Industry and Academic Recommendations
"Janette is the industry leader of program development and practice of health behaviour change. For more than a decade Janette has been leading the development of health professionals through her innovative health behaviour change education programs that blend current evidence-based knowledge with practical solutions and strategies. Since 2004, Janette's organisation, Health Change Australia, has trained more than 6,000 allied health professionals both in Australia and internationally. Janette's vision, insight, and ability to collaborate with health professionals and industry stakeholders to develop health behaviour change education programs has been outstanding. I am delighted to recommend Janette as both a colleague and friend."
Dr Andrew Dawson, Educator and Researcher in Sport and Health Coaching, Deakin University, Australia
"Janette is a leader in her field and delivers comprehensive health behaviour change training that in turn generates good outcomes for clients. Janette is always willing to provide advice without fear or favour, which is always appreciated."
David Holloway, Medibank Health Solutions, Australia
"We were fortunate to have Janette present to our members as part of the Australian Psychological Society interest group for Coaching Psychology. Janette is a leader in the field of Health Psychology and behaviour change and provided great insights into her health change methodology, the evidence behind the model, and the application of this model in the real world. I would have no hesitation in recommending Janette as an expert consultant in this field."
Justin Simmonds, Australian Psychological Society Coaching Interest Group, Australia
"Janette Gale's level of professionalism is truly inspiring. Her evidence-based support materials for practitioners are clear, comprehensive and useful. Roisin Russ
Róisín Russ, (MSc in Occupational Psychology) Ross Training and Coaching, Frankfurt, Germany
"Janette Gale has an expertise that she has developed during many years in many contexts and with many different collaborators. Her work is strongly theoretically founded on the one hand and very applied on the other. She is an expert and reflective practitioner who can integrate theory with practice."
Reinhard Stelter, Ph.D., Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
"Janette developed first class health coaching training to 23 Lifestyle Officers (Allied Health Professionals) involved in the Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program from 2009-10. Her knowledge and experience is exceptional. Very professional and tailored the training package for our needs."
Philip Vita, University of Sydney, Australia
"Janette is a recognised leader and expert in health behaviour change for the modification of lifestyle risk factors. Janette has been a major contributor to the widespread utilization of health coaching skills across the primary health sector and with that an increased adoption of patient centered care in this sector."
David Menzies, Fitness Australia
"Janette is an astute business woman who is a consummate professional with highly developed interpersonal skills. She has in-depth knowledge of health behaviour change and has the ability to convey this knowledge in an articulate, interesting and engaging manner. I highly recommend Janette as a expert in the training of the principles of health behaviour change and as a business partner or colleague."
Sue Burney, Health Psychologist, Australia
"Janette is a very effective MD and does exactly what she says proposes to do in business. I would recommend Janette."
Helen Sinnott, Manager, Australian Disease Management Association, Australia
"I have known Janette for over ten years and am a huge fan! Janette is the first person to combine Health Psychology, Coaching Psychology and Positive Psychology to create an innovative Health Change Model. Janette's pioneering work is inspiring and creating change for individuals, groups and organisations."
Dr Suzy Green, Founder, The Positivity Institute, Australia
"Janette Gale has made an excellent contribution to the development of health coaching."
Stephen Palmer, Ph.D., Director, Centre for Coaching, England