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Melissa - Lisa - Peterson
Experienced Administrative Assistant with excellent client and project management skills.  Self-motivated and results-driven with strong communication, analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1995 Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA
EWU Honors scholarship recipient
Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 3.667 Cumulative GPA
Master of Science, School Psychology 1997 Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 3.927 Cumulative GPA
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Human resource knowledge
  • Extensive education and knowledge of personality traits and interpersonal interactions
  • Extensive experience with quantitative and statistical analysis
  • Collaborative
  • Self-starter, self-directed
  • Innovative, progressive
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Problem resolution
  • Assisted two professors in college for research projects and book manuscript development. Responsibilities included data collection and analysis to evaluate research hypotheses, interscorer reliability and interpretation and formal presentations. Collection of extensive research material required assessing the efficacy of the material submitted in a timely and efficient manner.
Process Improvement
  • Initiated and oversaw implementation of quarterly employee questionnaire based on random sampling, which generated data for hiring and retention purposes.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of employee records database, and creating employee handbook.
    • Demonstrated proficiencies in telephone, e-mail, fax and front-desk reception within high-volume environment. Duties often involved time-sensitive responsibilities that required licensing and/or payment verification that prevented cost-consuming delays in a very dynamic and regulated transportation industry.
    Data Organization
    • Improved office organization by creating more efficient filing system, customer database, and it's dynamic correspondence and maintenance to meet supervisor's needs.
    Photographer Jan 2014 to Current
    LP Photography in Motion Eagan, MN Developing and creating my own photography business which has required me to utilize online workshops and tutorials to improve my skills in capturing and editing my images with various software. I also utilize multiple platforms to promote and sell my business, from my own website development to utilizing blog and social media posts.
    Coach and Board Member May 2010 to Jun 2017
    Eagan Athletic Association Eagan, MN Volunteering my time as a board member and coach has required me to balance program objectives with player growth and development. Feedback from parents and other coaches requires us to reassess continued practices and the goal to positively impact player development.
    Stay-at-home parent Jun 2000 to Current
    Spouse's demanding travel schedule changed my priorities regarding a career outside the home. During this time, I have continued to challenge myself in volunteer organizations, as well as starting my own business in photography. 
    School Psychologist Aug 1997 to Jun 2000
    Puyallup School District Puyallup, WA Responsible for collecting and integrating information about a student via interviews, observations, file reviews and a variety of standardized and non-standardized assessments. Responsible for leading a team of educators into the implementation of an educational plan for each identified student. In addition to maintaining my traditional role, I sought out a critical role in a state grant that significantly increased my workload, but provided cutting-edge data and research analysis in the on-going attempt to improve a service-delivery model based solely on a student's needs vs the traditional disability model.
    Administrative Assistant Nov 1995 to Aug 1997
    I-CAR Spokane, WA Developed more efficient filing systems and customer database protocols. Coordinated facilities and training for technicians across the country, and problem-solved when conflicts resulted. This required last-minute relocation, finding new trainers and/or providing appropriate compensation to satisfy all parties.
    Administrative Assistant Jun 1990 to Sep 1995
    Trans-System, Inc. Spokane, WA
    Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency. Taking over-the-phone employment application and screening prospective employees. Provided support for executives and customer service in managing operation work flow. Communicated with customers and various department staff via phone, email and in person to obtain documentation to operate a commercial vehicle. Oftentimes, the documentation was time sensitive and required involvement of multiple departments or agencies.

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    Cristian Correa

    Over 5 years of experience working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis as a behavior interventionist in the school setting. Adept in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and its application within the school setting. As a school psychologist intern I have used this to my advantage to be able to create comprehensive functional behavioral assessments, and support teachers with interventions and provide behavioral support as needed. Familiar with a variety of assessments, including Spanish/ Bi-lingual assessments, psychological processing assessments, cognitive/ IQ assessments. Experience working and assessing students from a variety of settings including the Resource Specialist Program, Special Day Class (Mild Moderate, Autism and Moderate Severe) and the Emotional Disturbance setting for elementary, middle and high school. Finally, I have developed a strong track record of maintaining a professional relationship with teachers and administrators.

