During a Motivational Interviewing training today, the presenter shared a video about empathy. For those of you unfamiliar with Motivational Interviewing (MI), it is an evidence-based interactional style that can be used to strengthen an individual’s innate motivation to change . A critical component of Motivational Interviewing (and healthcare in general) is empathy .

It’s also something that would improve all of our everyday interactions.

The embedded video above, created by the Cleveland Clinic, introduces this idea. It is short, but powerful . Watch it, then please, share your thoughts in the comments below.

 

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Cite this article as:
Robert Allred, "Empathy," in Robert P. Allred, PhD, March 30, 2017, http://doctorallred.com/2017/03/empathy/.

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APA 6th:
Allred, R.P. (March 30, 2017). Empathy [Weblog post]. Robert P. Allred, PhD. Retrieved June 24, 2017 from http://doctorallred.com/2017/03/empathy/

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