Over thirty years of delivering health care services and health education programming in a variety of professional settings. Optimistic and driven health professional demonstrating excellent communication, problem solving and strategic planning skills. Extremely goal oriented business woman with strong leadership capabilities and proven ability to switch between various roles within clinical positions. Passionate about helping others through physical, emotional and spiritual difficulties. Extensive experience with the following populations: teenagers; pregnant females; and physical, emotional and sexual abuse survivors. Empathetic and culturally-sensitive professional who excels at creating a therapeutic relationship with clients.
Lead group and private pilates sessions to correct a variety of posture difficulties and promote strength, flexibility and stability. Perform Myofascial Release therapy to relieve pain and restriction for a variety of neurological holding patterns, inefficient movement and fascial tightness.
Expanded myofascial release services to be incorporated into the physical therapy setting and into the Pilates/fitness setting. Explained and created home exercise programs for patients and answered any related questions. Conducted initial interviews and maintained records of treatment sessions. Worked cooperatively with allied health personnel to insure a positive outcome.
Provide Myofascial Release techniques to address physical and emotional needs of diverse patient populations. Documented applied therapies for patient records and insurance claims. Taught rehabilitation programs incorporating exercise and self-care techniques.
Oversee the daily operations of facility. Maintained client treatment records for insurance purposes. Entered client data in a centralized database and maintained up-to-date case records for all clients. Fielding inquires and answering questions about services offered at center. Responsible for all marketing and community outreach programs to educate clients and health care providers. Addressed program and policy issues, developed best practices and improved service delivery. Referred clients to partner agencies for additional services. Met with clients one-on-one to determine necessary services and make appropriate treatment recommendations. Mentored less experienced therapists. Provided relief from pain to private clientele due to neuromuscular and neuroemotional restrictions within the fascial system.
Designed and administered injury rehabilitation programs. Kept up-to-date, thorough and accurate case files. Created and implemented a Student Athletic Training Program, including classroom instruction and written materials. Development of health curriculum, grades 9-12, to include sex education, substance abuse prevention and self esteem activities.
State of New Jersey Teacher of Health and Physical Education
Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer since 1989
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