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Mental Health Assistant

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Round Rock, Texas, 78665, United States
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March 20, 2019

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TRACY L. SMITH, PH.D., LPC, NCC

**** *** ******** ****. ***** #55 • Round Rock, TX 78665 • P: 512-***-**** • E: ac8uf5@r.postjobfree.com EDUCATION

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology August 2010

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

APA-Accredited Program

Dissertation: A qualitative exploration of successful low-income single mothers’ experiences.

Chair: Michele C. Boyer, Ph.D., HSPP

M.A. Counseling, Community Emphasis May 2005

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

CACREP-Accredited Counseling Program

Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies May 2005

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

B.A. Psychology May 2000

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Minor: Sociology

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Licensed Professional Counselor – State of Texas, License #70574 National Certified Counselor – Certification #203787 Attend Continuing Education Credit Courses/Training PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS

Association for Play Therapy – Professional Member Texas Association for Play Therapy – Professional Member Hill Country Chapter of the Association for Play Therapy – Professional Member Texas Counseling Association – Professional Member Capital of Texas Counseling Association – Professional Member CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Private Practice 12/14-Present

Licensed Professional Counselor/Independent Contractor Round Rock, TX Provide individual counseling for children, adolescents, and families as well as individual/couples counseling for adults. Provide parent education and consultation. Practice accepts as young as 2 1 2 years-old to 18+. Use multiple treatment models, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Brief Therapy Interventions, Play Therapy, and Family Counseling Interventions. Conduct intake assessments, provide diagnostic evaluations, and formulate treatment plans. Presenting concerns include ADHD, Mood Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Concerns, Depression, Parenting Concerns, Trauma, and Family Relationship Concerns. This is a small private-practice operating at full-time capacity.

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Pediatric Psychotherapy Associates (Private Practice) 05/13-11/14 Licensed Professional Counselor/Independent Contractor Austin, TX Provide individual counseling for children and adolescents, as well as individual counseling for adults. Provide family counseling and parent education. Use multiple treatment models, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Brief Therapy Interventions, Play Therapy, DBT, and Family Counseling Interventions. Conduct intake assessments, provide diagnostic evaluations, and formulate treatment plans. Presenting concerns include ADHD, Mood Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Concerns, Depression, Parenting Concerns, Trauma, Play Therapy, DBT, and Family Relationship Concerns. This position is a part-time contract position. J. C.-H. Psychological Solutions, PLLC (Group Private Practice) 03/13-05/13 Licensed Professional Counselor/Independent Contractor Austin, TX Provide individual, family, and couples counseling using multiple treatment models, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Brief Therapy Interventions, Family and/or Couples Counseling. Conduct intake assessments, provide diagnostic evaluations, and formulate treatment plans. Presenting concerns for ages 4-65+ include Anxiety, Depression, Behavioral Disorders, Adjustment Concerns, as well as Parenting Concerns, family conflict/discord, and marital/couples issues. This position was a part-time contract position. Gap in Work History Explanation 08/12-03/12

Relocated from the state of Pennsylvania to Texas and transferred Professional Counselor Licensure from the state of Pennsylvania to Texas. Pennsylvania Counseling Services, Inc. 08/11-08/12 Mobile Therapist/Behavioral Specialist Consultant York, PA Clinical Supervisors: Judy Prescott, Ed.D., LPC, & Ann Marie Kondrad, M.A., BCBA

Provided Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (Wrap Around Services) for children in need of individual therapeutic assistance in the roles of Mobile Therapist and Behavioral Specialist Consultant (MT/BSC). Formulated and implemented behavioral treatment plans to target problem behaviors and/or coping skills development. Provided one-on-one therapy with children. Collaborated with and transferred skills to parents/school staff/other caregivers. Specialized treatments targeted symptoms of various childhood mental health disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Supervised Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) who implemented behavioral treatment plan daily. Conducted group supervision with TSS weekly. Pennsylvania Counseling Services, Inc. 08/10-08/11 Post-Doctoral Resident York, PA

Training Director: John Grisbacher, Psy.D.

Clinical Supervisors: Judy Prescott, Ed.D., LPC, Rebekah Horst Ganley, Psy.D.,

& Karen McClure-Snodgrass, Psy.D.

