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Whole Health

Whole health puts you at the center of care, rather than your illnesses or conditions. We work with you to develop a personalized health plan based on your values, needs, and goals. Take charge of your health plan by calling or secure messaging your Primary Care provider to request a consult placed with a Whole Health Coach

Discover What Matters, Live Whole Health

Care we provide at VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Our whole health approach empowers and equips you to take charge of your health, well-being, and quality of life. Whole health goes beyond your illnesses, injuries, or disabilities, and focuses instead on your values, goals, and overall health. It includes self-care and complementary therapies along with conventional medical care. Our whole health program includes:

Learn how to use your own strengths to improve your well being with a focus on what is important to YOU using the Whole Health approach.

2nd Thursday of the month, 1:00-3:00 PM 
To enroll: contact Zeta Amos at 562-826-8000 ext. 1 3210

Veterans explore their new Mission, Aspiration and Purpose, complete a Personal Health Inventory and create a Personal Health Plan on the pathway to Whole Health.

Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00 PM

To enroll: contact Zeta Amos at 562-826-8000 ext. 1-3210

What matters most to you? Meet with a Health Coach to develop a Personalized Health Inventory (PHI)
and begin your pathway to a healthier you.

To enroll: contact Zeta Amos at 562-826-8000 ext. 1-3210 or ask your provider to place a consult
for “Whole Health Coach Personal Health Inventory (PHI)”

Check out the free Live Whole Health app! Live Whole Health | VA Mobile

Gateway focuses on what is most important to you. It gives you skills to manage roadblocks, change
routines, commit to changes, and create realistic goals.

1st Thursday of every month, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

To enroll: call Dr. Ung 562-269-9488 or call in! 1-404-397-1596
Entry Code: 1991681871##

A 14 week group for women Veterans that supports personal health planning, instruction,
conversation, community building, creative activities, home practice exercises.

Thursdays 10:00 - 12:00 PM

To enroll: Contact Laurie Rudisill, 562-826-5617

A 60 minute class for Veterans wanting to learn and practice gentle yoga.

  • Mondays 8:30 - 9:30 AM
  • Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Thursdays (Women Only) 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Fridays 9:00 - 10:00 AM

To enroll: contact your primary care team to request a consult.

A 90 minute class for Veterans wanting to learn ways to improve their sleep.

This class is required before enrolling in Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBT I).

  • 1st Tuesday  1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • 3rd Friday  1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • 4th Monday  1:00 - 2:30 PM

To enroll: Ask your Primary Care Provider (PCP) for a consult

Check out the free Insomnia Coach app! Insomnia Coach - PTSD: National Center for PTSD (va.gov)

For Veterans seeking ideas and help with stress management and relaxation. Now that we are virtual, Veterans from any VA Long Beach location can enroll! The class is six weeks.

Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:00 AM (Long Beach, currently virtual)

Wednesdays 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Santa Ana, currently virtual)

To enroll: request consult from provider or call Dr. Sonika Ung at 562-269-9488

Check out the free Mindfulness Coach app! Mindfulness Coach - PTSD: National Center for PTSD (va.gov)

Find out how you can #LiveWholeHealth from home through VA’s ongoing self-care blog series. This series highlights Whole Health resources—such as video sessions for yoga or meditation—that you can follow along at home to live healthier and happier.

Take charge of your health plan by calling or secure messaging your Primary Care provider to request a Whole Health Well-Being Program Program educational consult. Additional class schedules for Veterans can also be found in the Bulldog below. 

Health and Wellness Resources

Whole Health VIP Experience

Learn about VA Long Beach's approach to whole health

Veterans Health Library

Helping Veterans stay well and well-informed

National Whole Health Website

Learn about VA's approach to whole health

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Health care resources for Veterans and the public

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