Dominique has been with Dr. Sears’ Wellness Institute since its inception in 2007 and as a Certified Health Coach has been active in a variety of settings, including schools and healthcare facilities. As the Executive Director of Education, Dominique oversees the Health Coach training and certification as well as working closely with Dr. Sears in the development of new courses and provides continual support to the instructors and coaches.
Prior to working with the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, she was with two leading pharmaceutical companies in the areas of cardiovascular medicine, cholesterol management, diabetes, mental health, and allergies. During her pharmaceutical career, she worked closely with physicians, residents, and diabetic educators in a variety of settings including health maintenance organizations (HMO’s) and teaching hospitals.
Dominique holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside, and a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has taught in both elementary and middle school and has had extensive experience working with school districts and curriculum. She also attended Bauman College for Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts where she received her designation as a Certified Nutrition Educator. She is also a member of National Association of Nutrition Professionals.