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dedicated, diligent and compassionate licensed professional counselor specializing in addiction transfer behavior among the bariatric population and in transitional issues associated with pre-operative and post-operative weight loss surgery.
~ profile ~
ambitious ph.d. in counseling candidate with considerable knowledge and expertise spanning food addiction, emotional stability, borderline personality disorders, family and marital issues, self-esteem, depression and domestic violence. successfully completed 400+ mental health assessments for bariatric surgery candidates and has delivered several presentations at state conferences in bariatric mental health arena. leverages diverse therapeutic modality in addressing issues with clients; equally adept in counseling children, adults, families and couples. outstanding expertise in conducting in-depth mental health assessments, providing crisis intervention, formulating diagnoses, and delivering individual and group therapy. maximizes positive outcomes by establishing linkages for clients with community agencies and resources.
~ professional experience ~
innovative therapy and consulting (partnership), wake forest, nc, 2006 to present
licensed professional counselor
apply dynamic critical thinking abilities to conduct comprehensive mental health psychosocial assessments for prospective weight loss surgery candidates.
plan, coordinate, and deliver exemplary mental health aftercare for post-operative weight loss surgery patients.
exhibit outstanding versatility in performing mental health clinical assessments across the age spectrum, and for both individuals and families.
accurately determine treatment needs and goals, perform crisis intervention when needed, and collaborate with community agencies and resources as appropriate.
demonstrate proficiency in dialectic behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, brief solution focus and hypnosis.
psychsupport, inc., raleigh, nc, 2005 to present
licensed outpatient therapist / qualified mental health professional
effectively conduct in-depth psychosocial assessments of adult clients and families to clarify and analyze mental health needs and goals, and determine and implement optimum treatment.
proactively employ appropriate therapeutic interventions to aid clients and families in identifying and dealing with mental and emotional instability.
merge solid communication, interpersonal, and analytical expertise to provide consultative services to community-based resources.
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additional experience & roles:
creative counseling services (private practice), louisburg, nc, 2004 to 2005
licensed clinical social worker
triumph, llc, raleigh, nc, 2002 to 2004
licensed outpatient therapist / licensed clinical social worker
john umstead hospital, rehabilitation unit, butner, nc, 2000 to 2002
licensed clinical social worker
franklin county mental health clinic, louisburg, nc, 1999 to 2000
adult mental health therapist & case manager
department of social services, franklin county, louisburg, nc, 1997 to 1999
at-risk adult case manager
~ education & credentials ~
phd candidate in counseling, capella university, minneapolis s, mi, 2008
licensed professional counselor, state of north carolina # 5457, 2006
master s degree, social work, east carolina university, greenville, nc, 1999
bachelor s degree, social work, north carolina state university, raleigh, nc, 1997
~ affiliations ~
licensed professional counselors association of north carolina
american counseling association
national board for certified counselors (nbcc)
~ volunteer involvement ~
national alliance for mentally ill (nami), raleigh chapter
various domestic violence shelters
post-traumatic stress disorder support group
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