Motivational Interviewing with Individual Clients and Groups

F. Michler Bishop, Ph.D. at the Albert Ellis Institute

Leader: F. Michler Bishop, Ph.D. Staff Psychologist, Director, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, Albert Ellis Institute

Date: Friday – April 7, 2017 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)

Registration: $100 | Students: $90 | 3 CE Credits

Increasing motivation to change is a key skill all therapists must practice in their offices on a daily basis. Many clients are only half motivated to change. They want to change but they also want to go on doing what they are doing, for example, engaging in addictive behaviors, depressing themselves, and procrastinating. This workshop will focus on a variety of MI techniques designed to motivate clients to make important changes in their lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to integrate Motivational Interviewing with REBT/CBT.
  • Practice at least three exercises designed to motivate clients to change.
  • Show how to integrate traditional psychodynamic exploration of the past to help motive clients to change in the present and future.

Schedule:

1:30 – 2:45 pm: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Key MI Techniques

2:45 – 3:00 pm: Break

3:00 – 4:15 pm: MI and Integrative Psychotherapy

4:15 – 4:30 pm: Question & Answer and evaluations

 

Registration: $100 | F/T Students: $90 | 3 CE Credits

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Continuing Education Credit:

Albert Ellis Institute (AEI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AEI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Albert Ellis Institute is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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