Flashcards in Motivational Interviewing Deck (12):
aimed at reducing client ambivalence about change and increasing intrinsic motivation
Ambivalence to change
Ex:Having a heart attack not being enough to change diet
Multiple DUIs not enough to stop drinking
The Stages of Change Model
- Clients have either not considered changing or they do not see why change is necessary.
- May deny having a problem/ do not see negative
clients are considering change but not yet ready to engage in the actual change process
- client realizes that his/her behavior is having enough of a negative impact to need change.
- Ready to begin taking steps.
when the change plan is implemented
maintaining the new, healthy and positive behaviors
requires that the clients make up their mind to do something different!
An interpersonal exchange whereby a client appears to be working against change while a counselor may seem to be arguing for change
4 Key Principles of Motivational Interviewing
1. Express Empathy!
2. Develop Discrepancy
3. Roll with Resistance (Avoid Argumentation)
4. Support Self-Efficacy