Residency involved a split position between half-time Psychological Evaluator and half-time Mobile Therapist/Behavioral Specialist Consultant. For Psychological Evaluator position, conducted 5 to 8 evaluations per week with children and adolescents to determine the appropriate level of care. For the MTE/BSC position, provided Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services

(Wrap Around Services) for children in need of individual therapeutic assistance in the roles of Mobile Therapist and Behavioral Specialist Consultant. Formulated and implemented behavioral T. Smith Curriculum Vitae

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treatment plans to target problem behaviors and/or coping skills development. Provided one-on- one therapy with children. Collaborated with and transferred skills to parents/school staff/other caregivers. Specialized treatments targeted symptoms of various childhood mental health disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Supervised Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) who implemented behavioral treatment plan daily. Conducted group supervision with TSS weekly.

Michigan State University Counseling Center 08/08-08/09 APA-Accredited Psychology Internship East Lansing, MI Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern

Training Director: J. Tawa Sina, Ph.D.

Clinical Supervisors: D. John Lee, Ph.D., & John R. Taylor, Ph.D. Provided individual and couples counseling to a diverse adult student population. Conducted intake assessments, co-facilitated a weekly general therapy and a short-term relationship therapy group. Supervised a Master-level intern completing a full-time internship. Attended weekly training seminars, such as treatment techniques, cultural competence, and professional development, as well as case consultation and staff meetings. Served as a liaison to a residence hall of about 1200 students working closely with the complex director. Provided consultation, presentations, and crisis debriefing for the residence hall. Conducted comprehensive Attention- Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder assessments and participated in outreach programming events. Indiana University – Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI) 08/07 – 05/08 Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Indianapolis, IN Doctoral Student Extern

Supervisor: Julia M. Lash, Ph.D., HSPP

Provided intakes and individual and couples counseling to a diverse adult student population. Adult students presented with a wide-range of mental health concerns, including Adjustment Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Substance Abuse. Attended weekly didactic trainings, group supervision, and staff meetings. Participated in campus-wide screenings and provided campus outreach programming. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic 08/07 – 05/08 Indiana State University Department of Psychology Terre Haute, IN Doctoral Student Extern

Supervisor: Elizabeth O’Laughlin, Ph.D., HSPP

Conducted comprehensive psychological evaluations for children. Psychological batteries included the WASI, WIAT-II, and IVA, parent and teacher self-report rating scales, and structured interviews. Responsibilities included administration and interpretation of all test data, conducting feedback sessions with parents, and writing psychological evaluation reports. Regional Hospital Behavioral Health Unit 01/06 – 12/07 Group Specialist/Case Manager (PRN Position) Terre Haute, IN Supervisor: Patrick Cerra, Ph.D., HSPP

Conducted suicide assessments for adults admitted to the inpatient unit. Facilitated a weekly therapy group designed as an open, process-oriented group in which discharge and short-term treatment interventions were emphasized. Facilitated psychoeducational groups, conducted clinical interviews, and completed biopsychosocial evaluations and treatment plans. T. Smith Curriculum Vitae

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Midwest Psychological Center, Incorporated 08/06 – 08/07 Doctoral Student Extern Indianapolis, IN

Supervisor: Shelvy H. Keglar, Ph.D., HSPP

Provided individual and family therapy with an ethnically diverse urban population of adults, adolescents, and children for home-based counseling and outpatient clients at a mental health community agency. Conducted intake interviews, developed treatment plans, administered self- report inventories and personality tests. Provided case management and conducted need/risk assessments with identified home-based clients. Collected dissertation data in collaboration with agency.

ResCare (Child and Adolescent Residential Treatment) 01/06 – 08/06 Doctoral Student Extern Greencastle, IN

Supervisor: Matthew Draper, Ph.D., HSPP

Conducted intake evaluations, individual, family, and group therapy with male and female adolescents. Presenting concerns included behavior problems, noncompliance and defiance, sexual offending issues, depression, anxiety, family relational difficulties, and trauma issues. Assisted with coordinated treatment planning, case management, and report writing for county and probation services. Therapy group topics included sexual abuse and offending issues, thinking errors, anger management, and body image and self-esteem. Milan Puskar Health Right 01/05 – 05/05

Master in Counseling Intern Morgantown, WV

Supervisor: Ed Jacobs Ph.D., LPC

Provided outpatient therapy services with adults involving case management, individual and group therapy. Referrals were received from the health clinic that also provided mental health services for low-income clients. Developed treatment plans and administered alcohol and depression screenings such as the AUDIT, BDI-II, and CES-D. Client presentations included depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress responses, schizophrenia, alcohol dependency, adjustment, and bereavement issues. Co-facilitated a women’s therapy group and was actively involved in partnered community programs.

