The Crisis of Health in America: Why We Need Corporate Wellness Health Coaches


Preventable diseases and obesity have skyrocketed in recent years, making it harder than ever for employers to keep up with the costs of caring for employee health needs. To meet these challenges, organizations have begun offering health services at work in order to educate and support employees in the pursuit of a healthy life. One of the most popular methods for bringing about real change in employee health habits have been the use of corporate wellness Health Coaches.

What are Corporate Wellness Health Coaches?

corporate wellness health coachesCorporate wellness Health Coaches are trained professionals who could be described as a cross between a therapist, life coach, and medical personnel. They are individuals with a commitment to attending to your unique needs and life situation to help you find the most healthy ways to live. Health coaching is a collaborative, participant-centric model that uses the best of behavior change theory to help people to make the positive changes in their lives that they want. Corporate wellness Health Coaches meet individually with employees to coach them on ways to maximize healthy habits in their lives. Consistent coaching has been shown to create lasting change that improves quality of life, including increasing workplace productivity and sense of well-being.

Why Choose Wellworks For You?

Disease risk can be reduced through best practices in a range of areas in a person’s life. Wellworks For You takes a holistic approach, providing wellness health coaching in the following:

  • NUTRITION

  • STRESS MANAGEMENT

  • WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

  • SMOKING CESSATION

  • EXERCISE AND FITNESS

  • HEALTHY MEALS ON THE GO

  • HOW TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

  • TIPS FOR MANAGING HIGH CHOLESTEROL

We have seen that employees are much more likely to make lifestyle changes when they speak one-on-one with our Health Coaches. Our system assesses the client’s openness to change, focusing on educating the client and encouraging him/her in the context of a trusting relationship. The Wellworks For You philosophy of health coaching comes from the health belief model and trans-theoretical model. We have found that combining these has brought the most effective results to our clients.

For more information on corporate wellness health coaching, please contact us at 610.467.7209 or email info@wellworksforyou.com.