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New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center
Mental Health Therapist was asked...30 July 2016

Are you Bi-lingual? Can you have a conversation with a spanish speaker?

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I am still learning but have enough knowledge to keep on a conversation.

The interview was probably under 4 minutes. Do you speak Spanish? No, which is a requirement on their website but not listed on the flyers the company sends out, so they are very misleading (take a long look at the photos). The atmosphere alone is dissuading and I question these stellar reviews. Less

Children's Bureau of Southern California

Are you bilingual in Spanish?

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Dayspring Behavioral Health Service

They asked me to talk about my view of counseling.

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I explained my thoughts and beliefs on Person Centered Therapy as being the basic therapeutic approach I use in concert with techniques from other Counseling Theories that apply to specific emotional and behavioral issues. Less


What's your experience with the population, how would you can specific situations, and experience with DMH & productivity.

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I relayed my experience and gave thoughtful responses to the scenarios presented. Less

Meridian Health Services

I was asked one question about my experience. I have many years experience in regard to the area in question. Then I was asked if I knew what the company benefits are. That was about it. Then it was just awkward.

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I answered it well.

South Bay Community Services

What my 5 year plan was in my career.

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I said I wanted to obtain my licensure and then perhaps look into private practice. Less

Chancelight Education

What are three quality as a team member?

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Describe IEP meeting


The director provided a clinical vignette. It asked for what I should assess for, what treatments would I offer/suggest, and it asked for any ethical/law considerations.

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Some of the questions in the vignette provided multiple choice answers but I had to explain why I selected my picks. For example, if a client was exposed to physical abuse you would assess for PTSD and such. Less

Gardner Family Health Care

Tell me about your experience working with “x” population.

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I have experience working with all age groups and cultural backgrounds. I’ve had the pleasure of treating children and families, children at schools, the elderly in home care, and the homeless adult population. My experience with every age group allows me the ability to work with any aged population effectively and efficiently. Less

Mississippi Behavioral Health Services

Are you a team player or rather work individually

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Team player

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