MI with Homeless

Ep 39 – MI with people who are homeless

Ep 39 – MI with people who are homeless

In exploring MI with people who are homeless, Glenn and Sebastian, warmly welcome Danny Lang, MSW to the podcast. Danny has over 25 years’ experience in the field of mental health MI with Homelessand substance misuse.  He currently works as a registered social worker, psychotherapist at the Canadian Mental Health Association in Ottawa Canada where he provides group and individual therapy for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Danny is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and his areas of interest include homelessness, concurrent disorders and working with ale survivors of sexual abuse.

0:00 – Opening/introduction
1:10 – Danny’s introduction and early MI story
9:00 – MI Spirit as the “container” of the four processes
13:50 – Resisting the “righting reflex”
17:40 – Client feedback as evidence of effectiveness
24:00 – Self-care
27:50 – Danny’s “walk and talks”
34:30 – It’s not always about MI
42:00 – Helpful skills for helpful conversations
45:45 – Danny’s life in the martial arts
49:24 – End of recording

Links and contact information:
– Email: dklang46@gmail.com
– Instagram: @dannylang613

Links and contact information:

For suggestions, questions and to enquire about training in Motivational Interviewing contact Glenn & Sebastian

Email: podcast@glennhinds.com


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