Margo Barnard Curriculum Vitae

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Independent Practice of Licensed Professional Counseling and Psychotherapy

State of Georgia License  (#1506)  April 1992 – present

Cognitively Based Compassion Training (CBCT®) Level One Certified Teacher
Emory University Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics February 2017 – present

Psychiatric Nurse
KidFare – Carroll County Community Mental Health Center (8/97 – 8/98)
• health and psychiatric assessment of children and adolescents
Laurel Heights Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia  (6/89 – 6/90,  12/91 – 8/95,  7/96 – 1/97)
• Lead Nurse/Staff Nurse
• in-patient psychiatric treatment of children
• dual diagnosis unit for adolescents  (9/89 – 2/90)
Gateway Substance Abuse Treatment Program at Tanner Medical Center,
Carrollton, Georgia  (1/89 – 6/89)

Mental Health Counselor
–  children, adolescents, and families
Independent practice under supervision, Carrollton, Georgia  (July 1991 – April 1992)
Coosa Valley Mental Health Center, Bremen, Georgia  (July 1990 – July 1991)

Maternal-Child Health Nurse
–  certified by the American Nurse’s Association  (1986 – 1991)
The Birthing Center at Douglas General Hospital, Douglasville, Georgia  (6/83 – 11/88)
Special Care Nursery at Tanner Medical Center, Carrollton, Georgia  (10/87 – 12/88)

Histotechnologist
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
(1973 – 1974 & 1976 – 1978)

Electronmicroscopist
Department of Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
(1974 – 1975)

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Over 500 hours of credits approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors and the
American Psychological Association since 1989

American Academy of Psychotherapists (AAP): Advanced Training for Experienced Psychotherapists
Well over 200 credit hours (1996 – 2012)

100+ credit hours in Maternal-Child Health approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and the American Nurses Association (June 1983 – August 1987)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia  (1992 – present)

American Academy of Psychotherapists (1996 – 2012)

National Board of Certified Counselors (1992 -2012)

Registry of Counselor Supervisors – Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia  (2002 – 2009)

Eating Disorders Information Network (2003 – 2004)

Health Professional Affiliate – Tanner Medical Center Outpatient Division
Carrollton, Georgia    (1999-2004)

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 
Pi Nu Chapter, University of West Georgia  (April 2000 – April 2001)

Yoga Alliance
Registered Yoga Teacher (2005 – 2007, 2013 – 2016)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & SUPERVISION

Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Ph.D.Drepung Loseling Monastery
Emory-Tibet Partnership Atlanta, Georgia
Cognitive Based Compassion Training Intensive September – October 2014 (4 days) April – May 2013 (4 days)

Ofer Zur, Ph.D.   The Zur Institute
Certification in Advanced Ethics Studies in Psychotherapy August 2008 – July 2010 (50 hours)

Karen M. Sifton Tallapoosa Center for Inner Art 
Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Alliance Approved June – November 2003 (200 hours)

JoAnna Colrain, M.Ed., LPC, CGP Conyers, Georgia
“The Art of Clinical ‘Supervision’:  Facilitating a Discovery Process”  August 2001 & May 2002  (24 hours)

Hallie Lovett, Ph.D. American Academy of Psychotherapists
“The Development of Voice In Women” October 2000 – July 2002  (24 hours)

Alex Rode Redmountain, Ph.D. Atlanta, Georgia
Licensed Psychologist September 1992 – August 1995
American Board of Professional Psychology

Pauline Rose Clance, Ph.D.The Gestalt Institute of Georgia
Suzanne Imes,Ph.D. Atlanta, Georgia
Edward W. L. Smith, Ph.D. September 1991 – May 1994

Avrum Geurin Weiss, Ph.D. Atlanta Institute for Experiential Psychotherapy
“Experiential Psychotherapy” March – May 1993  (20 hours)

JoAnna Colrain, M.Ed., LPC, CGP Conyers, Georgia
“The Art of Clinical ‘Supervision’:  Facilitating a Discovery Process”  August 2001 & May 2002  (24 hours)

Hallie Lovett, Ph.D. American Academy of Psychotherapists
“The Development of Voice In Women” October 2000 – July 2002  (24 hours)

Alex Rode Redmountain, Ph.D. Atlanta, Georgia
Licensed Psychologist September 1992 – August 1995
American Board of Professional Psychology

Pauline Rose Clance, Ph.D.The Gestalt Institute of Georgia
Suzanne Imes,Ph.D. Atlanta, Georgia
Edward W. L. Smith, Ph.D. September 1991 – May 1994

Avrum Geurin Weiss, Ph.D. Atlanta Institute for Experiential Psychotherapy
“Experiential Psychotherapy”March – May 1993  (20 hours)

EDUCATION

STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA, Carrollton, Georgia
–  Bachelor of Science in Nursing (3.6 GPA) – June 1997
– Education Specialist in Human Services(4.0 GPA) – March 1992
Associate of Science in Nursing (graduated Cum Laude, 3.6 GPA)  –  June 1983
Master of Arts in Psychology (3.9 GPA)  –  March 1981

AUGUSTA COLLEGE, Augusta, Georgia     
–  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology –  August 1978

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