Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Anxiety


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Published USA, 2016
Henny Westra shows how to infuse the spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI) into cognitive-behavioural therapy or any other anxiety-focused treatment. She describes specific ways to use MI as a pre-treatment intervention or integrate it throughout the course of therapy whenever motivational impasses occur. Clinical material - including a chapter-length case study of a client presenting with anxiety and depression - enhances the utility of this book.

Integrating Motivational Interviewing into the Treatment of Anxiety and Related Problems
Assessing Readiness for Change
Understanding Ambivalence and Building Resolve
Extending Motivational Interviewing into the Action Phase
Putting It All Together

Henna Westra is Associate Professor of Psychology at York University, Toronto, Canada.
Paperback. 272 pages