Reclaim your Rise Podcast

Understanding Where Health Coaching Fits in Healthcare with NBHWC Executive Director Leigh-Ann Webster

October 11, 2022

Today, we have a very special guest on the pod, Leigh-Ann Webster! 

Leigh-Ann is the Executive Director for the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC), which has collaborated with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) since 2016 to provide a robust board certification examination to qualify health coaches. Leigh-Ann has over 20 years of experience in marketing and communications and is a certified personal trainer.

In this episode we discuss… 

  • The National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching’s mission 
  • How to get a USMLE Board Certification and why it’s so important
  • How the NBHWC is working to make access to a health and wellness coach more available with their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission
  • The future of Health & Wellness Coaching

Learn more about where Lauren got her foundational health coaching certification HERE.

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