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Mental Health Registered

Location:
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
Salary:
$90-100
Posted:
February 24, 2020

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Mansoureh Charkhandeh (clinical &child development Psychology) Ph.D

Eligible for registration; (College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario) Cell: 647-***-**** adbykf@r.postjobfree.com 2020-02-19

(53 Vitlor Dr. Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, L4E 0G3) Highlights of Qualifications

Ø More than 8 years experiences in various fields related to human health, psychotherapy center for (adults, children and families) treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, PTSD, injury and eating disorders…

Ø Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment are essential Ø Risk assessments for criminal and sexual offenders (Forensic Psychological Assessment) Ø Writing psychological Parole report

Ø performing psychosocial assessments; providing group and individual psychotherapy for clients who require support for psychological issues arising as a result of injuries/incidents in the workplace, motor vehicle accidents, or through other third party funded services. Ø Knowledge of child and adolescent psychosocial development and psychopathology (Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHA)

Ø Expertise in a range of empirically supported individual and group-based therapeutic modalities, particularly CBT, DBT, social skills training, Complementary Alternative Medicines and cognitive rehabilitation and Art therapy. Ø Therapeutic interventions for childhood anxiety and depression, emotion and eating disorders, behavioral difficulties and family conflict

Ø Provides interventions to enhance coping and reduce distress in referred population Ø Previous psychological testing and assessment experience Ø Membership in OPA, CPA & Canadian art therapy

Ø Ability in the using various computer tools and familiar with Microsoft Office (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and SPSS, conduct research projects Ø CPR and Aid first certificate

Ø G Driver License

Ø Canadian Citizenship

Professional Experience

- Central East Correctional Centre (CECC) May15, 2017, March 2019 Assessment reports, Suicide watch, and also therapy primary responsibilities during this time included the conducting mental health assessments and providing therapeutic intervention for dangerous & often potentially violent, mentally unstable client’s some of whom had severe personality disorders, substance dependency issues, sexual deviancies were awaiting deportation. To provide counselling to female & transgendered clients. And also completed Professional Assessment Reports for the Ontario Parole Board, conducted suicide risk assessments, Mansoureh Charkhandeh (clinical &child development Psychology) Ph.D Eligible for registration; (College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario) Cell: 647-***-**** adbykf@r.postjobfree.com 2020-02-19

(53 Vitlor Dr. Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, L4E 0G3) and administered the Jail Screening Assessment Tool and other assessment instruments. To Participate in the interdisciplinary team & provided input to senior management on clinical issues.

-Gladshteyn and Baskakova Psychology Professional Corporation July, 2017-2019 Mental Assessment and Therapy for adult after injury, Habitation and report to third parties

-Newpath Psychotherapy Center 2016-2018

Assessment and Therapy for adult and adolescents with mental problems

- South Barrie Health Group February 2020

Mental Assessment and Therapy for adult after injury, Habitation and report to third parties

-Psychologist and Family Counselor 2004-2008

Shahid Beheshti University, Mental Health Institute, Tehran, Iran Help to couples with abuse, marital issues, and child management problems and mental health problems. My primary experiences are cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and its effect on various psychological abnormal behaviors such as social anxiety disorder, obsessive- compulsive disorder OCD, mood disorder, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder

(PTSD), and suicide in adult. In additional, ADHD, Autism and Antisocial Diagnostic in children. I investigated the underlying psychological problems that trigger committing crime for my Master’s thesis.

-Counselor, Researcher and writer

Responsible for collaboratively designing the research and managing research projects day-to-day, including participant recruitment and testing, data coding and analysis, and assisting in literature review and report writing for publication.

Roozhaie Zendegi Magazine, Tehran, Iran 2002-2004

I have provided family counselling to youth and adults who faced mental health issues, and referred clients to appropriate community interventions. I have also published papers about effectives of psychotherapy on depression, treating different psychological problems such as OCD, PTSD, Autism, mood and eating disorders, suicide crisis, and child abuse. My undergraduate thesis focused on depression among young female. I have also published many papers in Persian magazines and currently own a quarterly professional psychology magazine called “psychology in prosperous life” publishes in Iran.

-Psychologist and Mood disorder assessment 2005-2008 Shahid Rezaei Hospital, Tehran

Psychological testing and assessment experience for woman with mood disorders diagnosis. Expertise in a range of empirically supported individual and group-based therapeutic Mansoureh Charkhandeh (clinical &child development Psychology) Ph.D Eligible for registration; (College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario) Cell: 647-***-**** adbykf@r.postjobfree.com 2020-02-19

(53 Vitlor Dr. Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, L4E 0G3) modalities, particularly CBT, DBT, social skills training, Complementary Alternative Medicines and cognitive rehabilitation.

