Interest

Psychotherapy, women’s issues, life transitions, personal empowerment, career and educational counseling, teaching, research, writing, and developing psychological treatment programs for traumatic health crisis

Objective

Part-time Post-doctoral clinical training internship or fellowship, part-time/adjunct psychology instructor

Summary

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

A highly skilled humanistic, caring, and compassionate therapist dedicated to providing exceptional mental health care. Specialize in working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings. Natural ability to establish rapport quickly, earn trust, interact with and relate to individuals on all levels. An educator with a passion to provide meaningful learning experiences, and offer motivation that is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion.Seventeen years as the sole administrator and office manager for a nationally based marine surveying company that operates under budget and at a profit.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Counselor/Therapist

Los Angeles Harbor College

Provide psychological services to a diverse student population at a community college. Services include: crisis intervention, referrals, learning disability assessment, violence prevention, community programs, individual and group counseling, career guidance, psycho-educational support groups, and student success workshops. In addition, participate in case conferences, in-service trainings, and group supervision for professional development.

Jan 1993 - Present

Office Manager

National Cargo Bureau, Inc

A nationally based marine surveying company. Responsible for providing the sole administrative support for the Los Angeles office, while operating the office under budget and yielding a profit of a quarter million dollars.

May 2006 - Aug 2009

Regional Student Outreach Coordinator: Southern California

Saybrook Graduate School

Offered outreach to prospective students considering graduate education via online communication and at graduate recruitment events.  Evaluated prospective students applications utilizing a personality assessment test. Worked with Saybrook Graduate School admissions and marketing doing temporary, part-time assignments at graduate events. Sucessfully completed various special projects and research pertaining to admissions and marketing goals. Traveled to various regional locations for recruiting events.

Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Teacher Assistant

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Worked with professor of undergraduate Effective Communication courses to deliver course material for both the classroom and on-line sections. This included grading assignments, demonstrating counseling techniques, and monitoring group triads. Assisted students' course content queries, oversaw and graded online quizzes and CD-ROM assignments, and monitored online discussion threads.

Education

Education

Diploma

St. Paul High School
2000 - 2003

MA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
1998 - 2000

BA

California State University-Dominguez Hills

Skills

Skills

Social Media

Microsoft Office

Treatment Analysis/Planning

Student Success Workshops

Individual and Group Counseling

Group Facilitator

Crisis Intervention