Health coaching supports an individual’s own motivations and strengths. Students will map their path for positive behavior change(s) through a collaborative, unbiased partnership.
A Health Coach* will work with you to:
Health coaching can also help if you are simply feeling stuck and would like to work through other barriers to personal health and wellbeing.
There are certain situations where the needs of an individual cannot be met by Health Coaching. In those situations, you will be directed to a therapist, dietitian, or other trained healthcare professional. Many times, in those cases, you can have sessions with a Health Coach to work on the goal setting process related to the advice given by your health care professional.
There is no fee for Health Coaching if you are a fees-paid UGA student.
Call 706-542-8690 to make an appointment.
You will meet individually with a Health Coach for an active working session to identify your priorities and create a realistic action plan. With some guidance, you set the agenda for the session. Your coach will follow your lead.
Typically, follow-up meetings with a Health Coach are scheduled two weeks apart but can be adjusted based on each student’s needs and schedules.
*All of our Health Coaches have participated in The University of North Carolina Greensboro's Health Coach Certificate Training or Duke University Integrative Health Coaching Training.