The Change Companies

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Don Kuhl

Founder & CEO

Sherry Newsom


Alyssa Forcehimes Ph.D.


Kevin 'Kip' Lowe, PhD

Vice President of Training

Bill Calhoun

Vice President of Business Development

Scott Covert

Vice President of Early Intervention Services

Lisa Winge

Vice President of Account Services

Cyntha Pennington

Vice President of Sales

Susan Peterson

Senior Editor

Jill Tharpe

Regional Sales Director

Shawn Miller

Director of IT

Troy Gardner

Web Developer

Teri Covert


Toni Tomei

Account Services

John Livesay

Warehouse Manager

Sara Oroz

Graphic Designer

Jessica Fanaselle, MA


Valerie Bagley

Product & Marketing Specialist

Margaret Broyles

National Director of Justice Services

Mary O’Brien

Regional Sales Director

Jesse Tillotson

Regional Sales Director

Jenny Digesti

Regional Sales Director

Michelle Caruso

Regional Sales Director

Jose Diaz


Kenny Smith

Order Fulfillment

Senior Advisors

The Change Companies® is pleased to present Dr. William R. Miller, our Senior Advisor, renowned researcher and co-developer of motivational interviewing. Dr. Miller provides ongoing, independent consulting and editing services to help ensure the fidelity of our products and services to evidence-based change models and research. The Institute for Scientific Information lists Dr. Miller as one of the world's most cited researchers. He brings to The Change Companies® his expertise in editing and developing clinical resources. According to Dr. Miller, Interactive Journaling® is an effective method of engaging a client in the change process.

Dr. William Miller's research on motivation and behavior change has had a profound effect on addiction treatment and health services more generally. He is the co-developer of motivational interviewing, an internationally recognized conversation style designed to help people change by evoking their own intrinsic motivation.

Dr. Miller is the author of 40 books and more than 400 articles and chapters, including the innovative books Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change and Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (with Stephen Rollnick). He is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico and served as co-director of UNM's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA). He served as a consultant to the United States Senate, the World Health Organization, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).