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Dr. Deel's Curriculum Vitae

Carol A. Deel, PhD, LCPC, LCMFT                                                       

 

101 South Main Street, Suite 307                                                      (410) 879-2470 (v)

Bel Air, Maryland  21014                                                                   (410) 838-3924 (f)

[email protected]                                                                       http://caroldeel.com

                                                                  

                                                        WORK EXPERIENCE

Clinical Director, CAROL A. DEEL & ASSOCIATES, P.A., 1986 to present.  Provide individual, marital and family therapy services to adults and children.   Assist clients to identify personal and interactive problems and to achieve effective personal, marital and family development and adjustment.  Provide the following consulting services:

Psychotherapist, Various Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organizations and Health Maintenance Organizations, 1988 to present.  Provide individual, marital and family counseling services to adults and children.   Assist clients to identify personal and interactive problems and to achieve effective personal, marital and family development and adjustment.

Employee Assistance Counselor, Various Employee Assistance Programs, 1986 to present.  Provide evaluations and recommendations to employees who are enrolled in Employee Assistance Programs.  In some cases provide individual, marital and family counseling services to adults and children.   Assist clients to identify personal and interactive problems and to achieve effective personal, marital and family development and adjustment on a short term basis.

Clinical Director, THE RAGE AND ANGER NEUTRALIZATION TRAINING (RANT) PROGRAM, 2001 to present.  Provide evaluations and psychoeducational instruction so participants can learn how to understand, manage and take personal responsibility for their anger.  Participants also learn problem solving and coping skills.

Clinical Director, BAY AREA SEXUAL ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER, 1985 to present.  Conduct forensic assessments, evaluations, and intense sex offender treatment, including development and implementation of treatment plans; conduct individual and group therapy with adults and juveniles referred by the judiciary for sexual crimes.  Conduct and prepare diagnostic evaluations for case management, community corrections, Parole Board, and other community agencies.  Collect data about individuals through interviews and forensic reports. Identify possible causes of problems and determine the effectiveness of group or individual therapy with each. 

Clinical Director, HARFORD COUNTY SEXUAL DISORDERS GROUP, 1985 to present.  Conduct forensic assessments, evaluations, and intense sex offender treatment, including development and implementation of treatment plans; conduct individual and group therapy with adults and juveniles referred by the judiciary for sexual crimes.  Conduct and prepare diagnostic evaluations for case management, community corrections, Parole Board, and other community agencies.  Collect data about individuals through interviews and forensic reports. Identify possible causes of problems and determine the effectiveness of group or individual therapy with each.  Conduct COMET Team Meetings.  Lead five therapy groups and co-lead one group.

Adjunct Professor, UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS, Williamsburg, Kentucky [on-line], January 2014 to present.  Teaching online using Blackboard platform.  Teaching in the Department of Psychology; teaching Introduction to Counseling and Counseling Psychology.

Adjunct Professor, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, Timonium, Maryland, January 2015 to December 2015.  Teaching in the Department of Education; teaching Marriage and Family Therapy and Techniques of Counseling.

Adjunct Professor, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY-Dundalk, 2005 to 2010.  Taught Family Counseling course (CMDP 210-001) through the Chemical Dependency Program.

Forensic Counselor, OPEN DOORS REACH PROGRAM, 1988 to 2000.  Provide individual therapy with adult females who are involved in the criminal justice system, who are on parole, probation or who have been incarcerated.  Develop individual treatment plans, collect data through interviews and forensic reports.  Assist clients to identify personal, interactive and criminal problems and help them find ways modify their behavior.

Academy Counselor, NATIONAL CIVILIAN COMMUNITY CORPS, 1995 to 1999.  Provide individual and group guidance services relative to problems of personal-social nature to members of the Corps. 

Clinical Coordinator, HARFORD COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT-HARFORD COUNTY DETENTION CENTER, 1989 to 1996.  Conducted interviews with identified inmates to recommend services within the Detention Center.  Researched and coordinated treatment options in the community.  Also, recommended disposition upon release.  Counseled with individuals to assist them in gaining insight into personal problems, defining goals, as well as planning and implementing action for the future.

