Brief Integrated Motivational Intervention
provides clinicians and specialist practitioners with a brief, evidence-based treatment approach for motivating clients, who have comorbid mental health and alcohol and drug misuse.
Combines CBT, motivational interviewing, and the authors??? own cognitive- behavioural integrated treatment (C-BIT) to engage clients in meaningful dialogue for change Utilizes the short ???window of opportunity??? when clients are admitted to psychiatric hospital or have recently relapsed, and helps clinicians to maximize the potential of this ???teachable moment??? Helpful tools such as session-specific content, illustrative case material and easy-to-use worksheets facilitate implementation of the approach across a range of settings including inpatient, community, and residential Developed by an expert team with many years of experience in both research and practice in the fields of psychosis and addiction