How to Use Motivational Interviewing Techniques in Counselling


Helping people who struggle with alcohol abuse and addiction requires skill. Good questions needs to be asked, effective listening skills need to be employed, and most importantly the conversation needs to be directed toward change. In this session, we will learn the skills needed to conduct an interview that will help bring about change in people who struggle with alcohol addictions. The Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based guide to having important conversations with hurting people and has proven to be an effective means of helping people break their addictive behavior patterns. Motivational Interviewing helps resolve ambivalence and elicits a person’s own motivation for change.