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Health Coaching and the Law

Understanding the legal scope of a health coach, no matter where you live

In the last two webinars, we discussed what a health coach is, why they’re so important, and exactly how to become an effective health coach. We’ll switch gears a little in this webinar, as we’ll be discussing with Jonathan Posey a brief overview of laws that apply to nutritionists and health coaches.

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Join us for this free training, where we’ll discuss:
  • How the state might limit what you can and cannot do
  • Loopholes and how to succeed as a health coach in any environment
  • Resources you can use in your state
  • Resources that educate and empower you to succeed as a health coach, no matter where you live
Dr. Robert Hedaya
“Having a Functional Medicine Coach on our team can make the difference between success and failure of a treatment plan.”​ Dr. Hedaya
About Chris Kresser
Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., is the founder of Kresser Institute, the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine, and the creator of He’s The New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure, and his latest book, Unconventional Medicine: Join the revolution to reinvent health care, reverse chronic disease and create a practice you love. He is known for his in-depth research uncovering myths and misconceptions in modern medicine and providing natural health solutions with evidence-based results based in Functional Medicine and Ancestral Diet and Lifestyle. Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by (along with Michelle Obama, Dr. Oz, Dr. Weil, Deepak Chopra, and Dr. Mercola), and his blog is one of the top-ranked natural health websites in the world. Chris lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and daughter.
About Jonathan Posey
Jonathan Posey is the Executive Director for the Council of Holistic Health Educators, of which Chris Kresser LLC is a member. The council is a membership-based advocacy organization made up of holistic health schools, organizations, practitioners, and supporters, working to protect the practice of holistic health by defeating harmful legislation and lobbying to pass laws that protect and grow our diverse profession. Jonathan brings over a decade of experience in lobbying, public policy, and grassroots activism in food and consumer safety. Recognizing the need for an organization that exclusively represented the interests of the holistic health and nutrition community, Jonathan created a coalition of like-minded holistic schools to protect the practice of holistic health. This coalition grew to become the Council.