Dr. Michael J. Willis, president of Michael J. Willis & Associates, is an experienced consultant, trainer, professional counselor, and business executive specializing in competency and skill assessment, career management services, executive & career coaching, and training.

Dr. Willis is trained in Psychological First Aid - PFA and Critical Incident Stress Management - CISM (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Ellicott City, MD). He holds the professional designation, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress. He has provided crisis response services for corporate clients following a variety of situations including terrorist attacks, armed robbery, workplace fatality, traumatic injury, corporate downsizing, employee termination, multiple family member fatality, and employee suicide.

Dr. Willis is active in a variety of professional associations and has been elected to senior (national, NYS, & regional) leadership positions in professional societies, credentialing bodies, and accrediting organizations. He is a recognized speaker selected to present at national and international conferences on issues relating to professional and personal development.

A graduate of Syracuse University (BS - Business Administration/ Marketing, MS - Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Ed.D. - Adult Studies), Dr. Willis holds the following professional credentials:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (NY)

  • National Certified Career Counselor

  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

  • Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress

  • National Certified Counselor

  • NYS Credentialed Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor

Providing Career Management and Counseling Services to Businesses and Individuals