Content experts and faculty

Ariel (pronounced R-E-L) has over a decade of experience working on health promotion and health system redesign, primarily with safety net health care organizations in Oregon and across the United States.   Her areas of expertise include patient-centered communication, bi-directional primary care and behavioral health integration, and value-based payment and care transformation. Ariel has an MPH in Health Promotion, and draws on many professionals skills in her work, including quality improvement, facilitative leadership, visual thinking, human-centered design, and popular education.  She is a faculty member in the Parsons School of Design Continuing and Professional Education certificate program in Human-Centered Healthcare.

Ariel learned motivational interviewing while working as a health coach at a worksite wellness program developed at the Oregon Health and Science University; she has since trained hundreds of professionals from a variety of disciplines in motivational interviewing and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Over the last five years, a major focus of her work has been leading the development of Empathic Inquiry, a guidance model for patient-centered and trauma-informed social needs screening in health care settings.

Empathy is her North Star and she is passionately committed to rehumanizing healthcare, for both patients and the workforce.

    February 8, 2021

    Ariel Singer

    Ariel (pronounced R-E-L) has over a decade of experience working on health promotion and health system redesign, primarily with safety net health care organizations in Oregon […]
    April 14, 2020

    Christina Southey

    Christina is facilitator, teacher and coach focused on assisting individuals and teams to deepen their own knowledge and ability to apply improvement principles.  She works alongside […]
    February 25, 2020

    Audrey Waldman

    Audrey Waldman has her Master’s in education and over 30 years of experience in the mental health field. She has been training people in Motivational Interviewing […]
    February 20, 2020

    Jordan Windsor

    Jordan Windsor is a certified chronic care professional, a registered health coach, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She is an […]
    February 20, 2020

    Corey Olver

    Corey Olver (MAMT, MT-BC, LPC, ACS) is a music therapist, professional counselor, and motivational interviewing trainer. Corey currently serves as Music Therapy Program Director for Immaculata […]
    February 20, 2020

    Cheryl Martin

    Cheryl Martin has a BSN in Nursing, MA in Psychology and over 43 years of experience as an RN. Her nursing experience includes 13 years in […]
    February 20, 2020

    Ali Hall

    Ali Hall (JD) is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali currently serves on the MINT […]
    September 3, 2019

    Sebastien Payan

    Sebastien Payan is a nurse educator specializing in harm reduction, substance use and sexual health. Originally from France, he has been working in Canada since 2007. As […]
    December 28, 2018

    Becky Lang

    Becky is a Registered Dental hygienist and has years of experience in clinical practice and community/public health.  She has spent the last 30 years as a […]
    November 26, 2018

    Brent Anderson

    Brent Anderson is currently a Practice Coach with the Indiana State Department of Health working in the Division of ChronicDisease, Primary Care, and Rural Health. As […]
    September 28, 2017

    Brittany Godin

    Brittany Godin is a professional working in the Corrections field and for the Centre for Collaboration, Motivation, and Innovation (CCMI). She believes in socially responsible practice […]
    September 28, 2017

    Bruce Hobson

    Bruce Hobson is a grandfather and refocused family physician with a passion for adult education empowered by technology. He’s involved in a number of provincial programs, […]