Wayne R. Hill, Ph.D. is the President of MBC and is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. He has been a psychotherapist and psychological consultant in Traverse City, Michigan, since l983. His practice is general psychotherapy, principally oriented toward adult patients dealing with a broad range of issues affecting individuals, families, and organizations. Dr. Hill and his associates also perform court ordered psychological evaluations and provide consultation and evaluation services to private industry as well. In addition, Dr. Hill specializes in treating conditions affecting police officers, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, i.e., P.T.S.D., anxiety, and depression. Dr. Hill serves as the staff psychologist to the Traverse City Police Department, and he is the psychological resource for pre-employment selection, employee mental health assessment, and posttraumatic debriefing for numerous law enforcement agencies throughout Michigan.
As a former Dallas police officer, Dr. Hill served first as a patrol officer and later as a Special Operations Division, Tactical Team Leader and hostage negotiator. His last four years of service was as a Staff Psychologist for the department. In l978, he began as one of the staff psychologists for Adult Mental Health Services, a private contract agency with Grand Traverse County Community Mental Health. Two years later, he established Management and Behavior Consultants, P.C., a professional service corporation and began consulting with criminal justice agencies.
As a training specialist in criminal justice issues for over twenty years, Dr. Hill has presented numerous programs and seminars for criminal justice agencies and training centers throughout Michigan and the nation. He has presented programs for the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, The Indiana Sheriff's Association, The Buckeye Sheriff Association, and others including the National Sheriff's Association. In l988, Dr. Hill developed a Peer Assistance Program for the Pennsylvania State Police Department's Member's Assistance Program and is currently their consulting resource professional, providing new and updated training for Peer Assistance Officers each year.
Several articles have been published by Dr. Hill, as well as co-writing a book chapter concerning psychological treatment of police officers and has been featured in a number of advanced police training videos.
Dr. Hill was inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, an academic honor society, in l977, at Southern Methodist University www.psichi.org . He is an Associate Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society for scientists, www.sigmaxi.org. Presently, he is a member of a number of professional associations including the American Psychological Association www.apa.org, The Michigan Psychological Association, The American College of Forensic Psychology www.forensicpsychology.org, and The American College of Forensic Examiners, in which he is a Diplomat in Clinical Forensic Psychology www.acfe.com , as provided by the American Board of Psychological Specialties.