What is motivational interviewing?

Motivational Interviewing is an approach to behaviour change by William Miller and Stephen Rollnick designed to work with those most resistant or stuck in entrenched behaviours. It is a powerful tool to help engage with your client rather doing something to them.

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Expert Training in MI

We deliver highly-interactive and practical MI training courses across the UK with excellent results for practitioners from all sectors. Options range from introduction level 1-day course to a 2-day intensive with follow up workshops for frontline staff.

Who is it for?

MI training is for anyone working with clients where there is resistance to change.

To discuss your Motivational Interviewing training needs, please contact Helen Robbins on 01223 566794 or email helen@cambridgetraining.org

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Motivational Interviewing


Fantastic course [Motivational Interviewing]! Totally relevant, understandable, practical and interesting. I look forward to using the skills and tools I learned. I was particularly impressed with Alasdair Cant. He is a brilliant trainer, knowledgeable, patient, engaging and clearly skilled at facilitating groups ensuring fun and learning.

Youth Justice Worker

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