Psychological Consultant, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE, 1981 to 1992.  Through psychological assessments developed and implemented treatment plans.  Provided individual, marital, group and family therapy to children, adolescence and adults as well as inmates at the Harford County Detention Center.  Was the Harford County representative to the State of Maryland Community Re-entry Program for the Chronically Mentally Ill.  

Psychiatric Emergency Room Technician, FALLSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1987 to 1988 (on-call).   Provided psychiatric evaluations on an emergency basis.  Interviewed patients and developed treatment plans and dispositions.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky, January 2014 to present

                    Counseling Psychology and Introduction to Counseling teaching online

Loyola University, Timonium, Maryland, January 2015 to December 2015. 

                    Family Therapy and Techniques of Counseling

Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland           

                    Family Counseling, Spring 2005 to present, 3 semester hours

Hebron Bible Institute, Taquara, Brazil. 

Biblical Counseling, May 2-29, 1990.   The course was 60 hours long equal to three semester hours. 

Biblical Counseling, May 5-29, 1992.   The course was 60 hours long equal to three semester hours.

Biblical Counseling, April 23-May 11, 1994.   Was a guest lecturer 20 hours of classroom time.

                                                                 EDUCATION

Capella University, 225 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota:  Doctor of Philosophy:  General Psychology, March 31, 2014 – Graduation with Distinction

Loyola College of Baltimore 4501 Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland:  Master of Science:  Counseling Psychology, May 31, 1982

Towson State University 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21204:  Bachelor of SciencePsychology, 5/31/1978

Harford Community College Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, Maryland 21015:  Associate of ArtGeneral Studies, 5/31/1974

                                              LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION

State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) #LC0045

State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists: Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT) LCM012

State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists: Approved LCPC Supervisor

State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists: Approved LCMFT Supervisor

State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists:  Approved Alcohol and Drug Supervisor

National Board of Certified Counselors:  National Certified Counselor (N.C.C.) #16746

                                          PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers (ATSA), Clinical Member

                    State Public Policy Representative, 2007 to 2013                   

Middle Atlantic Division – Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers (MARATSA)

                    President – January 1, 2020 to present

                    President-Elect – January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019

                    Area 2 Representative, 2013 to December 31, 2017

                    Founding Member

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Fellow since 1991

                        Mid-Atlantic Division-  Immediate Past President, 1/1/2005 to 12/31/2006

                                                            President, 1/1/2003 to 12/31/2004

                                                            President Elect, 2001 to 2003

                                                            Legislative Chair, 1999 to 2001

                                                            Legislative Co-Chair, 1998 to 1999

Circuit Court Criminal Justice Advisory Committee

Harford County Sex Offender Containment Committee

                    Treatment Provider, October 2006 to present

Cecil County Sex Offender Containment Committee

                    Treatment Provider, February 2007 to present

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

                    Chairperson 2012 to 2017               

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist Representative 2011 to 2017 Legislation and Regulations Committee Chairperson, 2011 to 2017

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Representative 2005 to 2009

Credentialing Committee 2005 to 2009

Community College of Baltimore, Member of the Program Review Advisory Committee for the

Department of Business and Social Service’s Chemical Dependency Program, September 2006 to 2008.

Central Maryland Sexual Abuse Task Force

Chair, 1991 to 1993

                    Vice-Chair, 1997 to 1999

Secretary, 1989 to 1991

Chairperson Membership Committee, 1993 to present

Member of the Clinical Committee, 1989 to present

                                            PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Albright, B., & Deel, C. A. (Eds.). (1991).  Intra-Familial sexual abuse treatment guidelines.  Bel Air, MD:  Central Maryland Sexual Abuse Treatment Task Force.

Deel, C. A. (1997).  The safety club [e-book] to order contact Dr. Deel at [email protected]  A children’s book with addendum for parents, teachers and guardians concerning child abuse and personal safety.  Bel Air, Maryland: Carol A. Deel.

