Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence based, client-centered approach that elicits behavioral changes by assisting individuals explore and resolve ambivalence. Research has shown this approach to be helpful with a wide spectrum of client populations and issues.

Introduction Course

Participants will acquire a solid base of M.I. Theory, explore M.I. spirit, investigate opening strategies, intervention traps, negotiate resistance, develop and integrate skills and techniques to progress competency. This workshop will benefit professionals working with people where behavior change would be favorable.

Intermediate Course

This course is open to people who have a sufficient degree of theoretical knowledge and a practical experience of applying M.I. In the Intermediate course participants will expand on theoretical principals, deepen understanding, increase technique range and develop skill base to progress competency.
Course has been awarded 12 CPD hours by The Addiction Counsellors of Ireland.


Brian Foley has worked in the addiction field for over 29 years and is Programme Co-Ordinator for a Dublin based Addiction Service. He is involved in counselling, group work, supervision and training. He was a member of the Community Reinforcement Steering Committee upon its launch and is the Community Detoxification Broker for the Ballymun area. Brian completed his Motivational Interviewing Training in Spain, in 1999, he facilitates the M.I Module of the Diploma in Community Drugs Work, U.C.D. and has provided numerous workshops on Addiction related issues. He is a Board Member of the Addiction Counsellors of Ireland, a member of The Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and an accredited supervisor. Course awarded 12 CPD points with Addiction Counsellors of Ireland.


Introduction Courses

  • Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th of Sept. 2019. 10am – 5pm

Intermediate Course

  • Thursday 17th & Friday 18th October. 10am – 5pm

Venue: The Croke Park Hotel, Dublin.

Please see attached booking forms.


Dublin 3

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