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Assessment, Training, Coaching & Consulting in Organizational Effectiveness, Decision Support and Well-being for Optimal Performance – Individuals and Groups

Assessment

Training and Development

Individual and Group

Ideal for onboarding, workgroup and team development

Training

Professional Development

Individual and Group

100% online, in-person or a blend based on your individual or group needs.

Coaching

Professional Development

Individual and Group

Effective for executives and project teams.

Michaela helps organizations and individuals solve real-world problems through evidence-based tools and methodologies.  She is an experienced, Master Trainer,  Interventionist, Consultant, Educator, Facilitator and Intrinsic Coach in Health Education, Behavior Change and Lifestyle Medicine.

As a Certified Intrinsic Coach through Intrinsic Solutions International, she is attuned to the essence of I>E>S valuing which permeates her work with both individuals and groups. By supporting others in the use of their own best thinking, choices are illuminated, change is embraced and sustained long-term.

Values are determined by one’s experience in the world. As a Certified Valuation Specialist, Michaela uses the Hartman Values Profile to assist individuals and groups navigate through change with clarity and resilience.

To promote expansive thinking through storytelling and metaphors in a group environment, Michaela uses LEGO® Serious Play®.  The LSP methodology effectively harvests 100% of the organization’s collective intelligence to rapidly solve complex issues and enhance decision-making. LSP creates an engaging hands-on environment, where the activity is perceived as meaningful and one’s abilities are in balance with the challenge at hand and the tools to express the emerging knowledge.

The idea that we ‘think with the body’ is supported by evidence from psychology and neuroscience emphasizing that cognitive processes such as learning and memory are strongly influenced by the way we interact with the physical world.

Additionally, Michaela is well-known in the health promotion/ education professional communities as an entrepreneur as the founder of HPCareer.Net in 1999 then HPLive.  To date, she has hosted hundreds of hours of unbiased professional continuing education events with industry experts and thought leaders from around the world.

Michaela is a masterful interventionist in lifestyle medicine, a subject matter expert in health promotion, a Master Certified Health Education Specialist and master trainer for the National Diabetes Prevention Program: Lifestyle Coach Training. She earned her Bachelor’’s degree in Exercise Science from Ball State University and Master’s degree from the Fisher Institute for Wellness.

Work

Work.

RECENT PROJECTS.

Experience

Work Skills.

SOLUTION ORIENTATION

Being “in the moment” is critical when assisting clients discover new insights and better thinking.

01. TRAINER

As founder Michaela’s reputation as a provider of quality educational content was key in cultivating the relationship/MOU with the Centers for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.  State of Wellness Inc. is one of only 9 organizations who have signed MOU’s with the CDC to train Lifestyle Coaches to deliver the Evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program.

02. EDUCATOR

Virtual Study Groups provide synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities for professionals seeking to sit for either the Certified Health Education Specialist or Master Certified Health Education Specialist exam offered twice annually.  The multimedia approach provides learners with a multitude of learning options to prepare themselves for success.

03. COACH/ INTERVENTIONIST

Michaela’s extensive career in coaching includes both formal and informal roles as a coach and mentor helping professionals prepare for, attain and transition along their career paths.  In recent years, she has expanded her toolkit to encompass Intrinsic Coaching, Values Profiling and LEGO® Serious Play® among others to provide more robust and meaningful options for both individuals and groups.  Additionally, she is a skilled Lfiestyle Medicine Interventionist in areas such as diabetes prevention, exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle based topics.

04. INFLUENCER

Dependability and trust are key components of Influencing anyone or anything.  Michaela established her relationship with the industry at large when she created HPLive.org. Michaela, sometimes referred to as “Switzerland” for her unbiased approach to presenting information in a purely educational environment, regularly hosts thought-leaders and experts in her weekly webinars which are provided free of charge for anyone to access live or review later through the website archives.

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Cred.

Cred.

EDUCATION & TRAINING.

  • CLMP Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional – American Board of Lifestyle Medicine #0001

  • CLYL Certified Laughter Yoga Leader – Laughter Yoga International #LY-001-MC-708

  • CVS Certified Valuation Specialist -Intrinsic Solutions International

  • CIC Certified Intrinsic Coach – Intrinsic Solutions International

  • MT Master Trainer – National Diabetes Prevention Program

  • LSP Trained LEGO® Serious Play® Facilitator – Rasmussen Consulting

  • MCHES Master Certified Health Education Specialist – National Commission for Health Education Credentialing

  • CSMS Certified Social Media Specialist – S3 Social Media Academy

  • MA Wellness Management – Ball State University

  • BS Exercise Science – Ball State University

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LET’S TALK.

There’s lots of work to do.  Let’s talk about how I may assist you with your next project.