Tomlin, K.M, and Richardson, H. (2004). Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change: Integrating Best Practices for Substance Abuse Professionals. Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services, Center City, MN.
How do you get a client to move from pre-contemplation to contemplation? Motivational Interviewing is a client-centered counseling style that elicits behavior change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence regarding their substance abuse.
The ideas and exercises in this book help clinicians integrate Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change into daily practice. This clinician-tested book is a practical and effective resource for individual and group sessions, adolescents, families, culturally diverse clients, and dually diagnosed clients. Does not contain a CE test. This book is also published with a post test for CE credits.