Provider-led behavioral therapy at 2nd Chance Treatment Center is integrated into medication management visits, and consists of Motivational Interviewing and Supportive Therapy techniques. Our providers are thoroughly trained in Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Motivational Interviewing and all treatment plans incorporate behavioral therapy to help ensure all aspects of care are being addressed.
A method that works on facilitating and engaging intrinsic motivation within the patient in order to instigate a change in behavior. Motivational Interviewing is a goal-oriented, patient-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping patients to explore and resolve ambivalence.
Motivational interviewing is non-judgmental, non-confrontational, and non-adversarial.
The approach attempts to increase the patient’s awareness of the potential problems caused, consequences experienced, and risks faced as a result of the substance use in question. The main goals of motivational interviewing are to engage patients, elicit change talk, and evoke motivation to make positive changes from the patient.