I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) with seven years of experience to offer in the mental health field and substance abuse field. I also have seven years of experience in crisis intervention and two years experience executing and performing involuntary commitments for the Pike County Court system.
Suicide risk assessments
Superior communication skills
Psychiatric population familiarity
Family therapy background
Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
Exceptional problem solver
Knowledge of the ins and outs of Child Protective Services (CPS)
Clinical documentation mastery
Suicide precautions expertise
Dissociative disorders competency
Talent in community psychiatry
Dual diagnosis expertise
Criminal law knowledge
Mood disorders specialist
Licensed Counselor in KY.
Certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Effectively managed caseloads of more than 300 clients at any given time.
Earned a score of 96 on the NBCC licensing exam.
03/2009 to 07/2016
Licensed Professional Clinical CounselorMountain Comprehensive Care Center － Pikevile, KY
Charted and recorded information in client files.
Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 40 mental health sessions per week.
Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
Served as lead clinician for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: CounselingLindsey Wilson School of Professional Counseling － Prestonsburg, KY
Coursework in Psychology, Addictions, and Counseling
Addictions and Chemical Dependency CEU
Domestic Violence Awareness training
Bachelor of Science: Communications Pikeville College － Pikeville, KY
Minor in Psychology
Coursework in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, and Psychology