- Simple Reflection vs. Complex Reflection, including understated vs. overstated reflections
- Reflections not just what has been said per se, but reflections that consider change
1. Style and Spirit of MI in relation to traditional methods
1.How to non-confrontationally asking for permission
2.Skillful, simple, and curious ways to walk through ambivalence with little resistance
Skillfulness = “A few simple words are worth more than many mouthfuls of busy talk”
“What else have you noticed?” = Key, simple, and effective sentence stem/go-to question
1.How do you know when to start using MI?
2.What to do when you don’t know what to do?
Remain neutral with reflections = get you out of most difficulties
Ask client what they really want, leaning toward change talk