Author: Jennifer Foster

Jennifer is a registered social worker who works with individuals and couples. Her primary areas of interest include adjustment to disability, personal growth and adaptation to change, anxiety and stress. Jennifer has practiced social work for 12 years working in the non-profit sector for Spinal Cord BC and the Parkinson Society; and in the health sector as an in-patient social worker at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and at Mary Park Arthritis Centre.

Jennifer uses a strengths based approach to counselling and is studying primarily the following counselling approaches: brief solutions focused, systems, mindfulness and cognitive/behavioural.

Jennifer is married and has two young children.

The Power of Habit

A book review by Jennifer Foster, MSW I recently read a book called The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg. It is about why we have habits and how they can be changed. I was interested in this book because I have some habits I want to break and I was curious to learn about why they exist in the first place and how to change from having bad habits to good ones. The author, Charles Duhigg, describes habits as

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