For more information on Motivational Interviewing (MI), here’s the link to the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) which includes the founders William R. Miller, Ph.D. and Stephen Rollnick, Ph.D.

To find out whether a therapeutic practice is evidenced-based, you can look it up on the NREPP – SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidenced-based Programs and Practices:

MI as an evidenced-based practice:

Mindfulness practices are also evidenced-based:

Clinical studies have documented the physical and mental health benefits of mindfulness in general, and MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) in particular. Programs based on MBSR and similar models have been widely adapted in schools, prisons, hospitals, veterans centers, and other environments.This is a study specifically on the efficacy of MBSR:

For information on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP):
WRAP is also an evidenced-based practice.

For those interested in Mindfulness practices for Teens:

For the Society of Clinical Psychology: