Mrs. Brandi Chamberlin

Mrs. Brandi Chamberlin

Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

Email: chamberlinb@tntemple.edu

Education


  • 2007-present Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA; Doctorate (PhD) in Counseling (ABD)
    • Teaching Assistant
  • 2002-2004 Cincinnati Bible Seminary; Cincinnati, OH; Master’s of Arts Counseling
    • Member Chi Sigma Iota (counseling honor society)
    • Integration Project
  • 2000-2002 Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA; Bachelor of Science Psychology
    • Member of Psi Chi Honor Society
    • Cumme Laude
  • 1998-2000 Baylor University; Waco, TX
  • 1997-1998 Texas Tech University; Lubbock, TX

Academic Experience


  • Clinical Consultant: Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA September 2011 – Present
    • Instruct a cohort of students in practical application of counseling skills
    • Constructively critique counseling skills in graduate students
    • Maintain consistent communication with students
  • Instructor/Instructional Mentor: Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA January 2012 – Present
    • Facilitate on-line courses using Blackboard
    • Teaching specialty courses in Christian Counseling
    • Supervise online adjunct faculty in their facilitation of courses
    • Maintain administrative deadlines and guidelines
  • Adjunct Professor: Virginia Western Community College; Roanoke, VA September 2009 –May 2010
    • Develop Basic Mental Health Skills Course I and II
    • Instruct students in basic mental health skills
    • Develop teaching strategies to reach varying learning styles
    • Demonstrate basic mental health counseling skills to facilitate learning
  • Teaching Assistant: Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA September 2009 – December 2011
    • Assisting in completing projects for the on-line program
    • Developing tools to make online pedagogy more efficient
  • Adjunct Faculty – Distance Learning Program: Liberty University; Lynchburg, VA March 2008 – December 2011
    • Facilitate on-line courses using Blackboard
    • Experience teaching General Psychology and Theories in Psychology
    • Experience teaching Christian Counseling with Children, Women and Healthy Sexuality
  • Graduate Assistant: Cincinnati Bible Seminary; Cincinnati, OH January 2003 – May 2003
    • Assisted teaching of Communications class
    • Facilitated class group activities
    • Evaluated student performance

Teaching Specializations


  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Counselor – Mundy 3 Adult Psychiatry/Geriatric Psychiatry: Centra Health; Lynchburg, VA October 2011 – present
    • Facilitate Group Therapy in Psychotherapy and Cognitive Therapy
    • Conduct individual sessions
    • Present case conceptualizations in treatment team
    • Direct patient care
    • Crisis intervention
  • Intern – Mundy 3 Adult Psychiatry: Centra Health; Lynchburg, VA May 2011 – May 2012
    • Facilitate Group Therapy in Psychotherapy and Cognitive Therapy
    • Conduct individual sessions
    • Present case conceptualizations in treatment team
  • Intensive In-Home Counselor: Comprehensive Family Services, Inc; Lynchburg, VA March 05’ - July 08’
    • Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of at risk youth and families
    • Coordination with local social services and other mental health providers
    • Assisting company director with insurance billing and case file management
  • Multi-Dimensional Family Therapist: Clermont Recovery Center; Batavia, OH August 03’ – July 04’
    • Interaction with local juvenile court professionals
    • Group therapy focusing on addiction
    • Home based services for lower socio-economic families and adolescents

Membership in Academic Organizations


  • American Association of Christian Counselors

Denominational & Community Service


  • Volunteer at the Salvation Army
  • Mission trips to Rwanda

Special Recognitions


  • Professional Examinations Taken
    • National Counselor Examination (NCE)
  • Professional Certifications
    • Strange Situation Procedure (In progress)