CMHC Hires New Clinic Director
Kellyanne Brady is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She received a master's degree from Adelphi University in general psychology and later went on to receive her master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from New York Institute of Technology. Presently, she is completing her doctoral degree in Mental Health Counseling at Pace University. Kellyanne also has certification in alcohol and substance abuse counseling. Kellyanne has a wide-variety of experience in clinical settings, including extensive experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in inpatient and outpatient settings. She presently maintains an online telehealth practice providing individual counseling. For the past several years, she has worked extensively with clinical counseling students and new counselors, providing clinical supervision and training. Additionally, Kellyanne has provided clinical training to medical and mental health professionals on topics including active listening and motivational interviewing. Kellyanne's present research involves developing an understanding of the professional identity of counselors and ways to improve identity development. Kellyanne is involved with several professional organizations and has presented research and participated in a discussion panel for counseling students at the New York Mental Health Counselors Association conference in 2018.
CMHC Welcomes New Fulltime Faculty Member
Professor Candice Crawford is a graduate of New York University's Mental Health and Wellness Counseling program and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Counseling from Montclair State University. Professor Crawford is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York and has served as a bilingual counselor working with children, adolescents, and their families. Also, she has served as a clinical supervisor in an outpatient substance abuse facility. Her research interests include multicultural competence in counseling and supervision, cross-racial supervision, and social justice advocacy. Currently, Professor Crawford is involved in numerous research projects and has presented at regional and national conferences. She is actively involved in her CSI chapter as President-Elect and was recently chosen as one of the 2017-2018 CSI Leadership Fellows and as one of the 2016 NARACES Emerging Leaders.
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