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Spirit and Processes of Motivational Interviewing 

Spirit and Processes of Motivational Interviewing
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Spirit and Processes of Motivational Interviewing
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10.1093/med/9780199958184.003.0003
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date: 26 November 2020

Chapter 3 examines the underlying spirit of motivational interviewing (MI), which is essential to the core understanding and practice of MI. Then in this chapter we describe comprehensively the clinical method of MI, which covers the four processes: engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning. The chapter ends with a personal reflection on learning MI.

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