This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MIengaging, focusing, evoking, and planningand 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. This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Theresa B. Moyers.
New to This Edition:
*Reflects major advances in understanding and teaching MI.
*Fully restructured around the new four-process model.
*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.
*Key points at the end of each chapter.
*Engaging boxes with special topics and personal reflections.
*Extended bibliography and quick-reference glossary.
About the Author
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 Honorary Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom. He is a codeveloper of motivational interviewing, with a career in clinical psychology and academia that focused on how to improve conversations about change. He has worked in diverse fields, with special interests in mental health and long-term health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Rollnick has published widely in scientific journals and has written many books on helping people to change behavior. He is coauthor (with William R. Miller) of the classic work Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, now in its third edition. He has traveled worldwide to train practitioners in many settings and cultures, and now works as a trainer and consultant in healthcare and sports.
Table of Contents
I. What Is Motivational Interviewing?
1. Conversations about Change
2. The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
3. The Method of Motivational Interviewing
II. Engaging: The Relational Foundation
4. Engagement and Disengagement
5. Listening: Understanding the Person’s Dilemma
6. Core Interviewing Skills: OARS
7. Exploring Values and Goals
III. Focusing: The Strategic Direction
8. Why Focus?
9. Finding the Horizon
10. When Goals Differ
11. Exchanging Information
IV. Evoking: Preparation for Change
12. Ambivalence: Change Talk and Sustain Talk
13. Evoking the Person’s Own Motivation
14. Responding to Change Talk
15. Responding to Sustain Talk and Discord
16. Evoking Hope and Confidence
17. Counseling with Neutrality
18. Developing Discrepancy
V. Planning: The Bridge to Change
19. From Evoking to Planning
20. Developing a Change Plan
21. Strengthening Commitment
22. Supporting Change
VI. Motivational Interviewing in Everyday Practice
23. Experiencing Motivational Interviewing
24. Learning Motivational Interviewing
25. Applying Motivational Interviewing
26. Integrating Motivational Interviewing
VII. Evaluating Motivational Interviewing
27. Research Evidence and the Evolution of Motivational Interviewing
28. Evaluating Motivational Conversations
Appendix A. Glossary of Motivational Interviewing Terms
Appendix B. A Bibliography of Motivational Interviewing, Christopher J. McLouth
Practitioners and students across the mental health and health care disciplines, including addictions specialists, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, family therapists, counselors, nurses, physicians, and health educators. Will be widely adopted in graduate-level courses in addictions treatment, psychotherapy, counseling, clinical practice, and related topics.