Blog November 8, 2018 | 0 Comment

MEASURING MATTERS_Partnership

MEASURING FIDELITY TO MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING STANDARDS (Partnership) There’s good reason to believe that an important factor in the success of an MI interview is the extent to which the interviewer is able to facilitate a partnership-style relationship between helper and…

Blog October 23, 2018 | 0 Comment

How Do Your MI Skills Measure Up

How Do Your MI Skills Measure Up? In the next several blog instalments, I’ll focus on various measurement criteria that can be used to determine “How MI am I”. Motivational Interviewing is NOT a technique. Rather, it is a set of…

Blog October 2, 2018 | 0 Comment

HOOKING TO THE NORTH STAR

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘HOOKING REFLECTIONS TO THE NORTH STAR‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1827] INTRO COVER LETTER: Greetings MI folk … on my way to Winnipeg! This week (and next) I’m in Winnipeg, Manitoba, facilitating two…

Blog September 26, 2018 | 0 Comment

HOPE – Part 1

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘HOPE (Part 1) ‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1825] INTRO COVER LETTER: Greetings MI folk … on my way to Winnipeg! “I’m goin’ to Winnipeg!” In the past several years, I’ve become quite accustomed…

Blog September 20, 2018 | 0 Comment

Resistance is Discordant

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘Resistance Is Discordant ‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1825] INTRO COVER LETTER:  HAPPY NEW YEAR! So, here we are. Labour Day is behind us, and the hurry-scurry of September is in full swing…

Blog July 12, 2018 | 0 Comment

Practice Does Not Make Perfect

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘Practice Does Not Make Perfect‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1824] INTRO COVER LETTER: Greetings MI’ers of Canada Well – summer is in full swing and the kids are out of school. The other…

Blog July 19, 2018 | 0 Comment

Acceptance / Tolerance

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘Acceptance & Change Talk‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1823] INTRO COVER LETTER: Greetings all ye Canadian MI folk – from Calgary, Alberta As I write this today, I’m waiting for a change of…

Blog June 25, 2018 | 0 Comment

Is Low Helper Empathy Toxic

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘Is Low Helper Empathy Toxic‘ [Paul Burke’s MI TIP #1822] INTRO COVER LETTER:  Greetings MI Learners – from Whitehorse, Yukon This week I find myself in Whitehorse, Yukon, teaching a group of healthcare folks various applications…

Blog May 30, 2018 | 0 Comment

An MI Prayer

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘AN MI PRAYER‘ [Paul Burke’s MI TIP #1821] INTRO COVER LETTER:  Greetings MI folks – from St. Paul, Alberta! Well, here I am on the last workshop of my northern Alberta “junket”, where I find myself…

Blog November 7, 2017 | 0 Comment

Are You Affirming

OPEN PDF TO VIEW & READ: ‘Are You Affirming‘ [Paul Burke’s M.I. TIP of the Week #1727] INTRO COVER LETTER:  Greetings MI Folk – from beautiful Toronto, Ontario. As I write this today, I am having lunch in the Business Lounge at…