Originally attending Millersville University and receiving his first bachelor’s degree in biology, Charles Brooks went on to earn his bachelor’s in nursing and is currently pursuing his master’s degree for family nurse practitioner. Charles has been part of numerous health system redesign projects and sought after to provide strategic insight within Kaizen-styled process improvement events. He has a passion for identifying what motivates people and helps them catalyze their potential, all while reaching new goals. The concept analysis project of motivational interviewing provided an opportunity to further study methods to overcome ambivalence. In the realm of patient-centered care, Charles seeks to utilize motivational interviewing to help patients break through barriers and achieve higher quality of healthy-driven lifestyles.