Since When Do Doctors Ask for Permission?

"Shouldn’t doctors have free rein not only to raise whatever topic they wish, but also to suggest it needs “fixing”?" a doctor asks. The answer is not what he expects.

Why Don’t People Do What’s Good for Them?

It's not because they're lazy, foolish, or "unmotivated."

The Myth of Being "Unmotivated"

Why aren't people motivated to make changes that would improve their lives? Why would they mislead the very people they’re seeking help from? Motivational interviewing can help us understand—and point the way toward more constructive conversations about change.