health coach resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Exceptional in leveraging behavioral, cognitive and emotional health knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Results-focused behavioral health professional with strength in [Skill]. with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. Client-focused Health Coach with over a decade of success in coaching individuals in comprehensive weight management. Exceptional at making effective health suggestions to clients based on knowledge of diseases and health conditions. Talented at determining solutions quickly when presented by clients during coaching sessions. Results-driven Health Education Specialist devoted to increasing good health in different populations with well-trained staff and fresh designs for materials. Accomplished in working with different government agencies and private organizations to affect real change. Expert in word processing, graphic design and desktop publishing software. Knowledgeable Health Educator focused on improving health in individuals and specific groups by using education and public awareness strategies. Effective teacher with strong communication and relationship building skills. Prepared to bring [Number] years� experience to a challenging new role with growth potential. Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines.

  • Educating Healthcare Clients
  • Educational Materials Development
  • Resource Advocacy
  • Data Gathering and Analysis
  • Team Building
  • Problem Resolution
  • Training & Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Team Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Goal Setting
  • Experiential Learning Methods
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Microsoft Office and Teams
  • Mastery of EPIC and SPSS
  • PowerPoint Presentations
Health Coach, 03/2010 to Current
Everside HealthArchbold, OH,
  • Collaborated with hundreds of weight management patients to develop plan of action based on health goals.
  • oversaw development and implementation of behavioral health programs, initiatives and assessments.
  • Offered subject matter expertise for clinical assistance
  • Supported program operations with electronic medical record and database maintenance.
  • Devised new health education and promotion programs to meet specific or at-large needs of local community.
  • Enhanced awareness of health resources and worked to connect individuals with programs.
  • Monitored clients' progress and compared to pre-determined health targets.
  • Gathered health data from clients using self-assessment tools.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, utilizing various teaching methods.
  • Designed curriculum, lesson plans and instructional materials for classroom teaching onsite and remote learning.
  • Monitored behavior in individual and group sessions and intervened when necessary.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary team to develop individualized treatment interventions.
  • Empowered clients to tackle challenging situations with better and more diverse coping skills.
  • Worked with care team to assess client needs and discuss collaborative treatment efforts.
  • Built rapport and guided discussion with patients using therapeutic communication techniques.
  • Provided one-on-one guidance counseling on broad range of behavioral, emotional and psychological issues.
  • Maintained thorough records and submitted timely reports of project activities, findings and recommendations.
  • Assessed group dynamics and operational efficiency by developing and overseeing diverse programs and projects.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Collaborated with other researchers both in-person and virtually.
  • Provided suggestions for improvements to products and services based on data analysis and measurable results.
  • Modeled trends and prepared reports utilizing database details.
Graduate Administrative Associate, 09/2009 to 06/2010
University Of Massachusetts AmherstAmherst, MA,
  • Conducted screenings and level of care assessments and facilitated orientations.
  • Developed and presented new ideas and conceptualized new approaches and solutions.
  • Evaluated progress against goals for all patients.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments for each patient.
  • Conducted mental health counseling using evidence-based practice and clinical models.
Graduate Teaching Associate, 09/2008 to 06/2009
The Ohio State UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Kept classroom focused on academic and intellectual discussions to further students' critical thinking skills as well as understanding of materials presented.
  • Established objectives for lessons, modules and projects.
  • Developed guides and course materials to reinforce lecture information and help students learn.
  • Researched and developed innovative learning methods to optimize learning processes.
  • Displayed strong work ethic and promoted respect and humility among individuals.
  • Assigned, accepted and graded students' work according to processes outline by department and university.
Academic Counselor, 06/2006 to 08/2008
The Ohio State UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Presented students with information and resources to promote academic progress and empowered students to take responsibility for academic success.
  • Advised students on course selection, pathways and career options.
  • Coordinated with faculty and staff to aid in resolution of academic problems.
  • Approved pre-registration, drops, adds and withdrawals.
  • Evaluated student needs and developed educational plans, fostering academic progress for student athletes
  • Reviewed student grade reports to determine athletic eligibility
  • Reviewed student grade reports each semester to determine probation or suspension based on academic regulations of university.
Education and Training
Coaching Core Coach Training: , Expected in 04/2015
Wellcoaches - Columbus, Ohio

EXPERIENCE Health Coach. Comprehensive Weight Management and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Center for Wellness and Prevention at

Doctor of Philosophy: Counselor Education, Expected in 01/2012
The Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio

Dissertation: Exploring the relationship of personal factors with explicit attitudes of licensed counselors toward obese individuals. Cognate area: Public Health Communications and the Aging Population

Master of Arts: Clinical Counseling, Expected in 01/2006
Ashland University - Ashland, OH

High Honors

Bachelor of Science: Psychology and Women Studies, History, Expected in 01/2003
The Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio
Graduated Magna cum Laude, with Honors in the Liberal Arts. Phi Beta Kappa member.
Activities and Honors
Food Innovation Center American Counseling Association Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Ohio Counseling Association Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Professional Presentations and Lectures
  • “The Intersection of Medical Weight Management and Binge Eating Disorder” 2018 Annual Conference at The Center for Balanced Living, Columbus, OH. March 2018
  • Stress Management for Heart Health”, The Ohio State Your Plan for Health Webinar, Columbus, OH. January 2015
  • Weight Management from a Multidisciplinary Approach” 2014 Fall Eating Disorders Conference at The Center for Balanced Living, Columbus, OH. November 2014
  • Overcoming Obesity Bias and Discrimination in Creating Healthy Communities” Ohio State University Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences Department’s Fall Community/All FCS Conference, Columbus, OH. November 2013
  • Obesity Bias In Health Care” Faces and Places—Innovations for Future Dietetics Practice: The 16th Martha Nelson Lewis Symposium. The Ohio State University Health Sciences and Medical Dietetics Division. Columbus, OH. September 2013
  • Health Coaching and Obesity Discrimination in the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient” Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH. August 2013
  • Obesity Bias: Special Considerations for Dietitians”, Ohio Dietetics Association, Columbus, OH. March 2013
  • Obesity Bias and the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient”, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH. August 2012
  • Obesity and Stigma: Special Considerations for the Counseling Profession”, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Nashville, TN. October 2011
  • Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Programs on College Campuses: What is the Long-Term Impact of Training?”, American Counseling Association, New Orleans, LA. March 2011
  • Weight Stigma: Special Considerations for Counselors”, Ohio Counseling Association, Columbus, Ohio. November 2010.
Additional Information
  • PROFESSIONAL LICENSES , Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Ohio. March 2006. License # C.0500779
  • AWARDS , Loadman Dissertation Award Recipient for Outstanding Dissertation in College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, 2012. Outstanding Clinical Doctoral Student, Counselor Education, The Ohio State University, 2010. GA Advisory Leadership Award, Counselor Education Doctoral Level, The Ohio State University, 2010.

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School Attended

  • Wellcoaches
  • The Ohio State University
  • Ashland University
  • The Ohio State University

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  • Health Coach
  • Graduate Administrative Associate
  • Graduate Teaching Associate
  • Academic Counselor


  • Coaching Core Coach Training
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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