The Motivational Interviewing approach is a client-centred, guiding communication style. It is applicable to a variety of professions and is currently widely used in the following sectors:
The most effective way to learn the Motivational Interviewing approach is through a three-day workshop. This consists of two consecutive training days with an opportunity to embed skills learnt into practice, prior to the consolidation final day. Follow-up coaching sessions, focused supervision and booster training can improve skills development.
Introductory presentations and shorter workshops can be arranged.
Post Graduate Certificate in Education
I completed my Training for New Trainers (TNT) within the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 1998.
I have been delivering bespoke Motivational Interviewing training workshops for over 25 years to a diverse range of professionals within the aforementioned sectors. I have specialised in the customisation of courses for substance misuse teams and social services.
I have been providing training for Cornwall County Council for the since 2012 and this has involved training over 1500 members of staff within the Children, Families and Adults Services.
I am also currently responsible for providing training to the whole Devon County Council social care team.
I have developed and delivered peer mentoring and peer counselling training courses for pupils in primary and secondary schools throughout South Wales.
I provide attachment and education training, levels 1,2 and 3 Children Looked After friendly schools training, and Psychological First Aid training to the South Wales Education Consortium.
I have also recently developed and delivered Wellbeing Webinars for the Consortium.
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