Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Course

“Motivational interviewing is a particular way of talking with people about change and growth to strengthen their own motivation and commitment”


25th, 26th, 27th June 2024 10am-1pm BST online via zoom

Follow up session (75 minutes) 3rd July at 10am

2nd, 3rd, 4th July 2pm – 5pm online BST online via zoom

Follow up session (75 minutes) 10th July 2pm

10th, 11th, 12th September 2024 1pm to 4pm BST online via zoom

Follow up session (75 minutes) 18th September 1pm

Minimun 9 participants – maximum 18 participants

Miller & Rollnick, 2023 

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a powerful communication style and counseling approach that empowers individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. Originally developed in the field of addiction counseling, MI has evolved to become an indispensable tool for coaches, therapists, healthcare professionals, and educators worldwide.

MI is a skills based intervention that aims to support self-efficacy and increase confidence in your clients to bring about significant cognitive or behavioural change. A person centred, evidenced based way of building on existing strengths supporting clients to positively grow and change.

At its core, MI recognizes that sustainable change comes from within. Rather than imposing advice or solutions, MI practitioners facilitate a collaborative partnership with clients, guiding them to discover their intrinsic motivations and resolve conflicting feelings about change.

What to Expect from the Introductory Course

The introductory course to Motivational Interviewing is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of MI principles and skills.

The spirit or way of being with people:

  • Partnership
  • Evocation
  • Acceptance
  • Compassion

The core skills

  • Open questions
  • Affirmation
  • Reflections
  • Summarizing
  • Attending to the language of change
  • Exchange of information

The Four Processes

The four fundamental processes. These processes describe the “flow” of the conversation although we may move back and forth among processes as needed:

  • Engaging
  • Focusing
  • Evoking
  • Planning

Throughout the course, you will:

  • Engage in Interactive Learning: Dive into a dynamic learning experience with engaging multimedia content, interactive exercises, and real-life case studies.
  • Practice Essential Skills: Hone your MI skills through practical exercises and real-playing scenarios.
  • Receive Personalized Feedback: Receive personalised feedback and guidance from our expert instructors, ensuring you develop confidence and proficiency in applying MI techniques.

Whether you’re new to coaching or a seasoned professional, this introductory course to Motivational Interviewing will equip you with the tools and techniques to enhance your coaching practice and empower your clients to achieve meaningful and lasting change.

After the course you will have access to support materials online via Padlett

Additional follow up sessions can be arranged with the group are interested.

To reserve your space complete the form below you will be sent an invoice and your place will be confirmed once payment is received.

The fee for this course is £300 for self employed and small charities, for corporate and large companies the fee is £400.

Non-refundable £100 deposit required at time of booking