Matthew Bennett - Connecting Paradigms and Motivational Interviewing
A young, fresh out of college counselor sets out to change the world. Matthew Bennett talks about his early years in south Indianapolis, Indiana during the crack epidemic. Working as a counselor at a juvenile detentions center, face to face with hardcore gang members facing death, either way, a strong motivator to want to survive. An incredible story on change work. Motivational interviewing has it's roots in trauma and addictions, most of us can not even fathom... drugs, heroin, crack, gangs, homelessness, addictions, families torn apart and children taken out of homes for their protection. Matthew talks about how could someone possibly be making choices that seem obvious having exponential negative consequences and how that judgment upon them statistically, hinders them moving toward a better life. Matthew author of "Connecting Paradigms, A Trauma Informed & Neurobiological Framework For Motivational Implementation" talks about Motivational Interviewing, M.I., trauma, addictions, PTSD and more.
You can hear more from Matthew on his YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzRSqLu_SJ07QJmLm7XPeNA