Cycadian Health Advocacy, LLC

Contact Information
Rachel Westlake, BCPA
Independent Health Advocate



~ Accepting New Clients
~ Area(s) Served: Nationwide – United States
~ Provides Virtual / Telehealth Services


About My Services:

  • Type(s) of Advocacy: Cancer, Health Management, Medical / Navigational, Social Work
  • Years of Experience: 2.5 years

Young adult cancer and chronic illness treatment recovery. Helping survivors create a map or a plan post-treatment.

I care about you finding patient-centered care, and trauma-informed care.

I have been supporting people in navigating health care systems and finding the modalities that are a best fit for them for a 10 years.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Recovery from cancer treatment
  • Health crisis recovery
  • Hard to diagnose or dismissed illness
  • The patient experience
  • Complementary, integrative care
  • Non-emergency mental health issues
  • Hormone health
  • Well-being and health optimization
  • Preparing for a healthy future



Education, Training & Experience:



  • Patient Advocate Certification Board, Sherwood, AR | Certified Patient Advocate, 2020
  • Cascadia Center for Leadership, Bayside, CA | Graduate, 2018
  • Emergency Medical Technician Training Center, Arcata, CA | Certified Emergency Medical Technician, 2010
  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA | Masters Studies, Environment and Community Social Sciences, 2008
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA | BA, Anthropology, 2002
  • University of Minnesota, Uttarakhand, India | NGO and Nonprofit Management


Licensed Professional: No


Board Certified Patient Advocate: Yes


Educational Advocacy Certification: No


Additional Education & Training: 

  • Board Certified Patient Advocate
  • Member of the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates
  • Member of Greater National Advocates
  • National Patient Advocate Foundation Consortium: “Rural Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Health Care Inequities,” 11/2020
  • Health AdvocateX National Conference on Integrating Mental Health, 11/2020
  • Humboldt Del Norte Council on Estate Planning and ElderCare, 2019
  • Cascadia Center for Leadership Graduate, 2018


Rachel Westlake, BCPA | Cycadian Health Advocacy, LLC | Eureka, CA 95501
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