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Motivational Interviewing (MI)
with John Coumbe-Lilley
1. Complete an MI self-assessment
2. Observe MI strategies for working with a client stuck in ambivalence
3. Identify strategies supporting change talk to move towards a change plan
4. Recognize the difference between sustain talk and change talk
5. Practice MI strategies for working with a stuck client
Participants will receive a binder with research supported information and an introduction to the
Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.
John E. Coumbe-Lilley, Ph.D
John is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Nutrition at
the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has degrees in educational psychology, kinesiology and
business, sport and recreation management and is studying part-time to become a licensed
professional counselor and marriage and family therapist at North Eastern Illinois University.
He is a Motivational interviewing Network of Trainers member and completed his train
the trainer program in Albuquerque, NM in 2008. John has conducted Motivational Interview
trainings since 2009. Since 2014, John has led MI training courses for 416 graduates and
undergraduates in his department concerning the application of MI with patients experiencing
chronic health conditions and life style issues including but not limited to cardiac rehabilitation,
weight management, diabetes and hypertension. He has led MI related presentations and
workshops for Dominican University, River Forest Nutrition Department, Chicago Dietetic
Association, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and the American Association of
Family Physicians. John developed the MI and health coaching curriculum in his department
emphasizing an MI evidence base translated through active practice using a PRICELESS
delivery model to engage learners assuring significant learning experiences. He is a member of
the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Illinois Affiliation of Marriage and Family
Counselors and Chi Sigma Iota.