Chesnut Ridge Psychiatric Hospital 1/04 – 05/04

Master in Counseling Extern Morgantown, WV

Supervisors: Ed Jacobs, Ph.D., LPC

Provided group and individual counseling to children, adolescents, and adults at a day-treatment program. Presenting concerns and/or group topics included depression and anxiety disorders, alcohol and/or substance abuse disorders, and personality disorders. Conducted admission intakes and screenings, completed integrated psychosocial reports, and participated in weekly multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

Monongalia County Youth Service Center 08/04 – 08/05 Child Care Worker (PRN Position) Morgantown, WV

SPHS CARE Center STTARS Program 06/02 – 08/04

Sexual Assault Counselor/Legal Advocate (Full-Time Position) Washington, PA SPHS Care Center 10/00 – 06/02

Family Treatment Specialist (Full-Time Position) Waynesburg, PA Residential Care Services 05/00 – 10/00

Resident Advisor (Full-Time Position) Pittsburgh, PA T. Smith Curriculum Vitae

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OUTREACH EXPERIENCE

Provided Outreach Programming for Michigan State University, Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis, and Indiana State University on the following topics: Depression Awareness Day and Screening Stress Management, Individual Classrooms Alcohol Awareness Day and Screening Love Your Body Day, Discussion Participant Stress Management, Student Mothers Group Take Back the Night, Discussion Participant International Student Tea Hour Eating Disorder Awareness Day and Screening WORKSHOPS/TRAININGS PROVIDED

Guest Trainer (2009, January). Forms of sexual assault and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Rape Trauma Syndrome, and coping. Training presented to Sexual Assault Volunteer Training, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI.

Seminar Facilitator (2009, January). Feminist therapy. Seminar provided to Master in Counseling Interns, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI. Seminar Facilitator (2009, January). Interpersonal psychotherapy. Seminar provided to Master Counseling Interns, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI. Seminar Co-Facilitator (2009, January). Counselor self-care. Seminar provided to Master Counseling Interns, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI. Seminar Co-Facilitator (2009, January). Career Counseling. Seminar provided to Master Counseling Interns, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI. Guest Trainer (2008, October). Forms of sexual assault and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Rape Trauma Syndrome, and coping. Training presented to Sexual Assault Volunteer Training, Michigan State University Counseling Center, East Lansing, MI.

Guest Trainer (2006, October). Feminist theory and therapy: Applicability to diverse clients. Training presented to Home-Based Counseling Staff, Midwest Psychological Center, Indianapolis, IN. Guest Speaker (2005, October). Psychological aspects of domestic violence. Presentation given to Introductory Women’s Studies Course, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Phoenix

On-line Adjunct Faculty

Behavioral Science Track

Human Sexuality (PSY 265) 09/09 – 11/10

Undergraduate Students (Psychology Core) Adjunct Instructor Indiana State University

Adjunct Instructor Appointments

Supervisor: Michele Boyer, Ph.D., HSPP

Introduction to Women’s Studies (WS 200) [Online] Spring 08-09/Fall 08 Undergraduate Students (General Education Requirement) Adjunct Instructor Introduction to Women’s Studies (WS 200) Fall 06-07/Spring 07 Undergraduate Students (General Education Requirement) Adjunct Instructor T. Smith Curriculum Vitae

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Indiana State University

Funded Teaching Assistantships

Supervisor: Michele C. Boyer, Ph.D., HSPP

Multicultural Counseling (COUN 666) Summer 2008

Master Level Counseling Students Co-Instructor

Multicultural Counseling (COUN 666) Spring 2008

Doctoral Level Psychology Students Teaching Assistant Techniques of Interpersonal Interaction (SAHE 533) Fall 2007 Master Level Student Affairs Students Primary Instructor Career and Life Planning (COUN 135) Spring/Fall 2006 Undergraduate Students Primary Instructor

Career Development (COUN 635) [Online Course] Summer 2006 Master Level Student Affairs Students Teaching Assistant Techniques of Interpersonal Interaction Lab (SAHE 533) Fall 2005 Master Level Student Affairs Students Primary Instructor PUBLICATIONS

Smith, T. L. (2010). Moms Rising. Encyclopedia of Motherhood. Shulman, J. L., Weck, V., Schwing, S., Smith, T. & Coale, E. (2009). The push-pull of policy pressure: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of same-sex marriage policies among non-metropolitan gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 5, 340-365. SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Smith, T. L., & Boyer, M. C. (2010, August). Successful, urban, low-income single mothers’ perceptions of their strengths. Poster presented at the 118th annual American Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, CA.

Smith, T. L., Grey, M. J., & Boyer, M. C. (2010, February). Sustaining Vitamin-F (feminism) among feminist educators’ of present and future classrooms. Structured discussion presented at the 35th annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Portland, OR. Boyer, M. C., Smith, C., & Smith, T. (2009, February). Challenges faced and lessons learned in teaching multicultural counseling. Roundtable discussion presented at the 26th annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education, New York, NY. Smith, T. L., Johnson, B., & Grey, M. (2009, February). On diversity training experience among White, European American interns. Structured discussion presented at the Big Ten Counseling Center Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA. Smith, T. L., & Schnur, K. (2007, February). Counselor self-care: The ethical obligation of intervening with ourselves. Presentation presented at the annual Indiana Counseling Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

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Leggett, D., Smith, C., Smith, T. L., Covarrubias, E., & Yazvac, J., & Truex, B. (2006, November). Motivating mandated reporters: Successfully identifying and intervening with children at-risk from sexual abuse. Presentation presented at the annual Indiana School Counselor Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Smith, T. L., & Covarrubias, E. (2006, August). Male sexual abuse intervention: A feminist framework. Poster presented at the Social Hour: SAG/CCPTP Student Poster Session (APA, Division 17) at the 114th annual American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. Shulman, J. L., Smith, T. L., & Weck, V. M. (2006, August). Separate is never equal: Relationship quality among same-sex couples. Symposium panelist at the American Psychological Association 114th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Smith, T. L., Covarrubias, E., Leggett, D., Smith, C., and Yazvac, J. (2006, February). Building bridges to healing: Helping survivors of sexual abuse. Poster session presented at the annual Indiana Counseling Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Yazvac, J., Smith, C., Leggett, D., Covarrubias, E., and Smith, T. L. (2006, February). Breaking the chains of previous sexual abuse: Implications for couples therapy. Poster session presented at the annual Indiana Counseling Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN. AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Golden Key International Honor Society 2009

Indiana State University

Paul Dressel Multicultural Award Group Recipient 2009 Michigan State University Counseling Center

Edward C. Roeber Memorial Scholarship Recipient 2008 Indiana State University

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2008

Indiana State University

Full Tuition Scholarship/Assistantship 2005 - 2008 Indiana State University

Excellence in Education Award Nominee 2007

Indiana State University

Student Research Fund 2006 - 2007

Indiana State University

Iota Iota Iota National Women’s Studies Honorary 2005 West Virginia University

Chi Sigma Iota International Counseling Honorary 2003 West Virginia University

Phi Chi National Honor Society 2000

West Virginia University

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Play Therapy Association 09/13-08/15 Recording Secretary Board Member

The Association for Women in Psychology 2008-2009

Conference Proposal Reviewer

Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student Search Committee 2008 Student Representative, Indiana State University

Doctoral Student Organization, President 2006-2007 Indiana State University

Chi Sigma Iota, Treasurer 2003-2004

West Virginia University

Student Counseling Association, Treasurer 2003-2004 West Virginia University

Human Sexuality Course, Group Leader 2003-2004

West Virginia University

Court Appointed Special Advocate for Kids, Volunteer 2001-2002 Morgantown, WV

Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center, Volunteer 1998-2002 Morgantown, WV

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PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Judy Prescott, Ed.D, LPC

Licensed Psychologist/Professional Counselor

Supervisor, Professional Counselor Licensure

Pennsylvania Counseling Services

York, Pennsylvania

Phone: 717-***-****

J. Tawa Sina, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist/Training Director

Pre-Doctoral Program in Professional Psychology

Michigan State University Counseling Center

East Lansing, Michigan

Phone: 517-***-****

K. H. Kim, LCSW

Clinical Director/Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Pediatric Psychotherapy Associates

Austin, Texas

Phone: 512-***-****



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