The Union Institute & University (Psychology)
MH Couseling and Education (Master's)
I have a Masters in MH Counseling and Education and an M.Ed. I have a degree in Psychology from The Union Institute and University. I have been in the mental health/special services field for about 20 years. During my years of working with individuals with mental deficits, I have learned to address the specific needs and implement creative ways to address them so to result in a positive, learning and educational outcomes. I have worked with both individuals and family. I have taught them how to address both mental and academic situations so to avoid common frustrations and to be able to learn concepts quicker and easier. I incorporate specific, individual learning styles and techniques for each child so that they will be able to grasp concepts quicker and easier with confidence.
I am eager to assist students so that they will be productive in their educational goals and needs. I am a firm believer that everyone and succeed in life. With both encouragement and educational team work, I can insure that they will have a positive outcome with their learning needs and goals. I have a Masters in MH Counseling and Education and an M.Ed. I have a degree in Psychology from The Union Institute and University. I have been in the mental health/special services field for about 20 years. During my years of working with individuals with mental deficits, I have learned to address the specific needs and implement creative ways to
I have a degree in psychology and an M.A. in Mental Health. I also provide therapy for kids with these disorders. Most of the kids I have worked with have ADD/ADHD. I have worked with both children and adults with ADD/ADHD for about 20 years. Most kids with Special needs and other mental health disorders have ADD and ADHD along with a primary mental health condition. This is the most common diagnosis within kids and I am very knowledgeable and educated about the diagnosis. With the proper tutoring and education many of my kids have learned to deal with their ADD/ ADHD within a classroom setting while learning how to succeed in their educational goals.
I have taught and provided tutoring for many students with Autism. I have also studied Autism in both my B.A. and M.A. college courses. I have provided counseling for both children and their families. This helps them understand Autism while learning better, alternative ways to deal with it in both educational and social settings. These children appear to be very intelligent and interested in specific subjects. When tutoring, I teach them ways become interested in all subjects. This helps broaden their horizons and build their self esteem. I have taught and assisted many kids and families with Autism in both education and therapy settings.
I have an M.A. in education. I have taught both children and adults phonics and reading methods. I have also done private tutoring with kids that have severe reading and word recognition difficulties. I use a lot of fun methods to help the kids learn so that they will have a more positive experience through both tutoring and educational experiences. Many of my students have grown to love phonics while excelling in the subject.
I have taught special needs children while being able to utilize both my M.A. in Education and my M.A. in Mental Health. I have also provided therapy for many children with different types of special needs. These Special Needs diagnosis may include ADD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, MRDD, Schizophrenia, Aspergers, OCD, RAD and other specific diagnosises. I specialize in addressing their specific deficits and helping them develop effective ways that help them grow both academically and socially. This also results in them increasing their self esteem in regards to them being able to learn as well as other factors in their lives. I have worked with kids both in and out of the classroom settings. I have also developed specialized In-Service- Special -Needs Plans that address each child's deficits appropriately while it details the child's progress.