Dr. Harriet’s Bio

Dr. HarrietHarriet Katz, DSW, LCSW, brings over 25 years of professional and personal coaching experience to you as a client so you can attain more meaningful work, advance your career, and enrich your relationships.

Harriet has a track record in helping clients to strengthen professional and personal alliances by improving interpersonal understanding, influence, and communication skills. She has been successful assisting them to deal with endings and loss, find their way through the confusion, and launch their next chapter. She has also helped them lower stress by setting clear boundaries and expectations, integrating their personal and professional lives, and manage energy more effectively.

Previously Harriet directed the Management Training Center at UJA/Federation- NY, was a Partner in Katz Martin Associates, a career development services firm, and an Associate Professor at Yeshiva University. In addition, she served as Associate Director of Fundraising at the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation, which raised over $400 million. Harriet has also provided leadership development and executive coaching through the Centre for High Performance Development which is now Kenexa. She has written articles on Golden Rules for Creating Win-Win Business Solutions, Evaluating a Perspective Employer, and appeared in O Magazine in "You’re Fired!"

Harriet received her degrees from the University of Michigan, the University of California at Berkeley, and Yeshiva University. She has been certified by the Centre for High Performance Development (UK), MBTI by the Association for Psychological Type International, and by The Five O’Clock Club. She is a former Board Member of the Association for Psychological Type and the Association of Career Professionals-International, New York Chapter, and current member of The Kurland Foundation.

Harriet is a Preferred Partner of Career Coaching for the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Five O’Clock Coach for The Five O’Clock Club, America’s Premier Career Coaching and Outplacement Resource. She is also a Master Coach for My Personal Job Coach (MPJC), which specializes in the Myers Briggs (MBTI), a tool to enhance job searches and performance on-the-job.

Partial list of organizations clients have worked for:

  • The New York Times
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Merrill Lynch
  • The Bank of New York
  • Microsoft
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • The New York Mercantile Exchange
  • Time Warner
  • Adobe
  • Scholastic
  • Comedy Central
  • Xerox

If you would like to speak with Dr. Harriet, you may email her here.