If you’ve never sought out wellness coaching before, you may have some questions about it. What is it, exactly? And how can it help you? Wellness coaching is different from therapy for mental health concerns, although many people find it a helpful adjunct to therapy.
Many people, including teens and adults, can benefit from wellness coaching. You can use wellness coaching to help you achieve goals and find resolutions to problems you may face. Serving patients throughout New York, Dr. Judy E. Vansiea of Coping Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry Services explains five smart reasons to choose wellness coaching.
Help to manage your stress
Many people struggle with stress management. You could even say that’s practically a curse of our modern age. So if you don’t always know how to manage your stress well, you can feel assured that you’re far from alone.
However, even though problems with stress management are common, that doesn’t mean that you just have to live with it. In fact, it’s better if you don’t! Stress has some major, lasting effects on your physical and mental health. Stress management is one of the issues that we can tackle together in wellness coaching. You can learn strategies to cope with stress more effectively.
Personal or career goals
Almost everyone has personal or career goals that they would like to meet. Whether you want to go back to college to get more education or would like to get a promotion at work, having these goals is important. However, you may not know exactly how to get from where you are now to achieve your goal.
Wellness coaching can help you to formulate a plan for how to reach your goals. You might not even know the specific steps you need to take or the order in which you need to take them, though. With wellness coaching, Dr. Vansiea can help you create a detailed plan to help you realize your goals.
Change your dietary or exercise habits
Many of us know that we need to eat a healthier diet or exercise more often. But when it comes to trying to put our intentions into action, sometimes, we fall short. It’s not necessarily always a matter of willpower but of knowing the concrete steps that we need to take.
With wellness coaching, you can get some actionable ideas for improving your diet and building exercise into your daily routine.
Perhaps you’re struggling with a personal conflict in one of your important relationships or even at work. You may have thought about the issue but just can’t seem to come up with a resolution.
As a neutral, third-party observer, Dr. Vansiea may have a different perspective to offer about how you can resolve your interpersonal conflict that can effectively address the needs of all parties involved.
Our lives go through changes all the time. Most of the time, we try to cope with these transitions on our own as best we know how. But when you get wellness coaching, you can feel like you have someone on your side to help guide you through these transitions.
You may need to change some of your everyday habits or even make some changes to some of your relationships and their boundaries. You can get perspective and assistance from a helpful outsider.
Regardless of what you’re going through, having a warm and professional counselor on your side can help you manage your life more effectively. Contact Dr. Judy E. Vansiea at Coping Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry Services today or request an appointment online.