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Imagine how different diabetes care would be if clinicians used motivational interviewing (MI) for evoking people’s concerns and feelings about aspects of diabetes self care. As those conversations elicited patients’ own solutions for self care, diabetes would become based on strengths: people could resolve ambival - More...

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change

A Great New Book Has Arrived: Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change - More...

I Was Often Wondering What To Say Next

When I started using MI in diabetes care after my first training, I used open ended questions and struggled with simple and complex reflections. I found myself in interviews punctuated by silence. People answered yes or no to my reflections. Although some interviews went better than others, I knew I wasn’t making - More...


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