Linda Jope, LICSW is an experienced human services professional who hails from the Philadelphia area. With an undergraduate degree in psychology from Eastern College and a master's degree in social work from Rutgers University, Linda has actively served marginalized populations for the past thirty years. She has primarily worked with individuals who have substance use disorders and/or serious mental illness, and currently serves as the Administrative Coordinator of Jope Consulting Services, a business partnership she runs with the help of her husband, Bob. Linda became certified as a MITI coder in 2021, and was trained by Terri Moyers and Denise Ernst, co-authors of the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Code. Combining kindness and compassion with careful practicality, Linda is known for her formidable skills both as a clinician and an administrator. She and Bob live in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with their adorable dog, Sarah.