Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change

Integrating Best Practices for Substance Abuse Professionals

About The Book

This practical resource for behavior change and substance abuse treatment can be used for individual and group sessions, adolescents, families, and dually diagnosed clients.

How do you get a client to move from precontemplation to contemplation?Motivational interviewing is a client-centered counseling style that elicits behavior change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence regarding their substance abuse. The ideas and exercises in Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change help you integrate both models into your daily practice. This clinician-tested book is a practical and effective resource for individual and group sessions, adolescents, families, culturally diverse clients, and dually diagnosed clients.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Hazelden Publishing (April 28, 2005)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781592855384

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