Thomas Nasser Gorji
825 M St., Suite 314
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-560-4000


EDUCATION

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 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Private Practice, Lincoln, NE 
Licensed Mental Health Professional, 4/98 - Present 
Counseling individuals, couples and families who present with various mental health issues.
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 life. 

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 students.
 

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 cross-cultural experiences. 

CIGNA Corporation, Bloomfield, CT 
Underwriter, 1986 - 1988 
Duties included writing individual life and health insurance policies. Position required strong communication and negotiation skills. 

Languages: Farsi
 

INTERESTS

Golf, scuba diving, soccer, hockey, tennis, skiing, volleyball; Avid Dallas 
Cowboys fan. 

References Available Upon Request