PsychEd Episode 21: Motivational Interviewing with Dr. Wiplove Lamba

10.25.2019 - By PsychEd: educational psychiatry podcast

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Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers Motivational Interviewing (MI) with Dr. Wiplove Lamba (staff psychiatrist), Dr. Anees Bahji (PGY5 resident), and Dr. Marlon Danilewitz (PGY5 resident) who we caught up with after their workshop on MI at the CPA annual conference in Quebec City. In addition to learning the basics about MI, Alex also volunteered to do a real-play with Dr. Lamba to demonstrate some MI techniques (and all in one take!).   The learning objectives for this episode are as follows:   By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Define MI and its utility Appreciate some of the techniques that are used in MI to increase motivation Start to use some of these techniques with your patients   Guest staff psychiatrist: Dr. Wiplove Lamba   Episode infographic by Nikhita Singhal   Resources:   MITI scale (available through google search)   Rollnick, S., Butler, C. C., Kinnersley, P., Gregory, J., & Mash, B. (2010). Motivational interviewing. Bmj, 340, c1900.   BMJ Learning: Motivational Interviewing Module   Youtube video of Carl Rogers interviewing Gloria    Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change by Miller and Rollnick (textbook)    MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers)   CPA Note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. For more PsychEd, follow us on Twitter (@psychedpodcast) and Facebook. You can provide feedback by email at  For more information visit our website:  

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