Michelle Drapkin: Making Meaningful Change

Season #1

Struggling to make change, or identifying why making a change is important to you? Join us in this enlightening conversation with Dr. Michelle Drapkin, a board certified clinical psychologist, who has worked in the area of behavior change for over 20 years and is dedicated to using behavioral science research to help people. Michelle is the Director of the CBT Center, and previously held behavioral scientist roles at Johnson & Johnson, a national role at the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as a faculty role at the University of Pennsylvania. She sees patients in her private practice, consults with healthcare tech startups, and delivers trainings and workshops on communication/motivation, health and well-being at work and in life. Michelle is the author of “The Motivational Interviewing Path to Personal Change: The Essential Workbook for Creating the Life You Want.” Our conversation today covers a lot of interesting ground, including working through obstacles to change, connecting to your own motivation and what matters most using evidence-based practices. Michelle is well-versed in the area of behavior change, and offers practical strategies to use, and we think you’ll find this conversation insightful! Links & Resources: Check out Michelle’s website: Thanks for listening! Please leave us a review and subscribe to our show to receive all new episodes hot off the press. Reviews are very helpful for visibility and gaining new listeners, so we’re very grateful if you’d help us in this way! To learn more about Jonah, visit his website at To learn more about Supria, visit her website at