Why Do I Need A Health Coach?

Have you ever attempted to get healthy and fit but failed? Have you ever found it to be incredibly difficult to stick with a fitness program and nutritional program for any length of time? Have you tried “diets” that just failed over and over? If this is your current situation, you should seriously consider hiring a personal health coach. The benefits of a health coach are numerous.

Your health coach will be able to guide you towards the most effective actions you can take for the goals you are working towards. Whether you are dealing with a specific health condition, or you simply want to get into better overall shape, a coach will be able to guide you in the specific directions you need to move closer toward your goals.

Your health coach  may recommend lifestyle changes, eliminating certain foods you are eating from your diet, adding specific foods and recipes to your diet, specific fitness programs you should be engaging in, as well as many other strategies that will increase your overall health.

In general, a health coach is focused on increasing their clients overall stamina and vitality. Other goals of a coach are generally related to the goals each individual has established for themselves. A coach for achieving good health will usually attempt to guide their clients towards the best actions they can take to achieve their personal goals.

A coach may not be able to describe the causes of a specific illness, or present a solution for a specific illness, but they will be able to move their clients towards a direction that makes them healthier all around. A coach may utilize meal plans in order to regulate the food their clients are consuming on a regular basis.

Another recommendation from a personal coach may be related to a specific exercise. Perhaps you are hoping to achieve better overall health. If this is your situation, a coach will likely recommend a solution that is similar to running a mile a day, or some other activity, that will certainly add to your overall vitality.

One of the most important aspects of having a health coach is the fact that they will help you stick with your plans. Not only will a coach develop the strategies you must implement in order to become healthier, but they will also stick with you in order to make sure you are following through with the plans that have been laid out for you. It is this follow-through approach to getting healthy that is the most important step for achieving vibrant health.

Dr. Julie k. Jones is a certified health coach at the Oneida Holistic Health Center in Marlborough, CT.  The center is just a short distance from Hartford, Middletown, Willimantic Old Saybrook. For more info please call 860-467-6518 or viit Coach Julie’s website  http://www.bodybelieve.wordpress.com/


What Conditions Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat?

http://www.theocenter.netPeople choose Naturopathic Physicians for many reasons. Naturopathic Physician Jason Belejack treats patients for a variety of conditions including diabetes,digestion issues, chronic fatigue, cancer, pediatric, healthy kids, allergies, asthma, breathing/lungs issues ,chronic fatigue, depression/anxiety, fibromyalgia, Immune diseases/disorders,stress, weight management ,women’s health/obgyn, arthritis, blood pressure,cholesterol,colds, cough and flu ,diet and nutrition,headache/migraine men’s health, sleep/Insomnia, urology,wellness/healing/prevention and more.

Dr. Belejack accepts insurance. He sees patients here at the Oneida Center on Wednesdays. Evening appointments are available. To make an appointment call 860-467-6518. You can also book appointments by using the tab at the top of this page.

The Oneida Holistic Health Center is located on historic Route 66 just a short distance from Norwich, Storrs, Hartford and Old Saybrook.

Welcome Anita

healthy lifeWelcome to our newest Practioner, Anita Schubert, Licensed Nutritionist.

Anita offers nutritional counseling for individuals with varying health issues and disorders, to help them move towards optimized health. Her goal is to teach her clients how the body works and the impact of one’s food choices and habits. Her approach presumes that the body is designed to function beautifully if we can provide the proper raw materials and eliminate the barriers. She will seek to uncover the underlying sources of your health problems, and work with you to correct them, primarily with diet, and sometimes with supplements as well as other lifestyle changes. Anita strives to use cutting edge nutrition science as well as proven traditional approaches. She provides a supportive, compassionate environment in which to collaborate with her clients in creating individualized programs that will help them incorporate healthy life habits. In addition, she is able to offer a spiritual component to clients who might find it comforting and inspiring as she has more than 20 years of experience in the clergy as a cantor.

Anita Schubert earned an M.S. in human nutrition from the University of Maryland and a B.S. in education from the University of Rochester. She practiced in Montgomery County, MD, counseling individuals, teaching classes, and doing research in the USDA Nutrient Composition Laboratory in Beltsville, MD. Since she has lived in Connecticut, she successfully passed the national board exam administered through the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists, and met the certification requirements for the state of Connecticut (license #001160). Aware of the continuing research in the nutritional field, Anita pursues forums for increasing her knowledge base and staying abreast of new developments. She attends conferences and participates in webinars, as well as maintaining membership in professional nutrition organizations.

Anita is a participating provider for Cigna and Anthem Blue Cross Insurance Companies. Other insurances will be added soon.  Please verify your coverage prior to your appointment.
Appointments with Anita may be made by calling 860-467-6518