State Employee Health Plan

Valerie Porter

Registered Nurse and Health Coach

Valerie Porter

Valerie Porter, RN, Health Coach is a life-long Topekan, born and raised in Topeka, KS and a graduate from Washburn University with a Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN). Valerie is a  certified health coaching and Basic Life Support (BLS)  instructor. She has worked in numerous areas of nursing during her career including, telemetry, pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, neurosurgery, instructional, office management, care management, hospice, and was fortunate enough to get into health coaching, a field that she truly fell in love with. Valerie says, “Working as a health coach has allowed me to build amazing relationships with clients by helping them to improve their health literacy and realize their true health and wellness potential. My next professional goal is to become certified in nutrition to further serve my clients in their journey toward optimal health.” Valerie’s greatest personal achievement has been raising her two children, Shawn (daughter), and Cael (son), into amazing adults. She love singing, hiking, deserts, photography, gardening, basking in the sun, traveling, yoga, horseback riding, learning, and making connections with amazing people.

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