University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 1990-1993
Was enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology
Maintained a 3.9 GPA
Springfield College, Springfield, MA
M.S. Counseling and Psychological Services. May, 1990
Graduated with Highest Honors
Bates College, Lewiston, ME
B.A. Psychology. May, 1986
Dean's List, 1986
Private Practice, Lincoln, NE
Licensed Mental Health Professional, 4/98 - Present
Counseling individuals, couples and families who present with various mental
Confident in treating most of adult and adolescent problems including, but
not limited to, depression, anxiety and panic, stress management and eating
disorders. Responsibilities include not only counseling but also scheduling
and filing insurance claims.
Independence Center, Lincoln, NE
Chemical Dependency Evaluator, 2/99 - 4/00
Conduct chemical dependency evaluations for adults and adolescents.
Proficient in Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3 (SASSI-3) and
SASSI-A. Also provide SCIP evaluations for the public school systems.
Lincoln Centre Clinic, Lincoln, NE
Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, 7/93 - 1/99
Responsibilities included providing therapy to individuals, couples, and
families who experienced distress in various areas. Main interests are depression,
anxiety, eating disorders, Chemical Dependency and Pain Management evaluations.
Nebraska Mental Health Centers, Lincoln, NE
Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, 6/95 - 4/98
Provided counseling to individuals and couples presenting with various mental
health issues ranging from depression to anxiety to eating disorders.
Lincoln Family Practice, Lincoln, NE
Mental Health Therapist, 7/91 - 6/95
Provided therapy to individuals, couples and families of various age levels.
Main interests included working with athletes and eating disordered individuals.
Therapy included working with a multitude of client disorders.
Educational Psychology Department, University of Nebraska
Graduate Assistant, Fall 1990 - 1991
Duties included supervision of master's level field placement students.
Responsibilities included discussion of various methods of intervention for
a multitude of client populations (including multicultural) along with a
way of implementation.
Athletic Counselor, Lincoln, NE 1991 - 1993
Worked with athletes at the university and professional levels providing
performance enhancement interventions as well as personal counseling.
Counseling Center, Springfield College
Counseling Intern, Fall 1989 - Summer 1990
Provided individual and couple's therapy for the college age population.
A gamut of mental health and academic issues were presented by clients.
Hartford Hypnosis Center, Hartford, CT
Graduate Intern, Spring 1988
Learned and implemented various fundamental hypnosis techniques.
TRI-COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, Lewiston, ME
Assistant in Group Therapy Sessions, 1984, 1985, 1986
Co-led substance abuse group, men's discussion group and goal planning group
for the mentally ill; assisted these clients in dealing with aspects of everyday
Augusta Mental Health Institute, Augusta, ME
Intern, May 1984
Co-led therapeutic activity groups including young adult pre-discharge,
leisure education, drug abuse, birth control, life outside the institute,
and other stressful situations.
MacMahon Elementary School, Lewiston, ME
Tutor, Fall, 1983
Instructed emotionally disturbed adolescents in math, reading and spelling.
Position required strong compassion and understanding for these underprivileged
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Gifted Lab, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Counselor, September - May 1991
Provided career and vocational counseling to the gifted high school student.
Used a battery of career and vocational assessment tools.
Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
Guest Speaker, 1990 - 1991
Have made presentations to students on multicultural issues based on personal
CIGNA Corporation, Bloomfield, CT
Underwriter, 1986 - 1988
Duties included writing individual life and health insurance policies. Position
required strong communication and negotiation skills.