Bio | Bob Jope, LMHC

Bob has been a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2010. He teaches Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, and University of Massachusetts; he is also a consultant with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center at Brown University and works as an MI coder for a nationally-recognized coding lab. Bob is the lead trainer for Jope Consulting Services, has taught MI at agencies all over New England, and consults internationally on teaching and coding the method.

Holding a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Bob has worked in the mental health, child welfare, and substance use disorder fields for the past twenty-five years. He was originally trained in MI by Stephen Andrew in 2007, and has since trained with Ali Hall, Alan Lyme, Bill Miller, and Terri Moyers. Bob has also developed and taught program-specific MI training applications, and has trained thousands of people in various levels of Motivational Interviewing.

Education, Training, Skills, and Memberships:

Master of Arts: Clinical Psychology. University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, May 2000

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, minor in Communications. Eastern College Magna Cum Laude, May 1992

Licensed Mental Health Counselor: Massachusetts License Number: 5350; Expires 12/31/21