On Campus Program

Motivational Interviewing The Art and Science of Behavior Change Counseling

For helping professionals, health coaches, Ayurvedic practitioners, yoga teachers, and yoga therapists.

The conversations that occur between helping professionals and their clients are powerful ones, capable of supporting or inhibiting the innate change process that is alive in all of us. Learn to make your interactions with clients more satisfying and effective using Motivational Interviewing (MI), a person-centered, guiding method of communication and counseling that elicits and strengthens intrinsic motivation for positive change.

Designed for helping professionals who want to create well-balanced, meaningful relationships with their clients, this program offers

  • A common-sense approach for supporting people in making and sustaining change
  • Lively discussions to deepen understanding of the paradox of change and the spirit of MI
  • Practices for skill building
  • A combination of principles, skills, and strategies to elicit client strengths, inner wisdom, reasons for change, and ways of achieving it.

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All Health, Fitness, and Wellness


Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian who helps people divest from diet culture, explore what it means to be embodied, and move toward a more compassionate form of radical care. Her work as a speaker, educator, and trainer focuses on humanizing health care, advancing health equity, and advocating for food and body sovereignty.

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