Durham Office Clinicians
Dr. Jeff Fischer has spent over 25 years working at the intersection of psychology and business. After completing his doctorate in psychology, he joined Keilty, Goldsmith & Co. (now Leadership Research Institute), a boutique leadership consulting firm, where he served organizations including Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and multiple Fortune 500 companies. There he coached senior executives on leadership development, advancement, and talent development, and developed 360 assessment instruments and employee surveys. Dr. Fischer has held various executive positions in the financial services industry in both talent development and line management roles while privately continuing to act as a coach and consultant for businessmen and women. He has worked with senior executives in investment banking, management consulting, investment management, and other diversified industries. He has provided leadership development, executive coaching, career advancement and transition consulting, strategic planning, talent development, and assessment services. Dr. Fischer has also worked with family businesses and advised entrepreneurs and business owners on taking their companies to the next level (e.g., hiring senior talent, preparing to raise capital, making buy or sell decisions, and communicating with banks and creditors during restructuring). In addition to masters and doctoral degrees in psychology, Dr. Fischer holds a BA in Economics from Lafayette College and MBA in Finance from New York University. He began his career in the leveraged finance department of the Chase Manhattan Bank.
Dr. Lindsey Ohler’s interest in working with organizations began during her training at the Veterans Health Administration National Center for Organization when she was part of a research team that utilized qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate multiple variables that influenced employee engagement, satisfaction and retention. She has worked in both public and private sectors conducting program evaluations.
Dr. Tina Lepage holds advanced degrees in both psychology and management, with a master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a master’s in Public Administration. Combining her expertise in and interest in workplace relationships/issues and mental health, Dr. Lepage completed her Public Administration master’s thesis on the effectiveness of employee assistance programs. Prior to going into private practice and building Lepage Associates, she developed and managed successful personal and professional growth programs for universities, corporati