    • Experience with various cognitive and psychological processing assessments, along with their interpretation and application 
    • Experience creating Functional Behavioral Assessments
    • Fluent Spanish speaker, and experience administering and analyzing Spanish/Bilingual assessment which includes the Bilingual- Verbal Assessment Test, and the Woodcock Johnson III Muñoz : Language Survey
    • Experience  assisting and creating a behavior support plan
    • Experience working with children and adolescents who severely handicapped
    • Experience with psycho-educational reports for children who have a specific learning disability, Other Health Impairment, Autism, Intellectually Disabled, Emotionally Disturbed and of children with diverse linguistic backgrounds, and speech and language impairments
    • Trained and certified in Crisis Prevention and Intervention through the PREPARE model 
    School Psychologist Intern | 08/2018 to 07/2019 Montebello Unified School District - Montebello, CA

    I have provided assessments to children of diverse backgrounds, created psycho-educational reports, created functional behavioral reports, provided Direct Instructional Services counseling, and I have provided behavioral support to special education and general education teachers. Worked in depth with students in assessing and providing counseling to students who are placed within the Emotional Disturbance program at La Merced Intermediate.  I have also worked in depth in providing assessments to students who are placed within the Autism program at Macy Intermediate. In both schools I have done triennial assessments for the Special Day Class program and the Resource Specialist Program. 

    Practicum Student | 08/2016 to 07/2018 Montebello Unified School District - Montebello, CA

    Practiced the skills needed to be an efficient school psychologist in the middle school, and elementary school setting. I have organized SST meetings, provided assessments to children of diverse backgrounds, created psycho-educational reports, have created functional behavioral reports, provided DIS counseling, and I have provided support to special education and general education teachers.  

    Behavioral Therapist | 03/2013 to 09/2018 Behavior Intervention Specialists of Los Angles - Santa Monica, Ca

    Worked with clients who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Prader-Willis Syndrome, Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Down Syndrome. Successfully implemented interventions that have reduced a variety of behavioral issues which include, aggression, tantrums, defiance, self-injurious behavior, and outbursts. 

    Education and Training
    Alliant International University - - Alhambra, CA | | Master of Arts School Psychology, 2019

    Learned of the various cognitive assessments, assessment procedures, special education law/ ed-code, counseling theories, and theories that drive best practice . Trained in how to work with students and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. Maintained a 3.9 grade point average from 2017-2019.

    California State University of Los Angles - - Alhambra, Ca, United States of America | | Bachelor of Arts Psychology, 2013

    Studied mental health disorders, psychometrics, and principles that drive counseling, and intervention.  Involved in classes that focused on multiculturalism within the scope of counseling, consultation and interventions. 

    Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School - - Montebello, CA, United States | | High School Diploma 2008 Involved with various organizations during my high school years, as I lead clubs that focused on philanthropic and community service. Maintained a GPA of above 3.25 while taking Advanced Placement classes in calculus, english, and history. 
    Activities and Honors
    Involved in various school-wide clubs that were involved in charity and philanthropy events.The elected philanthropy chair for California State University of Los Angeles's student counsel for 2 consecutive terms. Organized events that raised money for John Hopkins Cancer Research division, the Los Angeles Food Bank, Relay for Life and Project Angel Food. The elected community service chairman for a group organization. In this position I organized events in which members were involved in actively volunteering at the Los Angeles Food Bank and Los Angeles Mission. 

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    Saswati Ganguly

    A highly skilled, compassionate, empathetic and goal oriented psychotherapist dedicated to providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment plans for children, adolescents and adults experiencing or exposed to mental health disorders. Skilled in assessments, intakes, referrals, crisis management and case management. With more than 10 years experience leading, managing and supervising professional staff in social services, psychotherapy and counselling services.Demonstrated track record of success working with diverse client populations in one-on -one and group settings. Effective motivator, communicator and advocate with inherent ability to manage all types of personalities, diffuse stressful situations, proactively resolve issues, meet and achieve challenging goals. Innate ability to establish rapport quickly, build trust, interact with and relate to individuals on all levels. Superior leadership skills proven in successful group development and facilitation. Team oriented; consistently recognized for ability to establish and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, administration, local, state and federal agencies. Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.

