Motivational Interviewing

Compassion: The new component of Motivational Interviewing (MI) spirit

With the arrival of the latest edition of their book, authors William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick have added compassion, an inherent forth component of Motivational Interviewing (MI), to the original three constituents of this counseling approach of collaboration, evocation and autonomy. Compassion highlights the essence upon which MI is based. We believe that is …

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A motivational interview reduces mortality and improves mood after stroke

A study found that only four sessions of Motivational Interviewing administered to patients recovering from a stroke not only improved their mood, but was associated with reduced mortality. Specifically, they were over 2 times more likely to be alive 12 months later, compared to patients receiving usual care. Find out more about the article published …

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