Dr. Foust, Clinical Director, RESUME

Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC
Director of Clinical Services
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JENNIFER L. FOUST, Ph.D., M.S., LPC

EDUCATION

December 2010                  Widener University   Chester, PA

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sexuality 

 

June 1999   Northeastern University   Boston, MA

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology

 

May 1995   Millersville University   Millersville, PA

Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Psychology and Sociology

 

WORK HISTORY 

Kroll Care                                                       Woodstock, GA                            June 2016 - October 2017

Counselor - counseled patients struggling with chronic pain and other associated concerns.  Monitored, assessed, and counseled patients for abuse of their pain medications or other drug/alcohol abuse. Screened patients for depression and anxiety issues related to chronic pain and use of opioid mediations.

 

Bright Futures Treatment Center          Boynton Beach, FL              May 2015 – April 2016

Director of IOP/Substance Abuse Therapist – Worked closely with other directors to create the IOP clinical program. Facilitated individual and group therapy for clients struggling with substance abuse problems.  Faciltated family sessions to involve the family in the treatment process.  Facilitated individual and group therapy for clients in the partial hospital program and completed biopsychosocial assessments as needed for new clients. Conducted crisis management counseling with clients.

 

ACTS Inc.                                                       Fort Lauderdale, FL          August 2013-May 2015

Clinical Coordinator – Provided weekly individual and group counseling to at risk adolescent foster girls and their families. Participated in closely monitoring and counseling specific at risk behaviors such as human trafficking, risky sexual behaviors and substance abuse. Worked closely with other professionals to meet adolescents' case management needs. Conducted crisis management when needed.

                              

The Center for Growth, Inc.                     Philadelphia, PA               August 2011- March 2013

Director of Clinical Services – Worked closely with the practice owner in developing an internship program. Supervised four therapists/interns. Completed weekly individual and group supervision. Assumed operational duties of the practice in the owner's absence.  Maintained a full caseload of clients specializing in sexual dysfunctions, sexual orientation concerns, sexually compulsive behaviors, marital/relationship issues, infidelity, family issues, chronic pain, mood disorders, anxiety, and grief. Perodically offered educational workshops and group therapy.

 

The Center for Growth, Inc.                      Philadelphia, PA             August 2007 - August 2011

Therapist - Facilitated individual, couples, and sex therapy for a caseload of twenty-five clients. Specialized in sexual dysfunctions, sexual orientation concerns, sexually compulsive behaviors, marital/relationship concerns, infidelity, family issues, chronic pain, mood disorders, anxiety, and grief. Periodically offered educational workshops and group therapy.

               

NHS Human Services                                   Warminster, PA                            July 2006-October 2007

Family-Based Therapist – Supervisory member of intensive team-delivered therapy for families with a child at risk of out of home placement.  Presenting issues included: drug and alcohol abuse, physical and verbal aggression, truancy, parenting skills, ADHD, oppositional defiance, blended families & feuding parents.             

                                   

Psycare Solutions Inc.                                Elkins Park, PA                November 2005-October 2006                      

Outpatient Psychotherapist –  Facilitated individual, couples, and family therapy with a caseload of eight clients. Presenting concerns included: anxiety, depression, grief, parenting issues, relationship and marital problems, and divorce.                                                  

 

Council for Relationships                           Philadelphia, PA             November 2005-August 2006

Outpatient Psychotherapist Extern - Facilitated marriage/relationship therapy and sex therapy with a caseload of eight clients.  Presenting concerns included: anxiety, depression, affairs, marital problems, and sexual dysfunction.   

                                                                              

NHS Human Services                                  Philadelphia, PA             May 2003-July 2004                                                           

Intake Coordinator – Completed assessments for new clients as well as determining the services that they needed such as outpatient therapy, medication, or hospitalization. Worked closely with other professionals to ensure proper referral and services (e.g., psychiatrists, crisis unit, therapists). Presenting issues included: anxiety, depression, bipolar and psychotic disorders, addictions, sexuality issues, child behavioral issues, sexual trauma, and suicidal and homicidal ideations.

