Cate Ritter Wellness
Our Wellness Coaching gets to the root of your issues so you can heal on all levels.
Are you struggling with your health and well-being? Have you been seeking help without getting the support you need?
Hi, I'm Cate Ritter! As a Wellness Coach I help people naturally heal their body, mind, and soul from health problems, mystery illness, subconscious beliefs, and more. During our sessions, I’ll guide you throughout the healing process, answer questions, help you understand why these issues were created, and provide the knowledge needed for sustainable change. We'll get to the root of your issues so you can heal and enjoy your life to the fullest!
We’re located in Bend, Oregon with online coaching options.
Wellness Coach, PSYCH-K® Facilitator, HeartMath® Coach, Functional Nutrition Practitioner, & Health Writer.
For over 12 years, Cate's been coaching, training, and experiencing many different forms of healing. She's passionate about helping others find the most effective ways to improve their health and live happier, more fulfilling lives.
Heal Mind, Body & Soul
To fully heal and achieve the results you want, it’s best to include different perspectives. When you heal the body, mind, and soul you get more effective and sustainable results. Unfortunately, most wellness programs focus on one perspective — the physical body. This includes treating symptoms and diseases but doesn't address why these issues were created. As a Wellness Coach with many healing methods, Cate helps you get to the root to get results. She helps YOU restore health within your body AND heal root causes within your mind and spirit.
Lessons From the Jungle
Dedicated to learning the best ways to help others, Cate ventured to Peru. Immersing herself in deep healing, she experienced a complete transformation in her health and life. For a few months, she lived in the remote Amazon jungle where she trained under indigenous Shipibo Curanderos and alternative healers. During her Shaman Initiation, she gained extensive knowledge on the healing power of plant medicine, plant dietas, purgatives, protective baths, soplaying (energy cleansing and protection), Icaros (healing songs) and other healing remedies.
Throughout Cate’s journey, the “wellness game-changer” she discovered was the power of the mind. The subconscious and superconscious mind are essential for deep and sustainable healing on all levels. True healing comes from within and deep within us are often limiting subconscious beliefs. Consequently, these beliefs prevent us from living the lives we deserve. As a PSYCH-K® Facilitator, Cate has found PSYCH-K to be the most effective way to reprogram subconscious beliefs. As a result, this can improve your health and benefit every area of your life.
Aya Awakening, 2018
Amazon Jungle, 2019
Plant Medicine School
Monkey Island, Peru
Visiting the Bora Bora Tribe
Journey of a Wellness Coach
Cate grew up an avid competitive junior golfer, then a collegiate golfer. She always had an interest in wellness for optimal daily performance. Cate graduated from college early with a Bachelor’s Degree in Honors English. After college she moved to the UK where she worked in professional kitchens along the English countryside. This is where her beloved connection to food began. After discovering the nourishing relationship people had with food, Cate hoped to bring these values home. She wanted to help others deepen their connection with local food, and prepare it in a way that’s delicious, doable and sustainable. She continued her education, training and coaching in Arizona and California.
However, Cate’s health took a tremendous hit upon moving to Pebble Beach, CA. She discovered she had a “genetic defect” to detox mold. This meant that her body was not physically able to detox mold. As a result, this allowed mold to grow internally and produce mycotoxins. Cate was “diagnosed” with Mold Illness and a cascade of different conditions. Her health declined despite all efforts. When doctors mentioned disability as an option, she took drastic measures. She decided to forgo conventional, holistic, and functional medicine and dig deeper.
The Subconscious Breakthrough
After experimenting with countless healing modalities, she found a program that empowered her to rewire her brain. Finally, she was able to reclaim her health. This new perspective on healing forever changed how Cate views wellness. You can eat the perfect diet, live a healthy lifestyle and do all the “right” things to take care of yourself, but still struggle with your health. If your brain is stuck playing an old program, then things aren’t going to change. Cate has used her healing journey to fuel her mission to help others.
"I've interviewed a lot of health and wellness coaches throughout my 20-year journalism career & I must admit that Cate Ritter is one of the best!"
Susan Casper, News Anchor & Multimedia Journalist, ABC 15 NEWS
Training & Experience
Cate began working as a Wellness Coach in 2009 with her services ranging from working as a nutritionist, grocery and local food guide, in-home cooking coach, personal chef, yoga instructor, ceremonial leader, and more. Now her focus is using PSYCH-K® as she's found it to be one of the best ways to improve health problems and life challenges.
