UBC researcher adopts play-by-play method to understand how counsellors can promote health

Heather Gainforth

Assistant Professor, Heather Gainforth, School of Health and Exercise Sciences

Using a page from a coach’s playbook, a UBC researcher has come up with a method to analyze behaviour change counselling sessions and determine what makes them work.

UBC Okanagan Assistant Professor Heather Gainforth researches behaviour change with the School of Health and Exercise Sciences. She has recently published research explaining her approach to understanding the play-by-play of counselling sessions to help people make positive changes in their lives.

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