Health Recovery Coaches
Below is a list of amazing people to consider to support you along your healing journey
A few coaches listed below helped me along my own healing journey. Others, I connected with after I healed from CFS/ME and resonate with the work they do.
Disclaimer: This blog is independent from any coach and their methods (and visa versa). Any approach should be customized for each individual. I encourage you to make the best choices for you regarding hiring and working with any coach. No recommendation nor anything else on this blog is medical advice.
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Personalised Fatigue Coach, Pacing Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner
Pamela blends neuroscience with practical lifestyle advice to help clients heal. What I really love about Pamela is that she knows everyone’s life situation and experience of fatigue is different and tailors her framework for each client.
Pamela herself healed from ME/CFS after a 7-year journey, and now is a highly-sought-after ME/CFS recovery coach. She knows that extreme fatigue can rob you of the life you want to live, leaving you feeling desperate because you’re unable to cope with even basic daily tasks.
Pamela’s ‘Life Rescue’ framework with her signature ‘deal and heal’ approach gives clients a full understanding of how to manage their body and mindset to stay on top of their condition, learn how to cope better, and feel like life is worth living again.
She offers 1-2-1 coaching via Zoom and at her office in Bristol during normal times, pacing workshops, and has a highly-rated 3-Week Rescue Course (it’s both live and recorded for those who want to do it in their own time).
*Pamela just opened a second April course starting April 26. You can book your spot here.*
Note: Pamela currently has a 1-2 month waitlist for new UK/EU individual clients and 3 months for US clients, since her early evenings book up fast. You can contact Pamela via her website to get on her waitlist for personal coaching.
Clinical Nutritionist, Naturopath & NLP Practitioner
I have gotten multiple emails from Lauren’s clients about how helpful and amazing she is.
Lauren is a registered and licensed Nutritionist, Naturopath, and NLP practitioner. She operates from her clinic in London, as well as offering online consultations for those based elsewhere.
Having recovered from M.E / CFS herself, Lauren has helped countless clients to recover and reclaim their health back. She is renowned for her multidisciplinary skillset, covering all of the key pillars that are essential for the recovery process. This includes targeted nutrition, functional testing, supplemental protocols, as well as the tools of NLP and mindset coaching to encompass a 360 degree approach to health rehabilitation.
As well as her Nutrition & Naturopathy 1:1 consultations, Lauren also offers a hugely popular 18-week online group mindset coaching program for people with M.E. / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
CFS/ME Recovery Mentor and Mindset Coach
I am so inspired by Chris’ powerful health recovery story. He just ran a marathon in March to raise awareness for CFS/ME. He’s a salt-of-the-earth guy with a wealth of practical and insightful recovery knowledge. Chris in his own words:
One thing I remember when going through CFS/ME for 4 years was the abundance of information (both positive and negative) and how it can all be quite confusing and complicated.
Working with me 1 on 1, I’m going to keep it simple and stick to four key pillars of CFS/M.E recovery/healing which involves:
- Focusing on mindset and mental health through observing your thoughts, daily meditation, and daily journaling
- Following a diet that works well for your Gut Health and Eating based on Ayurvedic principles for your body type
- Creating optimal conditions for sleep
- Restorative movement
Coaching calls will be customized for your current health and progression.
After overcoming CFS, all I want to do, from the bottom of my heart, is to give back and help other sufferers be able to achieve their best life like I’ve been able to.
Learn more about Chris and book him to be Your coach on his new coaching website.
Dr. Cathleen King, DPT
Neuroplasticity and Somatic Healing Transformation Coach
I have heard many amazing reviews from people who were able to unlock new levels of healing thanks to Dr. Cat.
Dr. Cathleen King is a doctor of physical therapy, neuroscience educator, intuitive healer, and a busy mom. Her superpower is helping people with chronic health conditions see the patterns that have bound them, resolve their subconscious resistance, and create transformational life changes.
Cathleen found her own liberation from over a decade of debilitating chronic Lyme disease, mold illness, microbiome imbalance, chronic fatigue, PTSD and a host of other challenges through combining her medical background with her intuitive healing skills.
Her most popular program, the “Primal Trust Mentorship,” is for people with brain retraining experience (who’ve done programs like DNRS, Gupta, or similar) who want full liberation from their past limitations. In this 3 month series, she offers a transformation roadmap mixing neuroscience, somatics, polyvagal theory, personal experience, and alchemical magic. She also has a brain-retraining and nervous system regulation program for beginners called “Creating Calm.”
Dr. Cat’s next Primal Trust Mentorship starts April 20 (you can chose the live or recorded option). I whole-heartedly recommend checking this out this amazing program before doors close.
For a full list of Dr. Cat’s courses and mentorships, you can visit her website: www.cathleenking.com.
Transformational Teacher & Creator of Brain Gardening™
I love how Alina combines her artistic talents, neuroscience training, and powerful personal experience to help others heal and thrive.
Alina is a recovered chronic illness warrior and Brain Gardener™. She has personally healed over 50 chronic conditions in herself, including C-PTSD, POTS, CIRS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, anxiety, brain fog, countless chemical and sensory sensitivities, as well as Benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome.
Alina developed limbic system impairment in childhood in the midst of adverse experiences and used art as a buffer until her life as an award-winning artist and information designer became eclipsed by declining health. Brain retraining was the missing piece to restore wholeness and wellness. Alina wanted to help others harvest physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual wellness through neuroplasticity.
In 2020, she launched Brain Gardening™ after getting certified in Reiki and Integrative Sound & Music Healing and receiving training from world experts in epigenetics, the autonomic nervous system, and somatic healing, including Drs. Bruce Lipton, Stephen Porges, Deb Dana and more.
