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Diedre Blake, MA, MHC | Elance
 
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Diedre Blake, MA, MHC

   Italy
  |   Rome, RM

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Please note, that as I have been living overseas, I have not been in a position to renew my license as of yet. I will do so upon return in the new year. Thus, I am not able to work as an independently licensed therapist at this time. Thanks!

•Art Therapist and (Licensed) Mental Health Counselor, specialized in the treatment of eating disorders and co-morbid diagnoses (e.g. post-traumatic stress disorder); self-esteem and vocational/life skills-building; diversity issues and multiculturalism.

•Focused primarily on providing...

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Adolescents
Self-esteem
Group Therapy
Mental Health
Family Therapy
Psychotherapy
Art Therapy
Therapists
DBT
Psychology

Employment

John Cabot University
Student Worker Assistant
2011 - Present
Assistant in the Faculty Support Office and with Special Events. Volunteer, for the Italy Read Program (2011-2013). Vice President, L.G.B.T. Alliance (Fall Semester 2012).
Amesbury Public Schools District
Substitute Teacher
2010 - 2011
Filled in for absent teachers in emergency and on short and medium term assignments. Followed teaching programs set by regular teachers and prepared outlines when necessary. Employed...
Timilty Middle School
Mentor
2007 - 2009
Participated as a mentor in letter writing program geared towards the educational advancement of inner-city youth.
Spark Craft Studios
Freelance Sample Maker
2007 - 2008
Produced knitting and crochet samples from published designs for store display.
Klarman Eating Disorder Center, McLean Hospital
Expressive Therapy Intern
2005 - 2006
Clinical work with adolescents, ages 13 to 23, in a residential setting. Concentrated experience with following diagnoses: mood disorders, eating disorders, anxiety disorders. Conducted 5...
Home for Little Wanderers
Residential Counselor
2004 - 2006
(Waltham House) Supervision of at-risk, LGBQT youths, ages 13 to 18, within a residential setting. Duties included: Activity and group planning/development, mentoring, tutoring, crisis and...
The Home for Little Wanderers
Residential Counselor (The Waltham House)
2004 - 2006
Supervision of at-risk, LGBQT youths, ages 13 to 18, within a residential setting. Duties included: Activity and group planning/development, mentoring, tutoring, crisis and behavior...
Lesley University
Teaching Assistant
2005 - 2005
Course "Art Therapy with Children and Adolescents" Presented anecdotal and practical information on self-injury and eating disorders in adolescent population, reviewing specific art therapy...
Lesley University
Teaching Assistant
2005 - 2005
Course "Open Art Studio" Assisted students with individual project needs and implementation. Assisted professor and students in organizing and setting-up final class presentation.
Lesley University
Graduate Student Assistant
2004 - 2005
Performed general clerical duties for the School of Education, including written and electronic correspondence, telephone support, shipping course materials and data entry. Trained in course...
Corporate Visual Services
Office Manager
2000 - 2002
Gained substantial AR/AP knowledge, utilizing QuickBooks Pro. Trained in digital image retouching and developed PowerPoint presentations.
American Computer Experience
Academic Director, Curriculum Developer, Counselor
1997 - 2001
Taught HTML, BASIC, C, and Visual BASIC as Camp Counselor, Rollins College and Stanford University camps. Developed beginning and advanced BASIC curricula as Curriculum Developer, 1998....
Stanford University
LGBQT Student Community Center Webmaster
1997 - 2000
Restructured networking, website, and community center email lists. Participated in outreach LGBQT Speakers Bureau program to neighborhood schools. Organized student community-focus groups...

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Lesley University
M.A.
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Stanford University
A.B.
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