Jamie Lewis Smith PhD
Dr. Jamie Lewis Smith brings to AIIR over 15 years of experience guiding the growth and development of individuals, teams, and organizations. She has spent her career as a psychologist, human resources leader, coach, trainer, and advisor helping leaders to successfully navigate private sector, nonprofit, and government agencies. Jamie uses her training as a Clinical Psychologist to apply behavioral science principles and practices to help leaders align their daily interactions with their core values, support and accelerate successful leadership transitions, overcome roadblocks to career success, and bring about positive change in their organizations.
Jamie possesses a deep expertise in leadership development, executive assessment, strategic talent management, and organization development. She enjoys assisting leaders to align their organization’s strategy and daily work with their desired culture and values in order to produce an engaged workforce with exceptional organizational outcomes. Jamie knows that leaders are the key to creating and sustaining a healthy and successful organization. This drives her passion for helping leaders to become the best version of themselves, which in turn maximizes their leadership impact. She uses a combination of interview and quantitative feedback to guide clients as they identify leadership and career goals that will have the greatest influence on their workplace success and personal satisfaction.
By taking a practical, results-oriented coaching approach, grounded in cognitive behavioral principles such as motivational interviewing and acceptance and commitment coaching techniques, Jamie is able to facilitate sustained change. Her clients appreciate how she balances her direct and candid communication style with empathy for their unique situation, in order to increase their self-awareness and emotional intelligence while leveraging their natural strengths.
Jamie is a published author and international speaker on the topics of leadership and change. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL and is a licensed psychologist in Ohio. She is an active in APA Division 13 Society of Consulting Psychology, as a part of the Annual Conference Planning Committee and supporting the Continuing Education Committee. She is certified in a number of executive assessment tools, including the EQ-i 2.0, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Zenger Folkman Extraordinary Leader 360- degree Assessment, and the Hogan Development Suite. Jamie is based out of the Cleveland Metro area, where she lives with her husband and son.
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