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Whole Health at Bay Pines: Everyone is Welcome.

The Whole Health model is a holistic look at the many areas of life that can affect your health — your work environment, relationships, diet, sleep patterns, and more. The approach starts with you thinking about your health in a new way. Envision what matters most to you in your life. What do you want your health for? What brings you joy and happiness?

What is Whole Health?
Whole Health recognizes you as a Whole person and not by your illnesses, injuries or disabilities.

Whole Health Circle

Whole Health System
The Whole Health System includes conventional treatment, but also focuses on self-empowerment, healing and self-care. The Whole Health System follows the powerful equation below:

Whole Health Equation

The Whole Health System is the current vision for the complementary and integrative health (CIH) integration in VA and includes three central components:

The Pathway Is EMPOWERING: We partner with you, as well as your family and community, to explore your mission, purpose, and aspirations that will guide the development of your personal health plan.

Well-Being Programs Are EQUIPPING: We work with you to build the skills and support you need to identify proactive, integrative health approaches and health coaching that will help you take charge of your health and well-being, prevent diseases, and live your life to the fullest.

Whole Health Clinical Care Is TREATING: You will work with your health team to continue to refine your personal health plan with traditional and complementary and integrative health approaches to support your health and to enhance your self-management strategies to strengthen your health.

Whole Health Coaching Our Whole Health coaches will collaborate with you in developing health and wellness goals. They are there to support you and your medical team.

Whole Health Coaching Process

How to start your Whole Health Journey in Bay Pines?

Dr V your whole health guide
Want to speak with a Whole Health Coach?   Call: 727-398-6661 Ext. 14662.
Want to speak with our Director (Dr. V)? Call: 727-398-6661 Ext. 14662.
Explore your values by filling out the Personal Health Inventory (PHI) or check out our monthly video updates posted on the VA YouTube Channel (Links available at our resources section )

Contact Info


  • C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center Campus

Contact Number(s)

  • 727-398-6661 Ext. 14662

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.