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Assistant Director of Psychology/Clinical Psychologist – Hunterdon Developmental Center

Doylestown, PA

Efficient, personable, Licensed Psychologist with experience in various treatment settings such as developmental centers, inpatient and outpatient hospitals, private practice, outpatient mental health centers, and college counseling centers.

Work Experience

Assistant Director of Psychology/Clinical Psychologist

Hunterdon Developmental Center

Clinton, NJ

June 2016 to Present


• Supervises Psychologists and Behavioral Support Technicians in the administration of quality professional service in the areas of behavior modification programs and psychological consultation for individuals with psychiatric and developmental disabilities 
• Under advisement of Director of Psychology, supervision of sizeable psychology department with discussion of client and staff needs, and facility issues in developmental center with 480 clients 
• Assists in supervision of department 
• Provides guidance to staff and interdisciplinary teams (i.e., physicians, social workers, etc.) regarding clinical and/or psychiatric issues of clients (i.e., treatment interventions, suicidal ideation assessment, etc.) 
• Consults with Administrative staff in committee meetings (i.e., Risk Management, etc.); provides summary reports to Administrative staff 
• Attends treatment team meetings to discuss cases, develops/reviews individual habilitation plans, and reviews medication and behavior incidence with psychiatrist, multidisciplinary team, and family members 
• Discusses follow-up with department staff related to client incident reporting within campus

Director of Psychology/Staff Clinical Psychologist

Green Brook Regional Center

Green Brook, NJ

November 2011 to June 2016


• Supervision of psychology department staff with discussion of client and staff needs, and facility issues in developmental center 
• Supervises Behavioral Support Technicians, Senior Therapy Program Assistant, Psychologist, and Art Therapy staff in the administration of quality professional service in the areas of behavior modification programs and psychological consultation for individuals with psychiatric and developmental disabilities 
• Conducts assessments for geriatric adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness, including dementia, agitation, mood disorders, and medical conditions 
• Supervision/assistance in writing behavior support plans, individual habilitation plans, as well as other psychology reports 
• Attends treatment team meetings to discuss cases, develops/reviews individual habilitation plans, and reviews medication and behavior incidence with psychiatrist, multidisciplinary team, and family members 
• Provides individual and group psychotherapy to discuss symptom management, coping skills, and behavior management while utilizing an integrative theoretical orientation with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral therapy 
• Chairs Human Rights Committee and serves as member of other committees, such as Incident Review, Risk Management, and Procedures 
• Presents training to facility staff on introduction to developmental disabilities and behavioral assistance

Staff Clinical Psychologist

Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital

Glen Gardner, NJ

January 2008 to November 2011


• Provided individual and group psychotherapy and conducted assessments for adults and geriatric adults with chronic mental illness, including dementia, agitation, and medical conditions in inpatient hospital 
• Facilitated individual/group psychotherapy for symptom management, self-control, discharge planning, and multi-sensory themes (dementia population) while utilizing an integrative theoretical orientation with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral therapy 
 
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• Attended treatment team meetings to discuss cases and develop/review treatment plans with interdisciplinary team and family members 
• Participated in and directed multidisciplinary staff meetings whose function were to create individual programs of treatment, such as behavior support plans constructed for patients displaying challenging behaviors 
• Supervised and trained Behavioral Support Technician in the administration of quality professional service in the areas of behavior modification programs and psychological consultation 
• Utilized crisis intervention techniques in treating patients whose behavior threatened their own safety or the safety of others 
• Attended individual and group supervisory sessions 
• Administered Mandt training (restraint training to staff) and information on working with dementia population to new employees

Dissertation Chair

University of Denver

Denver, CO

August 2008 to August 2009

Cynthia McRae, Ph.D. 
• Completed dissertation to fulfill doctorate program requirements; tasks included developing and administration of questionnaire, meta-analysis on topics relevant to dissertation area, statistical analyses, and writing dissertation

Mandt Trainer

Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital

Glen Gardner, NJ

2008 to 2009

• Completed basic Mandt certification at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital to become Mandt trainer at Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital 
• Provided basic Mandt training to new employees at facility, which included the following concepts: building healthy workplace relationships – focus on dignity and respect, proactive interaction – focus on prevention, and the crisis cycle – focus on de-escalation 
 
New Employee Orientation 
• Presented information on working with dementia population to new employees

