Allan Zuckoff, PhD

Training & Consultation

An excerpt from the DVD set Motivational Interviewing: An M.I. Learning Resource, produced in New Zealand, in which Dr. Zuckoff and others talk about their understanding of MI. (Dr. Zuckoff appears at the beginning and at the end of this excerpt.) For more information about the DVD, go here.

From Dr. Zuckoff's keynote address to the Integrated Health Main Session of the 28th annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Orlando, FL, June 14, 2011. The address was published as: Zuckoff, A. (2012). Why won’t my patients do what’s good for them? Motivational interviewing and treatment adherence. SORD 8, 514-521.

Podcasts and Media
In this episode of the popular MI podcast, Talking to Change, Dr. Zuckoff offers "a treasure trove of insights and best practice research" as he discusses a range of topics including the engaging process, ways of enhancing autonomy support, and the role of self-esteem in MI.

Dr. Zuckoff is interviewed on MI in healthcare in this episode of The Checkup, which highlights the importance of compassion and self-determination in managing diet and weight.

Dr. Zuckoff discusses Finding Your Way to Change on radio's The Michael Dresser Show.

MI is an important component of Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT), a proven effective therapy for helping those who continue to suffer from debilitating grief long after the death of a loved one. In this article in Psychiatric News, Dr. Zuckoff discusses his collaboration with Dr. Katherine Shear, the developer of CGT, to integrate MI into the therapy.