State Employee Health Plan

Health Coaching

Health Coaching

About Your Benefits

Prescriptive, one-on-one coaching sessions are offered by HealthQuest to better help members understand their health status and set goals for improvement. Whether an individual is low, moderate, or high risk, qualified coaches deliver the right amount of personal attention to each member to reverse unhealthy habits and lead happy healthy lives.

Marathon Health’s accredited Health Coaches are specifically trained to determine an individual's readiness to change, identify motivations, evaluate barriers, and set goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, results-focused, and time-bound (SMART).

Earn 5 HealthQuest credit per coaching visit, up to 10 credits per Plan Year.

Log on to your HealthQuest Portal to meet your coaches, schedule a coaching appointment, and earn credits today.

Meet Your Health Coaches


Rebecca Berlin

MPH and Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Rebecca Berlin is passionate about mental health, self-care, and nutrition. She has worked as a Health Coach with Marathon Health for more than three years and has extensive virtual coaching experience. Her hobbies outside of work are reading, finding new music, cooking, or prepping healthy meals, and watching home décor...

Valerie Porter

RN, Health Coach

Hello all! I'm Valerie, RN, Health Coach. I am a lifelong Topekan, born and raised in Topeka, KS, and a graduate from Washburn University with my BSN. I am also certified in health coaching and as a BLS instructor. I have worked in numerous areas of nursing during my career...

Luana Heidemann

HC, CPT, CNC, Bilingual

My name is Luana Heidemann, and I was born and raised in Chicago but currently live in Pompano Beach, FL. For the last 17 years I have been focused on contributing to the healthcare industry by improving the lives of my patients, my team and myself. I started out as...

Victoria Emmitt

HC, RD, Bilingual

Victoria has a professional background in nutrition and exercise science and has been partnering with patients to provide health coaching for over ten years. Her focus is learning the health priorities and lifestyle of her patients, then providing tips, encouragement, and judgement-free support to promote sustainable habits that work towards...

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