Alina’s clients include people actively doing a neuroplasticity program who seek additional coaching support for specific healing goals, people with childhood trauma seeking to cultivate a growth mindset, and people open to creative healing approaches.
Visit braingardening.com for a variety of artful and user-friendly free resources, to learn about individual coaching support, or to join the waitlist for her upcoming online neuroplasticity program (which I’m super excited about).
Brain Retraining Specialist, Master NLP Practitioner, Clinical Hypnotherapist
Jason empowers people to become unstuck and finally overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome using a science based, self compassionate, mind-body approach. His online brain retraining coaching program has many success stories. Jason, in his own words:
After 11 years of being mostly housebound with CFS and an array of debilitating symptoms, I fully healed in only 2 months! I went from walking 25 minutes a day to climbing mountains and hiking for up to 9 hours a day exploring the southern coast of Portugal.
Your mind is incredibly powerful, you just need to know how to make it work for you, instead of against you!
I was stuck in a stress response for many years and was pushing myself far too hard even before I got ill. When you identify and deal with both the patterns that are keeping you stuck right now and the patterns that led to your illness in the first place, true long lasting health can be restored.
Jason is accepting new clients worldwide.
Natural Wellness Coach & Founder of From Chronic To Cured
Terese specializes in supporting women with ME/CFS and Thyroid Disease, by complementing their current western medicine treatment with natural methods to promote wholistic self healing, under her signature program called Sanctuary of Balanced Wellness.
Narcissist Abuse Recovery Coach, CFS Recovery Coach
Vera is one of the best people I have ever met. Her light is contagious and her wisdom is well beyond her years. Everyone needs a little Vera in their life!
After surviving 26 years of emotional and psychologic abuse that left her bed-bound with severe CFS/ME for 3 years, Vera has regained her full health and rediscovered her spirit.
Vera specializes in helping victims of psychological abuse and sufferers of chronic illness to reclaim their lives and become their own person.
***On April 14, Vera released her first online course: Become Your Own Person for only $39.***
It contains 40 short videos and a workbook of journal prompts. Vera teaches you how to trust your gut, how to create healthy boundaries (with scripts!), and even how to create your own style (and much more). I cannot recommend it more for anyone seeking to connect with their true spirit – what I have observed is an important part of healing and thriving.
Vera also has many helpful resources and insights to share for clients interested in learning more about Ayurveda, India’s version of Chinese Medicine which focuses on digestion, for educational purposes. I encourage you to check out her amazing YouTube channel.
You can contact Vera about coaching and learn more at her website: verawilhelmsen.com
Vera is based in Norway and is accepting new 1-2-1 clients worldwide.
Gut health enthusiast; Ambassador of Gut & Immune Support Supplements
Rorie is an inspirational woman and helpful resource.
Rorie has a big “Why” for what she does and that’s her own health story. Rorie healed from her own health, energy, and various autoimmune skin conditions by reducing stress in her life and healing her gut. When Rorie’s gut was off-balance, she craved sugary drinks and relied on medications to mask the symptoms. When she came across quality products to support her blood sugar stabilization, energy, and digestion, she began to see results she hadn’t gotten with those symptom-maskers or store-bought vitamins. Rorie then became a ambassador of this quality brand of supplements.
Our soil just doesn’t have the same healthy nutrients it used to due to modern agriculture practices. Rorie helped me upgrade a few supplements that support my amazing digestion. I no longer am reliant on a war-chest of supplements, but continue to take a couple good ones. I’ve noticed a difference when I’ve ran out.
Healing my nervous system also helped harmonize my microbiome, but life can happen. I recently used one of Plexus’ probiotic products to restore balance when things temporarily went off course after a trip. Our bodies and biomes are unique, and I encourage you to consult a trusted professional before considering probiotics and supplements and also listen to your gut.
Rorie is not a nutritionist, nor are the products she offers intended to cure any medical condition. She is an excellent resource and fabulous person. You can find her on Instagram @gutbustingtruths.
Lightning Process Practitioner, Brain Retraining Specialist and Health Recovery Coach
Jodie is a wonderful, encouraging coach. Many clients say working with her has been ‘life-changing.’
Jodie herself had CFS 15 years ago. For 3 years, she tried what seemed like every western and holistic healing modality under the sun without substantial change. Then she heard about the Lightning Process and started exploring how the science of the mind-body connection can be used to rebalance the nervous system and trigger positive physiological change. She had already tried meditation and cognitive behavior therapy, but this was something different.
The Lightning Process is a powerful program based on neuroscience, specifically psychoneuroimmunology, the power of harnessing our mind to influence our biochemistry to ‘switch back on’ the body’s natural ability to heal.
Jodie fully healed from CFS soon after taking the Lightning Process in January 2009 and went back to a thriving career in entertainment radio, ran the London Marathon, had two beautiful children and moved to California. She was so inspired by how this program changed her life that she went on to become a Master NLP, a Clinical Hypnotherapist and a Lightning Process practitioner herself.
The Lightning Process has helped many people restore their health and has inspired several other neuroplasticity programs. It costs more than video-based programs because it’s taught in a live seminar (either in person or via Zoom) and offers personalized coaching support before, during, and after the seminar.
Jodie helps people with a wide range of different conditions including ME/CFS, chronic EBV, Fibromyalgia, anxiety, and Long-Covid. You can learn more about Jodie, the Lightning Process, and client testimonials by visiting her website and Instagram.
Jodie’s April seminar is sold out, but she has availability in May and June.