Faculty

Faculty

Linda Bark, PhD, RN, MCC, NC-BC Image of Dr. Linda BarkLinda Bark is a Master Certified Coach (International Coach Federation) and a Board Certified Nurse Coach (American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation).  She has more than 25 years of coaching experience in her private practice as well as 20 years of training coaches nationwide. Throughout her career, Linda has pioneered new professional health pathways. In 1970, she started a nursing private practice and in the 80s she worked to introduce holistic nursing to hospitals. In the 90s, she led medical tours to China, lived in China to discover how to help Westerners create a context for Eastern healing, and served as a consultant to organizations nationwide on how to start integral healing centers. Linda recently received recognition for her book and Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy’s course companion, The Wisdom of the Whole: Coaching for Joy, Health and Success, which was awarded an American Journal of Nursing 2012 Book of the Year for Professional Development and Issues. Linda’s integral/ holistic coaching model is an innovative and unique approach to co-creating learning experiences that empower people and help them feel and maintain a sense of ease, fun and fulfillment. View Resume Susanne Cutshall, RN, DNP, APRN-CNS, APHN, HWNC

Sue is a certified adult health clinical nurse specialist with a specialty focus in integrative health. She has just completed a DNP program in transcultural and holistic nursing through Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN. Her doctoral project was on creating of holistic health coaching model for a community healing center. Susanne is currently working as an Integrative Health Specialist developing healing enhancement programs utilizing integrative therapies with the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is a wellness champion for the Mayo Clinic Dan Abrahams Healthy Living Center work site wellness program and is active in the Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic with their Wellness Champion Steering Group and Population Health Management initiatives. Sue is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and Medicine with the Mayo College of Medical. She is also a health coach at the Hermitage Farm Center for Healing in Rochester, MN. She is passionate about holistic nursing, integrative health coaching and integrative health practices and believes that these models of care can be instrumental in transforming our current health care trends.

Susan Ezra, RN, HWNC-BC

Susan has over 35 years of nursing experience in many varied health fields. Her passion has always been to ignite the healing potential within an individual through the body/mind. While on staff at Hospice of Marin for 20 years, Susan pioneered bringing imagery to the bedside of hospice patients to manage pain/symptoms and to enhance peace/well-being. And over the past 23 years, she has been teaching individual clients and health care professionals to use the power of imagery for health and healing. Since co-founding and directing the Certificate Program in Integrative Imagery in 1996, with Terry Reed, Beyond Ordinary Nursing has certified nurses, social workers and therapists nationwide. Terry and Susan were then successful in incorporating imagery services in a hospital-wide program bringing stress management, surgery preparation and guided imagery to staff, patients and the community at Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame, CA. In 2008, they co-authored Guided Imagery and Beyond: Stories of Healing and Transformation. She served as faculty member for the Academy for Guided Imagery, is certified in Interactive Guided Imagery and is a board certified holistic nurse through the American Holistic Nurses’ Certification Corporation. She has served on the Imagery International’s board of directors as Membership Chair and as President for the past 6 years. Jane Greenlee RN, BHA, HN-BC 

Jane Greenlee received her Nursing Diploma from the SwedishAmerican Hospital School of Nursing in 1975 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Arts from the University of St. Francis. She is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse and member of the American Holistic Nurses Association.  Areas of her nursing practice have included Critical Care, Post Anesthesia, Outpatient Surgery, Cardiac Telemetry, Emergency Services, and Clinic Nursing both in primary and managerial nursing roles. Jane is currently completing The Wisdom of the Whole® coach training program and serves as an Assistant Instructor for Bark Coaching Institute. She has co -chaired the Pain Resource Nurse Council and is the Nursing resource for the Holistic Health Services at SwedishAmerican Hospital. Jane uses coaching skills when working with patients, families, and co-workers and finds the practice of integrative coaching beneficial for her professional and personal life. Jane lives on a farm in northern Illinois with her husband of 38 years. They farm in Illinois and Idaho and have raised three sons. She enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren, is interested in gardening and painting, and is currently learning to play the violin. She uses the tools and tenants of integrated coaching to remain grounded and connected in her life. Courtney King, ACC, CEMP Courtney King is a Life and Business Coach, Energy Worker, Shamanic Practitioner and Faculty Instructor for Wisdom of the Whole.  Her Organic Practice Building Master Class launched in Fall of 2014, and it’s been an exciting addition to our curriculum. She also serves as the Academy’s Event Planner & Marketing Consultant. Her current roles are the perfect fusion of her passion for events, marketing, branding, and coaching. Before becoming a holistic life coach, she worked in the music business producing concerts and festivals. She later transitioned to private practice as a Neuromuscular Massage Therapist and Energy Worker. Courtney received her Energy Medicine training from the White Winds Institute of Energy Medicine. She is also an Apprentice of Peruvian Shamanism through the Heart of the Healer Alliance. Her life and work is guided by the philosophy of being grounded in the Earth and leading with our hearts. Marian Long, RN, MSN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC ND, CHTP/I

