Tim Conrad PhD., LPC, NCC, NCSC, BC-TMH is a professor, counselor, speaker, and trainer who helps others reach higher by identifying, enhancing, and activating their resilient capacities. Tim believes that we all have an innate self-righting mechanism that is unleashed when we identify and amplify our strengths, prioritize hope, promote optimism, and activate positive habits. As a first-generation college student, Tim has learned that education puts us on an upward spiral and launches us toward better lives.
Embracing challenge and opportunity, Tim has crafted a multi-faceted career. He has worked with stakeholders aged 3 to 94 years old in a variety of settings including preschools, K-12 schools, universities, athletic fields, mental health treatment centers, senior living communities, public and private industries, and correctional institutions. Tim began his professional career as a fourth-grade teacher in 1978. Along the way, he has served as a school counselor, licensed professional counselor, consultant, business owner, public speaker, and counselor educator.
Tim has taught a variety of courses at the graduate school level including Research and Evaluation, Professional Orientation and Ethics, Practicum, and Internship in School Counseling, Counseling Theory and Techniques, Counseling Techniques Lab, Psychology of Personality Development Human Development and Education, Prevention of Substance Abuse in At-Risk Adolescents, Psychology of Delinquency, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Personality, and Human Development Across the Life Span, Crisis and The Classroom.
An often-requested speaker and trainer, Tim has continued to expand his professional repertoire by teaching the next generation of helping professionals live online at several universities. While he has garnered many professional awards for his work, he is proudest of being a role model and father for his three adult children. His current areas of research interest include ethics and social media and enhancing resilience. Tim holds a Ph.D., MA., and B.S. from The Ohio State University.
Since 1984 Heisel and Associates has provided live and online courses to social workers, counselors, chemical dependency counselors, psychologists, marriage & family therapists, rehabilitation counselors, employee assistance counselors, and school counselors.