Sunday, March 18, 2012

3/18-Dr Carol Scott talks to Dr. Michael Heitt

Dr. Michael Heitt - Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Michael Heitt is a licensed psychologist in private practice.  The primary focus of his clinical and consultative activities center around working with physicians, executives and other professionals who are dealing with personal and occupational challenges. He frequently consults to small and mid-size companies on a variety of workplace and organizational issues, and is recognized by local Courts as being an expert witness in Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Heitt has presented internationally on topics ranging from workplace violence and professional impairment to human resources and personnel development, as well as topics such as psychological ethics, disaster psychiatry and clinical assessment.  He is a former Chair and Member of the Maryland Psychological Association’s (MPA) Ethics Committee and is current the Chair of their Colleague Assistance Program.

Dr. Heitt earned his Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago in 1996.  He is on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Loyola University Maryland.  Additionally, he is the instructor for the Maryland State Jurisprudence Licensure Exam preparatory course offered by MPA.

Dealing with (or Being) the Disruptive Professional

It seems like we’re hearing about violence in the workplace, bullying and general incivility more and more lately.  And almost everyone has had a “toxic boss” at one time or another.  What can be done about the disruptive professional?  How can you learn to manage your stress when you are working with someone who is particularly disruptive?  Our next show will feature Dr. Michael Heitt, a clinical and consulting psychologist, and we will address the issue of disruptive behavior in the workplace and how to cope with this very stressful situation.

For more information about Dr. Heitt’s work with disruptive professionals and with the organizations in which they work, you can visit his websites, and


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