About Dr. Jenkins


Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins is a licensed clinical psychologist and owner/director of Professional Health Consulting, PA. She has a joint appointment at the University of South Florida (USF) as Courtesy Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Courtesy Assistant Professor of Medicine. 


Dr. Jenkins is co-author of the books MI-Lead:  A Leader's Guide for Difficult Conversations and Motivational Interviewing for Leadership: MI-Lead, and she provides integrative therapy, education, and ongoing coaching to leadership, healthcare professionals, athletes, and other individuals who are working to enhance their success interpersonally and in the workplace. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Miami with a specialization in behavioral medicine, and she completed her doctoral internship and worked for 20 years at the Tampa VA Hospital.

An active member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, she facilitates local and national workshops, designs and implements comprehensive training programs, and provides ongoing coaching in Motivational Interviewing in the helping professions and Motivational Interviewing for leadership and organizations.


Dr. Jenkins has been a clinician for the NFL Program for Substances of Abuse since 2010, and, since 2006, she has been a facilitator for continuing education workshops providing training and follow-up coaching in interpersonal skills building, anger management, conflict resolution, and professional health for physicians and other health care providers through USF and the University of Florida.