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Motivational Enhancement Therapy And Treatment

Learning Of Motivational Enhancement Therapy

Four targeted therapy sessions are all that is required for people to overcome their addictions with the help of motivational enhancement therapy [MET]. The therapy sessions focus on internal change through motivation.


Modifying the inner motivation is the main objective of the MET and to do it, it uses a counselling and intervention. 12 step treatment and other counselling techniques are normally combined with MET. MET is made up of four focused rehabilitation periods following the first evaluation. Each user will have his own unique sessions. Before treatment goals are set, the information that is acquired during the assessment is analysed in the initial sessions. Later sessions furnish the patient with point of view and uplifting feedback for remaining calm.


Helping addicted people to understand how they can change their own thoughts, and behaviours is the approach that motivational enhancement therapy [MET] works upon.


Motivational Enhancement Therapy Utilised For Addiction Treatment

An individual's treatment requirements are assessed at the time they enter the treatment centre. The vital signs of the patient are monitored by the physicians along with any changes within the body during the withdrawal stages from the drug.

The therapists of MET that after begin to work with the patients in order to assist them to change their thoughts and behaviours which are related to drug use.


If there are other mental health problems present, MET can also help in treating them. Co-happening emotional wellness issues are normal in dependent individuals in light of the fact that both issue can be influenced by imbalanced mind science Preventing setbacks and treating the mental issues are part of MET.

The typical mental issues treated by MET are:

  • OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Bipolar affective illness
  • Eating disorders

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Combining Met And Other Treatments

MET is frequently utilized as a major aspect of a total enslavement treatment program with a few other behavioural treatments, including 12-stage programs and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). These treatments utilizes particular procedures to guide patients through behavioural change. For example, while the primary focus of CBT relies upon teaching patients to cope with strategies for stress, the 12-step program outlines specific steps with the sole intention to help addicts to become and stay sober.


Met Therapy Approaches

There are five important components of MET which individuals and counsellors would deal with.

These are tactics which were proven to promote sense of motivational changes in individuals encountering substance abuse.

  • Creating And Communicating Compassion
  • Encouragement is provided for the patient to understand and develop empathy to learn how their actions are affecting other people around them.
  • A great change can begin thanks to empathy.
  • Compassion additionally aids in creating a faithful connection between an individual and counsellor.
  • Accepting that there are differences between what they think and what is real.
  • The concept the addicts have of themselves can be very different from what they actually are, that is why many of them find difficult to quit.
  • It can be very revealing for the patient to notice this and this can prove a powerful motivation for them to change.
  • Staying Away From Arguments
  • How hard the addicts have used the drugs is not a theme of discussion during the sessions.
  • On the other hand, patients are provided the encouragement they need to display a positive response and outlook on MET.
  • An important element of the procedure is recognizing the resistance.
  • For some addicts it is hard to go through a treatment program, MET offers them the best possibility of doing it.
  • Therapists connect with recouping addicts on an individual level, helping them understand how their practices are affecting their objectives and connections.
  • Supporting The Self-Efficacy Of A Recovering Addict
  • Recovering addicts are required to develop the belief they need in their ability in order to achieve their goals.
  • MET can provide patients the education that is required to make them understand that they have the power to overcome the addiction and to strive towards their goals in life.
  • The idea of self-efficacy is supported by good conducts and thoughts that are taught by a therapy.

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