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Dianne Bailey, M.Ed., LPC-I

Location:
Austin, TX, 78759
Posted:
September 12, 2008

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Dianne Bailey, M.Ed., LPC-I

**** ***** **** #*** ~ Austin, Texas 78759

512-***-****

LICENSURE

**** ***** ***** ***** ** Examiners of Professional Counselors

• Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPCI)

• Effective: May 14, 2007

EDUCATION

2004 to 2006 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas

• Masters of Education, Educational Psychology

• Graduation: May 2006; G.P.R.

1997 to 2000 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas

• B.S., Agricultural Journalism; Minor, Speech Communications

• Graduation: December 2000; G.P.R. 3.246

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

May 2008 – Present Excelon Health, LLC Austin, Texas

Adult, Adolescent & Child Counselor

• Counsels with adults, adolescents and children in a private practice setting.

• Utilizes a strengths-based, solution-focused approach to counseling.

• Addresses clients’ needs including depression, anxiety, anger, substance abuse, grief, relationships, school & work challenges, social skills, sexual identity and other mental health concerns.

• Incorporates traditional talk therapy, visualization, art therapy, cognitive behavioral techniques and play therapy into sessions.

January 2006 – August 2008 The Griffin School Austin, Texas

School Counselor

• Counseled with students on as-needed basis for educational, social and emotional needs including drug and alcohol use and abuse, mental illness, academic needs, social skills, anger, depression, and anxiety.

• Coordinated and lead counseling groups for students addressing topics including anger, self-esteem, relationships, parents, school-related concerns and gender-specific challenges.

• Maintained and implemented accommodations for students requiring special services in the classroom and on standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT.

• Facilitated and mediated parent, student and teacher meetings.

• Coordinated and organized Peer Mediation program including training teachers and student leaders on the implementation of the program.

• Coordinated tutoring program for students.

• Maintained study periods for students needing additional assistance with classroom work and assisted with students’ organizational skills.

• Taught Essential Skills course which addressed essential values of school including respect and tolerance, personal and community responsibility, and open and honest communication. The course also addressed organizational, study and social skills for freshman students.

• Taught Magazine & Yearbook class which produced two zines per year for student body as well as the annual yearbook.

August – December, 2005 Anderson High School Austin, Texas

Counseling Practicum Student

• Coordinated and co-facilitated grief and loss group for high school youth.

• Assisted counselors with planning and maintenance of students’ schedules and graduation plans.

• Counseled with students on as-needed basis for educational, social and emotional needs.

September – May, 2006 University of Texas Austin, Texas

University of Texas Athletic Department – Academic Tutor

August – October, 2005 University of Texas Austin, Texas

Vaughn Gross Center for Reading & Language Arts – Elementary Scale-Up Project Tester

2001 – 2004 Texas Cooperative Extension Waxahachie, Texas

County Extension Agent – 4-H & Youth Development

• Planned, organized & implemented educational activities for youth in areas of science, agriculture, leadership, family and consumer science, public speaking and community service.

• Identified, facilitated, educated and advised adult volunteers.

• Communicated and publicized Extension educational opportunities and activities through press releases, displays and interpretative events.

• Reported to District Extension Administrator, Ellis County Commissioners Court and Texas Legislature.

ADDITIONAL COUNSELING EXPERIENCE

March 2007 – present Gateway Church Austin, Texas

Grief Group Counselor

• Plan and coordinate 12-week grief group for individuals who have suffered a loss through death.

• Co-facilitate group by providing guidance, support and psychoeducation to members of grief group.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & TRAININGS

2006 - 2007 American Counseling Association

Member

May 2006 SASSI Training Austin, Texas

Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI) Administrator

SKILLS

• Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook, Open Office Writer, Open Office Calc, Quick Books, Caylx Point, ACT, Inspiration, Encompass

• Communication Skills: Proficient use of Phone, Facsimile and E-Mail

• Writing Skills: Press Releases, Editing, Reports, Marketing Publications

• Typing = 70 wpm

REFERENCES

• Kathie McIver, LPC

Licensed Counselor

New Moon Counseling

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

E-Mail: ****@*******-**.***

Mailing Address:

4300 Avenue C

Austin, Texas 78751

• Dr. Christopher J. McCarthy, Ph.D.

Professor, Counselor Education Program

Department of Educational Psychology

University of Texas

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

E-Mail: *****.********@****.******.***

Mailing Address:

The University of Texas at Austin

Department of Educational Psychology

1 University Station D5800

Austin, Texas 78712-0383

• Ms. Judy Stubblefield, M.A., CSC

Positive Behavior Specialist

Student Support Services – PBS

Austin Independent School District

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

E-Mail: ********@*********.***

Mailing Address:

3908 Avenue B / Baker Center

Austin, Texas 78751

• Ms. Christie Greeley, M.Ed., LPC-I

School Counselor

Cook Elementary, Austin ISD

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

E-Mail: ********@*********.***

Mailing Address:

10306 Morado Cove #235

Austin, Texas 78759



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