Jackson Hole Lifestyle Medicine
Preventing, treating, and reversing chronic disease
Lifestyle Medicine is the fastest growing field of medicine. It differentiates
from more mainstream approaches to healthcare by highlighting the use
of non-pharmaceutical and non-invasive modalities to prevent, treat, and
even reverse chronic disease.
Lifestyle medicine focuses on the six pillars of health:
- Stress management
- Avoiding risky substances
St. John’s Health Lifestyle Medicine program grew from its nationally
recognized worksite wellness program that has been providing
year-round wellness programming for over 1,400 Teton County employees. Through implementing this population-based
programming, the demand for individualized wellness services became clear.
St. John's Health Lifestyle Medicine program includes:
wellness coaching helps clients reach optimal health and well-being. Our coaches guide clients
in developing and achieving personal goals through facilitating behavior
changes that lead to sustainable, healthy lifestyles.
- All St. John’s Wellness coaches have a bachelor’s degree or
higher in a health-related field and are certified by the Wellcoaches
School of Coaching which is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine.
- Coaching sessions are complemented by additional referrals to a Physical
Therapist and Registered Dietitian at no additional cost to the client.
Tobacco Cessation Counseling
Tobacco cessation counseling sessions follow evidence-based protocol and
utilize free nicotine replacement therapies offered by statewide quit
programs. Tobacco Cessation counseling is provided by a Mayo Clinic trained
tobacco cessation specialist.
Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSM) program is a six-week group program offered in either English or
Spanish. Instructed by Stanford certified CDSM leaders, this program focuses
on building self-efficacy skills and is appropriate for anyone with a
Nutrition is one of the six pillars of Lifestyle Medicine and education
around eating healthfully is integral to our program. Lifestyle Medicine
clients have the opportunity to work individually with Registered Dieticians
to set and accomplish their goals around health, disease reversal and
Nearly 10% of the United States population has been diagnosed with diabetes.
St. John’s Diabetes and Nutrition Program works closely with the
clients of the Lifestyle Medicine Program who are at risk for Diabetes.
The approach is threefold - to prevent, treat and, when appropriate, reverse
Type 2 Diabetes.
Ergonomics is the science of designing the work environment to fit the
worker. Our professional ergonomists assess and modify the workspace to
maximize efficiency, reduce injury potential and improve productivity.
The Lifestyle Medicine program at St. John’s Health operates as a
cash pay subscription service with an initial intake with an American
College of Lifestyle Medicine board certified RN.
Download the American College of Lifestyle Medicine PDF
For more information about the program, please call