1901789 - Stuart Fisher poses for a portrait in the World Bank Atrium in Washington on August 1, 2019.

Stuart Fisher

Stuart Fisher, PhD, has been the Senior Psychologist and head of the Joint Bank/Fund Health Services Department’s Personal and Work Stress Counseling Unit since 2012.  In that capacity, he coordinates the delivery of counseling services to World Bank Group and IMF staff in both Washington and country office locations, and is the manager for the unit’s Domestic Abuse Prevention Program.  Prior to joining HSD, Stuart was the mental health department director at Naval Health Clinic New England, where he oversaw the delivery of all mental health care – including behavioral health, substance abuse, primary behavioral health care, and traumatic brain injury services – throughout the Navy’s northeast region.  Previously, he maintained an independent clinical psychology practice for 17 years; was the clinical director at a community mental health center; and served as staff psychologist and assistant department head at the US Naval Hospital in Groton, CT.  He completed his residency in clinical psychology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD after completing his graduate studies at New York University and Fairleigh Dickinson University, and served in both the active duty and reserve components of the US Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant commander.