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Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice
October 1986 to December 1996
Professional activities included psychotherapy and assessments, consulting, contract services in substance abuse treatment, forensic services, and teaching.
Private practice services involved;
- Individual, group, and family psychotherapy for adolescents and adults
- Forensic evaluations and expert testimony in various areas, including sentence mitigation for capital offenders, return-to-work assessments for Chicago police officers, DCFS evaluations of child and adolescent sex offenders, and assessments for chemical dependence/alcohol-related offenses
- Workshops for mental health professionals in areas of treatment, assessment, and evaluation of chemical dependence, sexual offenses, and risk for violence
World Relief Commission
Guantanamo Naval Base
November 1994 to February 1995
Provided psychological treatment and evaluations of Cuban refugees detained prior to entry into the United States. Provided consultation and training for military Joint Task Force staff, reports for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), and supervised mental health staff.
Primary Therapist, Lifeline Cocaine Treatment Unit
Weiss Memorial Hospital
October 1986 to February 1988
Provided inpatient individual, group, and family psychotherapy for dually diagnosed patients and consulted with medical staff and Employee Assistance Program managers.
Clinical Services Director
Family Guidance Center
August 1985 to October 1986
Supervised clinical staff providing methadone maintenance intervention and coordinated services for parolees from the Federal Bureau of Prisons.