Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

The Workplace Therapist

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Brandon Smith is a leading expert in workplace health and dysfunction. He is the founder of www.theworkplacetherapist.com – 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

Working and Career - October 23, 2012 - 1:39pm
What’s more popular right now than zombies? Zombie T.V. shows, zombie books, just about anything zombie is trendy. In fact, just yesterday I saw a road race in which zombies would chase participants...
Working and Career - October 17, 2012 - 12:43pm
Larry was a mysterious colleague. “Charming and captivating” were words his coworkers used to describe first meeting Larry. Larry just seemed to emit a certain attractive quality. It would reel you...
Working and Career - October 9, 2012 - 1:29pm
Is your co-worker a workplace werewolf? One minute he or she is a pleasant and friendly colleague and the next they are foaming at the mouth, lunging at you with vicious verbal attacks. As a...
Working and Career - October 3, 2012 - 10:22am
“My co-worker is scary.” I must confess, I’ve been planning this dysfunction for quite some time, and since this is October, the month of creepy ghouls and ghastly ghosts, I thought, “how appropriate...
Working and Career - October 2, 2012 - 2:21pm
In addition to death and taxes, what is certain is that at some point in our careers, we will be handed a “new” boss. Getting him or her to hear us is not always easy. The Myth There’s a myth out...

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