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Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 10: Positive Affirmations in MI, with Tim Apodaca, PhD
August 11, 2020

Talking To Change: A Motivational Interviewing Podcast, hosted by Glenn Hinds and Sebastian Kaplan, is a series of conversations exploring Motivational Interviewing (MI) and its influence on supporting individuals and groups as they make positive health and lifestyle changes.

Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 10: Positive Affirmations in MI, with Tim Apodaca, PhD

In this episode, Tim Apodaca, PhD, licensed psychologist and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, talks about the difference between affirmation and praise, genuine affirmations with case discussion, eliciting goals and values, research on the connection between affirmations and change talk, the importance of curiosity, and research on “envisioning the future” with clients.

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