Michael Ditsky


Adjunct Assistant Professor of Counseling

Ph.D. from Northcentral University
M.Ed. from Temple University
M.A. from West Chester University

About Dr. Ditsky

After completing a BA in Philosophy at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Ditsky pursued theological studies there. He was involved in urban ministry, the ecumenical movement, and adult Christian education. Dr. Ditsky’s MA is in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University and his MEd in Adult and Organizational Development was earned at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was awarded a PhD in Psychology from Northcentral University in Arizona.

Dr. Ditsky participated in an internship in Substance Abuse at Yale University. He also received a certificate in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Ditsky has conducted individual, group, marital, and family therapies for over thirty years. He has been a site supervisor for both LPC Interns and Pastoral Counselors. He is a member of the Texas Psychological Association and the Fort Bend Psychological Association. He is currently employed by the University of Texas Medical Branch at the Jester IV Psychiatric Facility.

Dr. Ditsky is married to Janet Sunday Bliss, who is a Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist and Texas Licensed Psychological Associate. They haveĀ four grown married children, three sons and a daughter, plus four grandchildren. He and his wife enjoy camping, gardening, traveling, and gourmet cooking. Dr. Ditsky’s many avocations include fishing and reading history. He considers himself a Christian in the Lutheran tradition.

Courses Taught

COU 500: Counseling Research & Statistics
COU 560: Individual Counseling
COU 685: Cognitive Behavioral Counseling
COU 690: Professional Orientation

Contact Information

Email: mditsky@hgst.edu