Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness Author : Dawn Clifford Publisher : Guilford Publications Total Pages : 276 Release : 2016-01-19 ISBN 10 : 9781462524181 ISBN 13 : 1462524184 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness Book Description: Making and maintaining lasting changes in nutrition and fitness is not easy for anyone. Yet the communication style of a health professional can make a huge difference. This book presents the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI) and shows exactly how to use it in day-to-day interactions with clients. MI offers simple yet powerful tools for helping clients work through ambivalence, break free of diets and quick-fix solutions, and overcome barriers to change. Extensive sample dialogues illustrate specific ways to enhance conversations about meal planning and preparation, exercise, body image, disordered eating, and more. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.