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Mental Health Manager

Van Alstyne, TX
October 09, 2018

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Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Certified Life Care Planner

Curriculum Vitae

Lester “LB” Isaac Bloomenstiel, LPC-S, NCC, CRC, CLCP

**** ** ***, *** *lstyne, TX 75495 903-***-****


Experienced Clinician and Supervisor

EMDR Training (in process for certification)

TF-CBT Training (in process for certification)

Military and Family Life Counselor, over nine years serving active duty military and dependents.

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department, University of Southern New Hampshire.

Insurance Credentialing: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Ceridian, Crisis Care Network, Humana, and Magellan.

Manager, supervisor, and trainer with over eleven years of experience serving other professionals.

Employee Assistance Program provider, over eight years crisis management and risk assessment.


Magellan Federal Health Services November 2013 to Present

Military & Family Life Counselor & Child and Youth Behavioral Counselor

USAERC: Brief Therapy, Strategic Solution Focused counseling with United States Army Recruiting Command and family members.

Command consulting.

Program Briefings with active duty service members.

Presenting/training, utilizing Office of Secretary of Defense approved information and resources.

Southern New Hampshire University December 2015 to Present

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology-Undergraduate

Foundations of Addictions

Human Development Across Life Span

Abnormal Psychology

Private Practice June 2013 to November 2013

Clinical counselor.

Insurance: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Ceridian, Crisis Care Network, Humana, and Magellan.

Independent counselor to Military Health Network (last contract August 2014-November 2014) at Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany).

Diversity Counseling Services in Richardson and McKinney, Texas, serving adults and children behavioral health needs and Employee Assistance Program services including crisis intervention and risk assessment.

Behavioral Health Center of United Health Services May 2011 to May 2013

Inpatient and Intensive Outpatient Therapist

Patient screening, treatment planning, group therapy, and continuing care planning.

Case work and curriculum planning and implementation

University of Phoenix March 2009 to May 2009

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology-Undergraduate

Psychology of Personality

Private Practice November 2008 to March 2009

Contract Military and Family Life Counselor, Managed Health Network.

Diversity Counseling Services, Richardson and McKinney, Texas, adult and children behavioral health, and Employee Assistance Program.

Grayson County Children’s Advocacy Center, clinical and equine assisted therapy.

Clinical Intern Sep 2005 to Jan 2008

Grayson County Children’s Advocacy Center

Intake, diagnosing, treatment planning

Individual and group therapy

Case management

Curriculum design for parenting class

Testifying in court

Clinical Intern Therapist May 2005 to Sep 2005

Denton County Children’s Advocacy Center

Intake, diagnosing, treatment planning

Individual and group therapy

Case management

University of North Texas Neurotherapy Lab, Denton Texas May 2003 to May 2005

Clinical intern and research technician

Supervising trainer of graduate and doctoral students

Territory Manager Jan 1978 to Sep 2003

Batesville Casket Company, Batesville, Indiana

Consultant Sales


Total Quality Management

Business Planning

Project Evaluation and Review


Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Sep 2003 to Dec 2004

Neuropsychology Department Graduate Practicum

Spinal Cord and Brain Injury care

Individual and Group counseling

Group Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Evaluation

Psychometric testing

Care Coordination and Case management


Texas Licensed Professional Counselor Nov 2008 to Present

LPC-Supervisor 2010 to Present


Certified Life Care Planner Feb 2014 to Present

Aggressive Verbal De-escalation Instructor May 2012

National Board-Certified Counselor 2008 to Present

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Sep 2004 to Present


American Counseling Association 2008 to Present

American Red Cross 2014 to Present

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals 2008 to Present

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2004 to Present 2015 to Present


DSM-5 Field Trials in Routine Clinical Practice Settings: Collaborating Investigator (Name listed)

Publications: Paradigm, Theory, Paradigm Shifts, Health Paradigm Shift:

Intercultural Relationships Contributing Columnist

University of North Texas Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions Neurofeedback Lab Research and Resources Support


MFLC Director’s Award Nominee, South CONUS Region, USAREC Ft. Sam Houston 2018

MFLC Director’s Award Nominee, North CONUS Region, USARC Ft. Meade 2017

MFLC Command’s New England Brigade USAREC-Awarded Coin for Excellent Performance 2016

MFLC Director’s Award Nominee, North CONUS Region, USARC Ft. Meade 2015

MFLC Chief’s Excellent Performance Recognition, US Army Garrison, Hohenfels, Germany 2014

MFLC Command’s 4th Sustainment Battalion Outstanding Performance Coin Award, Ft. Hood, TX 2009

MFLC Command’s 553rd Battle Support Outstanding Performance Coin Award, Ft. Hood, TX 2009

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society-Lifetime Membership Award 2004


Earned Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling December 2004

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Earned Bachelor of Science in General Studies May 1976