APA accredited internship

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

Morris Plains, NJ

August 2006 to August 2007

Psychology Intern 
• Provided individual and group psychotherapy and conducted assessments to adults with chronic, persistent, mental illness in inpatient hospital 
• Worked with short-term and long-term patients to promote better understanding of their illnesses and how to manage their symptoms 
• Attended treatment team meetings to discuss cases with interdisciplinary team and family members 
• Facilitated psychotherapy group sessions to discuss symptom management, womens’ issues, and trauma 
• Participated in weekly individual and group supervisory sessions, completed progress notes and other state internship requirements, such as a case presentation 
• Gained understanding of various theoretical orientations and implemented interventions from varying modalities

Psychology Intern

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

Madison, NJ

August 2006 to June 2007

• Provided individual psychotherapy to college population in outpatient environment; addressed issues such as adjustment problems, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, delusional disorders, identity development, and relationship or family issues 
• Offered crisis counseling and made referrals to emergency room when imminent risk was present 
• Facilitated self-understanding among high-functioning patient population 
• Referred individuals to outside psychologists when short-term treatment model was not sufficient 
• Conducted intakes, completed progress notes, and attended weekly staff meetings and supervision

Research Assistant

University of Denver

Denver, CO

August 2004 to July 2006

Assisted dissertation advisor with research on Parkinson’s disease population, including collaboration for literature search, data entry, and preparation of journal article

Graduate Extern – Department of Behavioral Health, Outpatient and Inpatient Units

Denver Health

Denver, CO

September 2005 to June 2006

• Provided individual psychotherapy for 15 to 20 hours per week to diverse outpatient clients with severe and persistent mental conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders 
• Completed progress notes, treatment plans, utilized interventions from various theoretical interventions 
• Conducted intakes and evaluations to adults and adolescents; referred individuals for inpatient hospitalization if imminent risk was present

Teaching Assistant, Basic and Intermediate Counseling Techniques

University of Denver

Denver, CO

September 2003 to July 2005

graduate courses 
• Instructed master’s level students in counseling psychology program in laboratory and classroom lecture environments 
• Supervised mock counseling sessions and graded assignments

Graduate Trainee – Counseling and Behavioral Health Center

University of Denver

Denver, CO

August 2004 to June 2005

• Completed doctoral practicum requirement, offering individual psychotherapy to students and staff, including family sessions 
• Attended University-sponsored events to participate in outreach initiatives, such as presentations on sexual assault and depression 
• Participated in weekly individual and group supervision, completed intakes and progress notes

Graduate Trainee

Advanced Clinic

2004 to 2004

• Gained experience working with community clients with various diagnoses; received group supervision for video sessions 
• Completed personality and vocational assessment for candidate for admission into Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) ministerial program

Graduate Assistant

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

August 2001 to July 2003

Contributed to research on various topics and offered data entry and word processing skills

Graduate Student Intern

Life Counseling Services/Rehab After Work

Paoli, PA

August 2002 to June 2003

• Provided individual psychotherapy in a private practice setting and group psychotherapy, including co-facilitation of addictions group in a private practice setting 
• Completed weekly progress notes, weekly individual supervision, practiced addictions counseling, discussed stages of recovery in addictions (group therapy sessions) 
 
3685 Anne Lane • Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18902 • (610) 529-4451 • […]

Research Assistant

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

September 2000 to June 2001

• Participated in graduate-level counseling psychology/women’s studies research project on gender and psychotherapy in supervision; completed interviews with supervisors in psychology, data collection, coding, and transcription 
• Studied interactions between supervisors and clients in counseling sessions 
• Set up room for recorded sessions; conducted pre- and post-session interviews with supervisors, trainees, and clients; distributed paperwork; and supervised undergraduates who transcribed interviews 
 
Teaching Experience

Undergraduate Intern

Community Services Group

Bethlehem, PA

January 2000 to June 2000

Co-facilitated group psychotherapy for clients with chronic mental illness and developmental disability 
 
Assessment Tools 
• Cognistat • Dementia Rating Scale-2 • MMSE-2 • Bender Gestalt • Suicide Probability Scale • Geriatric Depression Scale • 
• MMPI-2 • PAI • MCMI-II • WAIS-III • WAIS-IV • WMS-III • Rorschach • Beck Hopelessness Scale • Sentence Completion Test • 
• CPI • HTP • MSQ • FIRO-B • MBTI • Strong Interest Inventory • Shipley Institute of Living Scale • 
• DAS • Heaton • WISC-IV • Thematic Apperception Test •

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

University of Denver

Denver, CO

2009

M.S. in Counseling Psychology and Human Relations

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

2003

B.A. in Psychology

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

2001



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