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Talking to Change
Talking to Change: An MI Podcast. Episode 33: MI in Dietetics, with Orla Adams
February 3, 2021

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 33: MI in Dietetics, with Orla Adams

In this episode, Goodman Sibeko, MD, PhD, Head of Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Cape Town and Co-Director of the PEPFAR- and SAMHSA-funded South Africa HIV ATTC, joins Glenn and Sebastian to talk about use of MI in South Africa. Topics discussed include: cultural factors in South Africa and how this impacts health care communication, power dynamics in the doctor-patient relationship and the ambivalence that can arise from that imbalance, practitioners’ willingness to shift practice, and how to engage with others to counter toxic communication.

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