Herdley Paolini


Herdley Paolini PhD, LP

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Speaking Topics:Hope, Leadership, Physicians

Dr. Herdley Paolini earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Western Michigan University. She has over 25 years of experience in the counseling field and recently directed Physician Support Services at Florida Hospital -- the largest admitting hospital in America.  As a member of the medical staff Dr. Paolini established and maintained the first and only hospital-based clinical practice for physicians in the country. She currently heads the Institute for Physician Integration.

Prior to her work at Florida Hospital, she was a psychologist and teacher at Andrews University in Michigan, where she also maintained a private practice. She has extensive experience in program development and consulting at various universities, hospitals, and organizations across the country. She now focuses on research and clinical work aimed at enhancing physician’s lives.

Dr. Paolini's specific areas of expertise include wellness & satisfaction, stress management, grief and loss issues, relationship issues, depressive and anxiety disorders, addictions, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.


Herdley Paolini’s Topics

  • Inside the Mind of  a Physician 
  • 7 Principles for Developing Positive Relationships with Physicians 
  • Developing a Dynamic Program for Physician Support Services 
  • Developing and Nurturing the Art of Medicine
  • Stress Management and Well-Being for Physicians
  • The Cost of Not Understanding Physicians
  • Engaging Physicians with an Organization’s Mission



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