Learn some effective motivational communication techniques for positive behaviour change.
Have you ever struggled to help clients who say they want to eat healthier and exercise more but repeatedly do the opposite?
Do you sometimes despair because it seems your clients are not taking all of your great advice on board?
One of the most common mistakes that health and fitness professionals make is assuming that informing our clients of the consequences of their poor diet/inactivity will lead to behaviour change. The reality is that this approach is at best ineffective and at worst completely counter-productive.
This course will teach you a new approach. You will learn how to use motivational interviewing techniques to communicate with clients in a way that elicits genuine motivation and sustained behaviour change.
All the exercise and nutrition advice in the world is useless if you can’t get your clients to follow it. This course gives you easy-to-apply tools to support effective behaviour change.
Learn 8 proven communication techniques you can put into practice with clients straight away.
Delivered by Dr Pat Partington, a psychologist and exercise scientist who has spent over 25 years working to improve patients' mental well-being alongside their physical health.
Available to anyone who wants to gain a comprehensive insight into the science of decision making and behaviour change.
You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.
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This course is designed for anyone who wants to know more about this fascinating subject, whether for professional or personal reasons.
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The content is delivered via a series of video presentations supported by fact sheets and resource documents, it will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
There is no assessment.
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