Cynthia Powell, MA, CHWC, IWLC

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Assistant Professor

MET 330B

Cynthia Powell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Professions and teaches LHLT 5303: Psychology of Behavior Change, as well as LHLT 5308: Addressing Health Behaviors. She received her M.A. in Education and Human Development, with a Concentration in Organizational Leadership and Learning, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Coaching, from The George Washington University. She is also a Certified Health and Well-Being Coach, Certified Integrative Wellness and Life Coach, and a Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher. In addition, she has studied Mind-Body Medicine through Harvard Medical School, and Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine & Wellcoaches. She has previous experience working at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and The George Washington University, and has over 15 years of senior leadership experience in education and health care settings. She also provides coaching and training in a variety of areas including mindfulness, resilience, self-care, and stress management.

Prof. Powell is actively engaged in various forums with a focus on promoting community health and wellness, including serving on the Boards of Empower Fort Worth and the EcoPLex.US.  She enjoys spending time with her partner, Joseph, and their family and friends, as well as dancing, traveling, exploring the arts, and being in nature.