Dr. Arlene McCain is committed to partnering with individuals as they discern personal motivations for healthy change and passionately supports their inspired progress towards a thriving life.
Through integrative health coaching, she empowers and honors individuals as the ultimate experts in their healing journeys. Through the use of holistic therapies, she holds space for spiritual transformation. As a result of her dedication to these diverse modalities, she creates a safe and sacred space in which health and healing can emerge.
Dr. McCain has a whole health perspective that honors body, mind, and spirit. She earned graduate certification in Integrative Therapies & Healing Practices: Health Coaching Track, through the Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota, and was one of the first nationally board certified health and wellness coaches (NBC-HWC) in the nation.
She also recognizes the importance of training future healthcare professionals. She serves as Educational Medical Director for Bridgewater College M.S. Athletic Training program, as well as Adjunct Professor for the JMU P.A. program.
Dr. McCain is a board-certified family physician and offers comprehensive medical care for all ages. She earned a B.S. in Biology and Minor in Theology from Georgetown University. She received her medical degree (M.D.) from Eastern Virginia Medical School and had her first son, Luke, during her second year. She remained for residency at EVMS-Portsmouth Family Medicine, had her second son, Blake, during intern year, and received the Intern of the Year award. She later received the Resident Teacher of the Year award, and served as Chief Resident from 2009-2010.
Above all, she is a heart-centered leader whose core value offer is Fierce High Service.