JOHN R. WEAVER, Psy.D.

 

Stress Management & Mental Health Clinics, Inc.

2717 N. Grandview Blvd. #303

Waukesha, WI 53188

 

Work (262) 544-6486

Mobile (414) 491-8719

 

PSYCHOLOGIST

 

 

Education

 

Doctor of Psychology Degree (Psy.D.), April, 1994

Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology

9120 West Hampton Avenue

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53225

Scholarly Project:  The use of relaxation training for the management of agitation in dementia.

Chair: James Mathie, Ph.D.

 Presented to Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Association

 Annual Meeting, September 1994

 

Internship, July 1991 to June 1992

Sinai Samaritan Medical Center; Milwaukee, WI

Director of Training: Jay Christowsky, Psy.D.  Rotations in Adult Psychology, Child Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Medicine

 

Master of Science (M.S.; Clinical Psychology), May, 1984

 Marquette University

 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue

 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

Master’s Thesis:  Lateralization of emotion and face

recognition in alexithymics.

Chair:  Robert Lueger, Ph.D.

 Presented to APA Convention, August 1984

 

 

Accreditation

 

Licensed for practice in Wisconsin: #1969-057

 

 

Professional experience

 

October 1999 to present.

 Business Consultant.

 Psychology for Business

 2717 North Grandview Boulevard, #303

 Waukesha, WI 531

(414)491-8719

Independent consulting; executive coaching; employment testing; conflict resolution. Editor of Psychology for Business Newsletter.

 

July 1, 1996 to present,

 Director of The Healthy Thinking Initiative

 Outpatient psychologist

Stress Management and Mental Health Clinics

2717 N. Grandview Blvd.

Waukesha, WI  53188

(414) 544-6486

 

Designed and implemented The Healthy Thinking Initiative, an innovative wellness program for the prevention of depression in the workplace. Outpatient psychotherapy: including adult therapy, adolescent therapy, and child therapy; individual, couple, group, and family therapy.  Psychological Services for the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.

 

April 2001 to December 2002.

 Faculty Member

 Mentor Coach

 440 East West Highway #1104

 Bethesda, MD 20814

Taught Foundations class to clinicians learning to become coaches.

 

December 1992 to June, 1996,

 Outpatient psychotherapist

Apogee, Inc. (Formerly Family Social and

Psychotherapy Services)

15285 Watertown Plank Road

 Elm Grove, Wisconsin 53122

(414)  797 - 2818

Outpatient psychotherapy: including adult therapy, adolescent therapy, and child therapy; individual, couple, group, and family therapy.

 

 

June 1989 to November 1992  (part-time),

 Outpatient psychotherapist

 Wisconsin Stress Control Center

9431 West Beloit Road

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227

(414) 327- 6565

Outpatient psychotherapy.

 

June 1986 to June 1991,

 Human Services Minister

 Our Lady of Lourdes Congregation

3722 South 58th Street

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227

(414) 545 - 4316

 

August 1984 to May 1986,

 Teaching Assistant

 Marquette University

1442 West Wisconsin Avenue

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233

(414) 288 - 7218

 

 

Professional memberships

 

American Psychological Association (APA)

Division 42 – Psychologists in Independent Practice

Division 13 – Consulting Psychology

Wisconsin Psychological Association (WPA)

      Past President (2012-2013)

      Board of Directors (2007-present)

Wisconsin Psychology Foundation

      Board of Directors (2013-present)

Psychology in the Workplace Network Representative

      Steering Committee

Chair of the WPA Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

     Committee

Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

 

 

Professional Presentations

 

Lateralization of emotion and face recognition in alexithymics.  Presented at the 94th annual convention of the American Psychological Association,  Washington, DC, August, 1986.

 

Pastoral Assessment for Families.  Presented at the Milwaukee Archdiocesan Religious Education Congress, Milwaukee, WI.  August, 1989.

 

Partners in Care: Psychology and Ministry in Dialogue.  Workshop for clergy, sponsored by CPC Greenbriar Hospital, Milwaukee, WI.  February 1991; repeated June 1991.

 

Recognizing signs and symptoms of Child Sexual Abuse.  St. Sebastian’s Catholic Church, Milwaukee, WI.  January, 1993.

