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Shannon L. Sumrall, M.A., M.Ed.
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
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.
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
oWorked with general population and seriously mentally ill and substance
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
oCompleted an extensive health report project and was instrumental
in obtaining a successful grant proposal which was awarded by Earth
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
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,
Bachelor's Degree, Anthropology and English, University of
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