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Prof. Jeff Breckon PhD., CPsychol.

Head of Research – Sport, Professor in Physical Activity Behaviour Change


Jeff's main area of expertise and activity is in the clinical application of behaviour change counselling using integrative therapies such as MI-CBT. He has been a practitioner since starting in the NHS in 1992 and has developed an international reputation for the design, training and application of behaviour change interventions using this approach across a range of clinical and community settings. He is a BPS and HCPC Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist and helped write and validate the BPS Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (QSEP) in 2008, after which he became the founding Chief Assessor for QSEP. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and was trained in MI in 1996 and as an MI trainer by Professor Bill Miller and Professor Steve Rollnick (Quebec, 2000).

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