Below are references to selected articles that explain what motivational interviewing is and how to apply it in practice.
Hall, K., Gibbie, T., & Lubman, D.I. (2012). Motivational interviewing techniques: Facilitating behaviour change in the general practice setting. Australian Family Physician, 41(9), 660-667.
Hardcastle, S.J., Fortier, M., Blake, N., & Hagger, M.S. (2017). Identifying content-based and relational techniques to change behaviour in motivational interviewing. Health Psychology Review, 11(1), 1-16.
Huffman, M. (2014). Using motivational interviewing through evidence-based health coaching. Home Healthcare Nurse, 32(9), 543-548.
Miller, W.R., & Rollnick, S. (2009). Ten things that motivational interviewing is not. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 37, 129-140.
Rollnick, S., & Miller, W.R. (1995). What is motivational interviewing? Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 23, 325-334.
Rollnick, S., Miller, W.R., & Butler, C.C. (2008). Motivational interviewing in health care: Helping patients change behaviour. New York: The Guilford Press.