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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.

References

Bonnie Burstein

Beverly Palmer

Portfolio

Work experience

Aug 2008Present

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 1993Present

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 2006Aug 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 1999Jan 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

Diploma

St. Paul High School
20002003

MA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
19982000

BA

California State University-Dominguez Hills

Skills

Social Media
Microsoft Office
Treatment Analysis/Planning
Student Success Workshops
Individual and Group Counseling
Group Facilitator
Crisis Intervention