Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

Are you interested in creating a respectful environment by motivating and communicating with your family members to evoke change? Join us for our upcoming three-part workshop, Motivational Interviewing, and learn how to effectively motivate with IAM counsellors Sophie Hwang and Mindy Lee.

Session 1: Tues., Mar. 7, 2023 – 6:00-8:00pm EST
Session 2: Tues., Mar. 14, 2023 – 6:00-8:00pm EST
Session 3: Tues., Mar. 21, 2023 – 6:00-8:00pm EST

Cost: $300 per person

Pease note: these sessions will not be recorded. If a refund is requested, there will be a $50 administrative fee to process this request.
Meet our Facilitators:  
Mike_Stroh_300px.png Mindy Lee, MSW, RSW
Family and Individual Counsellor

Mindy is a registered social worker who has been working in the mental health field for seven years. She earned her Master of Social Work in 2021. Mindy has experience working with adults with dual diagnosis and youth with special needs. She is passionate about helping clients and their family members, conducting program evaluation and skill development. Mindy applies a strengths-based approach to her work and utilizes trauma-informed and recovery-oriented modalities as well as cognitive behavioural therapy. She is currently focusing on supporting individuals and their caregivers to increase daily functioning, reduce stress and improve their quality of life.
Susan_Tang300px.png Sophie Hwang, MSW, Ph.D (Ed.)‚Äč
Director, Support & Educational Services

Sophie is the director of support and educational services and the cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis (CBT-p) training lead at IAM. She provides support to individuals and family members who are impacted by a broad range of psychotic illnesses, including schizophrenia. She also developed and delivers IAM's Recovery in Action CBT group for individuals living with psychosis. She received her CBT training from the University of Toronto and the Beck Institute. A registered social worker, Sophie has an MSW from York University and an MEd in Counselling Psychology and a PhD in Education from the University of Toronto.

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The Institute for Advancements in Mental Health (IAM) is proud to offer in-house services, events and programs around the needs of our clients - people with complex mental health needs and their support circles.