Lesa Abney

BSN, RN-BC, NC-BC, CPHWC—Lesa is a Board Certified Cardiovascular Nurse, and American Holistic Nurse’s Association Board Certified Nurse-Coach, a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, and Take Courage CoachingTM Certified Pain Management Coach. Lesa has worked in coaching for over five years, and has taught health coaching classes, as well as Motivational Interviewing. She has seen first-hand how coaching can help improve clients lives, whether they deal with chronic pain or medical illnesses. Lesa has worked on a coaching project, coached clients with diabetes, contributed to several research papers, and utilized Motivational Interviewing in medication adherence and lifestyle change.