Psychology professional qualified in administering and scoring neuropsychological and psychological assessments, currently in the process of becoming a Certified Specialist of Psychometry (CSP)
Experience with diverse populations
Excellent organizational skills
Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)
to Current Valley MedPsych – Harrisonburg,
Work under the close supervision of Dr. Gerald Showalter, Psy. D., licensed clinical neurorpsychologist, known as the preferred provider of psychological and neuropsychological evaluation and consultation services for adolescents, adults, and senior adults in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Administer neuropsychological and psychological test batteries to clients with Dementia, Alzheimer's, cognitive impairments, ADHD, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities and other disorders.
Score and convert norms and ensure accuracy of all tests and measures administered during evaluations.
Assist neuropsychologist with preparing evaluation results and reports to present to clients.
Provide support to clients with mental health issues or other stressors using empathy and active listening skills.
Assist office manager with office duties such as registration and referral paperwork, faxing and scanning completed reports, and maintaining collaborative relationships with referral sources.
Ensure patient information is kept confidential in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Research Assistant, 08/2014
to 05/2015 Pamela R. Gibson – Harrisonburg,
Assisted Dr. Pam Gibson in
conducting a study on the experience of growing older with Environmental
Sensitivities (ES). The study included 22 participants, all of whom were women
aged 65 or older.
Responsible for contacting
participants, setting up interview times, and conducting phone interviews that
typically lasted anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour.
Highly efficient in typing
and transcribing interviews, as well as coding interviews.
Worked with research team
to understand participants' experiences and brainstormed to find similarities
between individual's experiences as they've grown older with ES
Co-wrote and published an article on our study.
Bachelor of Science: Psycology,
2015 James Madison University - Harrisonburg,
Minored in Family Studies
Major GPA: 3.38/ Minor GPA: 3.5
First yeaR Orientation Guide (FROG) - Selected out of over 1,000 candidates to co-lead a group of 30 incoming first year students. Responsible for guiding first years around campus and facilitating group discussions on topics such as campus safety and ethical reasoning in the classroom
Gibson, P.R., Horan, M.C., & Billy, J. (2016). Women
growing older with environmental sensitivities: A grounded theory model of
meeting one's needs. Health Care for Women International, in press.