Oren has been a student of Motivational Interviewing for 10 years. Having taken several trainings over the years, he is currently a member of the HETI advanced certificate program. Oren views Motivational Interviewing as a practice and understands the value of being taped and coded for adherence.
Oren works as the Residential Campus Director at Wayfinder School, a boarding school for high school students at risk for non-completion, where he gets to practice Motivational Interviewing on a daily basis. He is also an acting member of Portland Playback Theater, a form of improv community story telling.