Functional Medicine Health Coach Candidate
@ A Bridge Forward
My struggle has always been my weight and digestive issues. When diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2012, I was unsuccessful in sticking to a diet that didn’t leave me in discomfort. I turned towards Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in graduate school to help others. Ultimately my relentless pursuit of perfectionism culminated in extreme calorie restriction and harsh self-criticism. In 2017, with much help, I overcame the burden of my body shame and stepped back from acupuncture to pursue a different way of helping people that empowered their innate goodness.
As a coach, I’ve given up unnecessary criticism and judgement to bring honest, client-focused care that does not minimize people.