Why Integrative Health Coaching?

How Integrative Health Coaching can help.

Are you feeling out of balance, with too much stress in your life? Do you want to make changes but don't know where to start? Are you feeling un-motivated or not sure you can make a change? Have you been unable to sustain a lifestyle change recommended by your doctor? These are just a few examples of where integrative Health Coaching can help you succeed.

About Our Program

Duke IM Wheel of Health
Duke Integrative Health Coaching uses the Wheel of Health model.
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Practicing Mindfulness

When’s the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not web surfing, talking on your cell or even thinking about anything? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe explains the transformative power of doing nothing: Refreshing your mind for only 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and fully experiencing the present moment.
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What is Integrative Health Coaching?

The healthcare system cannot continue in the state that it is in.  Ninety-five cents of every dollar is spent after disease has occurred, as opposed to prevention.  With the healthcare system shifting towards preventative care, Duke Integrative Medicine has pioneered the educational program for Integrative Health Coaches to meet the health challenges of today and in the future.

Integrative Health Coaching is often considered the missing link in health care.  Research shows that 50% of illnesses are related to health behaviors, and 40% of premature deaths in the United States are caused by lifestyle choices.  A Lancet study in 2004 concluded that changing lifestyle could prevent at least 90% of all heart disease.

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Our Mission

The mission of Health Coaching Partners is to provide Integrative Health Coaching by partnering with you, empowering you to live your best life by making sustainable lifestyle and behavior changes so you can have optimal health and well being.   

Integrative Health Coaching promotes health and wellness through a supportive coaching relationship, a relationship that helps you look at your vision of what optimal health means to you, and then develop achievable steps to reach your goals.

Cynthia Thurman (Integrative Health Coach)

Health Coaching in the News

"Health Coaching Dramatically Lowers Patient's Systolic Blood Pressure.” http://tinyurl.com/dyndnqx


Health Coaching Partners operates under Comprehensive Wellness Partners LLC.  The contents of this website is for educational and motivational purposes only, and is not to be interpreted as a substitute for medical advice.  Please consult your health care provider regarding any questions about medical services or treatment regarding a medical condition.