Talking Psychology is a pilot podcast, produced by the Australian Psychological Society, designed to bring insights from psychology to the public, explaining the psychology behind what we think, feel and do.  

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Episode 1: Habit-breaker: Using the power of the mind and psychological tips to break bad habits

Changing any type of addiction or habit for good is a challenge that many people find difficult.  What is the key to success?  In this episode, leading behaviour change expert Dr Carlo Di Clemente talks about how people can change habits and develop new healthy routines, the barriers and pitfalls to change and how to overcome them to achieve long-lasting change in your life.

Friday, 25 September 2015 7:50 PM

About the expert:

Dr Carlo DiClemente is professor of psychology and director of the MDQUIT Tobacco Resource Centre and HABITS laboratory at the University of Maryland – Baltimore County, in the USA.  He is co-developer of the Transtheoretical Model of behaviour change, which has revolutionised understanding of how to change just about any type of addictive habit or behaviour.  He is the author of numerous scientific publications, as well as the self-help book, Changing for Good.

Changing for Good is published by William Morrow, and available at

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