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The Workplace Therapist



Brandon Smith is a leading expert in workplace health and dysfunction. He is the founder of – a resource dedicated to eliminating dysfunction at work, improving workplace health and restoring optimism and focus in the workplace. Brandon also currently serves as faculty at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School where he teaches and researches on topics related to leadership, communication and healthy workplace dynamics.

Brandon has researched and worked with organizations across a broad spectrum ranging from large corporations and non-profit institutions to family-owned businesses. In addition, Brandon Smith has spent nearly 15 years working with thousands of individuals in a counseling and coaching capacity as they strive to overcome the challenges of work and life. Brandon’s clinical experience includes work at Ridgeview Institute, a world-renown inpatient mental health facility, where Brandon worked with individuals suffering from any of life’s curveballs – from mental illness to depression.

In addition to working closely with individuals and organizations as a coach, therapist, consultant and speaker, Brandon combats workplace dysfunction weekly on Georgia Public Broadcasting taking on the workplace challenges of listeners today.

Brandon received an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University with a concentration in communications and team dynamics. His graduate work includes an M.S. in counseling from Georgia State University as well as an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Brandon resides in Atlanta with his wife and their three children.

Recent Blog Posts

Prescription - Overcoming Untrustworthy Co-Workers
Working and Career - November 2, 2011 - 7:22am
Are you dealing with an untrustworthy co-worker? Maybe you are certain they are after your job, throwing you under the bus every chance they can get. Or perhaps you simply think they are behind your...
Working and Career - October 25, 2011 - 8:14am
Yuck. Can you feel your stomach tightening just thinking about the prospect of confronting an untrustworthy co-worker? Not fun for anyone. But there comes a time when the only way forward, the only...
Working and Career - October 18, 2011 - 5:09am
So you think you might not be able to trust your co-workers? What can you do to protect yourself? There are a few helpful strategies that can mean the difference between getting blindsided by a...
Working and Career - October 11, 2011 - 10:11am
Wondering if you can trust your co-worker(s)? An important question and an equally tricky one to answer. Why you might ask? What makes this question so challenging to answer? The difficulty is that...
Theme of the Month: "I don't trust my co-worker"
Working and Career - October 10, 2011 - 6:52am
Have you ever had the experience of not trusting a co-worker? Maybe you thought he or she was out for your job, throwing you under the bus every chance he or she had. Or perhaps you simply thought...


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