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Location: Charleston, SC, USA
University: Webster University
Major: Mental Health Counseling


Marianne Rachel Adams

107 Shadowmoss Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414
Cell: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Email: xxx-xxx-xxxx

Professional Experience


Current total direct counseling hours: 361 hours and 45 minutes
(Signed by my site supervisor and faculty supervisor)

Current total indirect counseling hours related to cases: 762 hours and 55 minutes (Signed by my site supervisor and faculty supervisor)

Communities In Schools – North Charleston High School
Internship March 2019 - Present

• One-on-One individual counseling
• Applying career assessments for Junior and Senior students
• Learning about the coping skills that students are utilizing within their challenging environments
• Exposure to various cultures within one school system.

Communities In Schools – Northwoods Middle School
Internship January 2019 – March 2019

• Conducting observation and implementing a research proposal related to effects of technology over adolescent’s cognitive development.
• Weekly social and emotional groups for 6th, 7th and 8th grades
• Individual counseling with a number of students on a weekly basis.
• Due to the number of behavior issues outlined by the caseload students, implementing Anger Management coping skills and strategies.
• Implementing grief therapy to specific students who have experienced a loss within their family or social circle.
• Studying the different age subgroups between elementary children and middle school adolescents. Highlighting the major developmental differences and understanding more about the effects of technology over their daily lifestyle, family structure and academic performance
• Gaining experience about student’s sexual identity confusion.
• Performing depression and suicide assessments.

Communities In Schools – North Charleston Elementary School
Internship October 2018 – End of December 2018

• Acting as Student Support Specialist
• Social and Emotional Groups for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades
• Observing weekly classroom behavior for over 400 students (per month) includes Kindergarten to 5th grade classes. During their special area class, met with any student who required immediate help and behavior assistance.
• Assisted the school’s Behavior Interventionist with the present caseload.
• Correlated between the school psychologist and guidance counselor, while counseling a set of individual students. In addition, to meeting with their teachers on a regular basis to maintain an update about the student’s behavior and academic performance. In addition, coordinating with any needed parent meeting.
• Responsible for the weekly supplies of the Lowcountry Food Bank Referrals for over 100 students
Communities In Schools - Angel Oak Elementary School
Practicum January 2018 – May 2018

• Applying individual counseling, and maintaining a weekly session with case management students. Those include: child development students (4 year old) 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.
• Perform group counseling to child development students (4 year old) 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.
• Assessment for students who resemble the need for emotional and social balance. Such as suicidal risk assessment.
• Psychoeducation during group and individual counseling
• Observing, monitoring and following up with teachers, parents and students
• Supplying the students with outside resources such as nutrients and basic needs.

Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
Volunteer (Child Advocate) December 2018 – Present

• Interacting with children and adolescents.

Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center
Volunteer March 2018 – Present

• Engage with clients through the phone
• Shadow counselors during their intake and counseling sessions
• Crisis mobil intervention training
• Assisting with Neuroleptic consent forms
Medical University of South Carolina
Research Specialist I/ Pathology & Laboratory Medicine August 2015 – March 2016

• Involved in all embryonic stem cell manipulations leading to generation of genetically engineered mice and all surgical procedures and animal husbandry associated with xenograft model development.
• Assist in all techniques used for the generation of targeted embryonic stem cells, including the identification and purification of positive embryonic stem cell clones.
• Surgery and husbandry associated with implantation of human cells/tissues into mice.
• The isolation, manipulation, and analysis of DNA for mouse genotyping (weaning, tail biopsies and PCR)
• Karyotyping of embryonic stem cells. Giemsa staining metaphase chromosome spreads to identify euploid embryonic stem cell lines.
• Housing and maintaining mice colonies

Medical University of South Carolina
Research Volunteer/ Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Nov 2014 – Feb 2015

• Worked on research project focused on the regulation of gene expression during cancer progression and metastasis
• Managed laboratory equipment
• Laboratory techniques used:
o Western Blotting
o Gel Electrophoresis
o Cell Culture techniques
o Immunofluorescence
o RNA Extraction and cDNA synthesis
o Protein Extraction
o BCA Assay
o Transfection of mammalian cells
o Titrimetry

o Chromatography
o Hydrophilic interaction chromatography
o Centrifugation
o Distillation
o Cell Counting
o Crystallization
o Lysis Buffer
o Protein Footprinting

• Animal Training:
o Reducing Pain and Distress in Laboratory Mice and Rats
o Working with Mice in Research
o Working with the IACUC

Global Pharma Dubai
Regulatory Affairs June 2013 – June 2014

• Ensured that company's products comply with the regulations of the FDA & BP
• Interpreted updated bioequivalence studies for each manufactured product
• Coordinated with quality control laboratories during drug approvals
• Kept abreast of international legislation, guidelines and customer practices in all export markets
• Collected, collated and evaluated scientific data that has been researched by colleagues
• Established and monitored timelines for license variations and renewal approvals
• Optimized consumer safety with clear, accessible product labels and patient information leaflets

Conqueror Information Technologies – Dubai
Marketing Manager January 2013 – May 2013

• Organized and led meetings with major clients and executives regarding the various facilities,
services and solutions provided by Conqueror Information Technologies
• Scheduled project deadlines by coordinating with the clients and team members
• Initiated new marketing strategies
• Developed contract agreements and policies for each company product
• Individualized new marketing strategies for unique products
• Assigning tasks to team members to finalize the project on time
• Successfully acquired a plethora of new clients

Gulf Pharmaceuticals Industries – Dubai
Pharmaceutical Marketing Executive September 2011 – December 2012

• Attended scientific conferences, seminars and meetings to present company’s products
• Implemented new medical products at government hospitals
• Presentations done in different major hospitals, in order to outline the important physiological and biochemical function for the product.

Education & Certificates

Certification for courses completed include:
- Parenting Partners Facilitator Training
- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (In process)
- Stewards of Children Online Training
- Psychological First Aid
- Citi Program: Social and Behavioral Research course
- Core Clinical Research Training

Masters of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Webster University
2019 (In-process)

Certificate in Project Management Professional (PMP)
Cambridge Education Institute

Pharmacy Degree
West Virginia University

Volunteered at Charity Events

The Charleston Basket Brigade 2018
The Chocolate Affair 2019


• Lixia Zhang, Tanisha R. Hutchinson, Marianne Adams, Philip M. Sobolesky, Yu Min, Perry V, Halushka, Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Michael T. Smith and Omar Moussa. Detection of secreted Pleiotrophin in urine as diagnostic marker for bladder cancer.
• Tanisha R. Hutchinson, Philip M. Sobolesky, Emma K. Allen, Marianne Adams, Lixia Zhang, M Mokhtar Desouki, Harry Clarke, Nabil K. Bissada, Mohamed A. Ghoneim, Thomas E. Keane, Perry V. Halushka, Dennis K. Watson, Omar Moussa. Expression and Prognostic Significance of Pleiotrophin in Urinary Bladder Cancer.(In-review for submission)


• Quick learner, team oriented, empathetic, active listener, innovative thinker, clear communicator, patient, flexible and an efficient worker.
• Strong capacity for analysis and problem solving.
• Easily adapt to any new environment.