 

Coping Strategies for Caregivers.  LindenGrove Health Care Facility, New Berlin, WI.  January,1993.  St. John’s Home for the Aged, Milwaukee, WI. November, 1994.

 

Stress in the Workplace.  Woodland Health Center, Brookfield, WI.  October, 1993.  LindenGrove Health Care Facility, New Berlin, WI.  May, 1994; repeated November, 1995. Singlefest, Milwaukee, WI.  April, 1996.

 

Ingredients of a Mature Love. St. Patrick’s Parish, Racine, WI.  October, 1993.  St. Joseph’s Parish, Fond du Lac, WI.  January, 1995 & January, 1996.  Singlefest, Milwaukee, WI.  April 1995, repeated April 1996.

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  An inservice for teachers at Catholic Memorial High School, Waukesha, WI.  November, 1993.

 

Dementia Care Units.  Annual Wisconsin State Dietetic Association Meeting, Madison, WI.  November, 1993.

 

Introduction to Behavior Management.  Audubon Health Care Facility, Milwaukee, WI.  December, 1993.

 

Managing the ADHD Child in the Home.  Ch.A.D.D. of Southeaster Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.  March, 1994.

 

The Use of Relaxation Training for the Management of Agitation in Dementia.  Presented at the 9th annual Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Information and Training Center convention, Stevens Point, WI.  May, 1995

 

Attracting and Retaining Productive Employees. Presented at Healthiest Employers 2010. June, 2001.

 

The Leader’s Role in Maintaining an Emotionally Healthy Workplace. Leadership Seminar for Wisconsin Technical College System. October, 2001.

 

Depression in the Workplace: Problems and Solutions. Presented at AO Smith Wellness Lunch and Learn. November, 2001.

 

Coping Skills for Teams. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. November 2001.

 

Dollars and Sense of an Emotionally Healthy Workplace. Presented as Keynote Session for Lakeshore Technical College. January, 2002. Repeated for Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce. March, 2003.

 

Cultivating Attitudes for an Emotionally Healthy Workplace. Presented as Breakout Session for Lakeshore Technical College. January, 2002.

 

Taking Action for an Emotionally Healthy Workforce. Presented as Breakout Session for Lakeshore Technical College. January, 2002.

 

The Economy’s Impact on the Workforce. Presented at the Workforce Development Breakfast Innovation Series. March, 2002.

 

Coaching: Leveraging Your Potential. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. April. 2002.

 

Surviving and Thriving During Times of Change. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. June. 2002.

 

Gaining a Collaborative Edge through Coaching. Presented at Kiwanis Lunch. October, 2002.

 

Distorted Thinking During Stressful Times. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. November, 2002.

 

Stress Management in the Real World. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. November, 2002. Repeated April, 2003.

 

Creating and Maintaining an Emotionally Healthy Workplace. Presented for the Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce. January, 2002.

 

Prayer and Healing. Presented at Health and Wellness Conference sponsored by St. Joseph Hospital, West Bend. March 2003.

 

The Emotionally Healthy Workplace: Why it Matters. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. April, 2003.

 

The Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Presented at Phoenix Care Systems. June, 2003.

 

Motivate your Workforce: Focused Strategies. Presented at the Workforce Development Breakfast Innovation Series. March, 2004.

 

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. April, 2004.

 

Leadership Survival Skills: An Irreverent Look. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. April, 2005.

 

Psychological Aspects of Retirement. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. April, 2005.

 

Hitting the Mark: Successfully Achieving your Personal Goals. Presented at Fox Valley Technical College. June, 2005.

 

Maintaining Family and Professional Wellness. Presented at the Semi-Annual Phoenix Care Systems Conference. May, 2005.

 

Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud. Presented at the Semi-Annual Phoenix Care Systems Conference. March. 2006.

 

Speaking to a Broader Audience: Working Effectively with the Media to Get Your Message Out. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. April, 2006.

 

Mindfulness Meditation. Presented to the National Employee Assistance Services. September, 2006.

 

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Treatment Resistant Depression. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. April, 2007

 

Creating a Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Webinar presented to Credit Union Executives. June 2007

 

The Missing Piece in Wellness Programs: A Program for the Prevention of Depression. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2007.

 

Motivating your Workforce. Webinar presented to Credit Union Executives. July 2007

 

Preventing Depression in the Workplace. Presented at the 17th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Wellness Council. September 2007.