Marian has a long history of using holistic nursing concepts and practices in hospital and community settings. She has been a nurse for over 30 years, in ambulatory care, long term care, homecare, hospice, hospital and private practice settings. She has a MSN in Holistic Nursing from Tennessee State University, and is an active member of the American Holistic Nurses Association. She has a Naturopathic Doctoral degree, and holds certifications as a Healing Touch practitioner and Instructor, Health and Wellness Nurse Coach, and an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse. In the early 2000’s, she coordinated one of the first inpatient Holistic Clinical Practice Departments at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, Michigan. She currently has a private practice of coaching, energy healing, and consulting, and enjoys being an instructor for the Wisdom of the Whole. She serves on the Wisdom of the Whole Faculty Development Committee, and co-teaches the Nurse Coach Certification Test Prep and the Organic Practice Building Master Classes. She lives in Northern Michigan with husband Ted, also a Healing Touch practitioner, and cat Bella. In her self-care time, she plays her harp or reads about metaphysics, and especially resonates with the Integral perspective of The Wisdom of the Whole Academy. Kathryn Moehling, RN, AHN-BC, ND, LCPC, LMT, HWNC-BC KathyMoehlingKathryn (Kathy) Moehling is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse, a Holistic Counselor, a Traditional Naturopath, a Holistic Coach, an energy work practitioner in Therapeutic & Healing Touch, and a massage therapist. She has more than 40 years of experience in Mental Health, Community Health, and Holistic Health, specializing in women’s health and wellness. Kathy has been in private practice since the early 1980s in a variety of roles, including nurse, mental health and holistic counselor, and holistic health and life coach. Since her initial coach training in 2000, she has coached clients through the Swedish American Health System and in her private practice. She is currently an instructor for Wisdom of the Whole and has also taught Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for many years. Kathy feels like her life has passed through several phases—each with its own unique and beautiful experiences and gifts. Charlotte Nielsen, BScPharm Charlotte Nielsen graduated from the University of Alberta, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2003. Since then, the majority of her experience as a pharmacist has focused on specialty compounding, home health care, palliative care, and natural products. Also, in recent years she has worked for the University of Alberta, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as a preceptor mentor, teleconference facilitator, and faculty liaison. Charlotte is a Reiki Master Practitioner and has also taken courses on TCM history and theories, and other energy medicine modalities for both personal development and professional curiosity. She meditates and practices energetic self-care daily and feels that her life purpose is to bridge the gap between energy medicine and Western medicine. Working as an instructor and team member for Wisdom of the Whole has been the perfect fit and expression for Charlotte on her journey to discover fresh new ways to contribute to the practice of health care today. Heidi Ochtrup, BSN, CRRN, NC-BC Heidi Ochtrup received her BSN from Augsburg College. She is a Board Certified Nurse Coach (American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation), and a Certified Rehabilitation Nurse (Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board). Heidi has been a rehabilitation nurse for 8 years and currently holds a position as Prospective Payments System Coordinator for Inpatient Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is on the board of the Southeast Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association. She loves being faculty for Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy. Heidi has a passion for working with people in transition and finds deep meaning in her work with coaching clients. She balances her work and career with time spent on her hobby farm in Southeastern Minnesota with her 4 children. Laura Wentworth, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, CWHE

Laura Wentworth has worked in health care for 30 years and holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice with a focus on transcultural Holistic Nursing and a Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is an Assistant Professor at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. Laura serves as an Instructor for Wisdom of the Whole and leads our faculty team at our in-person coach training in Rochester, MN.  She is Advanced Holistic Nurse Board Certified and is Health and Wellness Nurse Coach Board Certified. She completed the Whole Health Educator program for Nurses with health coaching competencies through the National Institute of Whole Health. The foundation for her practice integrates a teaching/coaching format in addressing health and wellness concerns.  Her holistic practice vision for healing is to guide others to see how all aspects of their physical, emotional, and spiritual self interconnect to create balance and harmony in their lives.

