Stephen Andrew LCSW, LADC, CCS, MINT

Stephen R. Andrew LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP is a storyteller, consultant, trainer, co-author of Game Plan: A Man’s Guide to Achieving Emotional Fitness, and Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education & Training Institute. He maintains a compassion-focused private practice in Portland, Maine (USA) where he also facilitates a variety of men’s, co-ed, couples, and caregiver groups. Stephen has been a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2003 as well as a MIA-STEP (Motivational Interviewing Assessment; Supervisor Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) trainer for the New England ATTC. Stephen has been MITI trained and has over 100 hours of training in Motivational Interviewing. He provides coaching and training domestically and internationally (Singapore, China, Iceland, Holland, Sweden, Poland, Turkey, & UK) for social service agencies, health care providers, substance abuse counselors, criminal justice, and other groups on Motivational Interviewing, addiction, co-occurring disorders, counseling theory, “challenging” adolescents, supervision, ethics for caring services professionals, men’s work, and the power of group work. Stephen also oversees our MITI Coding and coaching lab.


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  • “One of the best presenters and topics I’ve experienced.”


  • “This was a GREAT training. Stephen was a captivating, humble, open-minded, inspiring, ‘intelligent’ teacher!”


  • “Highly experiential makes for great trainings. Passion for the material and emphasis on the therapeutic alliance is essential and greatly appreciated.”


  • “I found Stephen’s passion and understanding of his lecture to be inspirational.”


  • “Stephen, your ability to inspire the belief this works is amazing. I know this has come to be with practice and I believe you have helped me gain the belief I can do this.”


  • “Stephen Andrew is a high point in any person’s day. His approach to MI gives me the confidence to put MI into practice and follow through. Thank you.”


  • “This was by far the most helpful training I’ve ever had.”


  • “I liked how this was a training that didn’t feel like a training. I learned so much in a completely not boring way.”


  • “This was an amazing class. I wish it was a few more days. Steve always had my attention and taught the class in a way that everyone could understand.”


  • “Fabulous training/education! Definitely beneficial and self-motivating also!”