Relationships expert, author and media personality who helps people get more out of life using effective communication skills
For over 35 years, Dr. Georgianna Donadio has been a pioneer in the fields of Behavioral Health and Whole Person Health Care, working with patients to change lifestyle behaviors and improve their health. She is the founder and director of the National Institute of Whole Health, established in 1977, which has led the transformation of health care towards the Whole Health movement we see today.
Georgianna is one of only six American Florence Nightingale Scholars and an award-winning Nurse Advocate. Her pioneering research was the foundation for the 3x award winning, #1 Amazon Bestselling book Changing Behavior: Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy-to-Learn, Proven Communication Skills (SoulWork Press, 2012).
As a sought-after, Best of Boston, integrative health practitioner and behavioral health and relationships expert, her work has led to dramatic lifestyle changes in millions of people worldwide. Her research has produced Behavioral Engagement with Pure Presence™(BEPP), the first known patient education and health behavior change model developed, tested and utilized in a clinical setting. BEPP is currently being researched by Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine.
A health and lifestyle blogger for Huffington Post, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s Share Care and Jennings Wire, her expertise has been showcased in hundreds of print, online, radio and TV interviews including on Oprah.com, WebMD, CNN News, Today / MSNBC, Fox News, Reader's Digest, Ladies' Home Journal and Self Magazine, to name a few. In addition, for 20 years, until recently retiring, she hosted a nationally syndicated, local Emmy nominated, cable TV show, Woman to Woman®, which explored all topics of interest to women, with a special focus on relationships.
Georgianna Donadio lives and conducts a private Whole Person Health practice in the Boston/ Wellesley area. For more information and a free book excerpt of Changing Behavior, visit www.changingbehavior.org . For information on accredited Whole Health Education program, visit www.niwh.org.