Nutritional Therapists, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaches and Health & Wellness Coaches are often self employed and work in private practice, either independently or as part of a complementary or integrated healthcare clinic. However, many therapists also incorporate other skills obtained from earlier careers or studies into their careers.
Would you feel rewarded by helping people to:
Avoid their genetic destiny by minimising their risks of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis?
Recover from illnesses such as chronic fatigue and go on to resume a normal life?
Conceive naturally and birth a baby that goes on to become a healthy, intelligent adult?
Avoid taking drugs for conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes?
Maintain a healthy weight and feel bursting with energy?
Manage learning and behavioural disorders to maximise these children’s potential?
Deal with distressing digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis?
If you answered yes to the above then a career in Nutritional Therapy, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching or Health & Wellness Coaching may well be for you!
Current opportunities include:
Graduates of the IHS Diplomas in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching & Nutritional Therapy can apply to become an associate of Patrick Holford’s zest4life weightloss & health programmes
Private employment in clinics
Education of the public, media, students and other health professionals
Employment with supplement companies as nutrition advisors, product developers or sales advisors
Employment in retail outlets (pharmacies, health stores etc.) as product advisors and technical sales
Contributing to radio and TV programmes
Postgraduate research to Masters level (Nutritional Therapists only)
Training health food traders and other groups in industry
Cooking demonstrations and classes
Have a look at the following websites, all run by IHS graduates & students