Meeting with Doctors and Nurses

Healthcare Providers

For health care providers living or working in the Ontario Health – Toronto region, we offer FREE professional development training and opportunities to practice skills.


We offer evidence-based professional development trainings that empower health care providers to facilitate patient health behaviour change.  Clinicians will learn communication and rapport building skills to help facilitate behaviour change in conversation with their clients.

With the plan to build skills across an organization, we discuss and execute opportunities that will translate into training of teams and units, over time.

We also partner with academic institutions to train graduating classes of clinicians who in their final years of clinical studies.

Brief Action Planning

This evidence-based training is designed to help health care providers support management as well as behavior change that enables patient self-efficacy.

Choices and Changes

This evidence-based training offers health care providers with an opportunity to explore their own beliefs about the behaviour change process and to test out these beliefs against the current evidence-based best practice.

Health Literacy

This training introduces plain language and communication skills that support patients and their care partners to be able to participate in care.


This training introduces to teams a four-point model – Connect, Appreciate, Respond, and Empower – and techniques to engage as well as support clients in a conversation about healthy behaviour change.

Practicing Skills

Introductory to advanced levels of empathy and communication based skill-building sessions for healthcare providers.