Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical Handbook presents verified recovery tools with a methodical "when and how" approach for each available tool. Including both Western and Eastern methods, the book catalogs the motivational, medical-pharmaceutical, cognitive-behavioral, psychosocial, and holistic tools accessible in a wide variety of settings and programs.
Chapter 2: Motivational Interviewing: Dancing, Not Wrestling
Motivational Interviewing: Dancing, Not Wrestling
Listen, doc. This stuff is killing me. I'll do anything.
Well, have you thought about [_____]?
I can't do that.
Have you had this conversation? The venue shifts, the actors change, and the lines are altered, but the scene plays out the same way. So how are we to understand this behavior? And, more important, what are we to do with it?
Understanding the Problem
Multiple models in the research world compete to explain the acquisition and ...