Adaptive thriving: Bringing coaching to medicine

There is a tension today between an illness versus a wellness approach to health care. The illness approach is often described as reductionist – focusing more on understanding and fixing the problems people have. Whereas a wellness approach is an extension of preventive medicine and looks to help people those factors into their life that … Continue reading Adaptive thriving: Bringing coaching to medicine

So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?

Just the other day I was challenged by another doctor that coaching is not evidence-based and that I'm convincing people to buy a service that's no better than snake oil. This to me is the equivalent of being called a charlatan. However, it's not a bad question to ask because coaching is not regulated and … Continue reading So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?