Cognitive Theory: Four Process Of Motivational Interviewing Essay

Cognitive Theory
Asserts thoughts that largely shape moods and behaviors. The theory gives the idea to change the way of thinking, emotions will change. The belief ones feelings influence both specific behaviors and general approaches to life (Dewees, Marty 2014 p.108).
OARS is four or skills used to facilitate four process of motivational interviewing. O stands for open questions client will expand and reflect on feelings and possible change. A stands for affirmation allowing social worker to offer positive statements regarding clients efforts, strengths, and courage related to possible change. R stands for Reflective listening social worker and client allow clarification, deepen, and explore clients previous statements. Lastly S…