DeVon Franklin's Tips for a Successful Intervention

Check out motivational speaker DeVon Franklins' intervention tips.

DeVon Franklin's Tips for a Successful Intervention

The key to a successful intervention is the breakthrough. The breakthrough is the moment when the person you're intervening with clearly sees the error of their ways (in a way they hadn't before) and is determined to make a positive change to correct the problem, which they have been resisting to correct before. Here are some helpful tips if you feel that a family member, friend or loved one needs an intervention.

Use "I" Statements

An intervention is not a time for generalization. When an issue is being discussed it's important to take ownership of how you feel and express your thoughts using "I" statements. For example, "I feel alone when you constantly check your phone when we're together" or "I feel upset when you seem to value your friends more than me".

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