Introducing UAND Speaker: Dr. Lundahl and Motivational Interviewing

February 20th, 2014

How do you influence your patients and clients to make positive health changes?

Dr. Brad Lundahl will be presenting Thursday afternoon at the UAND annual conference.  He will help attendees develop skills to assess and enhance patient confidence in change with his presentation titled “Motivational Interviewing:  Promoting Patient Adherence to Medical Recommendations.”

Dr. Lundahl earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Northern Illinois University. He is an associate professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Utah (U of U) where he directs the PhD program. Dr. Lundahl is most interested in researching factors that motivate people to change individual behaviors. He has been trained in Motivational Interviewing by co-founders of this counseling approach Dr. Bill Miller and Dr. Stephen Rollnick, and recently published a manuscript with Dr. Stephen Rollnick. At the U of U, Dr. Lundahl publishes on evidence-based practices and teaches in areas of clinical practice and research.

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  1. Kelli Boi says:

    It’s difficult motivating patients to make healthy changes when I only see them for a few minutes at a time. I’d really like to know more about how to really focus my time to influence real positive change that would stick. I’m looking forward to this talk.

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