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H. J. Schulte, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.
Board Certified | Psychiatry/Addiction | Distinguished Fellow | American Psychiatric Association | Adolescent/Adult/Geriatric
Dr. Schulte grew up in Michigan. He excelled in school athletics and was active in his community.
Never in his imagination, did he foresee that he would end up in Arizona, which he loves. After a month long daily deluge of rain, Dr. Schulte’s wife, Marjorie, had the inspiration in 1977, to head for a sunnier climate. Dr. Schulte enjoys gardening and the outdoors.
Dr. Schulte graduated in 1966 from the University of Norte Dame.
Medical School Education
In 1970, Dr. Schulte graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Following graduation he spent a year doing an internship, which involved experiences in surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency room, and psychiatry.
Dr. Schulte attended the University of Michigan Psychiatry Residency Training Program. During this time, his had experience learning psychoanalytic psychotherapy. For two years he was the Medical Director for a Methadone Maintenance of Drug Abuse program.
Dr. Schulte was clinical instructor in psychiatry for the internal medicine residents at the University of Michigan and at St. Joseph’s hospital. He helped residents learn how to manage psychiatric patients, who presented with medical problems. In this capacity, he had a keen interest in the interaction of medical illnesses and psychiatric illnesses.
Dr. Schulte worked with Andrew Watson, M.D., teaching psychiatry at the University of Michigan Law School. He and Dr. Watson taught a course on negotiation and were involved in a course, training students how to deal with difficult clients. Dr. Schulte and Dr. Watson collaborated on the preparation of a clinical training program educational video from law students.
Arizona Practice of Psychiatry
When Dr. Schulte and his family moved to Arizona in 1977, he worked at the Maricopa Medical Center. He performed forensic psychiatry for a year in the jail system and he treated patients in the adult outpatient psychiatry department. For several years, he was also the Director of the Child Outpatient Psychiatry Program. For two years, Dr. Schulte was a Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at the Maricopa Medical Center. In this capacity, he taught residents about psychiatry, supervisor/clinical work, and administrated in the program 18 residents in psychiatry.
In 1980, Dr. Schulte started working in a private practice at an inpatient psychiatric hospital known as Camelback Hospital. It has subsequently been brought out and is now known as Banner Samaritan Hospital. He was one of the most active psychiatrist seeing patients in this hospital for 23 years. In this capacity, he treated a large number of adult and adolescent patients, while also managing a busy outpatient practice.
During that time, Dr. Schulte was the Medical Director for the adult and adolescent chemical dependency treatment programs. He supervised the treatment of patients in the adult and adolescent chemical dependency programs. He consulted with other physician regarding their patients and also treated his own patients in these programs. He coordinated several national level conferences regarding chemical dependency.
At Camelback Hospital, Dr. Schulte was involved in a sexual abuse treatment program in the early 1990’s. He was one of the leading psychiatrists in this program, treating patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, history of sexual abuse, and other kinds of trauma. In this capacity and through his education and training, he became an expert in dealing with patients with various forms of trauma.
Dr. Schulte has been a Board Certified Addictionologist since 1998 and is Board Certified in Psychiatry. He is a distinguished life fellow of American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Schulte is a senior psychiatrist with a passion for providing excellent care to patients. His compassion, great sense of humor, and treating each patient with care and respect, has earned him the esteem of his peers and patients.