-Teaching (Azad University of Iran ) 2005- 2010

•Implemented innovative and creative methods to engage and teach students enrolled in the Counseling and Psychology Program

•Supervised and guided students in the design, execution and evaluation of research projects including literature surveys, focus groups, and data integration

•Administered and evaluated tests, case studies, assignments and examinations

•Supervised teachers in training and prepared research projects on psychology and mental health

•Coordinated with staff within and beyond department for curriculum planning Sample of Undergraduate Courses Taught Education and Qualification

•Child Development

•The Role of the Early Childhood Educator

•Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education

•Curriculum & Methods for School-Age Children

•Math and Science for Young Children

•Creative Activities for Children

•Early Childhood Assessment

•Child, Family, and Community

•The Exceptional Child

•Underrepresented Groups & Special Populations

Volunteer Experience

Psychotherapist, Researcher 2014

Toronto Western Hospital, ON, Toronto

Research and psychological testing and assessment experience in the mood disorder department Counselor, Psychotherapist 2012-2013

Hincks Dellcrest Centre, ON, Toronto

Planned educational programs for children and their parents, and gathering the growth factors and behavioral diagnosis

Psychologist September 2015

Sickkid’s hospital 1 month full

Education and Professional Development

Ph.D. in Psychology of Child Development

The University of Putra Malaysia 2009-2015

Project: Effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy and Reiki on depression adolescents in Tehran (Iran)

Mansoureh Charkhandeh (clinical &child development Psychology) Ph.D Eligible for registration; (College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario) Cell: 647-***-**** adbykf@r.postjobfree.com 2020-02-19

(53 Vitlor Dr. Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, L4E 0G3) Advisor: Dr. Mansour Abu Talib

M.Sc* in Clinical Psychology

Science and Research Azad University 2003-2006

Project: Psychological investigation of crime among young females utilizing MMPI test in Tehran (Iran)

Advisor: Dr. Farah-Lotfi Kashani

B.Sc* in Clinical Psychology

Science and Research Azad University 1995

Project Depression comparison between young female (with mother and without mother) using Beck assessments in Tehran (Iran)

Advisor: Dr. Hassan Pasha-Sharifi

* These degrees are evaluated by the University of Toronto (CES) v Courses

Ryerson University

"Abnormal psychology" (CPSY 606) 2014

"Research methodology" (COPS601) 2013

v Workshops

-EPPP professional practice in 4 days fulltime in New Jersey USA ( July 2019)

-Psychometrics’ training - four days’ workshop offered at Toronto Psychometric services (Toronto) 2014 Fall

-Standard First Aid CPR/AED

-A 16 hours, 2 days’ training 2014

-Annual workshop OPA 2015

v Certificate

-Adapted CBT Techniques for Diagnostic Populations (Adler Graduate Professional School) Completion Date: Fall 2019

Second level of the CBT program of study focuses on the modifications and applications of the CBT model to more challenging anxiety disorders such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), chronic anger, addictions, and serious mental illnesses such as bipolar disorders.

-Being an Ethical Psychologist

Completion Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

16 CE Credits. This programme has been reviewed and approved by the Canadian Psychological Association and meets the standards for continuing education credits set by the Association. Mansoureh Charkhandeh (clinical &child development Psychology) Ph.D Eligible for registration; (College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario) Cell: 647-***-**** adbykf@r.postjobfree.com 2020-02-19

(53 Vitlor Dr. Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, L4E 0G3) v Professional Affiliations

Iranian Psychological Association (IPA) 2005-Present The Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) 2015

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2015

v Others

Management and owner of "psychology in a successful life", a quarterly magazine in Farsi published in Iran 2011- Present

Publications

A: Publications in English

Charkhandeh, M., Abu Talib, M.,Hunt,C.J.(2016)

The clinical effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy and an alternative medicine approach in reducing symptoms of depression in adolescents. Journal of Psychiatry Research. 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.03.044

Charkhandeh, M., Abu Talib, M., Yaacob, S.N., and Mariani, M. (2012) Effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) on depression of adolescent in Tehran, Iran. Journal of Asian Social Science 2: 474-478.

Charkhandeh, M., Abu Talib, M., Yaacob, S.N., and Mariani, M. (2012) Effectiveness of Reiki therapy on depression of adolescent in Tehran, Iran. Journal of Asian Social Science 2: 423-427.

B: Publications in Farsi

I have written 40 papers in magazines and newspapers in Farsi. The list of these papers is available on request.



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