Houston Graduate School of Theology

Michael Ditsky

Michael Ditsky


Houston Graduate School of Theology

Adjunct Professor of Counseling

PhD, Northcentral University

MEd, Temple University

MA, 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. Ditsky’s MA is in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University, and he earned his MEd in Adult and Organizational Development 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 as well as The American College of Forensic Psychology. He is a Board Member of the Texas Psychological Association. He is currently in private practice at the Greatwood Professional Center, offering clinical and forensic services as licensed psychologist.

Dr. Ditsky is married to Janet Sunday Bliss, who is a Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist and Texas Licensed Psychological Associate. They have four grown married children, three sons, and a daughter, plus six grandchildren.

He and his wife enjoy camping, gardening, traveling, and gourmet cooking. They are members of New Hope Lutheran Church in Missouri City.

Courses Taught

COU 500: Counseling Research & Statistics

COU 560: Individual Counseling

COU 620: Addictive Behavior and Treatment

PC/COU 640: Grief Counseling

PC/COU 642: Aging and Elder Care

COU 700: Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling

COU 740: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Contact Information

Email: mditsky@hgst.edu

Phone: 713-942-9505