Tolerating uncertainty in motivational interviewing 

What is the theory behind this worksheet ?

The theory behind tolerating uncertainty in motivational interviewing (MI) is rooted in the concept of ambivalence, which is the state of having conflicting feelings or beliefs about a particular behaviour or change. They  can increase their motivation to change and be more successful in making lasting behaviour changes

How will this worksheet help?

In MI, the goal is to help individuals recognize and explore their ambivalent feelings and resolve any uncertainty they may have, rather than trying to coerce them into making a change. It is designed to support this process by helping individuals identify their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours related to a particular issue and examine the potential benefits and drawbacks of change

How to use this worksheet?

In this worksheet, we will explore your feelings and thoughts about a particular issue. By examining both the benefits and drawbacks of change, you can gain a better understanding of your motivations and develop a more clear plan for moving forward.

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Sutton, J. (2021, April 9). 18 best motivational interviewing worksheets & activities.