Faculty Assistants

Diane Anderson, MS Diane is an Instructor in Medical Education for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, in Rochester, MN. She has a B.S. in Naturology and helps individuals achieve mind/body/spirit healing and wellness through alternative therapies that include Reiki, Energy Medicine, Qigong and Shamanic Healing. Diane’s vision is to help others transform their lives by embracing spiritual consciousness, releasing energy blockages, and discovering their full potential. She provides a pathway for awakening to Universal Oneness, where individuals may experience a harmonious relationship with all things and balance in their lives. Her offerings include training in all levels of Reiki and Shamanic Healing. Brigid Barrett RN, MSN, HWNC-BC

Brigid is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse, member of AHNA, and is BSN/MSN with 40 years nursing experience. She is currently a faculty assistant for the Wisdom of the Whole. Her mission is to make integrated health care mainstream. She lives in Southern California with her shih tzu, Ozzie. Margaret Brown RN, AHN-BC, ANP, BSN, MSN

Margaret is a board certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse. Margaret received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Delaware in 1987 and began working in the acute care setting at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. Inspired to help patients prevent acute illnesses, she obtained her Adult Nurse Practitioner Master of Science degree from University of Pennsylvania in 1991. Her primary care practice included providing health care for the homeless, private practice, and caring for clients in a Primary Care Health Center. Her clients faced many complex medical and psychosocial challenges. During this time, she was also employed as a clinical lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania in the Graduate School of Nursing and continues to guest lecture for schools in the Philadelphia Area. In 2000, Margaret began exploring the use of integrative modalities to meet the needs of her clients. Impressed by the impact of energetic healing, Margaret obtained her Master’s Training in Reiki and trained in teaching Wu Ming Qigong for Breast Health.  She completed certification in Holistic Stress Management Instruction and with the support of Linda Bark’s coaching, founded Inner Light Recovery Holistic Healing and Stress Management Practice in 2008. The Wisdom of the Whole’s integral/holistic coaching model resonated and aligned with Margaret’s vision and she was pleased to join the faculty team in 2014. Margaret is co-leader of the AHNA Philadelphia Area Chapter. Time with family, qigong, exploring nature and playing Frisbee with her dogs are her daily grounding practices. Michelle Cameron-Bozeman, RN, BSN, HNB-BC 

Michelle is the founder of HeartWaves Institute and is currently on the faculty of Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy. Through her work at both Cleveland Clinic and Kent State University College of Nursing, Michelle has focused on utilizing an integral approach to the optimal healthcare experience. Kathleen Colloton, BSN, WHNP-C, BPNC, IC

Kathleen has been a registered nurse for 44 years, specializing in Obstetrics, Psychiatric nursing, Gynecology, and finally in Breast Oncology. Holistic Nursing principles have provided the framework for her professional and private life. She has program development and management experience, and has earned certifications in Psychiatric nursing, Women’s Health, Integrative Imagery, Laughter Yoga, Breast Cancer Nurse Navigation, Lactation Education, and as a Holistic Health Coach. She most recently has studied and incorporated principles of the Science of Ayurveda. Her ongoing goal is to model selfcare in her personal and professional life as a basic tenets of Holism. Her passion and joy is in assisting others to connect with their own wisdom to achieve goals for health and well being. She serves on Wisdom of the Whole’s Faculty Development Committee and is currently an assistant instructor, on track to become a fully qualified Wisdom of the Whole instructor. Susan Drouilhet MS, LMT

