Amanda LaPlante battled autoimmune and mental health challenges for nearly two decades before discovering the power of food and lifestyle as medicine and dropping sixty pounds and over a dozen prescriptions. After reclaiming her health and creating greater ease in her body and life, Amanda wanted to help others do the same. She became certified as a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and a Certified Pain Management Coach. She specializes in assisting clients with complex chronic diagnoses, helping them to find purpose, passion, and hope for healing. Amanda has worked in clinic with several top-notch MDs in the St. Louis area and understands the challenges patients and doctors face in today's health care system. In addition to coaching, Amanda is a sought-after educator and speaker, devoted to empowering patients to break through limiting beliefs, and to inspiring providers to change the way we deliver healthcare today.