Mallori DeSalle

School of Public Health IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Motivational Interviewing, Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), humor and wellness, training and development, prevention, integrated care, implementation and dissemination, mental health, substance abuse, treatment, medication-assisted treatment, professional speaking, workshop development, curriculum design, online training.

Expert Bio

Mallori DeSalle is a licensed mental health counselor, nationally certified counselor, medication-assisted treatment specialist and internationally certified prevention specialist. Since 2008, she has been a faculty member in the Department of Applied Health Science in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.

She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, on the National ATTC SBIRT Trainers’ Registry, and on the Board of Directors for the International Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. She strategically uses humor, playfulness and general shenanigans as a way to engage learners and create connections for improved communication.

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Additional Information


Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor 2019 Conference video:

Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers profile:

Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor board:

SBIRT: Identifying and managing risky substance use:

LaughBox podcast:

Updated on: June 16, 2020