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Talking to Change
Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 26: Self-Determination Theory and MI, with Richard M. Ryan, PhD
December 14, 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. Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 26: Self-Determination Theory and MI, with Richard M. Ryan, PhD

In this episode, Dr. Richard M. Ryan, Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology & Education at Australian Catholic University and Research Professor in Psychology at the University of Rochester in New York, provides insight into self-determination theory (SDT). He describes intrinsic motivation and the importance of autonomy, SDT and MI together, change talk through the lens of SDT, the SDT continuum of motivation, the risk of therapist ego involvement, SDT in the context of COVID-19, and more.

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