Welcome, Christiana Care Diabetes Update participants!
Some videos to give you a sense of what “a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment for change” might look like in practice. Notice the balance of talking, listening, and informing in these examples, and the ways in which the provider incorporates the “spirit” of compassion, acceptance, partnership, and evocation.
First, a physician ineffectively counsels the patient on smoking cessation:
And then, a more MI-consistent brief intervention:
More examples may be found here: MerloLab Youtube videos
Some of my old blog posts linking to examples of MI and related approaches in practice: