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Mental Health Treatment

Reno, Nevada, United States
November 06, 2018

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JoAnne Berliner, M.A., CADAC II **** Royal Vista Way

Cell: 775-***-**** Reno, Nevada 89523


EDUCATION: Master’s Degree, Psychology - Specialty Counselin g Groups (goal oriented psychotherapy); Antioch West University, San Francisco, CA.

Certificate Degree in Counseling the Alcoholic; University

of CA Extension, San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Specialty in Art (Graphic Design];

minor, Spanish; U.C. Berkeley & San Jose State University

EXPERIENCE: 10/11/2017-07/27/2018; Terra Firma, AOD Counselor counseling

Individuals who are on parole on the STOP program; also facilitate groups for STOP clients and others who are involved with CPS, Pc-1000,

and voluntary clients with substancence abuse problems.

3/23/2017-5/04/2017 Contract job: Marin Outpatient & RecoveryServices; Substance Abuse Counselor; facilitate Intensive Outpatient Program for men on Probation; individual counseling; treatment plans; charting.

1/2/2017-2/6/2017; Substance Abuse Counselor Crestwood Manor Alameda

County; facilitated groups for dual diagnosis clients on mental health

and substance abuse matters; assessed clients; and met with them


3/14/16-6/9/2016; AOD Counselor Lion Rock Recovery; facilitate

dOnline Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Outpatient groups; individual sessions, treatment plans; progress notes, discharge summaries; assessments

12/22/15- 3/2016; DUI/AOD Counselor (temporary position – BiBett) Pueblo del Sol, Brentwood; facilitate DUI groups for multiple/first time

offenders; face to face sessions; progress notes; exits; on call AOD for

Bi Bett Treatment Center in Vallejo, CA; facilitated groups, individual

Counseling; treatment planning; progress notes

02/17/2013-09/18/2015; DUI/AOD Counselor; Alcohol & DrugAbuseCounci

of Contra Costa County; facilitate DUI groups for multiple offenders/first time offenders; face-to-face sessions; assessments; progress notes; exits

10/2002-09/2012; Owner/Therapist of Sedona Pathways Counseling Svcs. an AZ State Licensed DUI/Substance Abuse Treatment Agency;

developed/ facilitated DUI program, substance abuse treatment programs relapse prevention, anger management/stress management groups; trained in EMDR, NLP & TFT techniques; treatment plans; progress reports, monthly reports to courts, probation and referral sources; promote business; run the agency; supervise staff.

02/01/2001-09/30/2002; Desert Canyon Treatment Center; Director of Outpatient Services; developed / facilitated outpatient DUI/substance a programs; anger management services; individual & group counseling; treatment plans; liaison with probation, courts, referral sources; individual

counseling for residential clients

05/24/1999-01/31/2001; Verde Valley Guidance Clinic; Chemical Dependency Therapist II; conducted Intensive Outpatient Program; intakes/evaluations; individual/group counseling; treatment plans;

progress reports; developed curriculum for IOP; liaison with court, probation and referral sources

12/09/1997-9/30/98; Judiciary, State of Hawaii Probation Division; Substance Abuse Counselor developed pilot substance abuse/life skills program for misdemeanants; assessments; individual counseling

4/95-9/30/97; Outpatient Therapist, Castle Medical Center, Honolulu & Windward Outpatient clinics; conducted/developed Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP); assessments/Intakes, dual diagnosed counseling; family program

TEACHING Rio Salado Community C{ollege, Phoenix, AZ, taught “Relapse & Recovery

EXPERIENCE for the Counseling Department

CRTIFICATION: Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CADAC) in AZ from 1987 to

2012; 2012-present CADC II in CA since 2012 (now CCAPP); LISAC in AZ from 2004-2014


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