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Stephanie Moon, Alex Imhoff, Holly Cieslinski, & Victoria Pruess
Grand Valley State University
Stephanie Alex Holly Victoria
Moon Imhoff Cieslinski Pruess

I regularly sleep I can only taste I have been to 29 I cant whistle

walk and sleep with half of my states in the last
talk tongue 4 years
Why Occupational What is
Therapy? OT?
Focus on roles and routines Occupational
Person-centered Therapists (OTs)
Knowledge of behaviors help people
do the things
Practical outcomes they want to
do as
as possible
Replacement behaviors
are used in place of other,
unwanted behaviors
Unwanted Behaviors
Why do you do it?

Chill time
What do you want
to replace?
A look into your daily life
Stages of Change Not thinking about

Thinking about

Getting ready to

Making the change

Keeping with it
Tips to Change Behavior
Have external rewards
Start small Ask for help
Change one behavior at a Tell others of your plan
time Visualize the
Write it down replacement behavior
Make a plan Create strategies to
Identify Obstacles defeat the urge
Stay Positive
Vary depending on the person and the behaviors they want to change
Poor Eating Habits

Not Exercising Enough
Other Unwanted Habits
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