Michael A. Borders
- Clinical & Forensic
- President, Growth
Process Integration, Inc.
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
- 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
- Managing Stress with Enhanced Communication.
is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Michael Borders
has interviewed, consulted or trained:
Institute for Personality Assessment
PAE-HSC Joint Venture (a Lockheed
Virginia Crime Solvers Association
Rappahannock Juvenile Center
Fort Belvior Regional Flight Command
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense
Uniformed Services University of the
Tripler Army Medical Center
Department of Defense Police Company,
Fort Shafter Hawaii
Army Criminal Investigations Division
U.S. Army Special Warfare Center and
528th Combat Stress Control Detachment
82nd Airborne Division