Category Archives: Counseling Technique

The Top 10 Reasons a Health Coach Should Learn Motivational Interviewing

If you don’t know already, Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based approach that was founded in the early 80’s by Dr. Bill Miller, a psychologist working with problem drinkers. Since that time, MI has grown in popularity as more and … Continue reading

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Co-Active Life Coaching & Motivational Interviewing

I had an interesting article passed along to me recently: “Assessing Motivational Interviewing through Co-Active Life Coaching Tools as a Smoking Cessation Intervention: A Demonstration Study.” The titles are never short are they? :> I had never heard of Co-Active … Continue reading

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Motivational Interviewing and Self-Care

First of all, I figure practice what you preach, so I am writing this blog, on a Friday morning, from bed. It feels pretty nice. But there is another part of me struggling with questions like: “Is this ok? Should … Continue reading

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Use It or Lose It! How to Get the Most Out of Your Motivational Interviewing Training

A recently published systematic review on training in Motivational Interviewing (MI) over the past ten years (Madson, Loignon, & Lane, 2008) concludes with the old adage “use it or lose it”. Would you agree? One of the studies reviewed demonstrates … Continue reading

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What is Motivational Interviewing and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

What’s all the buzz about? Motivational Interviewing (MI) is definitely being talked about more and more by providers and administrators of social service, criminal justice, and health care programs. Why all the interest? What I hear from training participants…they are … Continue reading

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Introduction…

Hi Readers, Welcome to my blog! What I hope to offer you here is some information about what is going on in the MI Training community: the latest trends, new research, topics of debate, etc. Motivational Interviewing is a wonderful … Continue reading

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