HIP Welcome Stanford University Health Improvement Program Employees

Your program will last as long as you want, up to a year, starting with an initial 8-week intensive of daily sessions to learn the basics. In phase 2, you’ll have to the chance to integrate these skills into your life, and develop new skills as needed.

Weeks 1-8

Phase 1: Daily training
  • Daily check-ins
  • Daily interactive lessons
  • Regular coach feedback (~1/week)
  • Phone call with your coach
  • Ongoing 1 on 1 messaging and input from your coach


Phase 2: Habit forming and maintenance
  • Daily check-ins
  • Monthly interactive lesson units
  • Monthly coach feedback
  • Phone call with your coach
  • Ongoing 1 on 1 messaging and input from your coach

Phase 1: Intensive Introduction

In Phase 1, you’ll develop the foundational skills needed to start making positive changes to your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. You’ll develop an arsenal of audio and written techniques always available for you to use. And you’ll have the support and guidance of your coach through the whole thing.


  • Intro to anxiety and relaxation
  • Automatic thoughts
  • Cognitive reframing
  • Grounding and relaxation
  • Imaginal exposure
  • Situational exposure
  • Mindfulness
  • Making habits

Phase 2: Integration & Expansion

In Phase 2, you’ll work on integrating all those skills from Phase 1 into your everyday life. You’ll break old habits and create new ones. You’ll set goals and work with your coach to achieve them. Your coach will assign you monthly units of sessions (~ 5 sessions/unit) to address your immediate needs, whatever they may be.


(These units will be assigned specifically for you by your coach)

  • Cultivating confidence
  • Perfectionism
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Communication
  • Relationship satisfaction
  • Positive emotions
  • Acceptance

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