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DeANNA BROWN

Owner/Counselor at GRACE COUNSELING CENTER, INC

Fayetteville, GA

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Excellent communicator Adaptable to a variety of people and situation Exceptional mediator Quickly identify and offer resolution to problems Work well in a stressful environment Bring a "calming effect" to meetings.. Very thorough from inception to completion of responsibilities Highly motivated, focused, dependable, stable, confident, and committed to the highest of professional performance standards in any career endeavor

Work Experience

Owner/Counselor

GRACE COUNSELING CENTER, INC
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Fayetteville, GA
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1999 to Present

Therapy services include: marriage and family, adolescents, cancer patients, drug and alcohol addiction, death and grief, and sex. Supervise 2-4 office personnel and counselors.

Staff Counselor

GRACE COUNSELING CENTER, INC
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Atlanta, GA
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2002 to 2006

Provided services to 17 churches in the Atlanta Metro Area.

Paralegal

GAYNES REALTY, INC
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Jonesboro, GA
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1997 to 1999

Served as the Head Paralegal in charge of the Fifth Runway Airport Project at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Closing Paralegal

EMERALD COAST TITLE
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Destin, FL
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1996 to 1997

Performed mortgage closings for the purchase of commercial and residential properties.

Paralegal

OSBORNE BONDING COMPANY, INC
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Jonesboro, GA
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1990 to 1996

Served as in-house paralegal to the owner. Was responsible for handling criminal court procedures as well as 33 commercial and residential properties.

Head Legal Secretary - Paralegal

Jonesboro, GA
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1976 to 1990

Georgia 
Progressed from Head Legal Secretary to Paralegal. 
 
REFERENCES Available upon request. 
 
145 Rabbit's Run 
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 
(404) 452-1749 - Cell/Home 
drdeebrown@att.net - E-mail 
 
Ladies/Gentlemen: 
I am writing to explore employment possibilities within your organization. The enclosed resume will provide you with details concerning my education, skills, experience, and accomplishments. 
 
As you will note, I am seeking a career position that will utilize the extensive experience that I have gained during my ten-plus years as the Owner/Counselor of Grace Counseling Center, Inc. 
 
As the Owner/Counselor of Grace Counseling Center, Inc. in Jonesboro, Georgia, my therapy services include marriage and family, adolescents, cancer patients, drug and alcohol addiction, death and grief, and sex. 
 
You will see that I have a Doctorate of Clinical Christian Counseling Degree as well as a Master of Clinical Counseling Degree from Central Christian University. I have a National Christian Counselors Association License. I am Board Certified in Substance Abuse and Addiction Therapy, Crisis and Abuse Therapy, Death and Grief Therapy, and Sexual Therapy. 
 
You will also see that I have ten years of experience as a Paralegal. I am a graduate of the National Paralegal School in Atlanta, Georgia and have an American Bar Association (ABA) Paralegal License and Certification. 
 
Should my qualifications be of interest, I would appreciate the opportunity of a personal interview at your convenience. If you need additional information at the present time, I will gladly respond on request. 
 
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to your response. 
 
Sincerely, 
 
Enclosure: resume 
145 Rabbit's Run 
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 
(404) 452-1749 - Cell/Home 
drdeebrown@att.net - E-mail 
 
REFERENCES 
 
Dr. Charles Bledsoe 
Counselor 
Waco, Texas 
254-495-7627 
 
Leon Hicks 
Attorney at Law 
Hicks & Associates 
Jonesboro, Georgia 
770-471-5001 
 
Hopeton Mason 
Owner/Operator 
Mason Auto Sales 
Jonesboro, Georgia 
404-914-7282 
 
Wanda Harper 
Child Support Recovery 
Clayton County District Attorney's Office 
Jonesboro, Georgia 
404-218-7313

Education

Doctorate of Clinical Christian Counseling

CENTRAL CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY -
Blytheville, AR

2001

Master of Clinical Christian Counseling

CENTRAL CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY -
Blytheville, AR

2000

NATIONAL PARALEGAL SCHOOL -
Atlanta, GA

1989