Cate has an endless passion for learning. Every year, she explores new healing methods to improve her wellness coaching.
- PSYCH-K® Facilitator — Basic, Advanced & Master Training
- HeartMath® Certified Coach
- Practitioner of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN)
- Shaman/Curandero Initiation Course — 8 Weeks in Amazon Jungle of Peru
- Ayahuasca & Plant Medicine Experience — 4 Weeks in Amazon Jungle
- Holistic Nutrition Certification — Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA)
- Yoga Instructor, 200-Hour — SWIHA
- Worked With Celebrities & Pro Athletes
- Personal Chef & In-Home Cooking Coach
- Grocery Shopping & Local Food Guide
- Professional Chef (UK & USA)
- Bachelor’s Degree — Honors English from CA State University, Chico
- Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY — Golf Scholarship
Training in Progress
- PSYCH-K® Divine Integration Retreat (July 2021)
- NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner Certification with Kain Ramsay
- The Art of Energy Healing, Chakras, & Past Life Recall Certification with James Seriph
- Spiritual Shamanic Initiation — The Munay Ki Certification with Sharon Ramel
- Past Life Regression Therapist Certification with Mark Beale
- Reiki Level I, II and Master Certification with Melissa Crowhurst
Press & MediaCate Ritter has been featured on...
ABC15 News, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Golf Digest, Reader’s Digest, Brit+Co, The List, Outside, Golf Channel Magazine, GolfWRX, Golf Tips, The Golf Wire, Golf Today Northwest, GolfPunk UK, Golf WRX, The Arizona Republic, US Sports Camps, & more.
"Cate’s wellness coaching style & resources are simple, powerful & engaging. She takes a sea of confusion & quiets it down to a stream of usable knowledge."
David Jack, Fitness Professional, Health Contributor
MEN'S HEALTH, WOMEN'S HEALTH & KATIE COURIC
Patience & Genuine Care
“Cate is one of the strongest people I've ever met. I'm intrigued by her range of services. But, honestly just being in her presence grounded me. She filled me with much needed light during a very dark time. Her patience and genuine care is a rare find in this world. If you cross paths with this beautiful beacon you'll forever be a better person.”
— Andrew from Calgary, Alberta
Nutrition Made Easy
"Cate’s EXTREMELY personable, humble, and passionate about wellness. She takes nutrition, which is normally such a hard concept to swallow (pun intended), and makes it easy to understand. I’m grateful for my time with her."
— Granger from Phoenix, AZ
Enjoyed Every Minute
"Cate had me at no calorie counting, keep it simple, and on and on! I enjoyed every minute of our time together."
— Brenda from Ahwatukee, AZ
"I've had the good fortune to know Cate for several years now. When it comes to nutritional and wellness advice, she's always the first person I seek out. Her knowledge is second to none. But what makes Cate a truly great coach is her willingness to go the extra mile with her patients. She's constantly checking up on me and motivating me to achieve my better ‘self.’ I've come a long way in that regard thanks to Cate."
— Dave Allen, Golf Writer & Content Specialist, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Transformative & Powerful
Cate embodies every possible attribute that one would want in someone who will guide you through this transformative and powerful Wellness Coaching process. She’s the perfect balance of knowledgeable, warm, confident yet gentle and fun! Cate, you were born for this and I am so grateful that I was guided to you!"
— Jenny M. from New Hampshire
Rare Wellness Coach
"Cate is a rare wellness coach who has the gift of insight, to ‘see and feel’ the needs of her clients. A consummate professional! I recommend her wellness coaching to all of my athletes."
— Katherine Roberts, Founder & President, Yoga for Golfers
Simple & Logical
"Love her simple, yet logical approach to food."
— Ron Kaspriske, Senior Instruction Editor, Golf Digest
“Cate is an absolute gem. I enjoyed our session and was quite surprised at how easy it can be to get back on the right track to wellness. It really takes that first step in the right direction.”
— Roy E. from Grant Ridge, Florida
"Wowza! Cate is a wellness wizard wrapped up in a healthy fairy godmother. She’s helped me tremendously in only a short period of time. It makes a world of difference to have such personal support."
— Sue from Monterey, CA