Motivational Interviewing Tools

Building Motivational Interviewing Skills practice tests


A Nudge in the Right Direction Workbook


Decisional Balance Worksheet


Encourage Change Worksheet – with rulers


Varying styles of reflection


Change Plan Worksheet

General Self Efficacy Scale


Drug Avoidance Self Efficacy Scale


Readiness Ruler –

Thinking About Change Ruler;

Free Coaching Exercise Full Page Readiness Rulers

Practice tests:

A Nudge in the Right Direction Workbook:



It’s not about the nail – you tube

Amy Whinehouse Song



There’s a wealth of information all over the web for Motivational Interviewing.  There are many free trainings also. If you want to polish your skills, search ‘free trainings motivational interviewing.’ Remember though, in Recovery Coaching MI is not clinical.