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Nicole Rogers
(506)7047-9607
500 mts sur de la escuela Cedral,
Palmitas, Cariari
Pococi, Limon 70203
Costa Rica
nicole@farriscounselingservicesllc.com
ABOUT ME

 

Nicole E. Rogers is a Licenced Clinical Professional Counselor, practicing in Maryland since 2007. Ms Rogers is bilingual in Spanish/English.

With a broad experience as a mental health counselor, having worked with a diverse population and age groups, and as a graduate of Florida State University College of Education specializing in Mental Health Counseling and Human Systems, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a select group of clients. Among her areas of expertise are bilingual therapy, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, issues pertaining to persons living with HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, substance abuse, multicultural issues, and interpersonal relationship issues.

Nicole Rogers is a empathetic, client-centered therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to foster a supportive professional relationship while challenging clients to reach their full potential.          

She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

 

 



License, Certifications & Awards
 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, state of Maryland , #LC3320. Expires 1/31/2021

National Certified Counselor, National Board of Certified Counselors, #228169. 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor, state of Maryland, #45, established 5/2/2012

American Counseling Association. Member since October 2005

 

Pi Lambda Theta, International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education, nominated April 2006 

Education

M.S. in Counseling and Human Systems                                                     

Ed.S in Mental Health Counseling                                                                                             August 2007

Florida State University                                                                                                                    Tallahassee , FL 

B.S. in Psychology                                                                                                                        December 2004

Florida State University                                                                                                                   Tallahassee , FL         

Minor in Spanish            

AA in Psychology                                                                                                                       August 2002

Santa Fe Community College                                                                                                      Gainesville , FL 

Additional Training 

TABS (Tactile Alternating Bilateral Stimulation) treatment for emotional regulation. Trained by John Omaha, PhD., on April 3, 2008 in College Park MD. (PESI) 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: treatment for borderline personality disorder. Training completed on August 5, 2008 by Dr. Connie Callahan in College Park MD (PESI)

Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams (certificate of completion, 2006), National Cancer Institute, U.S. National Institute of Health: completion of a two-hour tutorial on ethical treatment of human subjects offered by the NCI as part of professional education for a research team on the HANDling Diabetes Project, supervised by Suzanne Bennett Johnson, Ph.D. This non-credit course satisfied the NIH human subjects training requirement for obtaining grant funds

Experience 

Farris Counseling Services, LLC. Germantown, MD. January 2010 to current. Part-time to full-time private practice serving adult clients for individual counseling.

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, Emergency Department. Germantown MD. September 2017 to current. Psychiatric Crisis Clinician PRN. Duties involve crisis evaluation of ED patients, inpatient placement, insurance precertification, and coordination of care.

Serenity Treatment Center, Frederick MD. November 2011 to current. Clinical supervisor. Part time position including substance abuse assessments, individual therapy, and LGPC supervision.

Alek’s House, LLC, Lanham MD. Contract Therapist. January 2009 to December 2010. Duties same as below, in continuity of agency name change, with caseload of 25-30.

 Alek’s House, LLC, Lanham MD. PRP Specialist. January 2009 to April 2010. Part-time position with duties of managing and auditing PRP files. Also responsible for training of rehab coordinators, planning and running monthly meetings, and facilitating communication between therapists, rehab coordinators, and executive staff. 

Alek's House, LLC/LINKS, Inc, Greenbelt , MD. Family Therapist. October 2007 to January 2009.  Duties include providing individual, group, and family counseling to children, adolescents and adults, as well as case documentation, OMS, concurrent registration and registration for PRP. Client caseload of 40 clients/families. Familiarity with Maryland Medicaid billing and self-pay procedures required for this position.

APS Healthcare Inc, Silver Spring MD. Clinical Care Manager and EAP Counselor. July 2007 to October 2007. Duties include EAP assessments, outpatient referrals, outpatient authorizations, crisis line, and clinical-first duties including referrals and authorization to higher levels of care (inpatient, detox, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs). Specialized programs used include FACETS, IRIS, and ASAM criteria for placement and assessment.

 

 

Internships and Practicum 

Gadsden Correctional Facility, pre-master’s level intern. Supervised by Dr. Donna Kitch, senior psychologist. Completed 850 internship hours in June 2007. Hours included individual caseload of 20-25 clients, co-leading one anger management group (SAMHSA curriculum), proposing/developing/co-leading one stress management/anxiety counseling group, leading a chronic illness group of HIV-positive women, leading a self-esteem/self-actualization group, individual and group supervision, administrative tasks, case documentation, and Department of Corrections training.                                                                                 September 2006-June 2007 

Catholic Charities, pre-master’s level intern. Supervised by Margaret Haynes, LCSW. Completion of 150 internship hours, including individual client contact, observation, training, administrative tasks, independent research, case documentation, and individual supervision.                                                                             July 2006 – December 2

Human Services Center , pre-master’s level practicum. Supervised by Michael Railey, PhD. Completion of 100 client contact hours, of supervised individual counseling.                                                               January-May 2006

Research Projects

Laboratory assistant to Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson, chair of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences department of the FSU College of Medicine (September 2005 to August 2006). Responsible for telephone interviews with parents of Leon County schoolchildren for grant-awarded project “Preventing Pediatric Obesity” and for telephone interviews (24-hour Recall Interviews) with parents of diabetic children participating in the NIH-funded “HANDling Diabetes” project. Other duties included literature searches, data entry, data cleaning, and photocopying.

 Research assistant for Jon Maner, PhD (August to December 2004). Implemented experiments for project, “Looking at Pictures”. Also conducted phone recruitment for study, “Personality, Emotional Functioning, and Picture Perception”, a study co-authored by Bryan Loney, Ph.D. Other duties were data entry and attending weekly lab meeting.            

Research assistant for Mary Gerend, PhD (February 2004 to May 2005). Coordinated lab for grant-funded study “Women’s Use of Hormone Therapy”. Study co-authored by Janet Shepard, M.D. Main responsibility: day-to-day functioning of lab, administration of surveys, and delegation of responsibilities to DIS students. Distributed surveys to patients and physicians at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital to collect information on beliefs and habits regarding hormone therapy. Also coordinated lab functions for a one-semester study on FSU college women’s perceptions of STDs and preventative health measures. Other duties included data entry, journal database research, photocopying, and survey assembly.

Conducted survey on humor development in Developmental Psychology class at Santa Fe Community College . (Spring 2002). Project entailed informal research on various age groups via survey. Supervised by course instructor: Kathy Swan, MS.   

Volunteer Work 

Group Facilitator for Rainbows for All God’s Children Support Group, Catholic Charities (September to December 2003). Facilitated small groups of children in a secular support group offered to children grades K-12, dealing with loss due to divorce, death, and/or separation. Supervised by Steven Henneka, MSW, and Maureen Sheehan-Carney                    

Academic Preparation

Completed six semesters  (72 credit hours) of Master’s level program in Counseling and Human Systems (Mental Health Counseling specialty) as of Summer 2007. Graduate GPA 3.9, Dean’s list for Fall 2005.

Elective courses taken in Living with HIV/AIDS (SOW5688), Chemical Dependency (SOW5712), Family Violence (SOW5614), and Family Counseling (SOW5611)