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Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 21: MI & Therapeutic Humor, with Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, MATS, CPS
October 29, 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 21: MI & Therapeutic Humor, with Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, MATS, CPS

In this episode, Mallori DeSalle, a licensed mental health counselor, nationally certified counselor, medication-assisted treatment specialist, and internationally certified prevention specialist, talks about the use of humor in clinical contexts, including letting laughter be okay, laughter as catharsis, responding to humor as a barrier with kindness and safety, humor in the context of training, and her “LAffirmations” project.

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