1st Edition

Motivational Dialogue
Preparing Addiction Professionals for Motivational Interviewing Practice

ISBN 9781583912966
Published June 24, 2007 by Routledge
248 Pages

USD $59.95

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Book Description

Motivational Dialogue explores the application of motivational interviewing in various contexts, with a view to enhancing understanding and improving practice.

The book describes the research and practice of motivational interviewing as a stand alone intervention, as an adjunct to further treatment, and as a style of delivery of social and behavioural interventions. The contributors draw on their expertise and experience as researchers, teachers and practitioners to encourage the reader to appreciate the broad applicability of motivational dialogue. The book is divided into five sections, which cover:

  • reflections and a model
  • the evidence base
  • learning and practice
  • four studies of motivational therapy in practice
  • motivational dialogue and stepped care.

Motivational Dialogue will be of great interest to psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and anyone in the social and health care professions who is involved in assisting people to challenge addictive behaviours.

Table of Contents

Reflections and a Model. Tober, Raistrick, Scrivings, What is Motivational Dialogue? Raistrick, Motivation and Barriers to Change. Spiller, Zavan, Guelfi, Motivation and Change: A Three Dimensional Continuum the Evidence Base. Russell, Raistrick, Tober, Towards Evidence Based Practice Through Pragmatic Trials: Challenges in Research and Implementation. Kadden, Steinberg, Roffman, Motivational Enhancement Therapy: Stand-alone and Integrated Interventions. Learning and Practice. Martino, Carroll, Ball, Teaching, Monitoring, and Evaluating Motivational Interviewing Practice. Kenyon, Supervision of Motivational Interviewing Practice: A Case Study. Four Studies of Motivational Therapy in Practice. Sellman, MacEwan, Deering, Adamson, A Comparison of Motivational Interviewing with Non-directive Counselling. Spiller, Guelfi, Motivational Interviewing in the Criminal Justice System. Tober, Motivational Enhancement Therapy in the UK Alcohol Treatment Trial. Harris, Tober, Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Smoking Cessation in Primary Care: A Case Study. Motivational Dialogue and Stepped Care. Tober, Raistrick, Motivational Dialogue 1 - Core Interventions. Raistrick, Tober, Motivational Dialogue 2 – Special Situations.

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Gillian Tober is Honorary Consultant in Addiction Psychology and Head of Training at the Leeds Addiction Unit and Associate Lecturer at the University of Leeds. She is President of the Society for the Study of Addiction.

Duncan Raistrick is Associate Medical Director of the Leeds Addiction Unit.