Registered Psychotherapist specializing in marriage and family counseling. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients. Motivated doctoral candidate seeking internship in diversely populated community mental health center.
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2012- Successfully founded private practice in Castle Rock, Colorado and Colorado Springs, Colorado
2012-2013 - Voted in to University of Rockies Graduate Association as Newsletter editor for two years.
2011- Implemented psycho-educational and support group for chronic pain sufferers at the Rockies Counseling Center
2011- Inducted into Golden Key International Honor Society
2010- Assisted in Renovation of document control processes at practicum site (Rockies Counseling Center)
Uses techniques stemming from systems theory and cognitive behavioral therapy in order to treat a diverse population of clients in an individual counseling setting, Couples counseling setting, and family setting.
Provides group therapy for chronic pain sufferers and care givers in a psychoeducational program format with an emphasis on support group/process group features.
Documents all client sessions
Generates client evaluations and treatment plans for each client
Maintains accounting processes
Maintains business documentation processes
Takes part in marketing and network events
Held weekly counseling sessions with assigned individual, couple, and family clients.
Co-counseled in couple therapy sessions
Facilitated weekly chronic pain group therapy sessions
Maintained client file documentation for each client on case load
Performed client intakes via telephone
Performed face to face client intakes
Administered Cognitive assessments for clients in need of academic achievement and academic ability evaluation
Administered objective assessments for clients in need of depiction of clinical symptomology
Generated integrative assessment reports.
Attended weekly individual supervision sessions with a licensed clinical psychologist
Attended weekly group supervision sessions with a licensed clinical psychologist
Attended weekly group supervision sessions geared towards assessment administration and interpretation with a licensed clinical psychologist
Took part in peer to peer case consultations
Attended monthly clinic meetings
Managed purchasing department procedures
Managed Shipping/Receiving department procedures
Managed document control procedures
Maintained supply inventory
Course work complete
Practicum Requirement Complete
Dissertation in Process
Minor: Criminal Justice
American Psychological Association
American Counseling Association
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
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