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Change management

Guide your clients and 
employees through CHANGE
with Motivational Interviewing

You are invested in your client's or employee's success and well-being. You know what they need to do and you know how they can do it.


Why is this person still stuck? How can you help your team make these changes? How can you help your patient follow through with her goals?

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based approach for connecting with a person or group, exploring the possibility of

           change, and enhancing a person's or group's motivation

            to define and achieve their own version of

"even better yet." 

This person-centered style of communicating addresses ambivalence about a specific

behavior change. It is appropriate for use in

many settings in which the well-being of the

client, patient, or employee is important. 

  • Healthcare 

  • Rehabilitation

  • Case management

  • Athletics

  • Education

  • Leadership



Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins psychologist

My name is Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins, and I am a clinical psychologist and co-author of three books on motivational interviewing:

  • The Listening Space: A Guide to Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships with Motivational Parenting


Over the past 15 years, I have provided interactive, entertaining, and informative workshops in MI for individuals and organizations in helping professions and leadership settings. I also use MI extensively in my own psychotherapy practice.

Training in Motivational Interviewing
Dr. Jenkins provides training in Motivational Interiewing to health care providers, managers, leaders, coaches, faciilitators, mediators, law enforcement officers, case managers, educators, students, and parents
My team and I design and implement comprehensive training programs locally and internationally for organizations seeking to integrate Motivational Interviewing into their systems. Seminars and workshops with follow-up coaching are tailored to meet each organization's specific goals.​
MI training is right for you if you are a:
  • Care provider (e.g. Physician, nurse, therapist. dental hygienist, dietician)
  • Manager, supervisor, or leader
  • Coach 
  • Facilitator
  • Mediator
  • Law Officer
  • Case Manager
  • Educator or parent
How can MI help?
  • Support health behavior change (e.g. SUDS, physical activity, diet) 

  • Facilitate group decision making

  • Increase client engagement in case management

  • Inspire your athletes

  • Improve medication adherence and treatment follow-through

  • Facilitate patient-centered care and increase patient satisfaction

  • Support change management with teams and organizations

  • Enhance employee engagement

  • Manage difficult conversations

  • Decrease employee attrition
  • Maximize staff collaboration
  • Prevent burnout



Contact us now for more information about designing a workshop for you and your team: or (813) 494-9526

Participant Feedback

Margaret after a virtual training entitled, "A Taste of Motivational Interviewing in the Helping Professions"

July 2021

“I attended the motivational session tonight. That was the best I have ever attended before...Elizabeth, kudos. You are a role model for sure. I would love to hear and learn more from you.”



I. MI and Leadership

Leading effectively can be challenging. Dr. Jenkins is a co-author of two books that examine the technical and relational aspects of MI in effective leadership. Concrete strategies are provided to maximize employee motivation, sense of ownership for the product, and creativity.



II. MI and Parenting


  • The Listening Space: A Guide to Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships with Motivational Interviewing
    Have you ever asked your child to do something important, but after sharing your brilliant, clear reasoning, you realized that your child didn’t listen to a word of it? Most of us want a positive relationship with our kids AND we want them to tune in so they can be responsible, safe, and independent. We really can have both.

Happy parents, happy children. You don't have to choose.


Video Samples:

The Righting Reflex in MI

The Righting Reflex in MI

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