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Mental Health Counseling

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
50 K
September 27, 2019

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Justina Kowara,

**** ********* **, *********, **. 33417

Tel.718-***-****, Email: Justynakowara


Master’s degree graduate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling seeking a challenging counseling position and training to increase experience towards licensure. Accomplished teacher with extensive experience in ESL instruction, utilizing tutorial and organizational abilities, interpersonal and language skills. Special project agent with strong leadership background with proven ability to motivate and mentor clients/students of all ages and learning levels. Able to develop coursework for classroom or distance learning.


Center For Child Counseling, Riviera Beach, FL Jan 2018 - June 2018, Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Palm Beach State College, Student Counseling Center, Lake Worth, FL, June 2018-Dec. 2018, Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Henley at Origins Rehabilitation Center, West Palm Beach January 2019- March 2019 Internship

Global Appen_: Freelance translator and interpreter. 2011-present.

Top English Group, Brooklyn NY 2007-2011

ESL Instruction using the Callan Method. TOEFL test preparation

Community Technical and Adult Education, Ocala Fl — 2005-2007

ESL Instructor for learners with Limited Literacy. Teaching ABC courses for adult learners. TOEFL test preparation

University of Florida, Gainesville FL — 2004-2006

ESL Instruction. Evaluating and editing undergraduate students' papers and graduate students thesis and dissertations. Planning curricula and adding and editing teaching materials.

Community Education, Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville FL — 2000-2003

ESL, Polish, Russian Instruction. Planning and evaluating curricula, course content materials and methods of instruction.


South University Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Warsaw, Poland - Master of Arts in Foreign Languages (Minor in Russian)

University of Warsaw, Poland Master of Arts in Education


TESOL/TEFL Oxford English Certificate, New York, 2007

Teaching Certificate, University of Warsaw, Poland 1998


Counseling Theories, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Diagnostics of Psychopathology and treatment, Substance Abuse and treatment, Child Psychology.

Methods of teaching English as a foreign language, General Education, Methodology of teaching English pronunciation, phonology, prosody. Methods of teaching English and Russian business language, Psychology, Philosophy, Pedagogy.


May 28, 2010 Use of Acupuncture for Substance Abuse

Medical and Mental Health center, Bronx NY

April 15, 2017 Baker Act Basics, Florida Certification Board 3.5 CEU

April 16, 2017 Baker Act Procedures for Minors 2,5 CEU,

April 22, 2017 Human Trafficking Seminar and Training, SU

May 20, 2017 Complex Trauma Seminar and Training, SU

August 26, 2017 Multicultural Factors in Crisis counseling Seminar, SU

October 21, 2017 Cyber counseling Training, SU

November 17, 2017 Treatment of Eating Disorders in Diverse Communities

Alliance for Eating Disorders, 3.0 Credit Hours

November 18, 2017 Cyber Supervision Seminar, SU

December 6, 2018 Trauma Informed CBT, Medical University of South Carolina

March 10, 2018 Demystifying DCF, Florida Department of Children and Families

April 16, 2018 Advanced Play Therapy,Center for Child Counseling, FL

May 30, 2018 The Impact of Trauma, Sandy Pines, FL

June 13, 20018 Group Play Therapy with Young Children, CCC, FL

June 25, 2018 Impact of ACEs, Toxic Stress, Trauma Informed Counselor

July 20, 2018 “ The Growing Brain” Center for Child Counseling, FL

Oct.13, 2018 The Neuro-affective Relational Model for Complex Trauma, SU

November 2, 2018 Children’s functional Assessment Rating Scale, DCF, FL

Memberships Certifications:

Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County

Florida Mental Health Counselors Association

American Counseling Association

President of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society

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