Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change

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Guilford Press, Sep 1, 2012 - Psychology - 482 pages
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This is the authoritative, bestselling guide that professionals and students turn to for a complete introduction to motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI -- engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning -- and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the "dos and don'ts" of successful implementation in diverse contexts. Highly accessible, the book is infused with respect and compassion for clients. The companion Web page provides additional helpful resources, including reflection questions, an extended bibliography, and annotated case material. New to This Edition: Reflects major advances in understanding and teaching MI. Fully restructured around the new four-process model. All chapters now authored by Miller and Rollnick. Additional case examples and counseling situations. Reviews the growing evidence base and covers ways to assess MI fidelity. Pedagogical Features Include: Online reflection questions and annotated cases, ideal for classroom discussion. Bulleted key points at the end of each chapter. Engaging boxes with special topics and personal reflections. Extended bibliography and quick-reference glossary. This title is part of the Applications of Motivational Interviewing Series, edited by Stephen Rollnick and William R. Miller.
 

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Contents

Part IWhat Is Motivational Interviewing?
1
Chapter 1Conversations about Change
3
Chapter 2The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
14
Chapter 3The Method of Motivational Interviewing
25
The Relational Foundation
37
Chapter 4Engagement and Disengagement
39
Understanding the Persons Dilemma
48
OARS
62
Chapter 17Counseling with Neutrality
231
Chapter 18Developing Discrepancy
243
The Bridge to Change
255
Chapter 19From Evoking to Planning
257
Chapter 20Developing a Change Plan
268
Chapter 21Strengthening Commitment
285
Chapter 22Supporting Change
293
Part VIMotivational Interviewing in Everyday Practice
303

Chapter 7Exploring Values and Goals
74
The Strategic Direction
91
Chapter 8Why Focus?
93
Chapter 9Finding the Horizon
102
Chapter 10When Goals Differ
120
Chapter 11Exchanging Information
131
Preparation for Change
155
Change Talk and Sustain Talk
157
Chapter 13Evoking the Persons Own Motivation
167
Chapter 14Responding to Change Talk
183
Chapter 15Responding to Sustain Talk and Discord
196
Chapter 16Evoking Hope and Confidence
212
Chapter 23Experiencing Motivational Interviewing
305
Chapter 24Learning Motivational Interviewing
322
Chapter 25Applying Motivational Interviewing
335
Chapter 26Integrating Motivational Interviewing
352
Part VIIEvaluating Motivational Interviewing
367
Chapter 27Research Evidence and the Evolution of Motivational Interviewing
369
Chapter 28Evaluating Motivational Conversations
387
Appendix AGlossary of Motivational Interviewing Terms
405
Appendix BA Bibliography of Motivational Interviewing
415
References
435
Index
471
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William R. Miller, PhD, is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. He introduced motivational interviewing in a 1983 article in the journal Behavioral Psychotherapy and in the first edition of Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, written with Stephen Rollnick, in 1991. Dr. Miller's research has focused particularly on the treatment and prevention of addictions, with broader implications for the psychology of change. He is a recipient of the international Jellinek Memorial Award, two career achievement awards from the American Psychological Association, and an Innovators in Combating Substance Abuse Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among many other honors. The Institute for Scientific Information lists Dr. Miller as one of the world's most cited scientists.

Stephen Rollnick, PhD, is Professor of Health Care Communication in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. He worked as a clinical psychologist in mental health and in primary health care for many years, and then turned to how motivational interviewing could be used to improve challenging consultations in health and social care. Dr. Rollnick's research and guidelines for good practice have been widely published, and his work on implementation continues, with a focus on children with HIV/AIDS in Africa and on pregnant teens in deprived communities. Drs. Rollnick and Miller are corecipients of the Engel Award from the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.