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Licensed Professional Counselor

New Jersey, United States
January 19, 2012
Contact Info:

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Tabernacle, New Jersey 08088
PHONE: (732)***- ****; E-MAIL:

To obtain a mental health counselor position that would utilize my
strong focus, determination, and understanding of both counseling
theory and practice, which will provide an atmosphere conducive to a
positive and effective therapeutic counseling experience.

Master of Science in Professional Counseling, Fall 2003-Spring 2007
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Fall 1997-Spring 2001
Minor in Sociology
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

National Board Certified Counselor (NCC}:Issued on 1/7/2010
Licensed Professional Counselor: Issued on 12/6/2010

Children, Adolescent, and Family Therapist July 2007-Present
Ocean Mental Health Services, Toms River NJ 08753
Diverse caseload of twelve families referred by DYFS for in-home individual and/or family therapy, scheduled on a weekly basis for one to one
and a half hours each session, for three months to one year
Completed biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans and treatment
plan reviews, and quarterly reports were completed
Case collaboration were conducted on a timely manner to communication progress, recommendations, treatment plan reviews, and any concerns, which is reported to/from DYFS/CAFS
Educated, supported, and assisted individuals and/or family's with presenting problems, such as parenting skills, communication skills,
coping skills, anger management skills, relational skills, or appropriate disciplining techniques utilizing art therapy, music therapy, play therapy, cognitive behavioral techniques

School Counselor Intern September 2006-April 2007
Old Bridge Board of Education, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Intern at three elementary schools consisting of over 1600 students
Provide individual counseling, group counseling, and social skills
training to students
Perform Crisis Management and develop behavior modification plans
Staff with teachers and faculty about student issues and effective
Conducted assessments and completed written reports based on observations and parent/teacher input to complete the social evaluations

Clinical Counselor Intern Summer 2006
Wall Township Youth and Community Center, Wall Township, NJ 07719
Performed intakes to assess client treatment needs
Provide Individual and Group Counseling
Administer and interpret Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory(SASSI)
Administer and interpret Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)

Counseling Practicum Intern Spring 2005
Adapt Day Program, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Facilitated Therapeutic Groups for Severely Mentally Ill adults
Provided individual counseling
Consulted with treatment team and outside agencies to determine
treatment plans

Residential Senior Counselor Spring 2003-Spring 2006
Serv Behavioral Health Systems of NJ, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Supervised group home staff
Educated, supported, and assisted clients with presenting problems or
daily activities
Scheduled and monitored staff time sheets
Participated in psychiatric meetings with prescribing doctors and clients to verbally advocated clients needs

Residential Counselor Fall 2002-Winter 2003
Serv Behavioral Health Systems of NJ, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Coordinate treatment needs of clients with outside agencies
Provided transportation for clients to appointments
Completed progress notes

American Counseling Association (ACA) member since 2006