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Klassen - Counselor - Silver Spring, MD, USA

Karen Klassen

Silver Spring, MD, USA


I am an educated professional counselor. I've worked with TBI and PTSD and substance abuse. Please contact me with any available openings.




I am a graduate student at Washington Adventist University completing my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. I have completed all of my coursework except for a 600-hour required internship in an institution such as yours. The internship begins in January 2013. . By way of acquainting you with my background, I have completed field work assignments and practicum at a Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, at a Head Injury Rehab Center, and also a Community Counseling Center. Further, I also hold two Bachelor’s degrees in Organizational Management and in Counseling Psychology, respectively. Attached are my resume and internship requirements for your perusal.

Work History


WAU - Community Counseling Center

Gained knowledge of how to accomplish and manage goals through the cooperation of other people. Learned ethical guidelines for issues pertaining to counseling.

 Leadership and administration, Science and medicine, Government and education, & Business and economics

Rehabilitation counseor

Brook Meadows Rehabilitation

From September 2007

Supervised training in health care delivery, the administration and evaluation of mental health services, and skill development in the prevention and intervention of behavioral dysfunctions

Social Worker/ounselor

Sligo Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

From February 2005

I Worked with significant trauma victims, provided geriatric counseling and assisted clients with health & medication issues.



Provided treatment for clients with alcohol and drug dependence with the goal of teaching the person to recognize situations in which they are most likely to drink or use drugs, avoid these circumstances if possible, and cope with other problems and behaviors which may lead to their substance abuse. I have also worked with TBI and PTSD.


Specific course work included Advanced Lifespan development, Psychopathology, Systems & Theories of Psychotherapy, Counseling Techniques, Field Experiences I & II, Group Therapy, Ethical & Legal Issues for Counseling Services, Career Counseling, Evaluation and Appraisal, Research in Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Multicultural Counseling, Advanced Counseling Techniques, and Clinical Internship


Trained professional counselor seeking to obtain a position in which I can use and improve my extensive knowledge of clinical psychology, counseling, human relations, writing and management training in a dynamic work environment.

Psychology - Counseling - M.A.

I am a graduate student at Washington Adventist University. I have a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. I am planning to attain my LCPC.
I have completed field work assignments, practicum and internships at a Nursing Home/Rehabilitation Center, a Head Injury Rehab Center, a Community Counseling Center and a Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation program.


– Sligo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – Takoma Park, MD March 2007- December 2007

- Brook Meadows Head Injury Rehabilitation – Olney, MD September 2010 – January 2011

- WAU Community Counseling Center - Takoma Park, Maryland - January 2011 - May 2013

Supervsed training in health care delivery, the administration and evaluation of mental health services, and skill development in the prevention and intervention of behavioral dysfunctions

Qualifications & Certifications

Psychology Counseling. M.A.

Washington Adventist University


Washington Adventist University

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