 

Mental Health. The Hidden Cost in Health Care. Presented at the Save On Health Care Alliance. September 2007.

 

Preventing Depression in the Workplace. Presented at the 2008 Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. March 2008.

 

Conducting an 8-week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Group. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. April, 2008.

 

Bringing the Science of Happiness to Work. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2008.

 

Healthy Thinking and the Six Dimensions of Wellness. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2008.

 

Creating a Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Presented at the Wisconsin Occupational Health Nurses Conference. October 2008.

 

Transforming the Workplace with Healthy Thinking. Presented at the 2009 Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. March 2009.

 

Mindfulness and Emotional Regulation. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference, April 2009.

 

Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud. A public talk sponsored by the Wisconsin Psychological Association, April 2009.

 

Compassion as a Path to Real Wellness. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2009.

 

Organizational Wellness: Building a Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2009.

 

Can You Turn the Stress into an Advantage? Presented at the Wisconsin Auto and Truck Dealers Association Conference, September, 2009.

 

The Missing Piece in Wellness: The Prevention of Depression. Presented to Wisconsin United for Mental Health Annual Dialogue. September 2009.

 

A Mindful Way through the Holidays. Presented at Good Harvest Market. December 2009.

 

Resilience and the Return to Work. Presented at the Wisconsin Disability Workgroup. January 2010.

 

Psychology and Social Intelligence. Presented at the Winter Wellness Forum. February 2010.

 

Resilience and the Return to Work. Presented at Concentra, Inc. March 2010.

 

Innovations in Psychological Practice. Presented at the State Leadership Conference, American Psychological Association. March 2010.

 

Using Mindfulness Approaches with Trauma. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. March 2010.

 

Preventing Depression: A Missing Piece in Wellness. Presented at IDWellness.org. March 2010.

 

The Prevention of Depression in the Workplace. Presented at The Morning Blend, WTMJ TV. March 2010. Sponsored by the Charles E. Kubly Foundation.

 

Making the Decision to be Happy: Insights from Positive Psychology. Presented at Good Harvest Market. April 2010.

 

Positive Psychology at Work. Presented at the Greater Wisconsin Employee Assistance Program Association Conference. April 2010.

 

Mindfulness Training for Emotional Wellbeing. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. July 2010.

 

How Can Resilience Increase Success in the Return to Work Process. Webinar presented at 60 Summits. November 2010.

 

Healthy Thinking Skills Can Increase Success for the Return to Work Process. Jefferson County Safety Council. December 2010.

 

The Science of Happiness: Wellness Insights from Positive Psychology. Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis, MN. January 2011.

 

Is the Capacity to Love Related to Wellness? Webinar for ID Wellness. February 2011.

 

Building Psychological Health into the Workplace. Presented to The Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference. Colorado Springs, CO. March 2011.

 

Mindfulness Training for Emotional Health. Presented to The Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference. Colorado Springs, CO. March 2011.

 

Using Mindfulness in Individual Therapy. Presented to the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. Madison, WI. March 2011.

 

Mindfulness for Couples. Presented to the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference. Madison, WI. March 2011.

 

Emotional Wellbeing and its Role in Health Promotion and Wellness. Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference. Chicago, Il. April 2011.

 

Positive Emotions and its Role in Times of Change. Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis, MN. April, 2011.

 

Positive Emotions and the High Performing Workplace. Webinar presented with Janet Edmunson, M.S. at IAWHP. May 2011.

 

Resilience in times of Significant Change. Present at the Contractor Safety Forum for NASA at the Johnson Space Center. Houston, TX.June 2011.

 

Mental Fitness Training. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, WI. July 2011.

 

Wellness and the Brain. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, WI. July 2011.

 

Standards? Credentials? Regulations? What is Ahead for Wellness Professionals. Presented with William McPeck, MSW, at the National Wellness Conference.  Stevens Point, WI. July 2011.

 

Mindful Self-Care. Presented for Wisconsin Psychological Association Retreat. Delevan, WI. August 2011.

 

Resistance to Depression. Presented for the Maine Depression Awareness Day. Augusta, ME. September 2011.

 

Finding Strength in a Time of Change. Presented for Good Shepherd Parish Council. Menomonee Falls, WI. October, 2011.

