Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.
Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D., is Vice President for Clinical Program Development at Vital Decisions, LLC. Allan is a clinical psychologist who has spent the past 25 years specializing in MI training, research, and practice. A member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 1998, he has served for 8 years as an officer and member of the MINT Board of Directors and has been the editor of the MINT Bulletin and Motivational Interviewing: Training, Research, Implementation, Practice. A clinician, teacher, and researcher in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh from 1992-2015, he oversaw intervention development, training, and fidelity monitoring for a dozen clinical trials of MI in substance use, mental health, and health behavior settings. Allan has led MI workshops on three continents with professionals from a wide variety of disciplines and practice areas. He has published 2 books and more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and chapters and most recently is the author (with Bonnie Gorscak, Ph.D.) of Finding Your Way to Change: How the Power of Motivational Interviewing Can Reveal What You Want and Help You Get There, published by Guilford Press and available in translation in Spanish, Dutch, and Italian.
Dr. Zuckoff receives royalties from the sale of books he has authored and payment for providing training and coaching in motivational interviewing.