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Professional Summary

Licensed Professional Counselor bringing more than 8 years' experience counseling adult individuals of various ages, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude. Hardworking, compassionate and dedicated to providing exceptional care. Empathetic, professional and highly accomplished in individual adult counseling, group counseling, & Mindfulness training/education.

Familiar with intake interviewing, client assessments, treatment planning and ongoing evaluations. Well-versed in effective intervention, assessment techniques and crisis management.

Offer a warm, open-minded and embracing approach to counseling. Posses great respect for each individual's unique life experience, cultural & personal identity, and values. Especially enjoy working with those curious to learn more about a Mindfulness-based approach to living, wellness & relationships.

Mind-Body approach to the complexity and nuance of mental health. Specializing in C-PTSD, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, & Neurodivergent - ADHD, ASD and Sensory concerns. Utilize evidenced-based practices: Mindfulness, Meditative practices, EMDR, Neurobiology, DBT, Strength-Based, Compassion & Trauma-Focused, & Acceptance & Commitment therapies.

  • Group/Individual therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Active Listener
  • Compassionate Communicator
  • Ethically Mindful
  • Skilled Motivator
  • Authentic Disposition
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Enjoys Challenges
  • Crisis Management
  • Problem-Solver
  • Complex Mental Illness
  • Flexible
  • Holistic
Work History
Licensed Professional Counselor, 08/2019 to Current
Mindful Growth & Trauma Recovery Austin, TX
  • Maintained caseload 30 + weekly individual clients in in private practice
  • Ran individual therapy for individual clients 6 years old or older.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling Depression, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder, and Sensory Processing Disorder.
  • Implemented mental wellness goals, strategies, treatment plans based on client needs.
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist patients with therapy.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural, sensory and linguistic needs of clients served.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
Real Estate Agent, 05/2008 to Current
Austin Area Apartment Locators Inc. Austin, TX
  • Greeted and registered new clients to engage each in process and cultivate long-lasting relationships.
  • Provided strategic assistance to people looking to buy or lease residential properties in the Austin metro area.
  • Reviewed local listings and kept detailed list of availabilities for leases, sales, purchases and possible new clients.
  • Negotiated between buyers and sellers of properties with efficiency and transparency to maximize profits and maintain satisfaction of clients.
  • Compared, researched and appraised properties.
  • Educated clients on sales and buying processes and advised buyers on making decisions.
  • Fostered customer trust by addressing concerns and needs using targeted problem-solving.
Licensed Professional Counselor , 05/2018 to 08/2019
Accenture Austin, TX
  • Provide day to day wellness support and monitoring of the overall wellness for Accenture employees who work on site in Austin.
  • Provide wellness support to over 200 employees.
  • Work with individuals who are experiencing difficulties with work related items during the daily operations.
  • Work with personnel to identify and manage presenting issues and support the personnel in making appropriate wellness and lifestyle modifications.
  • Conduct 1:1 regularly scheduled sessions with personnel; conduct on-demand 1:1 sessions as needed;
  • Facilitate weekly group sessions around mental health and awareness topics;
  • Conduct resiliency trainings during on-boarding and refresher trainings during the work day;
  • Conduct wellness assessments throughout an employee's/contractor's tenure; Prepare monthly reports; Attend standing meetings and collaborate with Management.
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist personnel with wellness including, but not limited to: Holistic, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, CBT, Mindfulness and DBT.
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, 05/2015 to 01/2018
Hill Country Counseling 1433 Fairfield Drive Austin, TX 78758
  • Provide individual and group counseling to adults and seniors at a intensive out-patient program (IOP) & partial hospitalization program (PHP).
  • Work includes clinical assessment, medicine compliance, safety planning, social engagement, and continued mental health care for acute psychiatric patients.
  • Create clinical notes using EMR software.
  • Use of independent judgment on crisis assessment, interventions, continued care and link to community resources.
  • Skills training, outline of treatment goals and crisis prevention are integral counseling objectives.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, 04/2015 to 06/2017
Capital Area Counseling 2824 Real St, Austin, TX 78722
  • Provide high quality low-cost weekly counseling for a diverse population of adults.
  • Perform intake and assessment of incoming clients and transfers.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive notes as well as implemented counseling techniques and skills for counseling sessions.
  • Respond to spontaneous needs of clients during counseling sessions.
  • Respond to the needs of clients who came to session in active crisis.
  • Manage reception operations, including scheduling, privacy practices, and client/counselor assignments.
  • Demonstrates skill in learning and using Titanium scheduling and billing software.
  • Experience in responding in a calm and soothing manner when working with anxious or upset counseling clients.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
Master of Arts: Counseling, 2013
St. Edward's University - 3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
  • 4.0 GPA

