66. Helping People Change Using Motivational Interviewing With Dr. Nadine Mastroleo

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Nadine Mastroleo, an expert in motivational interviewing.

You will learn:

• What is motivational interviewing

• How the motivational interviewing approach sets the stage for behavior change

• How you can use these strategies to increase others’ motivation to change addictive and other problem behaviors

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In this episode, Yael interviews Dr. Nadine Mastroleo on using therapeutic practices to increase behavioral change. Nadine’s knowledge and relatable style provides an introduction to an evidence-based treatment called motivational interviewing. Nadine shares her research on what motivates others to change and how the science of therapy can offer strategies to use in your personal relationships. Nadine’s research focuses on substance use and can be expanded for use with anyone who is stuck and unmotivated to change problem behaviors.

About Dr. Nadine Mastroleo

 
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Dr. Nadine Mastroleo is an associate professor at Binghamton University, whose primary areas of expertise and research are on a treatment called motivational interviewing (or MI), on teaching MI, and in examining how within-session behaviors during brief motivational interventions predict behavior change over time. You can find out more about Nadine and her research on her university web page, and she welcomes listeners to contact her directly with questions about her work through email at nmastrol@binghamton.edu.

Resources

Motivational Interviewing: Helping people change, by William Miller & Stephen Rollnick

Building Motivational Interviewing Skills, by David Rosengren

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior, by Stephen Rollnick, William Miller, and Christopher Butler

You can also link to more information about motivational interviewing here, and to motivational interviewing training opportunities here.

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