Tim Fisher is an experienced Restorative Justice Practitioner, Group Facilitator, and a Trainer and Consultant focused on issues of the LGBTQI+ community. As a Facilitator with The Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley, CA, as well as with the Oakland LGBTQ Center, Mr. Fisher facilitated Peer Support Groups and one-on-one therapeutic sessions, as well as groups directed towards specific demographics. These included groups such as Older & Out, The Middlemen Peer Support Group, and the Intergenerational Gay Men’s Panel.
For 25 years in New York City, Mr. Fisher was the owner of a boutique public relations agency, FISHER COMPANY: Public Relations and Special Events for the Creative Community. He was responsible for introducing hundreds of projects across the country through media and community outreach campaigns, and special events. His work illuminated progressive social change through films -- broadcast nationally on HBO and PBS, as well as through other broadcast networks. Through the broad reach of television, Mr. Fisher engaged millions in their homes across the nation. Working with global icons and top thought leaders, Mr. Fisher worked closely to hone key talking points in the areas of prison reform, HIV transmission, global terrorism, mental illness, minority education, racial and identity prejudices.
In addition, as a highly skilled Public Relations expert Mr. Fisher has worked on a number of commissions and planning committees for a variety of Restorative Justice events. These included working with the Planning Commission for The City of Oakland’s Restorative Justice Week, writing press releases and working with the local print press, and radio and television stations, as well working with Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY) and the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ) to design and implement their annual conference.
Mr. Fisher holds practitioner certifications in a number of areas including: Applied Positive Psychology, CCI Co-Counseling, Peer Counseling, Group Facilitation, and Cultivating Restorative Communities. He is also an active member of Toastmasters International.