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Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) has presented its 2022 Excellence in Integrative Health Award to Sheila Cohill of Donora, PA. Ms. Cohill is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Health & Wellness Coaching program at MUIH. Health & wellness coaching is a relatively new field in which coaches partner one-to-one with clients looking to maintain or enhance their health and well-being, or through group coaching, which makes coaching social and more affordable.

 

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Sheila Cohill of Donora with her 2022 Excellence in Integrative Health Award.

The Excellence in Integrative Health Award recognizes students who especially demonstrate academic, clinical, or research excellence; MUIH’s values; healing presence; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; leadership within their program; engagement in professional activities within MUIH; or service to their fellow students, program, or the university. The faculty nominate and select the students in their program who best exemplify these qualities.

Due to ongoing pandemic-related health and safety concerns, MUIH honored award nominees online and mailed plaques to award recipients. “Congratulations on your well-deserved accomplishment!” said Christina Sax, PhD, MUIH Provost & Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, in an email to Ms. Cohill, who replied, “What a delightful and unexpected honor! I'm deeply grateful.”

Ms. Cohill completed the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program in Health & Wellness Coaching at MUIH in December 2021 and will complete the Master’s degree program in August 2022. She then plans to sit for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) exam in October. This exam has been developed in conjunction with the National Board of Medical Examiners, the assessment body that develops exams for licensing or certifying physicians and other healthcare professionals. After earning the esteemed NBC-HWC designation (National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach), she will also earn certificates to lead Instinctive Meditation and Chair Yoga Dance classes, if all goes according to plan.

“I look forward to serving the Mon Valley as a health and wellness coach. I have some additional training and testing to do, but I’m applying everything that I’m learning so that I can offer sound, practical, group and one-to-one coaching and classes in the near future,” says Ms. Cohill.

“I think the Valley is a great place to be to start fresh in my second career. We have both grit and heart here. Healing and vitality on a personal level are connected with healing and vitality on a community level, and I hope to use my whole-person coaching perspective to help clients revitalize their senses of aliveness and calm.”

More information about health and wellness coaching is available at the NBHWC website at https://nbhwc.org/what-is-a-health-coach/. You can also contact Ms. Cohill directly at sheilacohill@yahoo.com to set up a free introductory information session.

 

 

 

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