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Licensure Certifications
Roles And Responsibilities
Full Licensure certification in progress
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Ndidi Dara

Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Middletown,Delaware

Work History

Talk With Twila Ministries (TWTM), Newark, , DE

Clinical Mental Health Counselor
2023.10 - Current (9 months)

Job overview

  • Conducted intake assessments and provided therapy to individuals.
  • Currently conducting individual sessions for caseload of 10 clients /week and ongoing in number.
  • Documented and developed all client information, including diagnostic assessments, treatment reports, and progress notes.
  • Collaborated closely with supervisor to appropriately coordinate client care services
  • Utilize trauma-informed therapy to help clients heal from trauma.
  • Utilize CBT to help clients with depression and anxiety.
  • Utilizes mindfulness exercises to help clients with anxiety
  • Utilize cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) and emotionally focused therapy (EFT) techniques to help individuals and families improve communication and relationships.
  • Earned positive feedback from clients and supervisors.

The Riverbank Optimal Wellness Connection/TWTM, Wilmington, DE

Internship
2022.01 - 2023.08 (1 year & 7 months)

Job overview

  • Conducted intake assessments and provided therapy to individuals
  • Conducted individual sessions for caseload of 12.
  • Documented and developed all client information, including diagnostic assessments, treatment reports, and progress notes
  • Collaborated closely with supervisor to appropriately coordinate client care services
  • Utilize trauma-informed therapy to help clients heal from trauma.
  • Utilize CBT to help clients with depression and anxiety.
  • Utilizes mindfulness exercises to help clients with anxiety
  • Utilize cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) and emotionally focused therapy (EFT) techniques to help individuals and families improve communication and relationships.
  • Earned positive feedback from clients and supervisors.

Summary

A Pastoral Clinical mental Health Counselor (PCMHC) with two years of experience (intern inclusive) in evidence-based therapies CBT, REBT, Person-centered, TF- CBT, solution-focused, narrative therapy, and providing trauma-informed therapy to individuals and families. Committed to working collaboratively with clients to achieve therapeutic goals and increase client satisfaction through effective communication and engagement. Interested in relationally accompanying the whole person(mind, body, and soul)to discover their unique meaning and purpose to live their life fully, free from fear, guilt, and shame. Use skills, experience, and expertise to help individuals and families. Through years of experience and in school, Have come to recognize that many individuals long for a deeper understanding of self and a desire to live their unique identities in the world as created in the image of God. Strive to serve people by helping them live a fuller life through encounters, attentiveness, and counseling competency.

Overview

2
years of professional experience
6
years of post-secondary education

Education

Neumann University , Aston Mills, PA

Master of Science-Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling (PCMHC)
2020.05 - 2023.08 (3 years & 3 months)

University Overview

  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • ACA
  • ASERVIC

Lagos State University , Lagos, Nigeria

Bachelor of Science, Economics
1996.12 - 2000.01 (3 years & 1 month)

Skills

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Timeline

Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Talk With Twila Ministries (TWTM)
2023.10 - Current (9 months)

Internship

The Riverbank Optimal Wellness Connection/TWTM
2022.01 - 2023.08 (1 year & 7 months)

Neumann University

Master of Science-Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling (PCMHC)
2020.05 - 2023.08 (3 years & 3 months)

Lagos State University

Bachelor of Science, Economics
1996.12 - 2000.01 (3 years & 1 month)

Licensure Certifications

Completing supervision hours towards licensure

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Conducted intake assessments and provided therapy to individuals.
  • Conduct individual sessions for a caseload of 10 clients /week.
  • Documented and developed all client’s information including diagnostic assessment, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Collaborated closely with supervisor to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Utilize trauma-informed therapy to help clients heal from trauma.
  • Utilize CBT to help client with depression and anxiety.
  • Utilizes mindfulness exercise to help clients with anxiety.
  • Utilize cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) and emotionally focused therapy (EFT) techniques to help individuals and families improve communication and relationships.
  • Earned positive feedback from clients and supervisors.

Full Licensure certification in progress

Completing supervision hours toward full licensure

 Licensed associate counselor(LAC) .........April 2024

National Certified Counselor (NCC) ..............March 2024

Ndidi DaraPastoral Clinical Mental Health Counselor