Kelley Barton Newkirk, LMSW-cc, MBA works with individuals, groups, and trains others with the goal of having compassionate conversations that elicit clients’ intrinsic motivation to change. Since 2018, she has worked with Stephen Andrew at the Health Education and Training Institute to enhance her skills in Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Recently, she was accepted into the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Throughout her career, she has mentored and counseled individuals on identifying their unique strengths and how to focus those strengths on reaching their personal and professional dreams.
Kelley has balanced her professional interests with a passion for the healing arts including yoga, meditation and wellness through nutrition. She is a certified Bikram Yoga Teacher and trained Vinyasa yoga teacher. She previously owned and operated a successful yoga studio in downtown Chicago. Kelley successfully coached her students to apply what they learned “on the mat” to find greater balance in their lives “off the mat.” Kelley currently lives in Falmouth, Maine with her husband, children, and loveable dog Wrigley.