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Therapy worksheets related to Motivational Interviewing for all demographics

Relapse Prevention Plan (Version 2)
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Relapse Prevention Plan (Version 2)

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Creating a relapse prevention plan will be an important part of recovery from addiction. This worksheet provides a template for clients to list coping skills, social support, and the possible consequences of relapse. Additionally, there are several tips for your clients to refer to such as: "Cravings will eventually pass...
Building Discrepancy
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Building Discrepancy

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During motivational interviewing the clinician attempts to build discrepancy between the client's current behavior and their desired behavior. Use this motivational interviewing worksheet as a tool to work toward this goal. Help your clients understand how their current drug and alcohol use affects the important areas of their life, and imagine how things might be different if they end their use...
Stages of Change
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Stages of Change

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The stages of change (precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and relapse) depict the typical course of recovery when dealing with addictions. The stages are frequently taught in conjunction with substance abuse treatments. When clients understand the stages of change they are more likely to plan for risks such as relapse...
Substance Use Motivation Ruler
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Substance Use Motivation Ruler

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The substance use motivation ruler is an excellent tool derived from motivational interviewing. Ask your client to pinpoint, on a scale of 1 to 10, how motivated they are to end their drug use. In this case, 1 means "not at all motivated" and 10 means "completely motivated". In the spirit of motivational interviewing, you want to use this worksheet to focus on what motivates the client...
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