Dr. Nezu discusses motivational interviewing (MI) as a method of developing and maintaining a conversation with a patient in such a manner that they, rather than the therapist, posits and articulates arguments in favor of change. Dr. Nezu provides a brief overview of two MI integration models: 1) MI as a precursor to other therapy approaches, and 2) integrating MI within various interventions.
- Explain the basics of motivational interviewing (MI).
- Demonstrate how to apply MI as a precursor to other forms of therapy.
- Discuss how to integrate MI tools when treating various clinical disorders.