Meet Your Coach
Dr. Dixie Brown, owner of Lotus Healing, is an Integrative Medicine Practitioner passionate about helping individuals around the world who seek optimal health and wellness. Through the use of Complementary & Alternative Medicine, she helps her clients feel their best- physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Her greatest joy is seeing her clients fall in love with themselves in ways they never imagined possible. Dixie is also the Founder of Willow Place, a substance use and mental health treatment program for women, Board President of The Seraph Fund, and Board Secretary of the North Carolina Association of Recovery Residences. Dixie is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of North Carolina, Florida, Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts. Dixie also holds certification through the Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, DC to provide Mind Body Medicine Skills Groups worldwide. Additionally, Dixie has also completed certification in Integrative and Functional Nutrition, Biofeedback, Wellness Coaching, and completed training in EMDR therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a form of psychotherapy used to resolve the development of trauma-related disorders and uses Biofeedback as a complementary and alternative medicine practice for the treatment of mental health disorders. Furthermore, Dixie is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, and a Registered Yoga Teacher. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and two kitties, hiking, being outdoors, traveling, and taking photos for her travel photography business, Wanderlust Photography.
- Ph.D. Integrative Medicine, Saybrook University, Oakland, CA
- M.S. Psychology, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Palm Beach, FL
- B.A. Management and Sociology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
- Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
- Certified Addiction Professional, State of Florida
- Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, State of North Carolina
- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, State of New York
- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, State of Connecticut
- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, State of Massachuetts
- Certified Clinical Supervisor, State of North Carolina
- Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, State of Florida
- Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, State of North Carolina
- Certification, The Center for Mind Body Medicine
- Certification, Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (in progress)
- Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (in progress)
- Certification, Reeiki
- Certification, Hypnosis (in progress)
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
- ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor
- Registered Yoga Teacher
- Licensed Strong by Zumba Instructor
- Licensed Zumba Instructor
- Licensed PiYo LIVE Instructor
- Licensed TRX Instructor
- Licensed Cycle Instructor
- Licensed Pilates Instructor
- Licensed PLYOGA Instructor
- Licensed Barre Instructor
Substance use disorders, eating disorders, trauma, goal setting, work/life balance, wellness plans, nutrition, and integrative treatment approaches
What Does a Wellness Coach Do?
A wellness coach can help you identify your goals and create strategies and sustainable, healthy habits that can help you reach those goals for overall health and well-being. A coach can help you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually to become the person you are intended to be.
A wellness coach can help you achieve your goals by helping you identify your strengths and values and using these to develop a holistic health plan for a long-term wellness.
What I have learned about coaching is that YOU are the expert of your life. I am simply the guide who helps you realize your own strengths and encourages and motivates you to use those strengths to reach your goals and create a life that brings you joy and overall wellness.
How Can A Coach Help?
A wellness coach can help with:
- mental and emotional health
- spiritual guidance
- lifestyle (or behavioral) changes to improve your overall well-being
A wellness coach will help to motivate you as you make lifestyle changes and work towards your goals. Together, we will take small steps towards achieving your goals. In addition, a coach will provide you with guidance and support every step of the way.
What I know about you is that YOU have everything you need, and everything you need, you have!!
What Should We Expect?
Your first session will be a "discovery session". This will be a 50 minute session where I will get to know you! You will have received a series of worksheets and questionnaires to complete prior to our first session and I will review these with you in the first session to help focus our time together and set some realistic goals for next few sessions. You will guide our time together with your own agenda, I am here to help focus you, motivate you, and help you realize the power you have within yourself to reach the goals you have for yourself. Each session will begin with a check in on the previous week, successes and obstacles. We will review both and I will help you celebrate all your successes and help you to better understand your obstacles so that you can be more effective in the upcoming week. Step by step, we will reach your goals to overall health and wellness, in whatever way that looks for YOU!
When Do We Know We Need a Wellness Coach?
If you think that having someone support you in identifying your goals, strengths, and obstacles, and create a step by step plan to help you reach your health and wellness goals may be helpful, then it's time to make that call! I am here for you!
What Our Clients Say
I started working with Dixie in March 2018. I lost 10 pounds so far, but the best part at this point is the energy I have…I am working out 3x a week, which it has been years since I have had the energy to do anything. I get support from Dixie by video calls anytime I need some encouragement. It has been an awesome experience to do something good for my body. I am grateful to Dixie to be on this journey with me!
Spark has changed my life! For those that say, “sure it did”, I want to tell my story. I tried it at first because of the energy and mental focus. However, after a week I suddenly realized that my painful hand and foot cramps, which I had had for a few years, were not happening anymore! The doctors had been doing tests for various things, I was told to take magnesium and potassium. That helped slightly, but they continued to increase. Now I’m having no further problems, unless I forget to take Spark! That, and the energy increase, means that I will never stop using this product!
Dixie has a wealth of information and experience in the Healing Arts. Her easy going nature allowed me to relax and feel comfortable around her right away. She knows when to push and when to take a step back. She's helped me to reach big and small goals and for that I'm forever grateful.