Habit Practitioner Program

24 hrs | 6 week course
$2979 AUD

Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills of habit change and help your clients finally achieve their goals.


This interactive evidence-based course is the most comprehensive habit course available and will equip you with the essential skills to make last changes and transform lives.


You will receive world-class information and an opportunity for practice and practical application. On completion of the course requirements, you will become certified as a Habit Practitioner.


Submit your expression of interest for the next live course - date to be determined.

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Who Is This Course For?


Whether you’re a coach, consultant, dietitian, personal trainer, doctor, therapist, educator, manager, or work with clients in another capacity, the Habit Practitioner program is invaluable.


What You'll Get

  • 24 hours of live online Zoom sessions

  • Access to course library with recorded videos and resources

  • Ongoing Alumni Training including bonus resources and content

  • Certification and certification badge to use on personal profile/website/socials

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for your chosen profession

  • Membership to online community with like-minded Practitioners

  • FREE membership to the Habit Change Institute for 12 months

  • Profile on the Practitioner Directory for direct referrals

Course Format


The course is presented LIVE in an interactive classroom via Zoom by Dr. Gina Cleo. There are 12 highly educational modules that are presented in 12 x 2-hour sessions over 6 weeks (total 24 hours).


The sessions run every Monday and Thursday at 9:00am AEST and are recorded for later viewing.

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The next course date is yet to be determined. If you want to be the first to know the next course date, please complete this form and I will email you with more information.  

The Habit Change Institute provides an exceptional learning experience. Our training approach includes:

  • Live online sessions delivered by Dr. Gina Cleo

  • Clear and easy-to-understand theory

  • Practical tools and strategies

  • Demonstrations to show you how to develop your skills

  • Ask questions and share experiences as you learn

  • Based on the most up to date scientific evidence

Course Modules

Module 1. Principles of behaviour

- Understanding behaviour - Effective behaviour change - Maintaining behaviour change

Module 2. Defining habit

- What is a habit? - Characteristics of habit - Why we form habits

Module 3. Triggers

- Habit triggers - Choosing effective triggers - Cue-monitoring

Module 4. Forming habits

- Four steps to forming new habits - Habit-Formation Framework - Habit trackers

Module 5. Breaking habits

- Breaking old habits - Two effective strategies to break old habits - Behavioural flexibility

Module 6. The neuroscience of habit

- Brain anatomy basics - Three key brain regions - Information flow - Neurons and action potentials - Neuroplasticity - How to rewire your brain for success

Module 7. Automaticity

- How long does it take to form a habit? - Different types of habits

Module 8. Habits vs behaviours

- Our two brains - Self-control and ego-depletion

Module 9. Micro Habits

- How small changes make big differences - Micro Habits in practice - Layering Micro Habits - Self-efficacy - A six-step summary guide to creating a habit

Module 10. Implementation Intentions

- Theory of planned behaviour - Intention-behaviour gap - Changing habits with If-Then plans

Module 11. Evidenced-based goal setting

- Essentials of goal setting - Common goal-setting pitfalls and how to avoid them - Goal-setting anatomy

Module 12. The art of motivating clients

- Motivational Interviewing - When to use Motivational Interviewing - Preparation for practice

Enrol now and become one of the first Certified Habit Practitioners. Spots are limited.