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Mental Health Counselor/Patient Care Coordinator

Southaven, Mississippi, United States
August 30, 2017

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Youth Villages May 2017 – August 2017

Clinical Intern

Facilitate individual therapy sessions at Boys Center for Intensive Residential Treatment

Co-facilitate group therapy sessions for life skills and anger reduction therapy

Upkeep client cases through writing case notes and monthly summaries

Co-facilitate family therapy sessions to improve family relationship with youth

Horn Lake Family Practice April 2016 to May 2017

Care Coordination Manager/Assistant Manager

Directly responsible for the coordination of care for patients

Work with insurance companies to provide grants to the clinic and participate in a shared savings program

Contact patients to stay up to date and close gaps in health care

Coordinate appointments and patient care needs with physicians and nurses

Counsel patients to change behavior to have a healthier lifestyle and be compliant with their chronic care

Exchange Club Family Center August 2016 – May 2017

Clinical Intern

Facilitate Children’s Domestic Violence group for 4-6 year olds

Upkeep individual client cases by conducting intake interviews, ongoing therapy, and writing treatment summaries

Work in the Domestic Violence Assessment Center to assess individuals with a domestic violence related criminal charge and prepare reports for the court

Experience with individual clients through play therapy and traditional psychotherapy

Health Quest January 2016 – May 2016

Practicum Student

Provide individual and group counseling to clients in regards to substance abuse and mental health

Provide therapy to adolescents and adults in an intensive outpatient setting

Prime Urgent Medical Clinic July 2013 to December 2015

Health Effectiveness Coordinator/Assistant Manager

Organize grants with insurance companies and managed clinic’s shared savings program through compliance efforts by producing revenue of $4-6K a month

Contact patients to stay up-to-date and close gaps in health care

Coordinate appointments and patient care needs with physicians and nurses

Administrative Assistant

Worked on credentialing physicians for the clinic

Prepared reports for the administrator

Performed administrative services including, but not limited to, filing claims, managing paperwork, answering phone calls, and inputting patient information in systems

Medical Receptionist

Verified insurance, collected co-pays and deductibles

Worked in managing and coordinating referral appointments with in-house and external physicians and patients.

Triaged patients, took vitals, ran labs

Checked inventory


University of Memphis – Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.S. August 2017

GPA 3.7, Memphis, TN

Christian Brothers University – Natural Science, B.S. December 2013

GPA 3.56, Memphis, TN


Microsoft Word, Accountable Care Population Registry, HEDIS maintenance and measurement, eClinical Works, CCM, fluent in Hindi

Research Experience

Internationalization in Mental Health Counseling University of Memphis, 2016

Study to understand and evaluate the impact/needs of globalization in the mental health counseling field

Human Trafficking University of Memphis, 2015

Studies to better understand the therapeutic needs of human trafficking survivors

Chemistry Research Drury University, 2009-2010

Experiments conducted to test and demonstrate general chemistry concepts

HSV Encephalitis Research LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, 2011

Determine whether advanced molecular extraction and sample processing techniques overcome previously observed PCR inhibition allowing sensitive detection of HSV encephalitis despite traumatic lumbar puncture

Publications and Presentations

Journal of the Pediatric Infections Diseases Society 2013

Manuscript titled Traumatic Lumbar Puncture is Unlikely to Reduce Modern Molecular Detection of HSV Encephalitis (HSVE) sent for peer review

4th Annual Research Day at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital 2011

Presentation of poster titled Evaluating Experimental Effects of Traumatic Lumbar Puncture on Molecular Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis (HSVE)

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