Angela Wood, PhD, is a licensed clinical social worker and board approved supervisor in Louisiana and faculty member at Southeastern Louisiana University with an appointment in the Department of Health and Human Sciences, Social Work Program. She has been contributing faculty with Walden University’s MSW program since 2013. Dr. Wood began practicing MI in 2003 and became a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2016. She earned an MSW from Southern Illinois University in 1992 and a PhD in social work from Tulane University in 2006.
Dr. Wood has led over a hundred MI workshops and seminars since 2005. She is author of the self-help book The Motivational Interviewing Workbook: Exercises to Decide What You Want and How to Get There. Dr. Wood has worked with individuals, groups and families with a variety of health, mental health, addiction and other challenges across outpatient, inpatient, residential and corrections settings. Dr. Wood strives to be engaging and include practical examples to help participants incorporate MI skills and strategies into their current practice.