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A useful primer on Motivational Interviewing

January 1, 2010
by root
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I read with great interest Nicholas Roes' recent article on Motivational Interviewing (September/October 2009 issue). You have said in two pages what would have to be read in a textbook. It brings MI right up to date.

We are “employing” MI on one of our units here at Rockland and are training staff on its use throughout the hospital. I studied with Miller and Hester many years ago; they are both brilliant researchers and practitioners. Thank you for publishing such an enlightening article.

Robert M. Lichtman, PhD, LMHC, CASAC, FAPA

Deputy director, special projects division

Rockland Psychiatric Center

Orangeburg, NY

Addiction Professional 2010 January-February;8(1):8