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Nicco Turner

MA

Biography

Nicco  TurnerNicco is a holistic health and wellness coach, educator, and facilitator. She holds a MA in Holistic Health Education from John F. Kennedy University, a certificate as a Natural Chef and received her Health Coach Certificate from Emory University in 2018. She has a passion for health and wellness with the belief that each person should be able to live their best life. She has over 20 years of experience working with diverse populations, underserved communities, and the systems that serve them. These experiences solidified the understanding of meeting people where they are and knowing where you start is not where you have to finish. Nicco began her coaching career in 2007 establishing her own business. She focused on meeting individuals where they were to make sustainable life changes with a focus on holistic health and well-being. Primarily focusing on clients transitioning from a Standard American Diet (SAD) to whole foods through vegetarian, vegan, gluten/allergy free, and other individualized ways of eating for health. In addition, Nicco has worked at a FQHC coaching patients and families within the medical group visits model to address chronic conditions including diabetes, AA pedi-obesity, and AA prenatal groups. Nicco is currently coaching professionally with insurance members with hypertension and employees through employee wellness programs to achieve overall health and wellness, along with her private coaching practice Community-Wisdom. Nicco hopes to empower and motivate people to make positive changes that can change their lives. She works with people from an individual, behavioral, cultural, and social aspect. Working with individuals as a whole integrates a balance that establishes relationships based on respect, cooperation, empathy, and trust thus creating an environment that promotes and encourages change.