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Certifications/Professional Associations

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC) 

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA) 

Question Persuade Refer / Suicide Prevention (QPR) Certified

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

Guest Lecturer

South University, Savannah, GA  2016 - Present

Suicide Prevention 

Non-Suicidal Self-injury

Borderline Personality Disorder

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Complex Trauma

Professional Counseling Experience

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

Clinical Mental Health Counselor / Suicide Prevention Coordinator; January 2017 – Present          

  • Provide short-term individual, couples, and group counseling, outreach and crisis management.
  • Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the campus. QPR certified. 
  • Responsibilities include intake assessments, treatment planning, goal facilitating. 

Georgia Southern University Counseling Center, Statesboro, Georgia 

Staff Therapist/Suicide Prevention Coordinator; April 2016 – January 2017                                         

  • Perform individual counseling, group counseling, and outreach for a diverse student population.
  • Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the campus. QPR certified. 
  • 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.  

Other Employment Experience

Freelance Photo Editor and Creative Consultant, Savannah, Georgia; May 2013 – present

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

ArtMix Creative, Artist Agent, New York, New York; 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, Photo Director, New York, New York; October 2009 – August 2011

  • Oversaw every aspect of photography for the magazine.

Inked Magazine, Photo Director, New York, New York; December 2008 – October 2009

  • Oversaw every aspect of photography for the magazine.

Revolver Magazine, Photo Director, New York, New York; 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, Assistant Photo Editor, New York, New York; 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, Assistant Photo Editor, New York, New York; May 2001 – January 2000

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

Mark Seliger Photography, Personal Assistant & Production Assistant, New York, New York

May 2000 – May 2001

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