Motivational interviewing is a kind of counselling that encourages behaviour change by helping a person resolve mixed feelings.
A counsellor helps a person explore his or her mixed feelings about quitting a harmful behaviour, such as drug use or heavy alcohol use. The person is encouraged to find personal motivation to change the behaviour.
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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