HCI’s 90-Day Health Coaching Program

+ Dr. Michelle May’s Emotional Eating Protocol

Session #1

  • Desired State Goal Setting
  • The Big MOFA
  • Anchoring the MOFA Exercise
  • Experiential Exercise: Clear the Clutter
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step #1:
    • Complete the Eating Cycle Assessment to identify which of the four eating patterns your client sways towards.
    • Read chapter one of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: A Mindful Eating Program to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle.
      • Great Welcome Gift!

Session #2

  • Experiential Exercise: Chewing Clearing Mental/Emotional Clutter
  • Step #2:
    • Screen for issues outside of your scope of practice and make the appropriate referral for additional support if necessary.
  • High Energy Foods: foods that give them energy vs. taking energy away How to Find Energy Through Activities
  • 3-5 Easy High Energy Food recipes to try (optional)
  • List of Action Steps

Session #3

  • Honoring Hunger & Fullness
  • Honoring Hunger & Fullness Action Steps
  • Experiential Exercise: Mind-Body-Heart Scan
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 3:
    • Have your client begin to ask themselves, “Am I hungry?”, to see if they are actually hungry or to see what other trigger is causing them to reach for food.
    • Follow, “Am I hungry?” with a Body-Mind- Heart Scan before each meal.
      • Have them get curious about the different thoughts and emotions that are present for them. Have them journal what comes up for them as they experiment with this.

Session #4

  • Review Original Goals
  • Revisit MOFA Anchor
  • Experiential Exercise: Mindful Eating Mental Rehearsal + Chewing Exercise
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 4:
    • Identify non-hunger triggers for eating

Session #5

Moved HCI’s Sessions #6 to #5

  • Being B-A-D
  • Experiential Exercise: Create an Adventure Menu
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 5 (part 1):
    • Take one of their more minor triggers and see which action can be taken to reduce it slightly this week.

Session #6

Moved HCI’s Sessions #7 to #6

  • How to Relax
  • Experiential Exercise: The 5-5-7 Breath
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 5 (part 2):
    • Develop a full plan for helping your client cope with a specific trigger for their emotional eating.

Session #7

Moved HCI’s Sessions #5 to #7

  • Self-Sabotage
  • Self-Sabotage Scenario Coaching Question Sequences
  • Experiential Exercise: The Mirror
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 6:
    • Continue supporting your client around their plan by experimenting with different actions and reflecting on the effectiveness of it, as well as lessons learned.

Session #8

  • Nourishment: What wants to be nourished in them? Where is there potential for greater expression?
  • Experiential Exercise: Wheel of Life
  • List of Action Steps
  • Step 7:
    • Have your client circle the activities they would like to try on Dr. May’s Build a Self- Care Buffer Zone handout and bring to the next session.
    • If they feel empowered to try any of these activities this week encourage them to do so!

Session #9

  • Personal Power
  • Experiential Exercise: Personal Power Meditation + Woundology (where do you store they personal power?)
  • List of Action Steps
    • Personal Power homework
    • Experiment with an item from their Self-Care Buffer Zone handout.
    • Continue previous weeks action steps and up-level them slightly if your client is ready.

Session #10

  • Review Personal Power homework
  • What are they curious about learning next?
  • Experiential Exercise: Acknowledging People In Your Life
  • List of Action Steps
    • Continue action steps from previous weeks and up-level them a degree if your client is ready.

Session #11

  • Discovering the Next Level
  • Experiential Exercise: Life Inventory + Life Inventory Coaching Question Sequence
  • List of Action Steps

Session #12

  • Completion and Invitation
  • Go into Closing The Deal script and invite them into your next program
  • List of Action Steps to prepare for the next program