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.
Episode 6: Change Talk (Client Language in Helping Conversation) with Theresa Moyers, PhD
In this episode, Theresa Moyers, PhD, associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, shares her ideas with Glenn and Sebastian on the importance of change talk within MI, based on her extensive experiences as a clinician and researcher on the treatment of addictive behaviors. Topics include what change talk is and why it matters, sustain talk, talking one’s self into change, the clinician as influencer, and client language within an empathic relationship.
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