Health & Wellness Nurse Coach
All Heart Coaching, Inc.
Karen Laing, MS, BSN, RN, HWNC-BC, DipACLM, CHES, is a Health & Wellness Nurse Coach with All Heart Coaching, Inc. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Nursing. She began her nursing career as a surgical intensive care nurse at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. She later moved to a nearby community hospital with strong cardiac programs (Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD). She began her cardiac rehabilitation work at the Bennett Institute in Baltimore, MD where she loved working within their holistic fitness center that was also open to community members. Karen completed her Master’s in Health Promotion Management at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. At that time, she also became a Certified Health Education Specialist. Following her move to Richmond, VA, Karen continued working in management and clinical roles in cardiac rehabilitation facilities. While there, she completed personal coach training through CoachU. Since that time, she has continued supporting individuals working to make lifestyle changes both in cardiac rehabilitation settings and personal or group coaching settings. Karen is a Board Certified Health & Wellness Nurse Coach and member of the International Coach Federation. She is the President of the West Florida Chapter of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association a Diplomat of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is an active member of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Holistic Nurses Association and the nursing honor society of Sigma Theta Tau.