioning this up front to acknowledge your or your...read more
The impact of family on health and illness and vice versa has long been an interest of mine. I was reminded of the depth of this impact when working with a client last year. He has kindly given me permission to use one of our sessions as a case study to share...read more
A former client, Wendy H., has graciously shared her health coaching journey to give you a taster of what it is like and how it can support someone to live well with the impact of the health issue they have. Wendy starts her story before we started working together,...read more
For Rare Disease Day, I am sharing my story of coping with a serious rare illness called Transverse Myelitis, which I got in October 2008. I realised I never shared my personal story with serious illness in any detail and given Transverse Myelitis is rare, it feels...read more
Accepting a serious health issue can be hard so for the past few weeks, I’ve been describing strategies you can implement to transform that struggle into acceptance. The strategies have focused on mindfulness, how to be the fly-on-the-wall of your life, dealing with...read more
Last week I described what Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) is, and how it can help you transform the struggle of a serious health issue to acceptance. I focused on two of its six principles – Contact with the Present Moment and The Observer Self. This week I...read more
Acceptance. I hear this word a lot in relation to living with a serious health issue, whether that be an illness, injury and/or disability. I often here clients say, I can’t accept this. I just got to get to a place where I can accept this. I think my issue is...read more
How do you know if you need help adapting emotionally to living with a serious health issue? This is a big question. And it raises so many more questions, concerns, and maybe fears. You may wonder if you are going crazy. Or you think should be able to cope on your...read more