Shannon Larry Sumrall received the degree of Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Anthropology and English.  Continuing his education at the University of Mississippi he received a Master of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology and a Master of Education in Counseling. Shannon currently serves as a Counselor and Consultant in New Orleans. He has completed a 100 hour certification in Traditional Chinese Medical Qigong Healing with Qigong America. He has also received his Practitioner Certification in Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnotherapy, and Time Line Therapy™ with Advanced Neuro Dynamics.
     He is currently studying the skill of Qigong healing from a personal perspective and is being trained as an advanced Qigong healer in the hopes of conducting more in depth research in this area. He has also become a student and researcher of the healing practices of Hawaiian Huna. Shannon is also serving as a consultant in participating in Remote Viewing research. Shannon utilizes Remote Viewing techniques based upon the Swann-Puthoff protocals that were developed during U.S. government sponsored intelligence research and application.

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Shannon L. Sumrall, M.A., M.Ed.
Licensed Professional Counselor

National Certified Counselor

Professional Summary
A motivated and dedicated professional with experience in sales, counseling, consulting, university level teaching and administration. Applied international expertise with over three years of multicultural experience in sales, marketing, and quantitative and qualitative research. Possesses project management expertise in large multi-site research projects and fourteen years of experience in personnel management and administration. Experience in planning, design, development, and delivery of multimedia. Confident of making positive and measurable contributions to any organization.

Employment History:
2003-Present, Counselor/Consultant.
A-C-A Counseling Center, New Orleans, LA oProviding individual, group, and family counseling.
oClinical hypnotherapy services.
oSeminars, training, and development programs.
2002-2003, Counselor Intern/Mental Health Therapist. Communicare Mental Health Agency, Oxford, MS
oCompleted a 150 hour practicum and 600 hour internship.
oProvided community mental health counseling and education services to clients.
oWorked with general population and seriously mentally ill and substance abuse/dependent clients.
1999-2002, Coordinator of International Admissions and Recruitment. University of Mississippi
oEducational Leadership Instructor (EDLD 105) for incoming freshmen.
oManagement of staff operations and coordinating recruiting and admissions for international students.
oProduction of marketing and information media for dissemination to prospective candidates worldwide and preparation of international student statistical reports. oMultimedia conversion of paper based media to digital formats.
oTeam leader in implementing e-commerce solutions to recruiting and admissions efforts and launch of new website .
oLocal and regional conference presenter on the conversion of paper based media to CD-ROM.
1997-1999, U.S. Agent. Top Trading, Cape Town, South Africa.
oLocate buyers and prospects worldwide, with a focus on the United States market, for South African commodities.
oLocated a number of large, multimillion dollar contract prospects in export product areas. oImplemented new marketing technology through the creation of a web site, resulting in increased customer prospects in wholesale and retail areas.
1996-1998, Graduate Research Assistant. University of Mississippi, Research Institutes of Pharmacy (RIPS) and Department of Anthropology.
oResponsible for a health care utilization survey of a 23 county area.
oCompleted an extensive health report project and was instrumental in obtaining a successful grant proposal which was awarded by Earth Watch.
oServed as a photographic ethnographer in the Mississippi Delta as part of an environmental toxicology and rural health study in preparation for a grant proposal.
1989-1997, Administrative Specialist. Mississippi Army National Guard.
oManaged and administered personnel files at a headquarters unit of the Mississippi Army National Guard and provided administrative support to units under the headquarters. oConducted administrative support of troops during Desert Shield and Desert Storm operations.
oCompleted Platoon Leaders Development Course.
Master's Degree, Counseling, May 2003, University of Mississippi
Master's Degree, Medical Anthropology, University of Mississippi, 1998
Bachelor's Degree, Anthropology and English, University of Mississippi, 1993
Practitioner Certificate, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy, and Time Line Therapy, Advanced Neuro Dynamics, 2000
Clinical Hypnotherapy, Advanced Course Work in Ericksonian Methods, American Pacific University
Certificate, 100 hour certification in Traditional Chinese Medical Qigong Healing, 1999
Certificate, French language and culture, Institut Montpellierain d'Etudes Francaises, France, 1993
Academic Honors: Chancellor's Honor Roll, Dean's Honor Roll, Golden Key National Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, R.O.T.C. American Legion Military Excellence Award, R.O.T.C. Military Order of World Wars Award of Merit.
Business Network International Gumbo Chapter Educational Coordinator
National Board for Certified Counselors National Certified Counselor
Wholistic Wellness Network, Inc. Board Member and Website Trustee

Computer Skills: PowerPoint, SPSS, Foxpro, Unix, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Information Architect, Access, Excel