Bachelor of Science: Psychology, 2008
Texas State University - 601 University Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
  •  Minoring in Anthropology 

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Professional Summary
Licensed Professional Counselor bringing more than 8 years experience in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, including children, adolescents and adults. Empathetic mental health professional highly accomplished in domestic violence counseling, crisis intervention and treatment analysis and planning, with skill in leading situation-specific counseling sessions. Expertise in working with children and adults in crisis.
  •   Expertise in crisis  intervention techniques
    • Provide Mobile Crisis for three counties
    • Biopsychosocial assessments
    • Trained in suicidality assessments
  • Oklahoma Professional Counselor Licensure
  • Career focus in Play Therapy
  • Adept at conflict resolution​
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
Work History
Licensed Professional Counselor, 02/2009 to Current
SequelCare of Oklahoma Idabel, OK
    • Provided individual and family therapy for clients of all ages, cultures and diversity.   
    • Provide child person-centered interactive therapy utilizing play media working with special needs youth that have diagnoses of autism, developmental learning delays, or moderate to severe ADHD.
    • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
    • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy
    • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
    • Kept abreast of new and developing information in the mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
    • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
    • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
    • Provide advocacy for clients with DHS and CPS that promotes health and well being of family.
    • Managed a caseload of patients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
    • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues.
  • Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
Masters of Behavioral Studies: Community Counseling, 2011
Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, OK
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Sociology/ Minor-Criminal Justice, 2008
Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, OK

The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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Passionate Licensed Professional Counselor bringing 15 years of experience working with individuals, families and groups of clients of all ages. Have utilized multi modal approaches to help clients navigate times of stress or crisis. Committed to helping to guide clients to a place of personal wellness. 
King of Hearts Counseling Center Brick, NJ Licensed Professional Counselor 02/2013 to 07/2015
Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 30 sessions per week.
Conducted comprehensive initial psychosocial assessments 
Consulted with and developed appropriate treatment and rehabilitation plans for dually diagnosed clients 
Led clients in individual, family and marital therapy sessions.
Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes
Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.

Gateway Day Treatment Program Tinton Falls, NJ Primary Case Coordinator 09/2011 to 01/2013
Managed caseload of 18+ adults with Mental Health Disabilities and Dual Diagnosis
Facilitate 3-5 daily formal Psychoeducational groups 
Facilitated process groups including Grief, Anger Mgt, Abuse and Trauma, and OCD 
Facilitated individual client sessions focused on coordination of services as needed 
Performed Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments and crisis intervention 
Developed and implemented Individualized Recovery Plans with caseload  
Seashore Family Services of Nj Brick, NJ Program Coordinator 05/2007 to 08/2011
Managed caseload of 18+ families with disabilities in supportive housing programs
Conducted initial intake assessment for eligible clients 
Provided as needed comprehensive in and out of home support services  Assisted clients to ensure optimum utilization of available community resources
Facilitated formal group discussions and life skills training
The Center - Advanced Behavioral Care Services Neptune City, NJ Primary Case Coordinator 08/2003 to 04/2007
Managed caseload of 18+ adults with Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Facilitated daily formal Psychoeducational groups as well as individual client meetings
Performed Mental Health Assessments and crisis intervention 
Responsible for development of client Treatment plans and chart documentation  
Carrier Clinic Belle Mead Monroe Township, NJ Residential Counselor 09/1999 to 07/2003
Supervised at risk adolescents in residential treatment facility 
Assisted clients with drug addiction and mental health disabilities. 
Facilitated formal group discussions for up to 15 teenagers • Conducted multiple outings into the community 
Responsible for daily event sheet updates regarding client progress  
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology 2001 The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ, United States Minor Gender Studies 
Master of Science: Mental Health Counseling 2012 Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, United States
Licenses and Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor - 37PC00553900 
May 24, 2016 - November 30, 2018