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OH Wellness Center Practicum Details

The Olive-Harvey College Wellness Center Team welcomes Master's graduate students in clinical/counseling psychology or social work seeking a Therapy practicum placement.​

1) Ideal Applicants:  Applicants should be compassionate, empathic and able to work with diverse populations.  They should have a basic understanding of the helping profession and be open to provide services within an urban setting.  Applicants should be cooperative and willing to work within a team setting while bringing their unique individual skills and personality.  Lastly, applicants must be open to instruction and constructive feedback that will promote their own personal and professional development.

2) Supervision Philosophy at this site:  Supervision is an important time for personal and professional growth.  Each student will receive 1 hour of individual supervision, and 2 hours of group supervision per week. 

Tyler Wurst, LCPC, CADC is a licensed professional counselor with a certificate in substance abuse counseling.  Tyler spent the first 15 years of his professional career working in various capacities with persons suffering from severe and chronic mental illness.  This experience included residential, vocational, peer support, case management, substance abuse and therapeutic services.  Tyler takes personal interest in helping interns grow and establish themselves as professionals in the field and welcomes interns as key ingredients to a fun, energetic and cohesive team.  Tyler values a person-centered approach that always keeps the client in the driver’s seat of life, with an emphasis on making positive change utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral strategies.   

LaTia Lane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). LaTia is also a trained circle keeper and restorative justice practitioner. LaTia received her MSW from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She has over six years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Most of her work has been done with victims of trauma providing individual and group therapy. LaTia utilizes a strengths based approach, which helps clients utilize internal strengths and resources to build resilience. She understands the importance of relationship building and developing nurturing relationships in client growth. Previous experience includes work in school, church, community center, homeless shelter, and juvenile court settings. LaTia has also done some work in Kenya and Ghana with families impacted by poverty and homelessness. Her training style promotes both professional and personal growth. LaTia welcomes a smiling face with the desire to learn. 

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