Motivational Interviewing has recently become a topic of great interest in the diabetes behavioral field. It has been applied to the management of a wide range of target behaviors, HIV risk reduction, eating disorders, and major psychiatric disorders. Several authors have also identified its potential role in the management of diabetes.
Motivational interviewing is a coherent, teachable, evidence-based approach from drawn from several existing models of psychotherapy and health behavior change theory. It is a person-centered counseling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change. In a successful motivational interviewing session, the patient is doing most of the talking...Read More