Judith Wyatt licensed family therapist, and Chauncey Hare, organization consultant, coined the term work abuse in a 1988 report to the California task force on self-esteem. They have been researching, and helping people deal with, work mistreatment for more than twenty-five years.
Judy Wyatt is a licensed marriage, family, and child counselor.
For twenty-five years, she has counseled employees and their families on work and family issues. Before becoming a family counselor, she worked jobs in the private and public sectors, including the San Francisco public schools.
She has studied people's responses to work abuse in a wide range of businesses and government agencies, and she has given trainings and organization consultations on methods people can use for overcoming the adverse effects of group behaviors on individuals' lives.
She has an undergraduate degree, Phi Beta Kappa, in English, and a graduate degree in clinical psychology.
Judy is available for personal coaching.
Chauncey Hare has received six major grants, including three Guggenheim fellowships, for studies of work and family environments.
Before becoming an organization consultant, he worked more than twenty-five years in a variety of jobs in the private and public sectors.
At different times he has been an engineering research manager and a government union steward. He has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and graduate degrees in organization psychology, clinical psychology, and fine arts.
The National Endowment funded his organization development education.
Chauncey assists Judy Wyatt in her role as a personal coach by consulting on cases that have complex organization dynamics.
He is a former licensed family therapist with twenty years experience.