Dr. Michael A. Borders

  • Clinical & Forensic Consulting Psychologist
  • President, Growth Process Integration, Inc.

Dr. Michael A. Borders is a retired Army Major and served 28 years as an enlisted man and officer gaining valuable military operational experience and training. As an active duty Clinical Psychologist, he provided a variety of programs and services to military members and their families. He has worked in private practice as a forensic consultant and clinician since 1998. He currently works with law enforcement organizations with global interests, and is an expert in the assessment, selection, preparation and training of leaders and other personnel in high reliability occupations for overseas assignments in austere and hostile environments where the threat of terrorism and hostage taking is high. He is highly regarded for his expertise in helping others work through the emotional aftermath of tragic events, including the management of chronic pain and illness.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical psychology. He holds the elite status of a Fellow of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the American College of Forensic Examiners International, and the American Academy of Clinical Psychology. He is a Certified Medical Investigator (CMI) Level IV, and Certified in Homeland Security Level V by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security.

He is a clinician dedicated to promoting cultural and religious diversity, healing for wounded and disabled warriors and civilians, and long term support for those exposed to the environment of war and terror. A Certified Talent Strategist, author, speaker, expert trainer and clinician, he has trained future psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors and other psychotherapists. Populations of special interest and expertise include active and former military, law enforcement, ministers, missionary, and non-government personnel with multiple combat, nation building, peace keeping, and disaster and refugee assistance experience.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

  • Developing Community Relationship Synergy. A brief training in civility applicable to organizations and schools.
  • Hostage Awareness: psychological survival strategies. A training module designed to assist civilians in critical overseas assignments prepare for psychological protectives measures in the war on terror.
  • Psychological interventions following disaster or trauma. To provide an array of interventions throughout the emergency/trauma continuum (trans-crisis response).
  • Managing Stress with Enhanced Communication. Communication strategies.

Following is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Michael Borders has interviewed, consulted or trained:

Institute for Personality Assessment and Training

PAE-HSC Joint Venture (a Lockheed Martin Company)

Virginia Crime Solvers Association

Rappahannock Juvenile Center

Fort Belvior Regional Flight Command

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Tripler Army Medical Center

Department of Defense Police Company, Fort Shafter Hawaii

Army Criminal Investigations Division

U.S. Army Special Warfare Center and School

528th Combat Stress Control Detachment

82nd Airborne Division

Dr. Micahel A. Borders
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