Shirley Garrett, Proactive Health Coach

Proactive Health Coach


Shirley Garrett, Health and Wellness Coach (Certified A.C.E. Health Coach)

  • Medical Exercise Specialist (A.C.E.)
  • National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
  • Chef (Professional Culinary Arts)
  • Program Faculty – Clinicians CHEF Coaching, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Shirley Garrett, NBC-HWC, Medical Exercise Specialist (A.C.E.), professional Chef and Culinary Coach has been a busy Personal Trainer since 1994, but evolved her practice to focus on all aspects of Lifestyle Medicine in 2003. Working together with Physicians and Psychologists, Shirley uses Health, Wellness and Culinary Coaching techniques, plant-based cooking classes and functional fitness programs to ensure that her clients will achieve their best possible physical and mental health outcomes.

Shirley Garrett has been a program faculty member of the CHEF Coaching program, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine in Boston since 2015. along with her Culinary Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine colleagues, Shirley presents Culinary Medicine lectures and hands-on “Clinicians in the Kitchen” cooking classes to healthcare professionals, who earn Harvard Medical School continuing medical education credits several times per year.

Shirley’s practice is based in South Surrey/White Rock, BC Canada, in partnership with Dr. Owen J. Garrett, Reg’d Psychologist – Active Insights Healthcare Group. Office located at #302-15331 16th Avenue, Surrey, BC.

Health/Wellness Coaching and Culinary Coaching sessions can be done online, by telephone or in person.

Fitness & Food Forum Group Cooking Classes are conducted in the professional Teaching Kitchen located at the address above, however, online and one-on-one Culinary workshops and cooking classes can be arranged.