Support positive life changes through a proven technique
This experiential workshop provides a therapeutic, person centred approach to helping leverage people’s motivation and ambivalence for change. Based on neurobiological principles, participants will explore personal values, beliefs and experiences of themselves and those with whom they work. The workshop will assist those working in the community, education and health sectors who support people make positive life changes.
Explore the background and principles underpinning motivational interviewing
Apply a brain-based model to help clients who feel stuck or afraid of change
Identify how values and behaviour can be used to challenge client’s resistance to change
Understand the process of client empowerment
Integrate motivational interviewing into everyday practice with clients
Learn a variety of strategies and techniques
Practice skills utilised in motivational interviewing through case studies and role plays
Understand the implications of child protection
Karen Morris is a Counsellor, Supervisor and Trainer with over 30 years’ experience in clinical and operational management. She has served as a CEO in the not-for-profit sector and developed a range of evidence-based programs and services including work with disadvantaged and disenfranchised clients. Karen’s passion is clinical work, and has developed cutting edge programs and resources for both adults and children. Her key areas of expertise and interest are relationship counselling, supervision, working with children and management coaching. Karen currently holds the position of Principal Practitioner at FMC Mediation and Counselling, and is also a Director at People Potential Group, a private consultancy providing services in Clinical Supervision, Staff Coaching, and Professional Development.