Meet the Team
We are the Authors, Trainers, Consultants, and Owners of MI-Lead.
Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins
Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins is a licensed clinical psychologist and owner of Professional Health Consulting (PHC). She has over 20 years of experience working in the Veteran's Administration. She is a Courtesy Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida (USF) and an active member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. She is a treating clinician for the NFL’s substance abuse program, and she provides nationwide training and coaching in MI and MI-Lead. For over a decade, she has conducted continuing education workshops for physicians in leadership and conflict resolution. Most importantly, Beth is the proud mom of her two prodigious teenagers.
Dr. Brian Kersh
Dr. Brian Kersh is a licensed clinical psychologist and member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Inc. He has been training professional staff in Motivational Interviewing since 2003 and has been involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of numerous motivational interviewing, coaching, and communication training programs for professional staff and leaders over the years. Brian received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). He currently lives in New Mexico with his wonderful wife, daughter, and son.
Jason Wilcox, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, not only does he do therapy for individuals, couples, and families, but he is also co-author of Motivational Interviewing for Leadership: MI-Lead and The Listening Space: A Guide to Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships with Motivational Parenting. He also co-runs Avid Counseling Services, MI-Lead, and Motivational Parent a nonprofit. He is a trainer in Motivational Interviewing, Motivational Parenting, MI-Lead, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy. He has been in the field of behavioral health, parenting education, and executive coaching for over 12 years. He is a dedicated husband and a father of four amazing kids.