Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing (MI) is defined as a directive, client-centered approach for eliciting behavior change by helping people explore and resolve ambivalence. Initially, MI was used to motivate people who abused alcohol to modify their drinking behaviors, but is now also used in helping individuals find motivation to make positive decisions and accomplish goals. A therapist who practices motivational interviewing can help you examine your ambivalence about change, plan for and begin the process of change, strengthen your commitment to change and enhance your overall confidence in taking action, if even incrementally.

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