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Partial Hospital Program Director, LMHC, psychotherapist

Needham, MA
October 10, 2018

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Susan C. Ebbs, LMHC

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Phone: 508-***-**** Email:


A dedicated, high energy licensed mental health clinician with a positive, can-do-attitude looking to apply successful corporate and clinical experience to a collaborative organization with a shared purpose of helping clients to heal. I offer warmth, kindness, and acceptance in the therapeutic relationship while striving to foster client growth and self-actualization. Strong clinical skills, management skills, organizational skills and experience with diverse mental health diagnoses.

Work Experience:

2017-2018 Arbour Counseling Services – Adult Partial Hospital Programs

Norwell, MA

Director of Partial Hospitalization Programs

Responsible for the management of the Adult Partial Hospital Program (PHP) and the Dual PHP with an emphasis on

managing efficiency, fostering the development of staff, and ensuring the highest quality of patient care.

2017 Oasis Behavioral Health Institute

Norwood, MA


Performed psychotherapy in a group counseling practice. Working with adults with diagnoses of depression, anxiety,

life transitions, and adjustment disorders utilizing a client centered approach.

2005 – 2017 Westwood Lodge – Adult Partial Hospital Programs

Westwood, MA

Clinical Programs Director (2015 – 2017)

Responsible for the management of the Adult Partial Hospital Program (PHP) and the Dual PHP with an emphasis on

managing efficiency, fostering the development of staff, and ensuring the highest quality of patient care.

Clinical Program Director (2013 – 2015)

Responsible for the management of the Adult PHP. Administration of a fast-paced dynamic program addressing the

needs of an adult population with various mental health diagnoses in a day hospital setting. Duties include

management and clinical supervision of staff of Masters level clinicians and clinical interns, utilization review, and

strategic planning of program.

Clinician/Case Manager (2006 – 2013)

Responsible for managing a caseload of clients with diverse mental health diagnoses. Duties included psychosocial

assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, family meetings, utilization review, facilitating group therapy, and

coordination of care with outpatient treaters and families. As lead case manager, actively involved in the supervision of

clinical interns. Acting clinical Director when the Director was away from the hospital. Experience in Admissions, Dual

Diagnosis Partial, and Child and Adolescent Partial Programs.

Intern (2005 – 2006)

Responsibilities included running groups, conducting psychosocial assessments, and formulating treatment plans for

adults ages 18+ with a wide variety of diagnoses in a partial hospital setting. Hired at completion of internship.

1994 – 1999 Saltus Grammar School

Hamilton, Bermuda

Extensive volunteering with particular emphasis on facilitating reading programs with elementary age children.

1995 – 1997 Reading Clinic

Hamilton, Bermuda

Trained and certified in the Orton Gillingham method of teaching dyslexic children to read. Tutored children in the public

and private school systems at the elementary, middle, and high school level.

1982 – 1989 Bank of New England NA

Boston, MA

Management Recruitment Manager – Personnel Officer (1987 – 1989)

Manager of Executive and Management Trainee recruitment functions. Oversaw a team of 4 staff providing consulting

services to senior management in recruitment, compensation, and employee relations issues.

Management Recruiter – Personnel Officer (1985 – 1987)

Responsible for the recruitment of officer level positions in the Bank. Managed the recruitment process for

management trainees with a strong emphasis on affirmative action goals.

Senior Personnel Counselor (1984 – 1985)

Responsible for the recruitment and counseling of exempt employees. Role involved dealing with the most complex

human resource issues and mentoring Counselors.

Personnel Counselor (1983 – 1984)

Responsible for the recruitment and counseling of exempt and non-exempt employees. Managed an in-house

temporary labor pool.

Personnel Assistant (1982 – 1983)

Provided a wide variety of support to human resource managers involved in recruitment and employee relations.

Education: Lesley University Cambridge, MA

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Professional Counseling. May, 2006. GPA 3.85

University of New Hampshire Durham, NH

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. June, 1981. GPA 3.6. Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.

Boston University Graduate School of Management Boston, MA

Completion of one half of coursework towards MBA. 1984 – 1988

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