    • Domestic Violence Counselling & Violence Prevention
    • Addiction Counselling
    • Case Planning
    • Group Facilitation
    • Records Management
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Family Psycho-education
    • Individual Counselling
    • Report Generation
    • Case Presentation
    • Structured Decision Making (SDM) tools knowledge
    • Client Assessment/ Evaluation
    • Research Review
    • Treatment Analysis/ Planning/Case study
    • Data Entry/ Administration
    • Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
    • Motivational enhancement therapy
    • Play therapy
    • Psychosocial assessments expert
    • Life skills counselling
    • Extensive knowledge of Bipolar disorder
    • Substance abuse treatments
    • Team leadership and direction
    • Partnership development
    • Budget coordination
    • Program development and management
    • Performance monitoring
    • Program leadership
    • Policy and procedure improvements
    • Documentation proficiency
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Program Documentation
    • Project management
    • Data Collection & Research
    • Strategic planning
    • Budgeting and Resource Management
    • Team leadership
    • Continuous Process Improvement
    • Quality Assurance Evaluation
    • Cost Estimates & Budgets
    • Information Protection / Data Classification
    • Cross functional Team Builder
    Psychotherapist , 01/2013 to Current
    Soul & Mind Psychotherapy Clinic South Melbourne, VIC
    • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
    • Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
    • Managed and maintained of high volume caseloads of up to sixty-five(65) excluding children.
    • Led summer day treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioural issues.
    • Kept abreast of new and developing information in the mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
    • Managed a caseload of45 patients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
    • Observed and monitored client behaviour and responses to treatment.
    • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
    • Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
    • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
    • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
    • Ran individual therapy (Sand Tray Therapy, Play Therapy & Art Therapy) and family therapy sessions for children ages 4 to 13.
    • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients level of functioning.
    • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from chronic pain disorders by integrating psychotherapy, mindfullness meditation and hypnotherapy.
    • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
    • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
    • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
    • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
    • Involved clients family members in planning social service programs.
    • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues.
    Psychologist, 06/2009 to 09/2012
    AHAM Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centre Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    • Conducted individual, group and family addiction therapeutic counselling sessions.
    • Maintained a caseload of more than 49 children in public schools and group home placements.
    • Conduct clinical consultations across a wide range of ages·
    • Worked with teen mothers; conducted daily parenting workshops; evaluated and reported progress.
    • Assisted in the completion of court-orderedevaluations; conducted specialized assessments for incarcerated individuals.
    • Conduct group sessions to deal with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, personality disorders, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, phobias, addictions and other behavioural problems ·
    • Liaise with other health professionals and organisations where necessary ·
    • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
    • Ran a residential treatment centre for adolescents with addiction and abuse pathology.
    • Observed and monitored client behaviour and responses to treatment.
    • Ran outpatient clinic serving adult, geriatric, child and adolescent patients.
    • Participated in a nine-month collaborative training program on theories and implementation of Combined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
    • Performed client assesment/ evaluation and development/implementationof efficacy based effective therapeutic treatment intervention.
    • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients level of functioning.
    • Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
    Community Support Worker, 02/2006 to 03/2008
    Mother Teresa House Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    • Trained specialized foster parents as part of an overall service plan for children with severe behavioural and emotional needs.
    • Collaborated with the Behavioral Health Court to serve dually-diagnosed individuals.
    • Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health, substance abuse, physical abuse and rehabilitation issues.
    • Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
    • Assessed clients for abuse and neglect and compiled documentation for court reports.
    • Helped each patient understand his or her illness and the contributing personal, social and economic factors.
    • Wrote reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
    • Investigated suspected cases of child abuse, neglect and exploitation.
    • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults involved with child welfare and prevention services.
    • Collaborated with the program director to determine and reduce the risk of self-harm and suicide.
    • Offered therapeutic services and crises intervention to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
    • Referred clients to social services agencies.
    • Developed treatments and casework programs for an average of eighty 80 patients each month.
    • Met with sixty-five 65 patients each day for regular therapeutic interviews.
    Art Therapy Community Support Volunteer , 06/2015 to 04/2016
    Star Health Group South Melbourne, VIC
    • Developed treatments and casework programs for an average of 9 clients each Wednesday.
    • Supplied crisis intervention for substance abusing clients in form of Art Therapy.
    • · Marketing the Art therapy session, a part of the SHIP program conducted in the Port Melbourne Sandrige community centre.
    • Planning strategies to and activities to practice within the sessions.
    • Practising a client centered and collaborative approach ·
    • Working towards creating warm, friendly, safe and welcoming environment within the class space. ·
    • Practising holistic art therapy within the session and explaining to the participants how the session is to play and explore with the colours for relaxation and connecting with the community.
    • Practising mindfulness meditation.
    • Reporting to the case manager about the class outcome and if any issue raised within the class space. ·
    • Working towards one on one case management.
    Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) : Psychology The Global Open University Nagaland - Dimapur, NL, India
    Masters of Clinical Psychology: Clinical Psychology The Global Open University Nagaland - Dimapur, NL, India
    Masters in Counselling & Psychotherapy : Applied Psychotherapy , 01/2018
    Australian College of Applied Psychology - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Final Year Student only left with Research Project.
    Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy : Clinical Hypnotherapy Australian College Of Hypnotherapy - Leichhardt, NSW, Australia
    Short Specialization course : Sexual Assault Trauma Counselling Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault - Footscray, VIC, Australia
    Specialization Course : Suicide Prevention and Trauma Counselling The Cairnmillar Institute - Hawthorn East, VIC, Australia
    TeleMental Health Counselling Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC - Canandaigua, NY
    • Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy AACBT
    • RegisteredPsychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia PACFA RegisteredAustralian
    • Hypnotherapy Association Registered
    • Mental Health Professionals Network MHPN Registered
    References and Supporting Documentations Furnished Upon Request.