Susan, owner of New Paradigms Coaching in Fayetteville, AR, is a Professional Life and Wellness Coach with a background in Integrative Health and Energy Medicine. A member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Susan offers individual and group coaching to a national audience. For more than three decades, her professional, academic and personal pursuits have focused on integrative solutions to health and wellness and the interface between integrity, authenticity and wellbeing. In addition to her private coaching business, Susan teaches yoga, stress management, and offers wellness coaching at her local hospital. She also teaches ongoing Qigong classes in her Ozark urban and rural communities. A published author in the field of Integrative Medicine, Susan is currently collaborating on a book of Qigong healing with her Qigong teacher Mingtong Gu (The Chi Center). In wintertime, Susan enjoys leading international wellness retreats; 2015 will mark her fourth annual wellness retreat to Costa Rica. Susan joins the WOW team as a member of the integral coaching research team and as faculty-in-training. Ruth Tongen, RN, NC-BC, LAc, SPHR Ruth_Tongen_3427_WEBSIZERuth is a registered nurse, is board certified as a Nurse Coach, and has over 30 years of health care experience.  Ruth has held staff, faculty, and executive roles in acute care, long-term care, research, education and employee health. She also has a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist, and owns a private practice in Minnesota. In addition, Ruth works with organizations to help them build solid foundations and move through growth and transition. She focuses on strategic and business planning, staff development, and change management. She has worked as a human resources consultant and also taught practice management at the graduate level. Ruth is certified as a Senior Practitioner in Human Resources (SPHR), and is principle of Ivy Consulting, LLC. Barb Johnson RN, ADN, RM, HTPA

Barb is a board certified Holistic Registered nurse with a passion for creating the best possible patient experience and work environment for her Caregiver colleagues, patients and their families. Spending the majority of her career at the Cleveland Clinic, beginning in 1994, she has a history of providing care as a staff nurse for multiple areas of nursing. With training such as Healing Touch, Reiki, holistic nursing, Healing from the Body Level Up, Holistic Coaching and certified in holistic stress management instructor and in clinical aromatherapy. Currently she manages and continues to develop the Healing Services and Code Lavender team. Her passion is not only to provide a patient experience which addresses the whole person as well as their families, but also educate and support the caregivers in their roles and workplace about self care, holistic practice and healing modalities which may enhance their own well being as well as their patients. Karen Sanders, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC

Karen works as adjunct nursing faculty and a clinical coordinator at South College in Asheville, NC. She is also an instructor for the North Carolina Board of Nursing, teaching an ethical/legal decision-making course to disciplined nurses. In addition, Karen is a faculty assistant and student advisor for Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy, and she speaks and presents on self-care strategies for nurses, healthcare providers, and seniors.
In 2016, she founded her own company,RNPatientAdvocacyNC.com. Having been born with a gift for understanding and navigating through darkness, Karen has a deep passion for supporting others as they deal with crises and life challenges. She enjoys assisting, teaching, and coaching people in the nursing and healthcare professions through career, life, and professional transitions.
Barb Schroeder, MS, RN, APRN, CNS, CSCP, NC-BC, Grief Coach

Barb was a nurse at Mayo Clinic Rochester for more than 40 years. She has been a staff nurse, supervisor, nursing education specialist, patient education coordinator and for 22 years was a clinical nurse specialist; 11 years in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, and the last 11 years in solid organ transplant. Barb is trained in stress management, Heart Math, Mindfulness, and Resiliency. She is a Reiki Master and a Level 3 Healing Touch Practitioner and a board certified nurse coach. She does grief support groups and counseling in her church community. Barb is a Certified Surgery Coach Practitioner with the Beyond Surgery Program. She is currently in private practice at a healing center in her community. She enjoys teaching and finds ways to be grateful each day. Kristin Tomlinson, RYT

Kristin is a Yoga teacher, Life & Wellness Coach and a faculty assistant at Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Whole Health and Wisdom of The Whole Coaching Academy and a Certified Massage Therapist. Kristin has been a devoted yoga practitioner for over 18 years with numerous teaching certifications and a student of Tantric Sadhana Studies. Kristin uses her yoga as a grounding force in her life and coaching work and is passionate about helping others find their path to happiness and health. Kathy Zarling, MS, APRN, CNS-BC, NC-BC, TTS

