Dr. Stephen Rollnick, co-founder of Motivational Interviewing (MI) describes how and why MI is being increasingly used by clinicians in the treatment of mental health disorders. Learn how to observe, clarify and utilize questions designed to explore and resolve ambivalence about change and how to recognize limitations of the righting reflex and other traps when promoting change.
Dr. Rollnick is the co-founder of Motivational Interviewing with William Miller, Ph.D. He presents on MI around the world to mental health and healthcare practitioners and is on the faculty at Cardiff University, Wales. With a background in the addiction field, his interest turned to consultations about behavior change in wider mental health and healthcare practice where practitioners try to encourage clients to change behavior and lifestyles.