Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.
Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D., is Director of Training at Vital Decisions, LLC and previously a member of the faculties of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.Dr. Zuckoff has specialized in motivational interviewing training, research, and practice for more than two decades. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), editor of the MINT Bulletin and the online journal Motivational Interviewing. He led MI workshops on three continents with professionals from a wide variety of disciplines and practice areas. His research, published in numerous articles and chapters, focused on development and testing of novel applications of MI, especially related to treatment engagement and adherence and decision-making.Dr. Zuckoff is the author (with Bonnie Gorscak, Ph.D.) of the text, Finding Your Way to Change: How the Power of Motivational Interviewing Can Reveal What You Want and Help You Get There, the first self-guided application of MI.. He is also co-author (with Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D.) of a book for professionals, Improving Treatment Compliance: Counseling and Systems Strategies for Substance Abuse and Dual Disorders.