Kathy is a board certified adult health clinical nurse specialist and has spent 44 years in acute health care, at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN, working across the continuum of care with cardiac patients and their families. She has worked with patients during the acute phase of their illness and now she is coaching individuals, who want to make significant changes in their lives, to reach and maintain wellness. Kathy also holds board certification as a Cardiac/Vascular Nurse, a Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse, a Nurse Coach, a Certified Holistic Stress Management Instructor, and she holds Mayo Clinic certification as a Wellness Coach and a Tobacco Treatment Specialist. She has completed her Second Degree Reiki training and is working to complete her Reiki Master. Kathy’s passion is to assist individuals to make the best health care decisions for themselves so as to live life to the fullest. Kathy is a health coach at the Hermitage Farm Center for Healing in Rochester, MN, as well as being a member of the Wisdom of the Whole coaching faculty. Additionally, she is a Parish Nurse, and is active in several professional national organizations.

Master Class Faculty

Linda Bark, PhD, RN, MCC, NC-BC Faculty for Living the Integral Paradigm Course

Linda has always been interested in how and why people change. In her early nursing career, she focused on psychology for answers to these questions and in the 70′s completed a master’s degree in life transition counseling for an added perspective. During her PhD in philosophy and religion, she realized that her interest in change was really at the heart of her life purpose–helping to bring in the new integral paradigm. How could she help with this shift in consciousness? Her love for integral coaching was her answer and she focused on her teaching organization. Her model of coaching includes past skills and perspectives from earlier paradigms and invites people to transform into a new integral way of being. Susan Ezra, RN, HN-BC Faculty for Integrative Imagery Course 

Susan has over 35 years of nursing experience in many varied health fields. Her passion has always been to ignite the healing potential within an individual through the body/mind. While on staff at Hospice of Marin for 20 years, Susan pioneered bringing imagery to the bedside of hospice patients to manage pain/symptoms and to enhance peace/well-being. And over the past 23 years, she has been teaching individual clients and health care professionals to use the power of imagery for health and healing. Since co-founding and directing the Certificate Program in Integrative Imagery in 1996, with Terry Reed, Beyond Ordinary Nursing has certified nurses, social workers and therapists nationwide. Terry and Susan were then successful in incorporating imagery services in a hospital-wide program bringing stress management, surgery preparation and guided imagery to staff, patients and the community at Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame, CA. In 2008, they co-authored Guided Imagery and Beyond: Stories of Healing and Transformation. She served as faculty member for the Academy for Guided Imagery, is certified in Interactive Guided Imagery and is a board certified holistic nurse through the American Holistic Nurses’ Certification Corporation. She has served on the Imagery International’s board of directors as Membership Chair and as President for the past 6 years. Courtney King, ACC, CEMP Faculty for Degrees to Destiny Course Courtney King is a Life and Business Coach, Energy Worker, Shamanic Practitioner and Faculty Instructor for Wisdom of the Whole.  Her Organic Practice Building Master Class launched in Fall of 2014, and it’s been an exciting addition to our curriculum. Blending her career in live events promotion and production with her years of coaching creative professionals and being a small business owner, Degrees to Destiny (formerly Organic Practice Building) is a rich mix of practical tips, how to’s and how not to’s, inspiration and marketing tools for the business owner who is looking to launch on some strong foundations. Her current roles are the perfect fusion of her passion for events, marketing, branding, and coaching. You can find her at www.coachingbycourtney.com. Marian Long, RN, MSN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC ND, CHTP/I Faculty for  Nurse Coach Prep Course

Marian has a long history of using holistic nursing concepts and practices in hospital and community settings. She has been a nurse for over 30 years, in ambulatory care, long term care, homecare, hospice, hospital and private practice settings. She has a MSN in Holistic Nursing from Tennessee State University, and is an active member of the American Holistic Nurses Association. She has a Naturopathic Doctoral degree, and holds certifications as a Healing Touch practitioner and Instructor, Health and Wellness Nurse Coach, and an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse. In the early 2000’s, she coordinated one of the first inpatient Holistic Clinical Practice Departments at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, Michigan. She currently has a private practice of coaching, energy healing, and consulting, and enjoys being an instructor for the Wisdom of the Whole. She serves on the Wisdom of the Whole Faculty Development Committee, and co-teaches the Nurse Coach Certification Test Prep and the Organic Practice Building Master Classes. She lives in Northern Michigan with husband Ted, also a Healing Touch practitioner, and cat Bella. In her self-care time, she plays her harp or reads about metaphysics, and especially resonates with the Integral perspective of The Wisdom of the Whole Academy. Steve Mann Faculty for Living the Integral Paradigm Course

