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Dr. James Prochaska O.
Founding Collaborative Partner
Quality Health Solutions Inc
Quality Health Solutions Inc
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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, ...
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.
James O. Prochaska, Ph.D. Receives Grant (Nov. 2012)
American College of Lifestyle Medicine - Advisory Board
James Prochaska, PhD
Director, Cancer Prevention Research Consortium,
Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology
University of Rhode Island
The opening night's plenary was presented ...
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.
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.
Thirty years ago, Dr. James ...
Thirty years ago, Dr. James Prochaska, a psychologist at the University of Rhode Island, began studying how people change.
His model is called the Transtheoretical Model He discovered that change takes place in stages, and you must learn about change before jumping in.
That sounds obvious, but he discovered that if you try to throw yourself into the action stage before you're ready, you'll likely fail.