How to Help Someone Make a Change

Katie Critelli
ILLUMINATION
Published in
8 min readSep 30, 2023

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Why Motivational Interviewing works- and contradicts what most of us believe about changing someone’s mind

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One of the most powerful lessons I ever learned about behavior change came from watching one of my brother’s friends narrowly avoid a disastrous marriage.

John* is one of my brother’s most grounded and logical friends. Extremely careful with his finances and planning, he…

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Katie Critelli
ILLUMINATION

I help people discover more pleasure, joy, and vitality in life. Find me here: https://www.find-your-spark.com/