Associates for      
                 Health Education  and Behavior, LLC

                           Improving health through education


Associates for Health Education and Behavior, LLC is dedicated to improving health through education by teaching clients the information and skills they need to make informed health decisions,  supporting them through the process of  changing their unhealthy behaviors, and working with them as associates - for (their) health.

                                                                        Dr. Joanna Hayden is the principal at Associates for Health Education and Behavior. 
                                          With more than 40 years  experience in health and education, she started her career as a 
                                          registered nurse specializing in cardiovascular  disease. After attaining her doctorate from
                                          New York University in health education, she continued her career at William Paterson
                                          University as a professor of public health education and department chairperson.
                                          Dr. Hayden is the author of  the textbook, Introduction to Health Behavior Theory  (3rd
                                          edition) published by Jones and Bartlett  Learning, Inc.  She has also written
                                         book chapters,  numerous journal articles, and has presented at many  state
and national conferences. Having served as an associate editor of the journal Health Promotion
for many years, she conducted publishing workshops across the country for public health
professionals. She is a past Fulbright Senior Specialist candidate in public health  and has been
named numerous times to Who’s Who Among American Teachers.

Nationally known in the field of health education, Dr. Hayden’s expertise has been tapped by such public health agencies as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Indian Health Services, the Council on Education for Public Health, Inc., the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., the Society for Public Health Education, Inc., the New JerseyDepartment of Health and Senior Services, and other public health and education entities.

Her love of teaching and ability to explain complex  health information in plain language are her strengths - evident in the customized, one-on-one education sessions she offers. Dr. Hayden’s individualized approach allows her to provide clients with the specific knowledge and skill necessary for each of them to make better health decisions - to  live their lives healthier.


July 25, 2017

I attended a presentation given by Dr.Hayden and found her information on eating healthy was much more realistic and interesting than others. And I found Dr. Hayden was also knowledgeable and well versed about different food choices for many food allergies and sensitivities.

I decided to try a consultation with Dr. Hayden with three goals in mind - lose weight, have better choices for snacks and meals, and decrease my cholesterol and LDL. After a few months, I have achieved all three goals. Though the cholesterol and LDL could be a little better, my doctor is surprised and happy with how much they were lowered.

Dr. Hayden kept a close look at my weekly food intake, exercise and weight and then offered a variety of better choices which were realistic and affordable. Dr. Hayden provided frequent follow-up checks and interesting articles and recipes.

I was very happy with the service and would recommend trying the consultation to see if you can reach your goals, too.

Kathy, RN


May 13, 2017

I highly recommend Dr Joanna Hayden. I have learned so much from her and have had great success in my over all health,and weight loss.

She is also working with my daughter and she has experienced the same success.
It was a real pleasure to work with Dr. Hayden.

Pauline Richards


February 1, 2017                                                                              

Dear Dr. Hayden:

I wanted to take a moment to thank you so much for changing my life. Like many people, I have struggled with weight control throughout my adult life. A quick diet here, some pseudo-fasting there only provided small, temporary results. Your guidance taught me how to approach food and exercise. The best part is that your program is not a diet (which we know never works). My mind now instinctually knows what to eat, when to eat and it’s effortless. I have averaged a pound a week weight loss (23 pounds to date) and I love the new me. I also love all of the compliments from friends and family that I have received. I still have a few more pounds to go but I know I will get there and more importantly maintain my new weight for the rest of my life. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!


Mark U.

Pain Relief Chiropractic                                                                                                   
Short Term Neck and Back Pain Relief

Andover, NJ
                       Dr. Wil Holdsworth  was raised in Sparta, NJ.  He went to Montclair State University to obtain    
                                  his Bachelor's in Biology  with a Minor in Nutrition.  He completed his education in San    

                                  Jose, CA at Palmer College of Chiropractic West. 

                                                               He is the owner and head chiropractor at Pain Relief Chiropractic which:
                                                                • Practices Short-Term Care For Your Neck & Back Pain
                                                                • Accepts MD Referrals
                                                                • Is Affordable, Convenient & Mainstream, Chiropractic Care
                                                                • Has a Walk-Ins Welcome; No Appointment Needed Policy
                                                                • Is a Member of Chiro-Trust and has Taken the Pledge

"To the best of my ability, I agree to provide my patients convenient, affordable, and mainstream Chiropractic care. I will not use unnecessary long-  term treatment plans and/or therapies."

    For more information go to Pain Relief Chiropractic at

     YouTube: Pain Relief Chiropractic

    Zen For Life Wellness
   Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
  Sparta, NJ

                                    Eleonora A. Bowers is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbologist in New Jersey and
                                    and Pennsylvania. Nationally board certified as an Oriental Medicine Practitioner by the                                     
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental  Medicine (NCCAOM), she is the                                        principal at Zen for Life Wellness with offices in Seacaus and Sparta, NJ
                                                                   After earning  her Bachelor's of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy in                                            Annapolis, Eleonora served in the United States Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare  .                                   Officer. She then earned her Master's of Science in Traditional Chinese  Medicine from the Pacific
                                    College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA, and completed studies at Chengdu University                                      of Traditional ChineseMedicine in Chengdu, China.                


Eleonora integrates acupuncture, Chinese herbs, cupping, Tui Na massage and eastern nutrition in her practice. Her goal is to treat each of her patients individually and holistically and provide  them with the tools to improve overall health and well-being.

For more information:
Zen for Life Wellness at