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Jeff Wetherhold

Founder and Principal


Jeff Wetherhold is a trainer and coach with 15+ years of experience supporting hundreds of teams in making and sustaining changes to improve client outcomes.


Jeff is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers who is trained and practiced in Quality Improvement, Motivational Interviewing, facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and evaluation. He is also a faculty member with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, where he has supported health care organizations in adopting evidence-based safety practices.

Throughout his career, the most common obstacle to change that Jeff has observed is poor quality conversations about change. Motivational Interviewing is the most effective discipline he has found for improving those conversations, both with patients and within teams. 


Jeff founded MI for Health to provide accessible and skills-focused training and coaching to mission-driven organizations. He has used Motivational Interviewing to lead change initiatives with a broad array of clients, including health care organizations, non-profits, civic organizations, and educational initiatives.

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