Rev. Reid Olson, M.Div, is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Divinity School, where he focused his degree on grief, counseling, trauma, psychology, and practical theology. Reid has been with Allina Health for nearly three years, and is currently located as Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus and the Cambridge Medical Center. When he is not on the job, he can most often be found baking bread in the kitchen, painting, doing carpentry, and trying to figure out just what his kitten has gotten into now.
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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.
Mark is a board certified Clinical Pastoral Educator, hospital chaplain and ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. He received his master of divinity degree from Chicago Theological Seminary while he trained as a chaplain at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Mark is strongly rooted in a holistic philosophy of health and believes that attending to the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of our being can enhance the quality of our lives. He loves to be part of others transformational learning and growth.
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.
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.
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.