 

Keystone Children and Family Services  Harrisburg, PA                January 2001-January 2003

Psychological Assessment Associate - Completed re-evaluations of children to determine continued medical necessity for in-home therapy services, such as mobile therapy, therapeutic support staff and behavioral therapy.  

 

Keystone Children and Family Services          Harrisburg, PA                  July 1999-May 2003

Mental Health Professional - Supervisory member of intensive team-delivered in-home therapy to families with a child at risk of out of home placement.  Common issues in therapy included ADHD, oppositional defiance, anxiety, depression, sexual trauma, school problems, parenting issues, and physical and verbal aggression.  Completed a three year family therapy training program through Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center Inc. 

 

Tufts University Counseling Center              Medford, MA                     September 1998-May 1999

Student Intern Therapist – Facilitated individual therapy for clients struggling with a variety of concerns including: stress and anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, sexual orientation issues, career problems, body image, and eating disorders.  Received several hours of psychoanalytic training.

                                                        

Wild Acre Inns                                              Brookline, MA                 March 1998-September 1998

Student Intern/Relief Milieu Therapist - Co-led and independently led select therapy groups that focused on coping skills for clients struggling with personality disorders.

 

Community Services Group                      Lancaster, PA                  July 1995- August 1997

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor - Provided assistance to clients with mental health disabilities, such as bipolar, schizophrenia, and drug & alcohol addictions, in developing job skills in preparation for competitive employment.

 

Community Services Group                      Lancaster, PA                   December 1993-July 1995

Part-time Resident Advisor - Assisted clients with mental health disabilities, such as bipolar, schizophrenia, and drug & alcohol addictions in developing independent living and socialization skills.

 

LICENSES AND AFFILIATIONS

Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor – Licensed since 2016

Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Licensed since 2013

Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor – Licensed since 2005

Certified Sex Therapist - AASECT

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)

American Counseling Association

National Board for Certified Counselors

 

TEACHING/MEDIA APPEARANCES

740 AM KTRH (October 2016)

appeared via telephone on Houston's Morning News with Mike Patrick in a segment entitled "How Much Time Are We Spending In The Bedroom."

Prevention.com (November 14, 2014)

quoted in article entitled "9 Ways to Want Sex Again.

CNN.com (February 11, 2014)

quoted in article entitled "FDA: Female Sex Drive Drug Needs More Reasearch.

Temple University Philadelphia, PA (October 21, 2010)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Introduction to Counseling Psychology".

Temple University  Philadelphia, PA (April 7, 2010)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the graduate course "Couples and Family Therapy".

Temple University  Philadelphia, PA (October 29, 2009)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Introduction to Counseling Psychology".

Temple University Philadelphia, PA (September 30, 2008)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Introduction to Counseling Psychology".

Swarthmore College  Swarthmore, PA (August 28, 2008)

Co-presented with Tracy Wood, M.Ed., LMFT to student counselors for three hours regarding how to talk about sex, intimacy, and sexual safety with their peer counseling clients.

Temple University Philadelphia, PA (March 25, 2008)

Guest lecturer on counseling techniques for the undergraduate course "Interviewing Techniques"

Temple University Philadelphia, PA (March 25, 2008)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Introduction to Counseling Psychology".

Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith – Philadelphia, PA (January 12, 2008)

Co-presented with Alex Caroline Robboy, MSW, CAS, ACSW, LCSW and Tracy Wood, M.Ed, LMFT to a group of 100 women for three hours regarding sexual communication and relationship enhancement. The workshop was entitled: "SAY What: Sisterly Expressions and Intimate Conversations" .

Temple University – Philadelphia, PA (Oct 25, 2007)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Introduction to Counseling Psychology".

Alvernia College – Philadelphia, PA (Sept 25, 2007)

Guest lecturer on assessing sexual dysfunction for the undergraduate course "Advanced Counseling Techniques".

Swarthmore College – Swarthmore, PA (August 30th, 2007)

Co-presented with Tracy Wood, M.Ed., LMFT to student counselors for three hours regarding how to talk about sex, intimacy, and sexual safety with their peer counseling clients.

CNN (August 8, 2007)

Appeared via telephone on a segment with Mike Galanos, Prime News Correspondent regarding married couples who participate in swinging.