MI Social Context

Ep 67 – MI within the Social Context

MI within the social context

Glenn and Seb were delighted to have Dr. Paul Earnshaw on the podcast to discuss MI within the social context. MI within the social contextPaul is an independent Researcher, Senior Psychological Therapist and Motivational interviewing trainer. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He has over 18 years of experience in training multi-disciplinary health and social care staff in the UK and internationally in Motivational Interviewing, across a range of mental and physical health services. Paul has extensive clinical and research experience in a range of NHS Mental Health Services. His research Interests and writing include, the integration of MI and CBT (Atkinson and Earnshaw, 2019), MI Theory (Earnshaw, 2021), COVID-19 (in press), MI Implementation in Organisations (Atkinson and Earnshaw, 2022).

Episode index:

00:00 – Opening and episode preview

05:22 – Paul’s early MI story

07:45 – Integration of MI and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

22:40 – The therapeutic relationship

29:00 – Widening the lens beyond a “problem behavior”

38:00 – Creating safety through social empathy

52:40 – Influences on Paul’s early thinking

60:00 – Paul’s many interests including MI/CBT integration and contact tracing 

66:38 – End of episode

Contact information:

Email: pgearnshaw@gmail.com 

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

Email: podcast@glennhinds.com


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