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Kate is trained through the Wellcoaches program and is a nationally board certified health and wellness coach and a certified yoga instructor. Kate has been working in Integrative Health since 1998 when she worked at the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Kate also completed programs for holistic cancer coaching and yoga and cancer. As part of respective research studies funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, Kate trained hypertensive research subjects in the areas of Mindfulness and the Relaxation Response. Kate has a background in education and yoga, which she has found especially useful in dispersing health and wellness information. Kate brings to her clients a non-judgmental and authentic listening style and a belief that all have the ability to reach their wellness goals. Her specialties include personal growth, finding balance, healthy eating, and stress reduction.
Molly has been providing health and wellness coaching with the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing since 2007. She is a certified health and wellness coach through Wellcoaches and holds a master's degree in counseling and human resource development. As a coach, Molly partners with her clients to help them explore what health and wellness means for each individual, and the steps they need to take to reach their goals. With certifications in neuro-linguistic psychology, hypnotherapy and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Molly has a strong understanding of how to help others make behavioral changes. Her specialties include coaching for weight loss, sleep improvement, motivation and mindfulness.
Michelle is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach who holds a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and a minor in coaching. Her work experience includes corporate wellness programming, community and clinical coaching, instruction of group fitness classes, personal training and public health work. Michelle enjoys partnering with individuals to help them discover what lifestyle behavioral changes they can adapt or maintain to be their best self. Her specialties include lifestyle and well-being, physical activity, and weight management.
I am a board-certified physician specializing in infectious disease and medical director of infectious control. My professional interests include infection in the returning traveler, HIV and zoonotic infections. Voted Top Doctor for Women, Minnesota Monthly Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014. Hometown: Glyndon, MN Best part of my work: Getting to know patients and seeing them through their illness and recovery. Why I became a physician: Being an infectious disease doctor is like being a detective. It is a challenge to figure out and solve people's infections. What I tell my friends and family: Wash your hands and cover your cough. Get vaccinated. How I spend my free time: I have 3 grandchildren. I love to cook, drink coffee and sip wine with friends and family. What patients say about me: I spend time with my patients. Favorite health tip: Enjoy life and spend time with the people who are important to you. Practice philosophy: Listen to the patient.
Julie has worked at the Penny George Institute since 2010 and is excited to be in charge of the aromatherapy program throughout Allina Health. She received her aromatherapy certification from the Aromahead Institute in 2011 and has studied aromatherapy with some of the leading aromatherapists throughout the world. Julie has presented aromatherapy research at several international conferences and was honored to attend the Second International Integrative Nursing Symposium in Tucson in April 2017, where she highlighted improved Allina Health patient outcomes for pain, nausea and anxiety using essential oils. As a Board Certified Holistic Nurse, Julie also travels and teaches holistic nursing philosophy and integrative therapies including guided imagery, massage and relaxation breathing techniques.
Diane is a Nationally Board certified Health and Wellness Coach, has completed training through Wellcoaches and she has also completed Therapeutic Coach training through the Meta Institute. She brings 14 years of nursing experience including positions in the Emergency Room, Endoscopy and Hospice to her work as a Wellness Coach. This combination of compassionate nursing alongside intuitive coaching enables clients to take an active role in their health and receive meaningful support and accountability to become who they want to be. Special interests include creativity, the role of spirituality in health and assisting caregivers with their own self-care. Diane has also completed a Holistic Cancer and Coaching program. In addition, she is collaborating on a pilot study to provide Wellness Coaching to patients at the Woodbury Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Clinic.
Steve has been with the LiveWell Fitness Center since 2012. He has a master's degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis in sport management, and a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis in exercise science and coaching from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Steve is a certified personal trainer, certified cancer exercise trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and a certified health and wellness coach through Wellcoaches. He also serves as executive manager of a medical fitness facility's training team, providing exercise assessments and programming for a diverse client base. Steve is available for fitness consultations, fitness assessments, personal training appointments and group exercise classes.
Barbara has been providing health and wellness coaching at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing since 2007. She is a certified health and wellness coach and has a master's degree in counseling and psychotherapy. Her expertise is helping clients realize their own strengths, abilities and resources which they use to make lifestyle changes. She uses these skills with patients preparing for surgery and clients interested in developing their own personal vision for optimal wellness. Her work touches on a wide variety of life challenges including stress management, life balance, weight loss, fitness and healthy eating.
Barb has been providing health and wellness coaching at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing for two years. She is an integrative health and wellness coach and a registered dietitian nutritionist. Barb has certificates of training in weight management for adults, adolescents and children, as well as advanced training in facilitation. Her past experience includes working in hospitals, clinics and in business. She blends her nutrition experience with coaching principles, offering her clients an integrative approach that focuses on the whole person.