 

Wellness and the Brain. Presented at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2012.

 

The Psychologically Health Workplace. Presented with David Ballard, Psy.D., MBA. at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2012.

 

What is Well-Being, Anyway?  Presented at the National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, WI. July, 2012.

 

Paying Attention to Health: Challenges and Possibilities. Presented at the Art and Science of Health Promotion, Hilton Head, SC. March 2013. Presented at the National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, WI. July, 2013.

 

Technology for Practice. Wisconsin Psychological Association Pre-Conference Day. Madison, WI April, 2013.

 

Teaching Mindfulness Skills. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. Madison, WI April, 2013.

 

Presentation Skills for Psychologists. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. Madison, WI April, 2013.

 

Waking Up to Your Life. Presented at the Bayfield Core Conference. Bayfield, WI. June 2013.

 

Mindfulness Research Update. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. Madison, WI April, 2014.

 

Mindfulness for Couples. Presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. Madison, WI April, 2014.

 

Four Things Affecting Health that Most Wellness Programs do not Address. Presented to The Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference. April, 2015.

 

Wellness and the Brain. Presented to The Healthy Lifestyles Conference. Burlington, IA  April 2015

 

Stress Management for the Real World. Presented to The Healthy Lifestyles Conference. Burlington, IA. April 2015

 

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Similarities and Differences. Presented at The Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. April, 2015.

 

The Psychologist as a Mindful Leader. Presented at The Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. April, 2015.

 

 

Professional Writing

 

Editor and contributing writer for Psychology for Business e-Newsletter (for business)and for Centered Pendulum e-Newsletter (healthy aging).  2000-2003.

 

“Surviving Real World Stress” for Executive Update Magazine, November 2000.

 

“Meeting for Success” for Innovations Magazine (Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce), December, 2000.

 

“What You Need is a Great Coach” for Innovations Magazine (Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce) December, 2000.

 

“Remedies for Workplace Violence”  for Executive Update Magazine, October, 2001.

 

“Handling Trauma in the Workplace” for Executive Update Magazine – Electronic Version, November, 2001.

 

“20 Ways to Improve the Emotional Health of Your Workplace” for Executive Update Magazine – Electronic Version, December, 2001.

 

“Overcoming Work Anxiety” for Executive Update Magazine, March, 2002.

 

“Phobias in the Workplace” for Executive Update Magazine – Electronic Version, March, 2002.

 

“Addictions in the Workplace” for Executive Update Magazine, April, 2002.

 

“Are You an Internet Addict” for Executive Update Magazine – Electronic Version, April, 2002.

 

“The ‘Failures’ of a Perfect Leader” for Executive Update Magazine –Electronic Version, June 2002.

 

"The Missing Piece in Wellness Programs: The Prevention of Depression." Wellness Management, August 2007.

 

"Compassion as a Path to Real Happiness." Wellness Management, February 2008

 

"Positive Psychology at Work." Good Company e-Newsletter. American Psychological Association. February 2009.

 

"We Drill for Skill Because Under Stress We Regress." Good Company Blog. American Psychological Association. February 2009.

 

"Turning Problems Into Solutions." Good Company Blog. American Psychological Association. March 2009.

 

Provided Expert Background Information to News Outlets including USA Today, Fitness Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, Inc Magazine, Web MD, Wall Street Journal, National Safety Council and others.

 

The Prevention of Depression: The Missing Piece in Wellness. Outskirts Press. April 2009

 

The Healthy Thinking Program Trainer Manual. Lead author. Co authors: Nancy Brady-Freitag, Ph.D., Kathie Koenig, LCSW, CEAP, Terrill L. Bruett, Ed.D., Paul Kenneth Glass, Ph.D., Robert Verwert, Ph.D. May 2010.

 

"Mindfulness in the Workplace: a five part series". Good Company Blog. APA Center for Organizational Excellence. 2014.

 

"Thoughts About Some Psychological Dimensions of Work." Good Company Blog. APA Center for Organizational Excellence. 2015.

 

"Applications of Psychology to the Workplace: Psychologically Healthy Aggression (Two Parts). Good Company Blog. APA Center for Organizational Excellence. 2015.

 

The Healthy Thinking Initiative Blog. 2015.