My passion project is to sew the seeds of lifestyle medicine into everyday conversations, to embed the roots of health into daily living, to create a canopy of self-care across communities and to flourish on the fruits of connectivity.

Dr. Alka Patel

GP And Lifestyle Coach

About me

My experience

As a well-established GP, I am acutely conscious of how the revolving door of healthcare needs to stop turning. It’s patients who are the owners of their health, not doctors. With this knowledge I focus on handing you back control of your health. My Lifestyle Medicine approach is centred on the knowledge that much disease is preventable, reversible and reducible and that health lies in self-care and self-compassion and in valuing lifestyle first. 

My passion project is: “to sew the seeds of lifestyle medicine into everyday conversations, to embed the roots of health into daily living, to create a canopy of self-care across communities and to flourish on the fruits of connectivity.”

My specialist interests lie in mindset, values, purpose, behaviour change, habit creation, burnout, stress, mood changes, relaxation, sleep, weight loss, cancer and epigenetics.

My COACHING STYLE

My approach focuses highly on motivation and mindset and I empower you to achieve a sustainable healthy and happy lifestyle aligned to your personal and professional values. I use a combined medical and coaching approach so that you discover a way to explore your health and are able to share and express what matters to you and gain a firmer understanding of how to live a values-driven happy and healthy life.  

Through my own extensive reading and research I have created The Lifestyle First Method® – a 10 point blueprint based on the 10 key dimensions of health and happiness and through this I am able to provide you with a Lifestyle First Prescription – without pills! Let’s redefine your health together.  I help you: 

H: hold health as yours to own

E: engage in your own health journey with the curiosity of an active participant 

A: action changes with purpose aligned to you values

L: learn with a growth mindset

T: target priorities without guesswork

H: harness the benefits of joyful, intentional living the way you want to live

Areas of Focus

Health & Happiness

90%

Vision & Values

80%

Performance & Productivity

75%

What clients say?

Customer Reviews
The difference you have made to me is beyond what I thought possible
Simply brilliant. I had already started following some of Alka’s advice and am left feeling energised and excited about the changes I can make to help my own wellbeing.

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