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Dr. James O. Prochaska

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Founding Collaborative Partner

Phone: (503) ***-****  HQ Phone
Quality Health Solutions Inc
P.O. Box 82849
Portland, Oregon 97282
United States

Company Description: Quality Health Solutions, Inc. offers scientifically validated assessments and interventions that are designed to enhance the health and productivity of the...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology
    University of Rhode Island
  • Director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center
    University of Rhode Island
  • Psychologist
    University of Rhode Island
  • Director
    Cancer Prevention Research Center
  • Developer
    Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
  • Originator
    Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
  • Creator
    Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
  • Lead Developer
    Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Modification

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD , Clinical Psychology
    Wayne State University
  • MA , Clinical Psychology
    Wayne State University
  • BA , Psychology and Sociology
    Wayne State University
  • Masters
    Wayne State
193 Total References
Web References
Quality Health Solutions - Leadership
www.my-qhs.com, 26 Oct 2014 [cached]
James O. Prochaska, PhD Collaborative Partner Dr. Prochaska is a founding collaborative partner of QHS and the lead developer of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Modification (the "Stages of Change" model). He is also the founder of Pro-Change Behavior Systems. Pro-Change is QHS' R and D partner.
Named one of the five most influential authors in Psychology by the Institute for Scientific Information and the American Psychological Society, Dr. Prochaska is one of the originators of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Modification and the author of more than 300 papers on behavior change for health promotion and disease prevention.
He has served as Principal Investigator on over $70 million in research grants on the prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases and has received numerous honors, including major awards from the American Psychological Association, the Society for Prospective Medicine and Harvard University.
The first psychologist to win a Medal of Honor for Clinical Research from the American Cancer Society, Dr. Prochaska has also received both an Innovators Award and an Innovators Combating Substance Abuse Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Healthtrac Foundation Education Award.
Dr. Prochaska is also Director of Cancer Prevention Research Center and Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Rhode Island and author of more than 300 papers on behavior change for health promotion and disease prevention and several books including Systems of Psychotherapy, The Transtheoretical Approach: Crossing Traditional Boundaries of Therapy , and Changing for Good.
In joining QHS' Board of Advisors, ...
www.qualityhealthsolutions.com, 1 Mar 2014 [cached]
In joining QHS' Board of Advisors, Mr. McEntee will join QHS Board Advisors James O. Prochaska, Ph.D., the lead developer of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Modification (the "Stages of Change" model), Director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center at the University of Rhode Island and Founder of Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Richard Safeer, MD, FACPM, FAAFP, Medical Director and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Health Care, Sonja L DeWees, MPH, Vice President of Operations and Secretary of the Board at QHS, Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D., President and CEO of MGC Diagnostics and Jerry Carleton, JD, Founder and Principal of Portland based Immix Law Group and co-founder of Keen Healthcare.
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James O. Prochaska, Ph.D. Receives Grant (Nov. 2012)
The opening night's plenary was presented ...
www.imjournal.com, 27 Mar 2014 [cached]
The opening night's plenary was presented by Dr. James Prochaska, the Director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center at The University of Rhode Island and developer of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change. In his rousing presentation, he talked about change, particularly how we can help individuals through the process of creating successful life change. His groundbreaking book, Changing for Good, which he coauthored with Drs.
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The treatment protocol used at Cliffside Malibu is also based on the work of Dr. Prochaska, and Dr. Scharff's presentation gave useful applications for Prochaska's theories.
The change model in Changing for ...
www.ceffect.com [cached]
The change model in Changing for Good is called the "Transtheoretical Model of Change" developed by James O. Prochaska, a psychologist at the University of Rhode Island, and a number of colleagues.
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According to Prochaska, successful change isn't a single event - for example, people don't decide out of the blue to lose weight, change their diet that very day and successfully keep that weight off for the rest of their lives.
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Prochaska's model of change helps us understand "what time it is" in the minds of our prospects and donors.
About the BASIS - The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS)
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James O. Prochaska, Ph.D. Director, Cancer Prevention Research Consortium Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology
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