Motivational Interviewing Videos


Welcome to our videos series showcasing best practice in Motivational Interviewing (MI). Designed for professionals in health, social care, education, youth work, and criminal justice, these videos offer invaluable insights into the art and science of MI.


Motivational Interviewing is a client-centred counselling style, aimed at fostering change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence. Rooted in empathy and respect, MI is a powerful tool for enhancing personal growth and well-being.


Our video series presents real-life scenarios, demonstrating effective MI techniques. Each video features experienced practitioners guiding clients through challenging conversations, exemplifying the core principles of MI: partnership, acceptance, compassion, and evocation.


Key Highlights:

Engaging Techniques: Learn how to establish a trusting relationship, creating a safe and supportive environment for open dialogue.

Focusing Strategies: Gain insight into identifying and focusing on the client’s primary concerns and goals.

Evoking Change Talk: Discover how to elicit and strengthen the client’s own arguments for change, a pivotal aspect of MI.

Responding to Resistance: Master techniques to respond to resistance in a way that respects the client’s autonomy and promotes positive change.

Consolidating Commitment: Understand the process of nurturing client commitment to change, setting the stage for effective action planning.


Each example is dissected to highlight key MI strategies and skills, making complex concepts accessible and practical. The videos are supplemented with expert commentary, breaking down the interactions and offering deeper insights into the practitioners’ approach.


Ideal for training and development, this series is a treasure trove for anyone looking to enhance their MI skills. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced practitioner, these videos will enrich your understanding and practice of Motivational Interviewing, paving the way for more effective and empathetic client interactions.


Join us in exploring the transformative power of Motivational Interviewing.


The Suspicious Smoker



The Confirmed Smoker: Engaging & Evoking


The Fixing Reflex – Unsolicited Advice


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