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About MITC

Motivational Interviewing Training and Consulting (MITC) provides training, coaching, coding, feedback, and consulting services in Motivational Interviewing and other evidence-based practices. MITC is owned and operated by Alicia Shiver and Lindsay Worth who are both members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).  They have diverse and comprehensive experience in training, coaching, and supervising professionals and behavioral health critical supporters and have a combined 29 years of experience working in addictions, education, healthcare, and correctional settings. MITC has received government grants for training and education and have successfully trained over 5,000 people from around the world in the past 7 years of business.


Alicia and Lindsay live in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the home of Motivational Interviewing (MI). They currently work with and learn from William Miller, Ph.D. and Theresa Moyers, Ph.D. in their training and research program.  This opportunity, along with years of MI teaching experience, has supported Alicia and Lindsay in training others in Motivational Interviewing and other evidence-based practices.

Motivational Interviewing Training
Alicia Shiver, MA, LADAC, LMHC

Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers

Co-Director, MITC

Scientific Research Manager, University of New Mexico

Alicia Shiver is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New Mexico. She has experience working with patients and staff in primary care, dialysis clinics, correctional facilities, hospital emergency rooms, outpatient community mental health centers, and medication-assisted treatment. Alicia is a Therapist and Research Manager at The University of New Mexico, where she has worked with a variety of providers in learning and implementing Motivational Interviewing into their practice.

Lindsay Worth, LMHC, MPA, MA

Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers

Co-Director, MITC

Clinical Research Manager, University of New Mexico

Lindsay Worth in a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has worked in mental health and addictions research for 23  years.  She has had the opportunity to work in a number of settings including prisons, schools, treatments centers, and tele-health environments.  Her work in research has included research management, counseling, and training behavioral health and medical providers in Motivational Interviewing and mindfulness.  She currently spends time coding and coaching in MI using the MITI and MICA and serving as the MI Training Certification Coordinator for MINT.

Team MITC!


Desiree Phillmore, Alicia Shiver, Lindsay Worth, & Kim Liphardt

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Stephen Rollnick, PhD  Lindsay Worth, & William Miller, PhD  MINT 2016, Montreal, Canada


Lindsay Worth, Monty Roberts, & Alicia Shiver
Advanced MI Training at Monty Robert's Ranch, Solvang, CA, 2018

2021: MITC hosted a Virtual MINT Endorsed Training of New Trainers!
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Virtual MINT TNT Team!  Reyna Puentes, Alicia Shiver, Paul Warren, John Whitson-Russell, Takeshi Shimada, William R. Miller, Theresa Moyers, Katie Hartlieb, Raymond Anderson, Tara McCune, Verna Burden, Lindsay Worth, Carolina Yahne, Patricia Juarez, Walid Hassan

2020: MITC hosted the first ever online MINT Training of New Trainers!
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Virtual MINT TNT Team!  Kim Liphardt, Alicia Shiver, Desiree Phillmore, William R. Miller, Theresa Moyers, Mary Hodorowicz, Denise Ernst, Carol DeFrancesco, Nicki Venable, Cade Arnick, Patricia Juarez, & Lindsay Worth

Alicia Shiver, Theresa Moyers, & Lindsay Worth Virtual MINT TNT, October 2020

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Press Conference for launch of the Bernalillo County Education & Training Grant (from left) Lindsay Worth, Julie Morgas Baca, Enrique Cardiel, Maggie Hart Stebbins, & Alicia Shiver



Alicia Shiver  presenting preliminary data on the Bernalillo County Training & Education grant in Talinn, Estonia!



Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity (MITI)


MITI Training with Denise Ernst, PhD, January 2020

Community Reinforcement & Family Training with Robert J. Meyers

MI Trainings

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Hope Works Creation from Advanced MI Training, 2017

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Gallup, NM, 2019



Ethics Trainer, Rickie Palmer, LPCC with Alicia Shiver

New Mexico MI 

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Learning Community

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NM MI Learning Community led by Carolina Yahne, PhD

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