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 of the origins and essence of MI and its defining principles.
Dr. Rollnick is the co-founder of Motivational Interviewing with William R. Miller, PhD. 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.
Discuss the origins and essence of Motivational Interviewing
Define the principles of Motivational Interviewing
About the Speaker:
Stephen Rollnick, Ph.D. is on the faculty in the Department of Primary Care & Public Health at Cardiff University, Wales. He has also worked for many years as a clinical psychologist in the British National Health Service. With a background in the addiction field, his interest turned to consultations about behavior change in wider mental health & healthcare practice, where practitioners try to encourage clients to change their lifestyle and use of medication. Dr. Rollnick’s research and teaching activity is now focused on the behavior of practitioners and other topics. He has trained practitioners in many countries and continents, and has published a wide range of research papers, articles and books.
Co-author, with William R. Miller, of key texts on motivational interviewing, including the recently published Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, 3rd Edition
25 years’ experience working with therapists and practitioners across the globe
Co-founder and leading member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
Clinical expertise in addiction, panic and anxiety, HIV-AIDS, chronic illness and depression
Continuing Education Information:
For U.S. and Canadian customers, CE is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.