Mental Health Counselor with skill in leading situation-specific counseling sessions. Expertise in working with children and adults.
Excellent written communication skills
Certification in Autism Training Solutions
Strong experience with Behavioral Management techniques and behavior plan implementation.
Knowledgeable in basic skills and counseling practices and methods
Efficient in the ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted
Skilled in intake interviewing
Adept at treatment and discharge planning
Ability to maintain required clinical records
Excellent team player and community builder
Recognized by the Dean's List for academic achievement in courses
Vice President of the Graduate Counseling Honors Society at the University of Bridgeport
Vice President/member of Chi Sigma Iota, Upsilon Beta Chapter.
Member of the American Counseling Association (ACA)
Clinical InternMay 2016 - Current Connecticut Psychiatric and Wellness CenterWoodbridge, CT
Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
Applied Behavioral Analysis TherapistJun 2014 - Current Institute of Professional PracticeStratford, CT
Primary 1:1 behavioral therapist
Responsible for the implementation of
educational and behavioral programs
Provide direct therapeutic interventions to the
student, by teaching, modeling, and coaching of ABA techniques directed to
increase language and communication skills, social skills, appropriate play
skills, cooperation skills, and daily living skills.
Work with students on a daily basis during
one-on-one instruction or during group activities/instruction
Communicate confidentially and professionally
with behavior analysts, teachers and parents as well as keep the children
motivated to learn and accurately record information on the child's progress
NannyJun 2009 - Jun 2014 Self-EmployedMilford, CT
Responsible for the
care of four children
Manage the household
by organizing activities and implementing rules to ensure proper behavior
support to children and practice the use of empathy and unconditional positive
Assisted an Early
Interventionist to provide instruction and practice of speech and motor skills
to child with developmental delays
understanding of the developmental needs of each child, and have a working
knowledge of the fundamentals of child psychology
Master of Science: Clinical Mental Health CounselingCurrent University of BridgeportBridgeport, CT
President/member of Chi Sigma Iota, Upsilon Beta Chapter.
Graduate: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bachelor of Arts: University of ConnecticutStamford, CT
Graduate: Humanities/Behavioral and Social Sciences2012 Humanities/Behavioral and Social Sciences
Abnormal Psychology, Educational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Consciousness in Psychology, Animal Behavior, Criminal Behavior in Psychology, Statistics, Laboratory in both Cognitive and Personality Psychology, Undergraduate Research (Neuropsychological), Intro to Counseling, Child Psychology and General Psychology 1 & 2: Theories in Counseling, Helping Relationships, Socio-Cultural Foundations, Group Process, Career and Lifestyle Development, Appraisal Procedures, Research Methods, Clinical Skills, Practicum/Internship, Addictions, Strategies, Family Counseling, Trauma
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology2014 University of ConnecticutStamford, CT
Associate of LAS: Humanities and Social Services2012 Housatonic Community CollegeBridgeport, CT
Master of Science : Clinical Mental Health Counseling Current Graduate : Bachelor of Arts : Graduate : Psychology 2014 Associates Degree : Graduate : Humanities/Behavioral and Social Sciences 2012 Abnormal Psychology, Educational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Consciousness in Psychology, Animal Behavior, Criminal Behavior in Psychology, Statistics, Laboratory in both Cognitive and Personality Psychology, Undergraduate Research (Neuropsychological), Intro to Counseling, Child Psychology and General Psychology 1 & 2 : Bachelor of Arts : Psychology 2014 Associate of LAS : Humanities and Social Services 2012
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