TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Liz Harrison and Cheryl Shaw are members of the Grace Cottage Community Health Team. In their role as health coaches, they help clients in reaching personal health, wellness, and weight loss goals. They provide ongoing one-on-one counseling and group support. Services are free of charge and available to all residents within the Grace Cottage service area. Insurance is not billed.
Liz and Cheryl help their clients to develop healthy habits and improve self-management skills by using motivational and behavior modification techniques. They help individuals establish a vision for themselves, set realistic goals, and create action plans, which can ultimately achieve lasting results.
Liz is a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist. She provides her clients with information on diet and lifestyle factors that influence weight, glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure levels. She works with people in developing individualized programs specific to personal goals and needs. Liz sees clients at Grace Cottage on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. She also leads a weekly Weight Loss Support Group on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Cheryl is a Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and Certified Exercise Physiologist. As a health coach, Cheryl helps individuals create a wellness vision, and draws out the motivation to make lasting lifestyle changes in order to realize their vision of optimal health. Cheryl meets with clients at Grace Cottage on Mondays and Fridays.
For more information on the Community Health Team and wellness groups and classes, visit www.gracecottage.org. To schedule an appointment with Liz or Cheryl, call 802-365-3715.