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana



Challenges in Using Opioids to Treat pain in Persons with Substance Use Disorders 2 Credit Hours

Clients with Substance Use and Eating Disorders 1 Credit Hour

Co-occurring Disorders – Substance Related and Mental Disorders 5 Credit Hours

Drug Abuse among Hispanics: Evidence-Based Practice 1 Credit Hour

Dual diagnosis: understanding co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders 1 Credit Hour

Drug cultures and the culture of recovery 2017 1 Credit Hour

Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs 1 Credit Hour

Heroin Addiction 2017 1 Credit Hour

Heroin Abuse and Addiction 1 Credit Hour

Managing Chronic Pain in Adults with Substance Use Disorders 6 Credit Hours

MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse 1 Credit Hour

CONTINUING EDUCATION, 2013 – 2018 – (cont’d)

Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addition 1 Credit Hour

Substance Abuse IOT 2017 1 Credit Hour

Tobacco Addiction 1 Credit Hour

Alcoholism: History, Facts, and Impacts 2 Credit Hours

Back Pain and Opioid Abuse 4 Credit Hours

Alcoholism: Facts, Comorbidities, and Treatments 6 Credit Hours


Mentally Healthy Aging: A report on overcoming stigma for older adults 2 Credit Hours

Older Adults and Mental Health 3 Credit Hours


Career Counseling (ACA) 2017 1 Credit Hour


Effective Parenting-part one 1 Credit Hour

Effective Parenting-part two 1 Credit Hour

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters 1 Credit Hour


Issues in Domestic Violence: Motivational Interviewing 1 Credit Hour

DSM 5:

DSM-5: A Comprehensive Overview 10 Credit Hours


ACA Code of Ethics 2005 2 Credit Hours

HIPAA 2017 2 Credit Hours

Ethical Decision Making 2017 1.25 Credit Hours

Ethics & Boundary Issues – 2015 3 Credit Hours

Ethics in Victim Services 2 Credit Hours

Ethics Refresher-2017 2 Credit Hours

NCC Code of Ethics 2017 1 Credit Hour

End of Life Care: Ethical Dilemmas and Considerations 6 Credit Hours

Ethics Conflict of Interest Dilemma 8 Credit Hours


Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexual Addiction 1 Credit Hour

Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexuality and Childhood Sexual Abuse 1 Credit Hour

Topics in Human Sexuality; Sexual Deviation 1 Credit Hour

Topics in Human Sexuality; Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy 1 Credit Hour


HIPAA Overview 1 Credit Hour

Mandatory Abuse Reporting 1 Credit Hour

Mental Health Parity Act of 2008 1 Credit Hour

Navigating the Justice System 4 Credit Hours

The Confidentiality of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Patient Records Regulation and HIPAA 2 Credit Hours


It's not your grandpa's Chevy-intro to goals, clinical concerns, and opportunities in

Behavioral health managed care, 2017. 1.5 Credit Hours

CONTINUING EDUCATION 2013 – 2018 - (cont’d)


Blast Injuries and Polytrauma-Part A: Overview and Treatment Modalities 10 Credit Hours

Brain and Spinal Tumors: Hope Through Research 2 Credit Hours

Headache: Hope through Research 2 Credit Hours

Management of Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Evidence Based Practice 6 Credit Hours

Multiple Sclerosis: Hope Through Research 2 Credit Hours

Pain: Hope through Research 2 Credit Hours

Parkinson’s disease: Hope through Research 2 Credit Hours

Stroke Rehabilitation – Evidence Based Practice 10 Credit Hours

Tourette syndrome 1 Credit Hour

Traumatic Brain Injury: Hope through Research 2 Credit Hours

Treatment Options, a Guide for People Living with Pain 3 Credit Hours

Chronic Sleep Disorders 8 Credit Hours

Traumatic Brain Injury 4 Credit Hours

Back Pain Fundamentals 6 Credit Hours

Blast Injuries and Polytrauma-Part 2: Family and Community 10 Credit Hours

Blast Injuries Part 3: Rehab & Return to Work 6 Credit Hours


Fraud and Waste

Commitment to Ethical and Professional Standards

Ethical Standards

HIPAA Regulations and Compliance

Military Cultural Awareness

Military Life Stressors

Role of the Counselor 5.5 Credit Hours

Duty To Warm/MR 0. Credit Hours


Considerations for the Provision of e-Therapy 2 Credit Hours

Motivational Interviewing 12 Credit Hours

The Fundamentals of Mental Health and Mental Illness 4 Credit Hours

Therapeutic Community 1 Credit Hour

Plain Language Strategies 1 Credit Hour

Autism Spectrum Disorder 6 Credit Hours


Supervision: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals – Revised 6 Credit Hours

Supervision: Enhancing Supervisees Clinical Skills 6 Credit Hours

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