The Details: Biography
Kara has over thirty years of experience in the healthcare industry. She earned her BS and MS in Healthcare from the University of Arizona and California State University respectively. Kara went on to pursue postgraduate studies from Duke University where she studied behavioral health and coaching methods in one of the world’s top integrative medicine programs. From there, Kara studied at The Institute for Functional Medicine and other prestigious programs developed by functional medicine leaders such as Mark Hyman, M.D., and Jeffrey Bland M.D. She was one of the first individuals internationally to become a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach through the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.
Recognizing the value in having different healing modalities to meet diverse client needs, Kara continually expands her knowledge base. She is also a Certified Medical Cannabis (CBD) Consultant, HeartMath Practitioner, and Board Certified Holistic Nutrition Practitioner.
Having recovered herself from three autoimmune illnesses, she is empathetic and understanding of the challenges chronic illness presents.
Kara is also on the Governing Board of Directors for The Institute for Functional Medicine.