My RD Journey Podcast

How to Coach Clients pt 3 - Stages 5 and 6 of the Transtheoretical Model

Episode Summary

The Transtheoretical Model is a systematic approach to coaching clients through various stages of change. It can be applied to many things but works really well with Dietetics. Stages 5 and 6 of this model are discussed in this episode of the My RD Journey Podcast.

Episode Notes

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Felicia Porrazza is a registered and licensed dietitian with a masters degree in dietetics administration, ACSM certified personal trainer, DSWI certified health coach, nutrition faculty instructor at Bucks Community College, and owner of Porrazza Nutrition LLC. In her private practice, she works one-on-one with clients to help them develop an understanding of healthy eating and fitness. Felicia is a provider for insurance companies, but also works with clients out-of-pocket. She specializes in combining plant-based eating with fitness programs, specifically targeting beginner strength-training.


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