Anjali Nandi, PhD, LAC, MAC Human Service Specialist

Anjali Nandi, PhD, LAC, MAC is an organizational leadership consultant in the human service field. She supports criminal justice agencies, hospitals and medical providers, and schools find innovative ways of developing their potential through leadership training, program evaluation, skill building, staff wellness and implementation of evidence-based practices. As a consultant and trainer, Dr. Nandi designs and delivers a variety of training seminars in the fields of behavior change, addictions and corrections to state and local agencies throughout the country on topics as varied as implementation science; restorative practices; program evaluation; organizational development; skills for effective supervision; evidence based practice; evidence-based sentencing for judges; impaired driving research; adult and juvenile assessment; group facilitation skills; curriculum building; vicarious trauma and staff wellness; cognitive skill-building; and basic and advanced Motivational Interviewing.  She has presented at numerous regional and national conferences around the country and aids agencies in developing implementation teams and moving towards being a learning organization.

In her clinical work, as a bilingual psychotherapist, Dr. Nandi has been the Program Director of two state-licensed out-patient drug and alcohol treatment agencies in Colorado and for over fifteen years has provided individual and group therapy to clients with depression, anxiety, addictions and trauma.

In addition to this clinical and consulting work, Anjali Nandi has co-authored five books including Probation and Parole Treatment Planner published by Wiley (2003), Interlock Enhancement Counseling (2012), two books on Motivational Interviewing published by the National Institute of Corrections and available at and, and Enliven Your Groups: A Guide to Re-Imagining and Re-Energizing Manualized Curricula (2014). She has also published articles in journals such as Federal Probation and Traffic Injury Research Foundation.