Deel, C. A. (2014).  The experience of providing therapy services to sex abusers.  ProQuest Theses and Dissertations, you can find it here Click here

Deel, C. A., & Hammond, J.A. (1990).  A model for mental health services in a local jail.  In E.L. Watts (Ed.), The State of Corrections:  Proceedings American Correctional Association Annual Conferences 1990 (pp. 273-278).  Washington, DC:  St. Mary's Press.

Deel, C. A., & Hammond, J.A. (1991).  A model for mental health services in a local jail.  In E.L. Watts (Ed.) Correctional Issues:  Jails (pp.83-88).  Washington, D.C.:  St. Mary's Press.

RESEARCH PROJECT

Dissertation

Capella University, March 2014, The experience of providing therapy services to sex abusers.

                                                       EXPERT TESTIMONY

Sexual Disorders Testimony, Harford County Circuit Court, 1987 to present.  As a therapist, working with the Harford County Sexual Disorders Group and the Bay Area Sex Abuse Treatment Center, have testified in approximately 60 cases.  Worked with approximately 575 cases.

Vocational Expert Witness, United States Department Of Health And Human Services, Social Security Administration, Office Of Hearings And Appeals, 1986 to 1990.  Provided vocational testimony: evaluated skill level of claimant's prior occupations, the ability to transfer those skills to other occupations of lesser exertional levels, and responded to various vocational questions posed by claimant's attorney and Administrative Law Judge, prepared testimony on approximately 75 cases, testified in approximately 50.

Vocational Expert Witness, State Of Maryland And Colorado Worker's Compensation Commission, 1985 to 1988.  Provided vocational testimony on approximately 25 Workers’ Compensation cases.  Testified to the actions taken in each individual case.

                                                    HONORS/RECOGNITION

American Red Cross – Recognized for serving for 40 years on March 28, 2017

State of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Jr. – Governor’s Citation, which reads in part, “Be it known:  Because of your demonstration of high integrity and ability, meriting our great trust and respect we are most pleased to award you the Governor’s Citation in appreciation of your outstanding service to the citizens of this state” 2017

State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Certificate of Appreciation, which reads in part, “Recognition of your eight years of devoted service to the citizens of Maryland.  Your acceptance of responsibility and cooperative attitude has earned you the respect and friendship of your fellow workers as well as contributed to the level of excellence achieved by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists” 2017

State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Certificate of Appreciation, which reads in part, “Recognition of your four years of devoted service to the citizens of Maryland.  The Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists acknowledges and thanks you for your significant impact on the quality of the practice of counseling and therapy, for your innovative contributions while serving as a member of the board as well as various committees.”

US Senate Barbara A. Mikulski, Certificate of Appreciation, which reads in part “Your Outstanding Commitment to the mission and values of the [Women’s] Commission - and your leadership role in ensuring equality and justice for women.”  2005

County Executive's Citation-, which reads in part, “Outstanding service and contribution to the Harford County Commission for Women. . .Harford County is proud to have such a dedicated individual who is willing to give so much of their time, dedication and commitment/support to work with women to help them reach their goals and realize their dreams” 2005

Named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2005.  This award was created to recognize the outstanding achievements of professional women who reside or work in Maryland.  This is an annual award program recognizing one hundred of Maryland's leading women who are making an impact on our state and who also have contributed to bettering the communities in which they work and live. They also play an active role in mentoring the younger generation.

