Beginning therapist
no image
Location: Columbus, GA, USA
School: Columbus State University
Major: MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Beginning therapist

April M. Jacobs
8718 Lee Road 246, Lot 149, Phenix City, AL 36877|------------|

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA August, 2019
Masters of Science
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Associate Licensure Eligible 8/2019
Relevant courses/Additional Training: CEs in LGBTQ+ Basics, Youth & Career planning, Suicide Prevention; Intimate Partner Violence; Geriatric Issues; Grief and Loss; Sex Therapy

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA May, 2013
Masters of Music Education
Voice and Vocal Pedagogy
Cumulative GPA: 3.89

Troy University, Troy, AL December, 2005
Bachelors of Science in English and Music
Cumulative GPA: 3.68

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA August 20, 2018-August 2, 2019
The Counseling Center, Practicum and Internship
Individual Counseling
Career Counseling
Group presentations in relationships and self-care
Crisis Counseling
Co-leader of Spectrum, LGBTQ+ Support Group

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA September 2017-May 2018
Cougar Success Coach, Cougar Success Program (CSP)
Presentations and recruitment
Interpret career assessment results
Document/Follow-up with clients

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA February 2011-Present
Private Voice Instructor, Preparatory Division—Schwob School of Music
Recruit voice students to private studio
Assess vocal, intellectual, and developmental strengths and vocal goals
Tailor individual instruction/homework for maximum growth and meeting students’ goals
Communicate progress to parents, other teachers
Advocate/Support students in recitals, school and church performances, auditions

Thompson-Pound Art Program (TAP), Columbus, GA June 2009-Present
Assistant Director, Volunteer Teacher
Organize/Facilitate co-planner meetings
Co-write multi-cultural/interfaith curriculum
Teach the art class with 6-11 year olds
Present class progress
Train volunteers in appropriate interactions with younger students
Gather resources that are donated to the program
Partner with other community animal/environmental organizations

LEADERSHIP & activities
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCAGA), Columbus, GA 8/17-8/18
Student Membership
CSU Chapter Board Member, February 2018

American Counseling Association (ACA) 8/17-Present
Student Membership
Volunteer at National Conference, April 2018
Volunteer at National Conference, March 2019

Skills & Interests
Technology skills: Microsoft Office, Outlook, databases, social media, email software, browser software, written and verbal communication via phone, text, and email.

Work related skills: Active Listening, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Public Speaking/Presenting, Critical Thinking, Creative problem solving, Teaching, Writing Curricula, Documenting, Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

Interests: LGBTQIA+, Grief and Loss, Spirituality, Couples, Sex, Multi-cultural, Advocacy, Counselor Education

Therapist, counselor, mental health, social worker, psychotherapist