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  • Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Volume 23, Issue 4
  • October 1995, pp. 325-334

What is Motivational Interviewing?

  • Stephen Rollnick (a1) and William R. Miller (a2)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S135246580001643X
  • Published online: 01 June 2009
Abstract

Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centred counselling style for eliciting behaviour change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. It is most centrally defined not by technique but by its spirit as a facilitative style for interpersonal relationship. This article seeks to define motivational interviewing and to characterize its essential nature, differentiating it from other approaches with which it may be confused. A brief update is also provided regarding (1) evidence for its efficacy and (2) new problem areas and populations to which it is being applied.

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