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Counseling Experiences

Postdoc Clinical Scholar Fellow

The Family Institute at

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL


Catherine Matteson, LCSW, CADC

Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D.

Lisa Gordon, Ph.D.


• Provide direct clinical services to individuals and families in the Chicago Metropolitan area.

Counseling Intern 

Capital Area Counseling

Austin, Texas

Supervisor: Blu Mendoza-Staats, MA, CST, LMFT-S


Practicum Hours: 233.5
• Provided affordable counseling services to individual adults from underserved backgrounds
• Managed client notes and records
• Performed administrative tasks such as billing and scheduling

Interpersonal Violence Peer Supporter

Student Emergency Services

University of Texas at Austin

Supervisor: Bree Van Ness


• Provided a private source for student survivors to share their concerns and experiences with interpersonal violence

• Provided information and support to student survivors during Title IX investigation processes

• Referred students to on- and off-campus resources

• Co-designed peer education initiatives

• Co-led workshops on how to support survivors

Academic Coach

Academic Coaching Services 

Austin Community College

Supervisor: Monica Burmicky, M.S.


Practicum Hours: 196.0
• Developed effective learning strategies for students
• Introduced academic tools and resources to students
• Worked with students on time management, stress management, reading and note-taking skills, and test anxiety
• Facilitated outreach activities such as class presentations and tabling
• Carried out administrative tasks related to student records

COUNSELING: Experience
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