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Licensed Professional Counselor

New Jersey, United States
January 19, 2012

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Tabernacle, New Jersey 08088

PHONE: (732)***- ****; E-MAIL:


To obtain a mental health counselor position that would utilize my

strong focus, determination, and understanding of both counseling

theory and practice, which will provide an atmosphere conducive to a

positive and effective therapeutic counseling experience.


Master of Science in Professional Counseling, Fall 2003-Spring 2007

Monmouth University

400 Cedar Avenue

West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Fall 1997-Spring 2001

Minor in Sociology

University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117


National Board Certified Counselor (NCC}:Issued on 1/7/2010

Licensed Professional Counselor: Issued on 12/6/2010


Children, Adolescent, and Family Therapist July 2007-Present

Ocean Mental Health Services, Toms River NJ 08753

Diverse caseload of twelve families referred by DYFS for in-home individual and/or family therapy, scheduled on a weekly basis for one to one

and a half hours each session, for three months to one year

Completed biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans and treatment

plan reviews, and quarterly reports were completed

Case collaboration were conducted on a timely manner to communication progress, recommendations, treatment plan reviews, and any concerns, which is reported to/from DYFS/CAFS

Educated, supported, and assisted individuals and/or family's with presenting problems, such as parenting skills, communication skills,

coping skills, anger management skills, relational skills, or appropriate disciplining techniques utilizing art therapy, music therapy, play therapy, cognitive behavioral techniques

School Counselor Intern September 2006-April 2007

Old Bridge Board of Education, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Intern at three elementary schools consisting of over 1600 students

Provide individual counseling, group counseling, and social skills

training to students

Perform Crisis Management and develop behavior modification plans

Staff with teachers and faculty about student issues and effective


Conducted assessments and completed written reports based on observations and parent/teacher input to complete the social evaluations

Clinical Counselor Intern Summer 2006

Wall Township Youth and Community Center, Wall Township, NJ 07719

Performed intakes to assess client treatment needs

Provide Individual and Group Counseling

Administer and interpret Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory(SASSI)

Administer and interpret Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)

Counseling Practicum Intern Spring 2005

Adapt Day Program, Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Facilitated Therapeutic Groups for Severely Mentally Ill adults

Provided individual counseling

Consulted with treatment team and outside agencies to determine

treatment plans

Residential Senior Counselor Spring 2003-Spring 2006

Serv Behavioral Health Systems of NJ, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Supervised group home staff

Educated, supported, and assisted clients with presenting problems or

daily activities

Scheduled and monitored staff time sheets

Participated in psychiatric meetings with prescribing doctors and clients to verbally advocated clients needs

Residential Counselor Fall 2002-Winter 2003

Serv Behavioral Health Systems of NJ, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Coordinate treatment needs of clients with outside agencies

Provided transportation for clients to appointments

Completed progress notes


American Counseling Association (ACA) member since 2006

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