It was great to meet so many Craving Change® fans at the Dietitians of Canada conference last week in Ottawa. We also enjoyed the discerning discussions and keen participation at our two pre-conference Individual Insights workshops. All in all, we met many fellow visionaries! … [Read more...] about Fans of Craving Change
Colleen and Wendy will be in Ottawa from June 11 - 13 for their Individual Insights Workshop and the Dietitians of Canada conference. Watch for Wendy at the conference on Wednesday and come on over and introduce yourself. Colleen will be attending the DOC and Food & Culinary networks' joint social event at Urban Element on Friday evening. She'd love to chat and hear about your experiences with the Craving Change® approach. … [Read more...] about We’d love to meet you in Ottawa!
Our Certified Facilitator Resource Library continues to grow this month - it is spring, after all! In consideration of Mental Health Week, we've shared a list of our favourite, easily accessible mental health resources. You will also revitalize your workshops, individual sessions or follow-up groups when you use the new 'All-or-Nothing' quiz, Thought Replacing worksheet and fresh ideas for the HALT Acronym Activity. … [Read more...] about More New Resources for Certified Facilitators
We are pleased to announce that two more organizations have become licensed with Craving Change Inc. Congratulations to Cypress Regional Health Authority in Saskatchewan and to North York General Hospital in Ontario. … [Read more...] about Two New Licensed Organizations
Despite frozen toilets on the plane and frigid temperatures, we received a very warm welcome at the Regional Dietitians of Canada Conference last week in Winnipeg. Our half day workshop entitled, "What were you thinking?!" was fun and inspiring. Dietitians left with new techniques and resources that they can start using this week to help their clients change their thinking habits in order to change their eating habits. … [Read more...] about Regional D of C Conference
Kitchener, Ont. June 9 2014 The Centre for Family Medicine Ottawa, Ont. June 11 2014 The Ottawa Hospital Applying the core Craving Change® concepts in your one-on-one practice! "I don't usually talk to my patients about their thoughts and feelings – I need more direction to help me initiate a cognitive-behavioural discussion with confidence!" "My patients think it's corny to talk about an iceberg! Help!" "I'm familiar with the Craving Change® approach...but it would be … [Read more...] about Two Individual Insights Workshops Just Announced!
Introduced in 2013, the list of Certified Craving Change® Facilitators is growing rapidly. The password-protected Certified Facilitators Resource Library has expanded yet again with a Facilitation Tips Supplement for individual clients and groups and some new downloadable worksheets. Both the research literature and clinical feedback from health care professionals clearly indicate that follow-up is critical for sustained behaviour change. Consider organizing monthly support groups or … [Read more...] about New Additions to Resource Library
There are now 64 Certified Craving Change® Facilitators across Canada. We'd like to congratulate each and every one! Reading over their Final Experiential Assignments that conclude the certification process is incredibly rewarding for us. Certified clinicians share a very specific experience using the Craving Change® approach with groups or individual clients. The feedback regarding this experience is charged with excitement and overwhelmingly positive. To keep the Craving Change® … [Read more...] about 6 Months – 64 Certified Facilitators!