Recent graduate with internships and experience treating mental and emotional disorders within the context of couple and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed mental health disorders. Confident in capability to productively work with other professionals. Open to new experiences.
Education and Training
2012 Master of Arts:Syracuse University – Marriage and Family TherapyCity, State
Summa cum laude
Phi Kappa Phi member
Coursework in Play Therapy and Spirituality in Therapy
Served as department marshal upon graduation. achievement and service, 2012
Recipient of the Eleanor Macklin Scholarship, merit, 2010
2009 Bachelor of Arts:Le Moyne College – Psychology City, State
Utilized personality traits to effectively join with clients in a professional manner.
Treated many individuals, couples, and families with a variety of intrapersonal and interpersonal presenting problems.
Frequently encountered issues included communication difficulties, infidelity, depression, abandonment, grief and loss.
Helped clients process their possible motives contributing to problematic behaviors.
Mentored adolescents with co-occurring emotional and mental health disorders in a residential setting.
Led skill building activities during psychotherapeutic sessions.
Exposed to varying cultures, religions, spiritualisms, and other topics of diversity.
Recognized how issues can influence the functioning of entire family systems and familiar with treating such issues.
Worked with children and exposed to unique challenges they can present.
Aware of child abuse indicators and professional responsibility as a mandated reporter.
Understood importance of documentation and ensured that records were updated in a timely fashion.
Intern Therapist for Company Name 09/2010 – 05/2012 Company Name, City, State
Student Therapist at the Company Name 01/2010 – 05/2012 Company Name, City, State