A successful recovery requires you to choose to make positive and lasting changes, and Motivational Interviewing is one of the counseling techniques we offer at Gateway Foundation in Gurnee, IL. This form of substance use therapy is just one of many that we can incorporate into your overall treatment plan as part of our commitment to finding the right strategy for your individual needs.
Many clients who come to us for help want to enter our recovery program and are ready to make a change. Others still lack the motivation to quit despite the many harmful effects substance misuse has had on their life. Motivational Interviewing is an effective therapeutic technique for all clients, but especially those who aren’t completely committed to their recovery process.
As the name suggests, Motivational Interviewing, or MI, is about motivating individuals to change their destructive behavior patterns. It seeks to engage clients and get them directly involved in their recovery. Most people dealing with addiction are at least partly aware of its negative consequences on their life. MI asks them to think about how substance use has impacted their relationships, career and health. This facilitates the process of recovery by helping clients overcome their fear of change or ambivalence to increase their motivation.
At our center in Gurnee, IL, we understand that not everyone who attends rehab truly wants to be there. There are a variety of reasons certain individuals don’t fully commit to the recovery process. Motivational Interviewing offers many benefits, both to those who are invested in their treatment and those who are not:
Whether or not you’re completely ready to make a change, recovery is the best option to ensure a brighter future for you and your loved ones. Learn how Motivational Interviewing can help you when you contact Gateway Foundation in Gurnee, IL, or give us a call at 855-944-3537.