From early in life, Steve has had a dual interest in all the dimensions of human nature and in leading-edge technology. Steve studied psychology in college, focusing on self-actualization and development of higher states of consciousness, and after graduating, he pursued a career in computer engineering. He is particularly interested in tracking and facilitating the shift from our current paradigm, which is changing the earth’s ecosystem in a way that endangers all life, to a new paradigm in which we support and enhance the rich diversity and depth of possibilities of our own species in harmony with all others. Steve has recently added coaching using the Wisdom of the Whole model to his tools to work in that direction. Kathryn Moehling, RN, AHN-BC, ND, LCPC, LMT, HWNC-BC Faculty for Nurse Coach Prep Course KathyMoehlingKathryn (Kathy) Moehling is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse, a Holistic Counselor, a Traditional Naturopath, a Holistic Coach, an energy work practitioner in Therapeutic & Healing Touch, and a massage therapist. She has more than 40 years of experience in Mental Health, Community Health, and Holistic Health, specializing in women’s health and wellness. Kathy has been in private practice since the early 1980s in a variety of roles, including nurse, mental health and holistic counselor, and holistic health and life coach. Since her initial coach training in 2000, she has coached clients through the Swedish American Health System and in her private practice. She is currently an instructor for Wisdom of the Whole and has also taught Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for many years. Kathy feels like her life has passed through several phases—each with its own unique and beautiful experiences and gifts. Terry Reed RN, MS, HN-BC Faculty for Integrative Imagery Course 

Terry, a board-certified holistic nurse, is a graduate of St. Francis Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in San Francisco and has a Masters degree in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. Her nursing background is in critical care and behavioral health. She recently held a five year position offering imagery to patients and staff for the Institute of Health & Healing at Mills-Peninsula Health Services in San Mateo, CA. She is the co-founder and co-director of Beyond Ordinary Nursing and the co-author of Guided Imagery and Beyond: Stories of Healing and Transformation. Terry maintains a private practice in integrative imagery in San Mateo, CA and offers presentations in holistic modalities. Paula Szloboda, RN, MA, MBA, BC-NC, therapeutic chef Faculty for Nutritional Coaching Course

Paula is a board-certified nurse coach, nutritional consultant, assistant professor and therapeutic chef. Her unique approach blends health coaching and health education focused on helping clients develop nutritional approaches centered on healing foods to address multiple health challenges. She earned her MA in Health Education with a specialization in Holistic Nutrition and MBA from John F. Kennedy University where she currently serves as chair of the Health Education MA program. She teaches courses in Integrative Health, Nutritional Consultation and Coaching, Holistic Approaches to Weight and Health, and Holistic Nutrition. Paula is a graduate of Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Institute (formerly Bark Coaching Institute). She has maintained a private practice as a therapeutic chef, nutritional consultant and health coach since 2005. Additionally, Paula brings over three decades of experience building healthy communities through service developing curriculum, teaching classes and workshops, and serving in leadership roles with community health organizations such as Wellness City Challenge and Health Medicine Forum. Darlene Trandel, PhD, MSN, RN/APRN, CCP, PCC Faculty for Motivational Interviewing Course

Darlene is founder of the Health and Well Being Institute and The Health Care Coach.  As an experienced family nurse practitioner, professional coach, consultant, educator and researcher,  she is focused on caring for the entire well being of the person and partnering with them to find ways to thrive. Darlene is a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation and she holds numerous advanced health/clinical coaching certifications and chronic care certifications. She lives out her passion in her work as a coaching faculty/trainer in multiple ICF-Approved Coaching Programs, delivering workshops in evidence-based coaching strategies to the health, wellness and chronic care environments and severing as a health and well being coach and consultant to individuals and organizations. As an author, Darlene has published over 30 articles in professional journals and text book chapters, authored the book, Nursing and the Law, and serves on several national advisory boards.