Applying Health Coaching Principles when communicating with patients at risk of chronic disease

Webinar summary

11 March 2020

Preventing chronic disease is key in reducing lifestyle related diseases such as overweight and obesity and Type 2 diabetes. It's well documented that lifestyle changes such as being physically active and eating healthy foods can have a positive impact on an individual's health and wellbeing. GPs play a key role in assisting and supporting their patients to make these changes & access relevant complementary services.

This webinar walks you through the stages of behaviour change, helps you assess a patients readiness for change and factors that impact individuals ability to make sustainable changes to their lifestyle. We also discuss health coaching principles when communicating with patients to support them to actively manage their lifestyle related to chronic disease risk.


Dr Jeannie Yoo
Sarah Koh