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Click HERE to watch a 3-minute video about what the Montana Health Center Health, CareHere Health Coaches have to offer you!

For more information about wellness services and health coaching available through CareHere, click HERE.

Five Ways to Connect with a CareHere Health Coach* 

  1. Call or email one of the coaches below;
  2. Call (855) 200-6822 and ask for a health coaching appointment;
  3. During an appointment with a Montana Health Center provider, ask to be referred to a health coach. 
  4. Attend a wellness presentation or invite a coach to your workplace.  Click HERE to learn more.
  5. Schedule with a health coach online using the instructions below.

To Schedule a CareHere Health Coaching Appointment Online 

  • Click www.CareHere.com, select Member Login, and log in with your Username and Password.
  • Click on Make Appointment.
  • Click on Health Coaching.
  • Click on a date or date range for your appointment.
  • Select the location and your preferred provider (as applicable).
  • Select your desired appointment from the options given.
  • Select how you would like to be reminded of your appointment by selecting the drop-down menu next to “How would you like to be reminded of your appointment?”  
  • Click on “Confirm Appointment.”  
  • You may also call (855) 200-6822 for assistance with registering.  

*State Plan members: To participate in health coaching with CareHere health coaches, you must be able to attend at least one appointment at the health center in-person.  If you live outside a health center area, you can either travel to a health center to visit one of the Health Center health coaches in-person, or you can contact the State Plan Wellness Program Manager to access a health coach via telephone.  

Have you attended a presentation or worked with a health coach?  Then we want your feedback!  Just click here to take our QUICK survey: http://www.carehere.com/surveys/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=72538o2
 


Meet the Coaches
Health coaches can help you with a variety of lifestyle and disease management questions.  Click on any of the coaches listed below for more information about that coach, or you may call CareHere at (855) 200-6822 to be connected with a coach.  If you are a State Plan member outside of a health center area, there are options for you HERE.

Nutrition
Chronic disease dietary needs, weight management, cholesterol, allergies, and more.
Michelle Deitsch - Helena
Rachel Anderson - Billings
Beth Smith


Exercise
Personalized fitness plans, individual goal setting, corrective exercise, recovery exercises and techniques, and more.
Paul Campbell - Helena 
Jacque Currie - Missoula

Behavioral Health
Stress management, tobacco cessation, work/life balance, and more.
Teresa Lewis - Helena

Wellness Nurse
Education for medications, understanding a diagnosis, interpreting health screening results, assistance with the Blood Pressure Management Program, questions about FIT tests or other colorectal cancer screening opportunities, questions about Breast Cancer screening options, and more.
Contact CareHere at (855) 200-6822

Wellness Program Manager, Health Care & Benefits Division 
Health coaching for nutrition, exercise, and/or behavior change for State Plan members who can't attend a Montana Health Center.  Answers to questions about State Plan benefits including the Live Life Well Incentive and Healthy Weight Incentive.
Kim Pullman - Helena

Director of Health Initiatives, Montana Health Center, CareHere
Assistance with the CareHere website, appointment issues, questions about coaches.
Margy Bartley - Missoula

 

Nutrition 

Michelle Deitsch is a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist, and Certified Health Coach for CareHere. She has experience in a variety of clinical and non-clinical areas of nutrition and wellness, including diet management of patients with genetic disorders, corporate wellness, and personal chef services. Michelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Montana State University in Bozeman. She is recognized through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Certified Exercise Physiologist and enjoys working with people on all aspects of adopting and maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.

Contact Michelle at mdeitsch@carehere.com or call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.   
 

 

Rachel Anderson is a Registered Dietitian and licensed nutritionist for CareHere in the Billings area. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and has been a registered dietitian since 2003.  She has experience working with the Women Infants and Children Program (WIC) in Great Falls and Billings and she has case management and home visiting experience. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor.

Rachel enjoys a variety of activities including skiing, hiking, cycling, and group fitness classes, and feels exercise and nutrition are both important for a healthy lifestyle.

Contact Rachel at randerson@carehere.com or call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.

Beth Smith, Certified Health Coach 

Beth graduated from the Michigan State University where she majored in Dietetics and became a Registered Dietitian shortly afterwards.  She has been practicing as a Registered Dietitian for over 25 years and has worked in a variety area of dietetics including hospitals, long term care, hospice and wellness.  She has been with CareHere for over 5 years and during this time has become a certified health coach and a Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach. There are many reasons she became a Registered Dietitian, but the number one reason is her passion to help people learn more about food and nutrition and then apply that knowledge to create a healthier life. She is committed to helping people realize their own potential and achieve their desired health goals so that they can live their best life. 

She enjoys spending time with her five children, doing anything outdoors especially running and biking.

Contact Beth by calling call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.

Exercise 

Paul Campbell, MS, NASM-CPT, graduated with his Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point in Stevens Point, WI.  He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and holds multiple certifications such as a Lifestyle Coach through the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC). Most recently, Paul has earned additional certifications as a Weight Loss Specialist, Senior Fitness Specialist, and as a Functional Movement Specialist. Since 2010, he has trained and coached professional athletes, children, and those with chronic conditions including spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, cardiovascular disease, autism, and diabetes.

Contact Paul at pcampbell@carehere.com or 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.   

Jacque Currie is a Certified Health Education Specialist.  She graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a focus in Community Health.

She has completed numerous races including 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons, and sprint distance triathlons.  She believes leading an active lifestyle is easier when you are having fun.

Contact Jacque at jcurrie@carehere.com or call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment. 

Behavior

Teresa Lewis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience providing case management and behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and adults in a myriad of settings.  She earned her Bachelor’s in Arts with Emphasis in Social Work at the University of Montana and earned her Master’s in Social Work with a Generalist Approach at the University of North Dakota.

You can contact Teresa at tlewis@carehere.com or call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.

Director of Health Initiatives

Margy Bartley is the Director of Health Initiatives for CareHere. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and has been a Certified Group Exercise instructor for 26 years (YMCA and American Council on Exercise (ACE)), is an ACE-Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, and an Integrated Fitness Trainer. Margy is a graduate of The Institute for Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching Program, a Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and a Certified International Health Coach. She is a Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer through American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD).  She is also certified through the YMCA of the USA in Get Real Weight Management, Movement for the Inactive, and Nutrition and Exercise for Weight Management. Margy has worked with youth and senior fitness programs, which included arthritis therapy classes and cardiac recovery programs. She has also coached a marathon training program.

Contact Margy at mbartley@carehere.com or call 855-200-6822 to schedule an appointment.  

For State of Montana Plan Members 

Kim Pullman, RD, LN Do you have questions about Wellness Programs available to State of Montana Benefit Plan members? Do you need health coaching, but don't live near a Montana Health Center? 

Kim is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and the Wellness Program Manager for the State of Montana, Health Care and Benefits Division. She is a past-Chair of the Eat Right Montana (ERM) Coalition and currently the Newsletter Editor for the Montana Dietetic Association (MDA), and also teaches group fitness classes at a local fitness facility.

In her position as Wellness Manager, Kim manages the State of Montana Healthy Employee Lifestyle Program (SOMHELP) for more than 14,000 State of Montana employees. The program includes health screenings, healthy living challenges, Lunch and Learn events, and health management programs. She also provides individual coaching and counseling sessions for plan members.

She has past experience with the Child Nutrition Programs and early childhood programs. Kim welcomes opportunities to partner with other organizations, programs and groups to promote the health and well-being of all Montanans.

Contact Kim at kpullman@mt.gov.