Online Motivational Interviewing Taster

MI Taster

Thursday 17th December 2020 2pm – 5pm GMT on Zoom


Motivational interviewing (MI) is an evidence‐based and patient‐centered approach to encouraging changes to habits, most typically targeting health risk behaviors including substance misuse and addictions, treatment adherence, diet, or physical activity. MI eschews education, professional advice, and persuasion in favour of conversational strategies designed to elicit the patient’s own concerns, intentions, and reasons for change.

This three-hour on-line experiential seminar, exploring the key elements of Motivational Interviewing, is designed for everyone who wants to develop and enhance their understanding and skills in supporting others to make health and lifestyle changes. 

You will be introduced to The Spirit of MI, the attitude that informs the Motivational Interviewing practitioner’s intervention and conversational style. Using The Core Skills of MI, you will have the opportunity to practice the questioning and listening skills so significant in the success of every helping conversation. In recognising and understanding the flow of best practice and successful interventions The Four Processes of MI will assist you be more engaged and supportive for your clients. With The Tools of MI, learn how to more effectively assess and develop an individual’s readiness to change.

Please feel free to forward any questions you may have in advance of the seminar to  Time will be provided to respond to queries as they arise during the presentation and exercises.

Glenn Hinds is an accredited counsellor and independent training consultant trained in person centred and psychodynamic counselling, motivational interviewing and emotional intelligence (EQ), with over thirty years of practice and training experience.

Glenn was trained to offer training in ‘The Therapeutic Uses of Motivational Interviewing’ by Professor William Miller and ‘The Use of Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care’ by Professor Steve Rollnick. He is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has completed Motivational Interviewing Training Integrity (MITI) training, and Motivational Interviewing Supervisory Training (MIST) with Professor Miller and Dr. Terri Moyers.

Glenn Hinds
Glenn Hinds

Together with Dr Sebastian Kaplan, Glenn co-hosts the Talking To Change: A Motivational Interviewing Podcast 

The training will delivered via Zoom and a link with joining instructions will be emailed to the address you supply on your application below.

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