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Psychological Sciences

Kimberli Freilinger Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Office: Todd 337
Phone: (503) 751-4203
Fax: (503)838-8618
E-mail address: freilink@wou.edu

 

 

Education

 

M.A. Counseling, 2003, George Fox University, Newberg, OR.

Graduate Clinical Project: The Use of Jungian Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy in Adolescence.

Advisor: Dr. Stephen Bearden

 

B.S. Human Development 1992, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Concentration: Early Childhood through Adolescence. Minor: Psychology

 

 

Professional Experience/Employment

 

Adjunct Professor of Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, 2005-2009, George Fox University.

Adjunct Professor in the Adult Degree Completion Department, 2006, George Fox University.

Private Practice Therapist, founder and director of Cornerstone Christian Counseling, a private

practice specializing in individual and family therapy with expertise in Play Therapy, 2003-2007,

Salem, Oregon.

Attachment Specialist, Contractor for the Department of Human Services Child Welfare Division,

2004-2008, Salem, Oregon.

Adolescent and Family Therapist, Rosemont School for Girls, 2002-2004, Portland, OR.

This was an internship position via GFU, then became a permanent position upon graduation in 2003

Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Bearden, 2001-2003, George Fox University.

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

George Fox University

Al Stiefel Award

Presented by the Counseling Department faculty to one graduating student at the hooding ceremony each year. The award goes to "the student who exhibits the following qualities: a genuine zeal for inquiry, a high sense of integrity and a constant demonstration of the spirit of Christ."

George Fox University

Alumni Board-Special Events

I was nominated and served my alma mater by working on the board to create and coordinate special events for traditional and non-traditional alums.

 

 

Publication

 

Jordan, K. (2008). The Quick Theory Reference Guide: A Resource of Expert and Novice Mental Health Professionals: Nova Science Publishers. Co-Authored chapter on Jungian Therapy

 

 

Invited Workshops and Presentations

 

Freilinger, K. A. (2001). Jung's Views on Evil. Presentation sponsored by S. Bearden, George Fox

University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2002-2005). Sand Tray Therapy. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2000-2001). Carl Whitaker's Theory on Family Therapy. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2001-2003). APA Formatting Guidelines. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox

University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2003-2004). Sexual Genograms. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2004). Sex on Stage. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2005). Integrating Faith and Counseling Practices. Presentation sponsored by, George Fox University.

Freilinger, K. A. (2004). ADHD in Children. Presentation sponsored by, the Department of Human

Services, Salem, OR.

Freilinger, K. A. (2003). Mental Health Issues in the Family. Presentation sponsored by, National Institute of Mental Health, Salem, OR.

 

Freilinger, K. A. (2001). Parenting Long-Distance. Presentation sponsored by, Oregon Department of Corrections, Salem, OR.

Freilinger, K. A. (2004). Brain Wise. Presentation sponsored by, Morningside Elementary, Salem, OR.

Freilinger, K. A. (2003-2004). Ethical Issues in Church Counseling Practices. Presentation sponsored by, West Salem Foursquare Church, Salem, OR.

 

 

Courses Taught

 

Human Sexuality*

Personality Counseling Theory and Philosophy*

Principles and Techniques of Counseling I*, II *

Group Theory and Therapy*

Basic Communication in the Workplace

* denotes graduate level courses

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

American Psychological Association

Association of Play Therapy

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists

 

 

 

Off-Campus Committees/Boards & Volunteer Work

 

Prayer Team, Bible Study Leader and Small Group Leader, West Salem Foursquare Church, Salem, OR, 2001-Current

Advocate for special needs son with Aspergers Syndrome

Personal individualized mentoring in Preparing for and Promoting Private Practice

HOPE Member of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

Elementary Classroom Aid, Salem, OR and Monmouth, OR 2001-2008

Women's Coordinator for Christian Surfers of Oregon 2003-2006

George Fox University Alumni Board 2003-2006

Parenting Skills Teacher for transitioning male inmates, Oregon Department of Corrections 2001

 

Contact

Psychological Sciences (503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu

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