About Dr. Richard Powers ...
Over the last thirty-plus years in practice, witnessing literally thousands of clients, friends, and family members suffering and incapacitated from largely preventable ailments, Dr. Powers has devoted himself to closing the 'gap' between what people think supports their health, and what actually does … based on the most current and authentic research to date.
Invited to speak as an expert on diet and nutrition, he has appeared on both cable network broadcasts and radio talk shows, and has been teaching courses in healthy living and thinking to both health professionals and to the public for over twenty-five years.
Education & Training
After completing a premedical curriculum at Tulane University, Dr. Powers received his doctorate in chiropractic medicine in 1980, graduating summa cum laude.
Since then, he has received extensive post-graduate training both in the U.S. and in Europe, and is now well versed in the fields of biological and functional medicine, clinical nutrition, dietary guidance, exercise physiology, homeopathy, low-level 'cold' laser therapy, as well as weight-loss and lifestyle coaching.
Dr. Powers is a certified Health Coach®, a member of the Health Coach® Advisory Board, and a founding member of the Health Coach® Certification Board.
In addition, he has received certification as a Shape Shift® consultant, and as such, is proficient and experienced in coaching sustainable weight and shape improvements for his clients.
Dr. Powers is also proficient in the usage of the Zyto technology, the latest development in electrodermal screening, to help screen for more compatible and effective nutritional solutions for his clients.
Co-author or the Health Scene Investigation anthology series, Dr. Powers also maintains a position on the Xymogen Medical Advisory Board.
With a staff of medical doctors, chiropractic physicians, nurses, and an administrative team, Dr. Powers established and directed the Holistic Healing Center in 1983 in Atlanta. Subsequently, he relocated to Stuart, Florida, and co-founded the Holistic Medical Center, where he currently practices.
In his practice, Dr. Powers carefully listens to his clients' concerns, and then utilizes the latest laboratory and web-enabled technology to efficiently and cost-effectively identify the underlying causes of their health challenges. He then designs and presents a wholesome healthcare plan to guide and support the restoration of their health and vitality in a practical and rewarding way.
By providing on-going coaching and inspiration, as well as regular, consistent monitoring of their relevant lab work, Dr. Powers supports the realization of each client's health goals.
State-of-the-art Assessment Technology
Honoring his commitment to deliver healthcare services in the most effective, efficient, and economical way, Dr. Powers maintains a partnership with his colleagues at Health Coach® Systems, International.
He connects people with the knowledge necessary to live health-responsibly by learning and implementing 'healthy habits' in a practical and sustainable way.
In concert with his Health Coach® colleagues, Dr. Powers is passionately committed to co-creating an 'epidemic' of health-responsible living.
Ultimately, he believes, establishing balance and joy in our day-to-day living fosters balance, wholeness, and vitality in our mind and bodies.