Sunday, March 24, 2013
Did you know that police officers have the highest suicide rate among professions? Ed Donovan discusses the amount of stress that occurs to professional police officers on a day-to-day basis and the responsibility that they must withstand.
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Sunday, March 17, 2013
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, HeittC3.com and PikesvillePsychologist.com.
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Sunday, March 10, 2013
SURVIVING THE TOXIC WORKPLACE
Linnda Durré, Ph.D. - Psychotherapist, Writer, Author,
Linnda Durré, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, author, business consultant, international speaker, corporate trainer, TV and radio talk show host, media guest, and a magazine, Internet, and newspaper columnist. She has appeared on Oprah, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, The O'Reilly Factor (twice), Daytime, Canada AM, Good Morning America, and the local and/or national news programs on CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, NPR, CW, and PBS. She hosted and co-produced "Ask The Family Therapist" on America's Health Network, which was associated with the Mayo Clinic and aired from Universal Studios Orlando. She was the weekly psychotherapist on CW's syndicated morning show, "The Daily Buzz". She hosted and produced, "Personal Success Hotline with Dr. Durré", on a PBS affiliate. She hosted and produced, "The Dr. Linnda Durre Show", on an NPR affiliate. She hosted and produced "The Linnda Durre Show", a celebrity interview radio show in Orlando. She has written for Forbes, AOL, Monster, Orlando Business Journal, A & U Magazine, Orlando Leisure Magazine, In Focus Magazine, and American City Business Journals www.bizjournals.com. She currently writes a bi-monthly column on toxic and difficult bosses foreBossWatch.com.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Dr. Lilian Cheung - Director of Health Promotion & Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition
Dr. LilianCheung is Lecturer and Director of Health Promotion & Communication at theHarvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She is the EditorialDirector of The Nutrition Source website (www.thenutritionsource.org),Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition website for health professionals,media and consumers. She is also theco-editorial director of a new Harvard School of Public Health website, Obesity Prevention Source (www.obesitypreventionsource.org),a website providing science based information for policy changes at thecommunity, agencies and corporate levels. Her work focuses on the translation of science-basedrecommendations into public health communications and programs, to promotehealthy lifestyles for chronic disease prevention and control.
Sheis the co-Principal Investigator and co-author of Eat Well & Keep Moving (2001, 2nd edition 2007), awidely disseminated school-based nutrition and physical activity program forupper elementary school children that is currently used across the U.S. andinternationally. She is a Co-Investigatorat the CDC Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and PhysicalActivity.
Sheco-edited Child Health, Nutrition andPhysical Activity (1995) with the late Surgeon General Dr. Julius Richmond,and co-authored Be Healthy! It’s A Girl Thing: Food, Fitness and FeelingGreat! (2003, 2nd edition 2010), a book written for adolescentgirls.
Herlatest book Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life isco-authored with Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh which has already been acquiredfor translation in 15 countries.