of Boston and the Berkshire Center of Massachusetts, with a
strong emphasis on dietary healing, whole foods cooking,
food energetics, oriental
diagnosis (psyiognomy), shiatsu massage therapy, and spiritual development. She trained with
the top Macrobiotic teachers and has been a Macrobiotic
Counselor for 31 years.
She received training
in Shiatsu massage therapy with internationally renowned practitioners
David Sergal, Shizuko Yamamoto and Saul Goodman. She is also
trained in Foot Reflexology. Her background includes many years
of training in whole foods nutrition, spiritual development, meditation,
completed the Facilitator's training in Attitudinal healing
with the Institute for Attitudinal Studies, Washington, D.
C. in 1988 and received certification in Spiritual
She has received professional training in Traditional Chinese
Medicine with an emphasis on nutritional therapy and herbal medicine from the East
West School of Herbology, Santa Cruz, CA, and has been a student
of Holistic aromatherapy with the Institute of Dynamic Aromatherapy.
Deborah has also studied Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
with Andrew Gaeddert, master herbalist, author and founder
of Health Concerns. She has studied with many International Spiritual Teachers.
Her extensive yoga, meditation, and mindfulness training spans over 35 years, including Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
She received professional training in Coaching and
completed TeleClass Leader Training in 2002.
She was a
Chef at Green Acres Natural Foods Restaurant, Pittsburgh, in the
1980's, and had her own Natural Foods Catering Business in the
1980's as well. She taught Natural Foods and Vegan Cooking
Classes throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region for 18 years.
Deborah has also been a popular Yoga and Meditation Instructor.
Deborah has counseled those with chronic, acute, and
degenerative disease, weight issues, and emotional imbalances, combining nutritional therapy, herbal
medicine, and attitudinal healing.
the health conditions she has successfully worked with include:
cancer, heart disease and other degenerative diseases, pain,
cholesterol and blood pressure issues, PMS, menopause, and other
female problems, infertility, depression and other
emotional issues, allergies, asthma, chronic fatigue, digestive
problems, blood disorders, aids, hepatitis, nervous system
disorders, hormonal problems, infertility, diabetes &
hypoglycemia, skin problems, chemical sensitivities, immune
deficiencies, weight problems (overweight and underweight), and
more. She has a high success rate and has helped clients with
many difficult and unusual conditions.
She works with
clients to create a personalized wellness plan for prevention
Holistic Health and Nutrition Counseling Details
Holistic Life Coaching has helped thousands of people
transform stress; understand the mental/emotional/spiritual
causes and solutions for life's challenges; create work-life
balance; and more
fulfilling, passionate, joyful and abundant lives.
A Whole Health approach is not one-size-fits-all.
Deborah is one of the very few
counselors/coaches in the world who
has extensive training and clinical
experience in the relationship and
connection between the body, mind,
emotions, and spirit; how they each
impact the other; and how everything
you choose from food, attitudes,
environment, and life's work feeds
and creates you and everything in
your life moment by moment.
Deborah combines solid counseling
recommendations for your uniqueness
coaches or counselors are trained in
single disciplines; some in
nutrition, others in personal
development or energy medicine,
29 years of professional training
and clinical experience
in a variety of modalities have given
her expertise in numerous
disciplines with a high success rate
for healthy, fit bodies and minds,
balanced, nourishing lives; and
She has been providing Holistic
Services long before it was popular,
and offers a full range of
coaching/counseling services via
phone, Skype, and/or email, or in her
speaker & writer nationally. . .
work has been featured on numerous television stations like
KDKA-TV and WQEX-TV. Articles about Whole Health Resources
have appeared in many publications including the Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Press, In Pittsburgh Newsweekly,
Western Pennsylvania Health and Fitness Magazine, and City
Paper. Deborah has been a frequent contributor to Successful
Woman newspaper, which named her one of "25 Women Who
Make a Difference" in the PA tri-state area in 1995,
as well as Western Pa Health and Fitness. She wrote a regularly
column, Holistic Solutions, for Allegheny Women.
She has written and published many health related articles
for various publications including Squirrel Hill Magazine,
Western Pa Health and Fitness, Point of Light, and others.
a member of Pittsburgh Coaches Association, past member of National Speakers Association, Member and
past board member of PA Speakers Association,
and is featured in AmeriNet Central's Directory of Speakers.
She has presented her Holistic approach in workshops to Pittsburgh
Human Resources Association 51st Annual Conference; Chautauqua
Institution, Chautauqua, New York; Kushi International Macrobiotic
Health Conference, Westfield, Massachusetts; Hospital Council
of Western PA; Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania HealthPLACE;
Duquesne University; Carnegie Mellon University; Ohio University;
Fayette County Drug and Alcohol, The Health and Life Enrichment
Expo in Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh, PA, Magee-Women's Hospital
"Celebration of Women" conference, the Mercy Hospital
School of Nursing, and Allegheny College, Meadville. She has
also presented to Children's Hospital and Jefferson Hospital.
company, Whole Health Resources, has had a past 2-year affiliation
with Magee-Women's Hospital offering Holistic Health services
and classes at their WomanCare Centers in Oakland, Bethel
Park, Wexford, Monroeville, and Coraopolis.
is currently working on a series of "Whole Health"
Guidebooks including Practical Spirituality, Eating Your
Way To Success, Fitness From The Inside
Out and Be Your Own Weight Loss Guru™,
Healing Power of Food, and has authored a series of
Booklets on specific health topics for self-empowering health.
Life and Health by Design Program is now available.
It is a Holistic Guide for Co-Creating Health, Happiness, Peace
and Prosperity. You'll transform stress, struggle, doubt and
sabotage; create a healthy, fit body and a clear focused mind;
end cycles of procrastination and lack, poor health and failure,
and so much more.
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