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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I start working with you?

Please click on the button below to schedule a free Personalized Strategy Session so that I can determine the optimal program to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Do you offer group consultations or workshops?

Essence of Health Wellness Coaching has individual and group plans designed to fit your needs. Dr. Toombs-Withers is also available for event workshops and conferences. 
Contact me TODAY for booking!

What should I prepare for my initial consultation?

For our signature coaching program, your initial consultation will include a one on one session with Dr. Toombs-Withers. A detailed review of your goals for your health, challenges, and an outline for your personalized wellness journey will be discussed.

What health concerns can coaching help me with?

Essence of Health Wellness Coaching offers coaching services to help with nutrition, weight loss, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, obesity, stress, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, PCOS and more.

Will Dr. Toombs-Withers be my Primary Care Physician (PCP)?

No, Dr. Toombs-Withers will not be your PCP. All coaching clients are encouraged to have a Primary Care Physician (PCP) including a physical examination from their PCP within the past 12 months.

Looking for Primary Care from a Plant Based Physician? Head over to to learn more about our Preventative and Chronic Disease Primary Care Services. Office and Telehealth options are available.

Will Dr. Toombs-Withers prescribe medications to me?

Weight Loss prescription medications may be available to some clients. However, due to some state regulations, not all clients will have a prescription option available to them through Essence of Health Coaching. Schedule a consultation to learn more and see if medication assisted weight loss is available in your area.

Do you accept insurance?

No, health insurance plans will not be billed by Essence of Health Coaching. 


If you do have out of network coverage with your health insurance plan, you can use your insurance to cover any necessary lab testing and prescription medications (for those patients who qualify for the Medication Assisted Weight Management program).

Is this coaching program only for those seeking to lose weight?

No, Essence of Health Coaching is more than just weight loss Coaching. This program is for those seeking to live a healthier lifestyle, whether that may be through weight loss, weight gain, improved sleep, reduced fatigue, or just with general nutrition coaching to prevent future disease.

Are payment plan options available?

Absolutely! At Essence of Health Coaching, we value your health and we want you to do the same. Our programs are an investment into yourself and are designed to help you achieve your healthiest version of yourself.

With this in mind, we offer payment plan options through PayPal and Affirm.

I have other questions that aren’t listed here. Where can I find more information?

You may schedule a FREE personalized strategy session to see if Essence of Health Coaching may be right for you and to obtain more information specific to your needs.

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