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.
Have you ever thought about holiday shopping that benefits your health? As part of this year’s move, we decided to have our home be as healthy as possible with no VOC (volatile organic compounds or chemicals) paint or products, and products that only use organic and healthy materials (furniture, bed, carpets, etc.) to create an […]
Did you know the average person is unhealthier now than in 1970? People were not counting calories, drinking green smoothies, or going to expensive gyms. So, WHAT happened? It’s complicated and there is a plethora of reasons but here’s my take: There is confusion on what is the “right” balance of macronutrients. Diets range from […]
You can’t get away from them – EMFs are all around us, exposing us to radiation on regular basis. Modern day technology has helped us in many ways but has a silent dark side which we may not know the full repercussions of for many years. What exactly are EMFs? They are electromagnetic frequencies that […]
Need a vegetarian gluten-free entree for your holidays? This one is delicious and nutritious! It’s a bit time intensive but well worth the effort and makes a lot of servings. One of the best parts is it can be made ahead of time (1-2 days) before you serve it and holds up well for a […]
There’s nothing like a great slice of pumpkin bread at the holidays! This one is gluten-free, low carb, moist, high in nutrients and won’t break the health bank! Pumpkin is a great source of vitamin A and the phytochemicals lutein and zeaxanthin (great for helping age-related macular degeneration and cataracts). Packed with fiber and flavor, […]
“It’s only ONE day of the year so why bother watching what I eat?” I have heard this statement more times than I can count! Is it really just ONE day? One day of inflammatory eating leads to inflammation in the body for a least 5 days and if you have leftovers for a few […]