American Red Cross, George Lassen Disaster Mental Health Services Award for the Central Maryland Chapter, 2005                   

Harford County’s “Most Beautiful People” nomination.  Each year Harford County seeks to recognize “our unsung heroes and heroines.”  The nomination, in part says, “Your selfless contributions to the welfare of others” 2005

Harford Habitat for Humanity’s Golden Hammer Volunteer Award, 2005

COMMUNITY SERVICES ACTIVITIES

American Red Cross-Central Maryland Chapter

                    Volunteer, 1965 to present

                    Disaster Mental Health Team

                    Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals Trainer

                                       Disaster Mental Health

                                        Psychological First Aid

                                                            Integrated Care and Condolence Team Trainer

                                                            Everybody’s Welcome

Awarded the “Rookie of the Year Award” 1996

                                         George Lassen Disaster Mental Health Award 2005

                    Mental Health Dispatcher, 2004-2006

                    Responder

Disaster Action Team      

                      Responder

Services to the Armed Forces (SAF)

                    Reconnection Workshop Facilitator – Adult ad Children

                    Reconnection Workshop Facilitator Trainer

                                        Adult Modules

                                        Children Modules

                                        Mind-Body Modules     

It Is Well International, Inc. (Drills freshwater wells in Africa, 67 water projects to date)

                    President and CEO, January 13, 2013 to present

Coordinator of wells in Nigeria and Malawi, Africa we also drill wells in Uganda and Zambia

Centre United Methodist Church

                    Worship Leader

Harford County Habitat for Humanity

                        Construction Committee, 2003 to 2017

                                              Safety Sub-committee, Chairperson

                        Strategic Planning Committee, January 2008 to 2017

                        On-site work supervisor House #20, #23, 32

                        Worked on houses 14, 16, 17, 18 and Liaison for #30, worked on many more

                        Golden Hammer Award (Volunteering at least 1000 hours), 2005    

Harford County Commission for Women, 1999 to 2017

                    Chairperson, 1999 to 2004

                    Member-at-Large, 2004 to 2006

                    Ex-officio Member 2006 to present

Caring Hands, Inc.

                    Board of Trustee’s, Vice President-Treasurer, 2002 to present

Board of Trustee's, Community Advisor-Professional, 1990 to 2002

                    Human Rights Committee, 1990 to present                                       

                        Sub-Committee: Sexuality Policy

Nova Esperança, Inc. (agency who refurbishes computers and donates to Non-profits)

                    Board of Directors, Vice President, 2003 to present

Seven Mile Walk With Jesus (formally known as Maryland Emmaus)

                    Community Lay Director 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2016

                    Assistant Community Lay Director   1/1/2015 to 12/31/2015

                    Rector for Maryland Emmaus #88

                    Member of many teams

Kairos of Maryland

                    Secretary, 2007 to March 2008

                    Chairperson, March 2008 to 2013

Maryland Kairos Outside (Prison Ministry)

                    State of Maryland Planning Board

                    Observing Leader #1, November 2005

                    Leader, July 2006

                    Advising Leader, 2007

                    Music Director, 2010

Harford County Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Board, 1996 to 2004

                    Chairperson, 2000 to 2004

                    Member, 1996 to 2004                   

Maryland Chrysalis

                    Lay Director, 2000 to 2001

                    Assistant Lay Director, 1999 to 2000

                    Rector for Maryland Chrysalis #25, member of 5 teams

Interagency Task Force for Children of Chemically Dependant Parents, 1988 to 1999

Harford County Detention Center

Professional Advisory Board

Women's Program Committee

Expansion Project Advisory Board

Harford Council of Community Services

President, 1993 to 1996

                    Interim President, 1998-1999

                    Immediate Past President, 1996 to 1997 and 1999 to 2000

                    Membership Chair, 1997 to 1999

Chair, Nominating Committee, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998

Chair, Bi-Laws Revision Committee, 1993

Freedom Road Productions (Non-profit Music Production Company)

                    Member-at-Large, 2002 to 2006

Harford County Consortium on Disabilities

Chair, July 1995 to 1997

Medical Committee Chair, 1992-1995

Healthy Harford Community Action Team, Substance Abuse Sub-Committee, November 1997 to 1999

National Civilian Community Corps, member of the Community Working Group, 1994-1999

Chesapeake Sailing Association

                    Commodore, 1994 to 1997

United Way of Central Maryland Needs Assessment Committee, also member of the Health and Social Issues Sub-Committee, 1994

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