Thank you for joining us for our two-part MasterClass series on motivational interviewing featuring his the work of Michael Pantalon. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a counseling model that was developed for addiction and substance abuse in order to help people resolve their ambivalence to change in difficult circumstances. MI techniques are a wonderful addition to the coach’s toolbox, creating a dynamic that is authentically empathic and one that elicits improved autonomous motivation and confidence. MI techniques include the creative use of open-ended questions balanced by a variety of types of reflections, and “rulers,” a scale of 1 to 10 to better understand the importance, confidence, and readiness to make specific changes.
Michael Pantalon is a prominent psychologist and MI trainer who has developed an ultra-brief approach to motivational interviewing that he calls “Instant Influence” which he presented in a track for the 2011 Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference offered by the Institute of Coaching and Harvard Medical School. This MasterClass will explore the practice of Motivational Interviewing skills and techniques in coaching.
If you haven't already, check out the first part in this MasterClass series, MasterClass: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (2012) - Part I.
Watch as Michael Pantalon discusses Instant Influence:
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