Ed Storti pioneered the concept of motivational Intervention starting in 1973; with his best selling book, Crisis Intervention : Acting Against Addiction in 1988, a chronicle of his early work in creating a positive moment in the addicts and families life. Many Notable institutions in the Health Care industry have acquired his expertise on implementing symposiums on professional behavior for their staffs and management teams. His more recent book , Heart to Heart has received numerous recognitions for his style of intervening and expectations of staff professionalism. Over the years of utilizing many health care facilities it has led him to present professional talks internationally regarding achieving excellent customer service!
Medical centers, chemical dependency facilities, universities and national conferences request Ed’s educational lectures and presentations. The Storti Model of Intervention personifies the motivational, inspirational and spiritual method of working with the addictive person.
His authored books include Crisis Intervention: Acting Against Addiction (Crown Publishing Company, 1988, republished 2019) and Heart to Heart: The Honorable Approach to Motivational Intervention (Carlton Press, 1995, republished 2001). Ed is also a contributing author of the book, Addiction Recovery Tools, Robert Holman Coombs, Editor, (published by Sage Publications, 2001). Ed devotes much of his time to education on the disease of addiction, the process of intervening and exceeding customer expectations.
Two documentaries featured on television that highlighted his Storti Model of Motivational Intervention are The Party’s Over, Lifetime Television and The Journey Back, PBS Television.