Clinical Positions

Clinical Experience

2014 to present             Owner, New Leaf Psychotherapy, Asheville, NC.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Permanent). Provides solution-based psychological services for individuals, couples, groups, and families; conducts diagnostic assessments of mood, anxiety, substance use, personality, psychosis, and neuropsychological functioning; composes psychological reports; provides professional consultations; conducts forensic evaluations.

2005 to 2014                Lepage Associates, Chapel Hill and Durham, NC.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Permanent). Provided solution-based psychological services for individuals, couples, groups, and families; conducted diagnostic assessments of mood, anxiety, substance use, personality, psychosis, and neuropsychological functioning; composed psychological reports.

2004 to 2005                Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Durham, NC.

Psychology Volunteer. Conducted diagnostic assessments of mood, anxiety, substance use, personality, psychosis, and neuropsychological functioning; compose psychological reports; provided psychological and behavioral interventions for individuals, groups, and couples.

2001 to 2002                Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Durham, NC.

Psychology Resident. Conducted diagnostic assessments of mood, anxiety, substance use, personality, psychosis, and neuropsychological functioning; composed psychological reports; participated in treatment planning; and provided psychological and behavioral interventions for individuals, groups, and couples. Rotations included the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinic, Acute Mental Health, Medical Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, and the Substance Abuse Outpatient Program.

1996 to 2001                Psychological Services Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Graduate Clinician. Conducted intake interviews, diagnostic interviews, personality assessments, intelligence testing, achievement testing, neuropsychological testing, trauma assessment, and health behavior assessments; composed psychological reports; participated in treatment planning; and provided psychological and behavioral interventions for individuals, groups, and couples.

1997 to 2001                Psychological Services Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Clinical Consultant. Involved in all aspects of designing, providing, and evaluating behavioral interventions for children with disruptive behavior. Duties mainly consisted of treatment planning, overseeing all procedures for data collection and project evaluation for the school consulting cases, maintaining contact with the teachers and parents of the children under our care, and supervising the behavioral interventions.

2000 to 2001                Psychological Services Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Assessment Coordinator. Coordinated and supervised all adult assessments provided through the Auburn University Psychological Services Center (AUPSC), which primarily involved training and supervising graduate students in the administration of intake interviews, diagnostic assessments, intelligence testing, achievement testing, personality assessments, neuropsychological assessments, and health behavior interventions, and editing all psychological reports.

2000                            Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System, Montgomery/Tuskegee, AL.

Psychology Intern. Provided group therapy, individual psychotherapy, and psychoeducational interventions; conducted neuropsychological assessments and bedside screenings; and participated in treatment planning. Rotations included inpatient and outpatient mental health services and behavioral medicine (pain management and rehabilitation).

1997 to 1998                Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Community Outreach Coordinator. Facilitated the implementation and evaluation of community outreach efforts and projects, identified and developed procedures for data collection and project evaluation for these projects, developed practicum positions in the community, and supervised undergraduates involved in the projects.

1995 to 1996                Waymart State Penitentiary, Waymart, PA.

Psychology Trainee. Served as a psychology trainee at the forensic unit of a men’s state correctional facility. Observed and participated in group therapy, individual counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, psychological testing and assessment, clinical consulting, and treatment planning.

1995 to 1996                Friendship House Children’s Center, Madisonville, PA.

Mental Health Technician. Completed a 1-year rotation at a residence for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed boys. Duties included designing and implementing a sex education/sexual conduct program; group therapy; individual therapy; educational programs; and recreational counseling.