Casey Bohrman

Associate Professor

Dr. Casey Bohrman (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor at West Chester University in the Graduate Department of Social Work and a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Her practice background is in the areas of mental health and homeless services.  She first gained exposure to Motivational Interviewing (MI) in 2004 through her work in a Housing First program. She began doing trainings on MI in partnership with Dr. Julie Tennille in 2012.  Over the past 8 years they have trained a wide range of health professionals.  She currently serves as a consultant with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she helps to coach 3rd year medical students in using MI with standardized patients.  She also works as a research therapist for the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, where she provides motivational interviewing to participants experiencing side effects of head and neck cancer treatment.  Along with Dr. Tennille, she has published several articles about MI. Most recently she has assisted Dr. Tennille in developing a training toolkit that utilizes MI to help mental health providers enhance their ability to have discussions with clients about sexuality, intimacy, and dating.