About Dr. Karen
Dr Karen Wolfe is a visionary pioneer in the field of health and wellness She is an Australian physician with a mission, a health advocate and a leading voice for discerning how to use the massive amounts information in the field of health and wellness. She is the creator of a series of health and wellness seminars that synthesizes and organizes information from many sources and she has an overwhelming desire to share what she has found.
Dr Karen’s work is driven by her belief that all of us have the ability to create the health and wellness we desire. She is an Australian physician, Health Coach, Author and International Speaker. Born in Sydney, Australia, Karen graduated from Sydney University with a Medical Degree and completed a Masters Degree in Psychology from National University in California. She worked initially in Australia as a family physician followed by 8 years as the Medical Director of the Australian Government Health Service.
Dr. Karen moved to the United States in 1991 and began her wellness career in corporate wellness. She assisted companies and school districts reduce health care costs by customizing wellness pro¬grams to improve the health and well-being of employees. She later became certified as a Mindful Coach and went on to become the National Mindful Coaching Instructor. She is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is a long time faculty member of the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine. She is a Trustee of the National Wellness Institute and in 2007 was inducted into the Service and Leadership Circle as recognition of her contributions to the field of wellness. Her greatest professional passions are the areas of stress, preventative nutrition and life balance.
She is the author of seven books, including Lifestyle Medicine, Give Stress A Rest and Create the Body Your Soul Desires and her website at www.DrKarenWolfe.org was voted one of the Top 50 Health Coach websites. Dr Karen is a contributing author for MariaShriver.com as an “Architect of Change” aimed at inspiring people to use their own ideas, influence and initiative to go out and make an impact on our world and she is a certified provider for The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCCAP)
Dr Karen is a mother of three children and lives in California with her husband Steve and three spunky dogs. She loves to take walks by the ocean, ride bikes and hike the trails in Southern California.