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Part 5: Approaches to addiction series Series editor: Martin Weegman: Trust me, I'm a client — embracing motivational interviewing

Rosemary Kent (University of Kent)

Drugs and Alcohol Today

ISSN: 1745-9265

Publication date: 1 July 2004

Abstract

Practitioners working within alcohol and other drug services are often delighted when they ‘discover’ motivational interviewing (MI). Some regard it as confirmation of a style they believe they are using already, while others see it as representing a radically different approach. Whatever the response, no one can argue that MI is one of the most influential developments to hit social care in decades. Rosemary Kent explains why it has had such an impact and describes how it can be applied to almost all areas of support.

Citation

Kent, R. (2004), "Part 5: Approaches to addiction series Series editor: Martin Weegman: Trust me, I'm a client — embracing motivational interviewing", Drugs and Alcohol Today, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 37-42. https://doi.org/10.1108/17459265200400027

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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