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results-driven, solutions-focused psychologist offering an exceptional blend of clinical, counseling, and teaching experience. ~ proficiency in delivering individual, couple, family, and group therapy to clients from diverse cultural, religious, socioeconomic, and philosophical backgrounds. ~ extensive experience in providing counseling regarding substance abuse, severe mental illness, developmental disabilities, anger management, and dual diagnoses. ~ outstanding abilities facilitating training in mindfulness, stress reduction, communication skills, and therapeutic expressive arts. ~ excel in conducting qualitative and quantitative research, and identifying/providing referrals to community resources. ~ strong teaching, motivational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills; empower clients to develop and hone life skills and achieve self-reliance. ~ considerable experience in youth work, crisis management, group facilitation, and associated administrative tasks such as record keeping and report preparation.
education & honors
doctor of philosophy, psychology, clinical track
institute of transpersonal psychology, accredited by wasc, 2008
dissertation: long-term mindfulness training in teachers and practitioners, and its role in well-being
masters, counseling psychology
institute of transpersonal psychology, 2003
bachelor of arts, double major in psychology and religious studies
university of california santa barbara, graduated with high honors, 1997
registered psychological assistant (psb-33986) under supervision of dr. shani robins (psy- 18795)
member, golden key national honor society and psi chi national honor society
part (professional assault response training)
wisdom therapy institute, palo alto, ca, 2008 to present
post-doctoral clinical psychology intern
- apply dynamic organizational strengths to provide psychotherapy, maintain documentation, conduct research, and establish cooperative relationships with local community groups.
windhorse modeled therapeutic team, berkley, ca, 2007 to 2008
therapeutic team leader
- effectively administered therapeutic program for individuals affected by bipolar disorder and substance use, and provided family counseling.
- applied sharp leadership skills toward effectively supervising clients in a residential treatment setting.
- demonstrated excellent public speaking abilities in facilitating regular meetings, consistently ensuring cohesive efforts and attainment of goals.
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professional experience continued
center for adaptive learning, concord, ca, 2003 to 2004; 2005 to 2006
psychology intern and instructor
exhibited versatility in counseling individuals, couples, and roommates aged 18-70 with neurodevelopmental disorders and spanning backgrounds such as latino/latina, asian american, euro-american as well as gay/lesbian and heterosexual orientations.
designed, developed and taught classes on stress reduction, poetry therapy, and autobiographical writing via video, news articles, and role-playing.
caravan house, palo alto, ca, 2003 to 2004; 2005 to 2006
counselor / relief counselor
diligently provided milieu therapy and supervision for adolescent girls in a group home.
exercised strong problem resolution skills to mediate conflicts between residents from all cultural backgrounds and sexual orientations.
monitored and prohibited use of illegal substances by clients, wrote detailed progress notes in compliance with stringent documentation requirements, and tracked medication intake.
salvation army, 2002 to 2003
- leveraged dsm criteria and 12-step recovery model to provide court-mandated counseling to men of varied ethnic backgrounds in a residential drug rehabilitation program.
- employed exemplary communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with clients resistant to treatment.
korean center inc. / intercultural institute of california, san francisco, ca, 1999 to 2000
family health educator / youth program coordinator
- spearheaded cultural identity and drug awareness programs for korean-american high school students and orchestrated youth activities to engage participants and foster social skills and self-esteem.
- prepared and submitted applications for grants to ensure program continuity.
relief counselor, redwood house, redwood city, ca, 2003 to 2004; 2005 to 2006
psychology trainee, family services of the shelter network, multiple locations, ca, 2002 to 2003
youth counselor, seneca center, san leandro, ca, 1999
mental health assistant, phoenix house, santa barbara, ca, 1996 to 1997
crisis phone counselor, helpline of tricounties, santa barbara, ca, 1996 to 1997
mindfulness-based stress reduction training c bob stahl, ph.d., 2008
mind and life conference, 2005
evolution of psychotherapy conference, 2005
psychodrama training with harris clemes, ph.d., 2001 to 2002
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hiring agent name
i am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity as a <insert job title/position> and am submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
i bring to you excellent educational credentials, significant experience in counseling, and a strong blend of expertise in teaching, program development and administration, and fusing available resources to achieve defined goals and objectives. to complement these qualifications, i offer outstanding talents in empowering others to optimize their emotional and mental health and well-being, and an unwavering commitment to ensuring consistent adherence to ethical, regulatory, and confidentiality policies.
as a proactive contributor to <insert name of organization>, you will find me to be a driven professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance and initiative. i am confident that i could be a valuable asset to your organization, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
dr. kelly li
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