- New York, NY
Jim Oher, CSW, is a workplace advisor and entrepreneur who has over thirty years of experience working within and consulting to large, small, public, private and non-profit corporations throughout the world. In addition, he is a business coach for Ivy League MBA candidates. Jim has a diverse background as a corporate leader, executive consultant, accredited psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and group trainer/facilitator.
Jim works closely with senior leaders and their teams to uncover and address difficult and sometimes complicated issues that prevent businesses from successfully achieving goals. His extensive corporate and clinical experience allows him to quickly assess workplace situations and co-develop an action plan with the client. Often incorporating his expertise in the areas of resiliency and collaborative expectations management.
Jim’s ability to understand his clients’ stated/unstated issues, needs, and professional environment is particularly effective in handling challenging situations involving conflict resolution. He has a proven track record in working with difficult situations, which, when addressed and confronted lead to an enhanced working environment and the achievement of management’s desired bottom line results.
Jim is president of Oher & Associates, a management consulting firm focusing on collaboration and conflict resolution challenges with executives, teams and organizations. In addition he provides Business Coaching and leadership development
A leader in his field, Jim employs the latest theories of personal and organizational dynamics, psychology of motivation and adult learning processes. He has worked across a spectrum of industries and organizations. In addition to individuals and teams, Jim has worked with the boards of directors to review their structure, policies, strategies and goals. Jim is also the author and editor of several books on business workplace dynamics.
Jim holds a bachelor and masters degree from New York University (NYU) where he received a National Institute of Mental Health Scholarship. He completed his psychoanalytic training at the National Psychological Association of Psychoanalysis where he was the recipient of the Robert M. Linder Scholarship. He has been on the faculty of the New York University School of Social Work and the William Alanson White Organizational Studies Program. He has also taught NYU psychology doctoral candidates. For many years, Jim served on the board of directors for the National Hemophilia Foundation’s New York City chapter and for the Rye Arts Center.