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Summary

Master's Level Counselor

INTUITIVE DRIVEN ORGANIZED ATTENTIVE LISTENER

     Highly motivated, versatile, and resourceful professional who quickly builds rapport with clients and their families. Driven by a desire to see others thrive in their own environment through newly learned skills.  Well-developed organizational skills which provides much needed structure for clients.

     Ardent believer in the power of human's to create their own happiness and health when given the skills to do so.

Career Highlights

  • Mindfulness training to better assist students with stress and paying attention.  

Work History

Aug 2012Jun 2015

Community-Based Prevention Specialist

Windwood Family Services

Provided assessments and supportive case management services to children and their families referred by the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS) for suspected abuse and/or neglect.

  • Provided Family Strengthening Services and Voluntary Case Management to families in their homes.
  • Provided various assessments, planning and monitoring of families while providing counseling and parent education.
  • Attended parent teacher conferences, IEP and 504 plan meetings.
Aug 2012May 2013

School Based Counselor

Windwood Family Services

Provided individual, group and family counseling at St. Stephen Elementary & Middle School. Developed, monitored and updated individual plans of care for students.  Provided support services for school staff as well as caregivers.

Aug 2010Jul 2012

Private Tutor / Substitute Teacher

International Bilingual  School at Hsinchu Science Park (IBSH)

Provided instruction, managed the classroom environment, and promoted learning for bilingual and ESL students from 1st through 12th grade.

May 2010Jun 2010

HSP- Human Services Professional

Windwood Farm Home for Children

Provided individual and group counseling while coordinating intensive residential care services.  Developed, monitored, and updated care plans geared to encourage client's successful completion of program.  Worked alongside interdisciplinary care team and living skills counselors to ensure compliance with delivery of behavioral interventions.  Promoted family reunification when appropriate.

  • Praised for providing the boy's with guidance to act as a family unit.
  • Children and parents confided in, appreciated and respected me as their counselor.

Education

Jan 2017Mar 2017

200 hour TTC

Yogacara

Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Mumbai, India

20142016

Mindfulness Training

Online & In-Person Courses

Modern Mindfulness, Mindfulness Without Borders, Mindful Schools, 8-Week Mindfulness Group, Palouse Mindfulness

20052007

Master of Arts in Counseling

Webster University
  • Mental Health
  • Marriage & Family

Interests

  • Positive Psychology
  • Creative Arts (painting, writing, etc.)
  • Outdoor Activities

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