Stephen Andrew is a storyteller, trainer, and the Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education Training Institute. He maintains a compassion-focused private practice in Portland, Maine, USA where he also facilitates a variety of young person, men’s, co-ed, couples, and caregiver groups.
Stephen has been a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2003. He has been a MIA-STEP trainer (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) for the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) since 2007. Stephen has been Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity trained and has over 100 hours of training in Motivational Interviewing.
Stephen provides coaching and training domestically and internationally (in Singapore, China, Holland, Sweden, Turkey, and the UK) for social service agencies, health care providers, substance abuse counselors, criminal justice, and other groups on motivational interviewing, substance use disorder, co-occurring disorders, counseling theory, “challenging” adolescents, supervision and ethics for care professionals, men’s work, and the power of group work, as well as supervising a coding/coaching laboratory and training for Motivational Interviewing.
Stephen is the proud father of an 19-year-old son, Sebastian, and co-author of Game Plan: A Man’s Guide to Achieving Emotional Fitness.