Motivating the Unmotivated: Helping ‘Difficult’ Patients - Online

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NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

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Motivating the Unmotivated: Helping ‘Difficult’ Patients

10th February 2021

Online course

Speaker: Dr Aftab Laher

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

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The study day will provide an opportunity to learn about:

  • Motivational styles and theories in the context of client work.
  • How to enable unmotivated clients to change health behaviours.
  • How to work with depressed or apathetic clients.
  • How to engage clients who do not want to be there.
  • Strategies to prevent treatment sabotage by clients with compensation claims outstanding.
  • Working with the sceptical client.
  • Strategies to maintain clients’ motivation once treatment has ended.


CPD Certificate of Attendance Awarded: 6 hours

Fee: £130or £120 if booking this course plus the follow on Motivational Interviewing course (including refreshments)

Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.


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