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Motivational Interviewing Consultation

Motivational Interviewing Consultation

Learning the art of effectively practicing Motivational Interviewing and learning the evidenced based methods for teaching Motivational Interviewing are inextricable to getting and sustaining powerful results for the helping professional.

As part of her work, Debra has consulted with agency leaders to effectively integrate Motivational Interviewing into the organization. Whether the goal is training staff, post training skill building or implementing Motivational Interviewing across the agency, Debra can help.


About Debra

Debra Neal, international trainer, consultant, author, and therapist, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and certified in addictions.

With heart, she has served the behavioral health field for over two decades and worked across treatment continuums with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring populations.

A member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2008, Debra and began her work in Motivational Interviewing in a workshop with Dr. William Miller in 2000.

Debra practiced MI techniques in her private practice and in her skills-based training programs.

Ms. Neal specializes in preparing and readying professionals across disciplines for personal and professional change as part of the process for working more effectively with individuals and groups.

Her work includes training clinical supervisors for supervising MI with proficiency, and how to incorporate MI with other evidenced-based practices.