Motivational Interviewing: Preparing People to Change Health Behaviors

Facilitator: Dr. Brian Winbigler, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

In this three part series, Dr. Brian Winbigler offers insight into Motivational Interviewing, which is a counseling approach designed to help people find the motivation to make a positive behavior change. The objectives of this training include:

  • Define motivational interviewing
  • Identify the tasks of motivational interviewing
  • Describe the spirit of motivational interviewing
  • Define the principles of motivational interviewing
  • Identify motivational interviewing techniques to help patients change

Access the Motivational Interviewing Skills Tip Sheet