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Webinar recap | The science of behaviour change (and how to reach your health goals)

It's all about starting where you are ... and moving forward with the right support and strategies

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There are a number of evidence-backed strategies that have been shown through research to be effective in helping people change health-related behaviours.  These strategies can help adjust how you eat (i.e. more greens and less meat); move (i.e. moderate exercise for 150 minutes five times a week) or think (i.e. manage stress to be less reactive). But what if you know what you need to do and haven’t been able to make a sustainable change on your own?

During this webinar recorded on June 6, 2018, a psychologist and a registered nurse discuss the stages of behaviour change and effective strategies from two approaches: (i) clinical psychology; and (ii) health coach approach.

Dr. Amanda Beaman, C. Psych and Megan McAdam, RN, BScN  cover:

  • The science of behaviour change: what works, what doesn’t
  • Coaches aren’t just for athletes: Understanding self-efficacy and the role of an accountability partner
  • Psychology vs. health coaching: similarities, differences
  • Stages of behaviour change
  • When to seek external support

You can watch the entire webinar below.



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