Motivational Interviewing for Physical Therapists – How to Improve Patient Communication: FPF Show Episode 35

By dpope2020

May 19, 2022

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Motivational Interviewing for Physical Therapists - How to Improve Patient Communication: FPF Show Episode 35

In today's episode we go over Motivational Interviewing for Physical Therapists - How to Improve Patient Communication.

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 1:48 Why is motivational interviewing important for physical therapists?
  • 5:20 What does the literature say about motivational interviewing with physical therapy?
  • 7:17 The 6 benefits of motivational interviewing
  • 10:18 When should motivational interviewing be used during physical therapy sessions?
  • 12:13 The 4 central pillars of motivational interviewing
  • 14:55 Open ended questions in motivational interviewing
  • 17:57 Affirmations in motivational interviewing
  • 23:49 Reflections in motivational interviewing
  • 28:18Summary in motivational interviewing
  • 30:37 How to use change talk to motivate patients

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