RESUME

Career Objective

Seeking a position as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Therapist in the higher education industry sector or with a mental health counseling organization where I can successfully utilize my unique background, professional experience, counseling education, and proven abilities.

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Certifications/Professional Associations  

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC) (Licensure effective as of June 2016)

National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC) – Current

National Counseling Examination (NCE) for Licensure and Certification (Passed Exam – October 2015)

American Counseling Association (ACA) (Member, 2014 – present)

Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA) (Member, 2014 – Present)

American College Counseling Association (ACCA), Georgia Chapter (Member, March 2015 – present)

Question Persuade Refer / Suicide Prevention (QPR) Certified – Current ______________________________________________________________________________________

Education

South University, Savannah, Georgia – College of Health Professions

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; March 2016

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography; June 1999

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Professional Counseling Experience

Georgia Southern University Counseling Center, Statesboro, Georgia 

Staff Therapist; April 2016 – present                                                                                    

  • Perform individual counseling, group counseling, and outreach for a diverse student population.
  • Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the campus. QPR certified. 
  • Military Liaison to Georgia Southern Military and Veteran Student Center
  • Counseling Center website and social media content manager

Practicum and Internship

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, Georgia

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern; December 2014 – March 2016                                                 

  • Provide short-term individual, couples, and group counseling, outreach and crisis management.
  • Responsibilities include intake assessments, treatment planning, goal facilitating, and disability counseling/academic accommodations for students with diagnoses such as: ADHD/ADD, autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia (and other learning abilities), depression, and additional psychiatric illnesses.  

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Other Employment Experience

Freelance Photo Editor and Creative Consultant, Savannah, Georgia

Photo Research, Editing, Estimates, Consultation, Production; May 2013 – present                                  

  • Titles include Guitar Aficionado, Guitar World, and Revolver Magazine.
  • Consults with photographers on portfolios, estimates, and production schedules.

ArtMix Creative, New York, New York 

Agent; August 2011 – May 2013                                                                         

  • Represented and managed photographers and directors.
  • Handled every aspect of still photo and video shoots; including estimates, bids, contracts, production, post-production, billing.
  • Responsible for editing of portfolios of new and existing client-base.

XXL Magazine, New York, New York 

Photo Director; October 2009 – August 2011                                                                                      

  • Oversaw every aspect of photography for the magazine.

 Inked Magazine, New York, New York 

Photo Director; December 2008 – October 2009                                                                               

  • Oversaw every aspect of photography for the magazine 

Revolver Magazine, New York, New York 

Photo Director; March 2004 – December 2008                                                                                  

  • Coordinated with photographers, creative directors, and story editors.
  • Produced high-quality photo shoots matching with the content and story lines of diverse projects while maintaining a tight budget. 

Vibe Magazine, New York, New York 

Assistant Photo Editor; March 2002 – March 2004                                                                           

  • Assigned, produced, researched, and edited photographs for front of magazine.
  • Worked closely with creative director and editors to meet project deadlines.

HomeStyle Magazine, New York, New York 

Assistant Photo Editor; May 2001 – January 2002                                                                          

  • Produced photo shoots for the entire magazine.
  • Researched and edited stock photos as needed.

Mark Seliger Photography, New York, New York 

Personal Assistant & Production Assistant; May 2000 – May 2001                                                           

  • Served as chief contact and liaison for Mr. Seliger.
  • Assisted photo producer on all shoots.