Richard L. Ogle is a professor of psychology and associate dean in College of Arts and Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is also is a clinical psychologist with specialized training in addictions, PTSD, and treatment outcome research. He is an expert practitioner and trainer of Motivational Interviewing (MI), an evidenced-based clinical communication style designed to increase engagement and motivation in a broad spectrum of behavior-change contexts. He has been conducting workshops in MI since 1998 and has trained a wide-range of professionals including psychologists, social workers, nurses, physicians, and health educators. He has adapted this style and now trains academic leaders to engage and motivate faculty members as well as to facilitate difficult evaluation conversations.
Ogle earned his PhD in clinical psychology from University of New Mexico and MA in psychology from San Diego State University.