Wellness Coaching?| Motivational Interviewing
Susan B. Dopart, MS, RD, CDE
My career in the health and wellness field has now spanned almost 30 years, during which time I?ve created a successful platform which encompasses a health practice, trainings for medical and psychology professionals, and books on healthy eating.
I am a speaker, author, instructor and consultant. I love what I do, and my specialties include diabetes and endocrinology, gut issues (IBS, SIBO, GERD), weight management, PCOS, pregnancy, menopause, cancer and exercise nutrition.
My journey in helping clients with their health has led me to seek a collaborative way to listen and evoke someone?s own internal motivation for change since ambivalence with behavior change is more the norm. I discovered the language of Motivational Interviewing which is a person-centered, guiding method of communication and counseling to elicit and strengthen motivation for change.
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