Alissa Putman is the Organization Development and Training Consultant for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP), where she provides leadership development, organization development, executive coaching, change management strategies, teambuilding, conflict management techniques, employee engagement resources and burnout and resiliency strategies. She also serves as the JHCP Diversity Council co-chair. Prior to her work at JHCP, she worked as the director of the Johns Hopkins employee assistance program (EAP) and as the associate director of the Howard Community College Office of Counseling and Career Services, which she helped to develop and expand in 2001. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at various colleges including: University of Baltimore, Howard Community College, University of Maryland, College Park, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Alissa is a licensed psychologist, receiving her BA in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is also certified to administer and interpret the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Emotional Quotient Inventory, What Motivates Me Assessment and is a certified unconscious bias trainer and just culture trainer.
Alissa enjoys being a member of the following organizations: Organization Development Network, Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Columbia Pro Cantare and the Wilde Lake High School PTSA. Alissa previously served as president of the Maryland chapter of the AFSP board for four years from 2012-2016 and was a member on the AFSP Education Committee from 2011-2016. She also served as a member of the Howard County Department of Social Services Advisory Board from 2011-2014. Alissa had the privilege of being selected to participate in the Network 2000 Leadership Mentoring Program in 2009 (now called Executive Alliance – A Catalyst for Women Leaders in Maryland) and in the Johns Hopkins Leadership Development Program in 2013.