Motivational Interviewing Training - Introduction Course


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.


Brian Foley has worked in the addiction field for over 30 years. He is involved in counselling, group work, supervision and training. He was a member of the Community Reinforcement Steering Committee upon its launch and was 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 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

Venue: The Croke Park Hotel, Dublin.


  • Thursday 13th & Thursday 20th of Feb. 2020. 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th of April 2020. 10am – 5pm

Cost: €190
Payable by Bank Transfer or Cheque (Payable to Motivational Interviewing Training Ireland & posted to 18 The Park, Hunter’s Run, Clonee, D 15.




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