Pam Pietruszewski

Pam Pietruszewski, MA

Senior Advisor, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Pam Pietruszewski has more than 20 years’ experience designing and implementing programs to integrate behavioral health and primary care services. Her work includes Getting Candid: Framing the Conversation Around Youth Substance Use Prevention funded by the CDC, and DIAMOND, a depression care management program that received the 2010 Gold Award from the American Psychiatric Association. 

Pietruszewski is a national Motivational Interviewing trainer and is listed in the National Registry of SBIRT Trainers from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network established by SAMHSA. She is published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, American Journal of Managed Care, Mental Health Family Medicine, Annals of Family Medicine, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Family Medicine. 

She holds a master’s degree in counseling and psychological services from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota. 

Focus Areas: Motivational Interviewing; Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT); Depression Management in Primary Care; Team-based Care; Quality Improvement; Clinical Guidelines Development 

Consulting Services Offered by Pam Pietruszewski, MA

  • Case to Care Management

    Position your organization for success in the changing health care landscape by taking the lead in case to care management.

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  • Motivational Interviewing

    MI is an evidence-based conversation style with another person to strengthen and support their own motivation and commitment for change.

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  • Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral Treatment

    Strengthen the quality of your clinical care and prevent the unhealthy consequences of alcohol and drug use among your clients by implementing SBIRT services.

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