Rebecca M. Wright MA, LPCC

Resume for Rebecca M. Wright MA, LPCC


1925 Aspen Drive, Suite 702B Santa Fe, NM 87505-5480 Phone:  (505) 603-2622 FAX:  (505) 473–0260

Excellent therapeutic ability working with children, youth and adults
Skill with individuals, couples and families
Experience with a broad spectrum of problems using a variety of  therapeutic interventions
Expertise in interpersonal communications requiring professionalism, confidentiality and diplomacy
Efficient administrative and organizational skills
Accomplished in accounts receivable with third party payers


Private Practice Therapist; Santa Fe, New Mexico
Ongoing therapeutic work in private office with adults, couples and families using a variety of treatment modalities
Completion of paperwork and billing for all clients in accordance with current standards of practice
Performance of all administrative functions for small private practice

8/07- Present
Practice Development Consultant: Santa Fe New Mexico
Training to individuals and agencies in building practice and clientele 
Instruction in billing third party payers including credentialing, contracting and billing procedures
Clarification of grant and contract requirements to maximize billing and successful payment
Guidance in public relations necessary to compete successfully in current marketplace

Therapist, Youth Shelters and Family Services; Santa Fe, New Mexico
Effective work with at-risk children, youth and families in long and short term therapy using cognitive behavioral, family systems, existential and narrative approaches
Create appropriate treatment goals and evaluate outcomes in collaboration with clients
Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
Participate in individual and group clinical supervision
Knowledgeable and competent in harm reduction, youth development and strength-based philosophies
Responsible for crisis calls and shared emergency cell phone rotation

Deputy Director, Youth Shelters and Family Services; Santa Fe, New Mexico
Provide clinical and administrative oversight for five programs
Direct clinical and administrative supervision of program directors, manager, coordinators, therapists and interns
Create and oversee annual operating plan and budgets for four programs
Responsible for contract and licensing compliance and act as liaison with funding sources 
Hire, train and evaluate staff
Oversight of public relations and outreach for Clinical Services Center
Participate as integral member of Director’s Team

Community Counseling Center Program Director, Youth Shelters and Family Services; Santa Fe, New Mexico
Managed staff of therapists, case managers, program coordinators, counseling interns and office administrator
Administratively and clinically supervised, hired, trained and evaluated counseling center staff
Directed and maintained programs in compliance with policies and procedures, contracts and licensing regulations
Assisted with program planning and development, strategic planning, development of policies and procedures, grant writing, budget, and outreach
Acted as liaison with families, funders, referral agencies, Board of Directors and the general public
Participated as an integral part of Management Team

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 1986, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Arts, Counseling, 1997, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Clinical Mental Health Counselor, State of New Mexico, 9/14/04 - 9/30/15
National Certified Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors, 8/11/97-11/30/13