- Series: Applications of Motivational Interviewing
- Hardcover: 416 pages
- Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (November 15, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1462507921
- ISBN-13: 978-1462507924
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.5 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 10 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #177,464 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Wagner and Ingersoll succeed in answering a question that practitioners of all stripes have been asking for 20 years: 'How do we do MI in groups?' Bringing to bear their talents as researchers, practitioners, and trainers, the authors have woven a tapestry of art and science. This is a soup-to-nuts guide on how to start and run different types of MI groups, including a trove of advice from the contributing authors about applications for specific populations. A welcome addition to the MI literature."--David B. Rosengren, PhD, Prevention Research Institute, Lexington, Kentucky; member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
"This important book breaks new ground by comprehensively extending MI to group psychotherapy. It is particularly strong in its detailed suggestions about how to conduct MI groups, along with its interesting and informative case studies. Experienced and novice group therapists and MI practitioners can learn a great deal from this book."--Hal Arkowitz, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona; member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
"Wagner and Ingersoll are to be commended for providing this engaging, relevant, and comprehensive book. Including chapters by other well-recognized experts, the authors put forth evidence-based therapeutic recommendations and identify important considerations for MI group practice. The book offers specific guidelines for developing groups for a variety of target populations. As a trainer of group therapy, I was particularly impressed with the depth of group practice facilitation skills communicated; this is rare to find."--Rebecca R. MacNair-Semands, PhD, Senior Associate Director, Counseling Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"MI is about the therapist's attempts to mirror the client's own goals and desires, so that self-initiated change can begin. This book introduces a new kind of social mirroring for MI: the group setting. Through an insightful sequence of chapters, the book shows how peer interactions can assist in the change process. There are potential pitfalls--for example, group members might argue with rather than roll with each other's sticking points--but, fortunately, the book provides much practical information about how to focus and shape the group discourse for maximum utility. A rich blend of psychological insights is the result."--Kennon M. Sheldon, PhD, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri
About the Author
Karen S. Ingersoll, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. A clinical psychologist, she has conducted psychotherapeutic, psychoeducational, and support groups targeting intimate partner violence, smoking cessation, relapse prevention for addictive behaviors, HIV treatment adherence, and women's health. Dr. Ingersoll is a corecipient of the Charles C. Shepard Science Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for a study that reduced the risk of alcohol-exposed pregnancies using an MI intervention. She is a MINT member whose research tests MI as a foundational approach to improve health for people with health and addiction concerns.
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