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The Author: Jennifer George

Updated: Feb 6

Jennifer George is an author, speaker, podcaster, and compassion-focused physiotherapist with vast experience in the private and public sectors of care. At the onset of her career, she became a caregiver to her chronically ill father. Her personal experiences helped shape her professional practice and led to writing her award-winning book, Communication is Care: 9 Empowering Strategies to Guide Patient Healing (2019). She is a mentor to future and current health providers on discovering their purpose, achieving fulfillment, and creating empowered patient experiences.

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About Dr. George's Book: COMMUNICATION IS CARE. Are you a healthcare provider who wants to go above and beyond, to transform patients’ lives? Do you want to be respected as a leader in your field? Can you imagine working with passion and purpose every day despite organizational demands? Do you have a desire to grow professionally?

This is a practical and intuitive guide for current and future healthcare providers who want to communicate with dignity, empathy, and compassion. Discover how to develop strong communication skills and lead your patients to their highest level of recovery, function, and independence.

Ms. George’s Prescription for Success:

Number 1: Reflection and Intention.

Number 2: Take your ego out of your practice.

Number 3: Trust your inner guidance.

Number 4: Healthcare can be a toxic environment. But, it only takes one trusted, powerful connection to sustain you through the hard times.

Number 5: Tap into your creativity.

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Notable quotes from Ms. George’s interview:

Finding the way forward, we can connect the dots looking back.
Intention is bigger than job stability, it’s bigger than a paycheck. What is your purpose for practicing?
Every healthcare provider is creative, because healthcare is an art.
At the end of the day, everyone wants to be independent.
I think providers are not feeling aligned with where they are at, and also with their own sense of self.
Never lose sight of the bigger picture, of why I’m practicing, and why my patients are there as well.

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