Todd J. Schmenk

M.S., M.Ed., LMHC, CIT
LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR
PRESENTER - AUTHOR -  HEALTH EDUCATOR

 

Phone:

401-384-0701

 

Email:

todd@toddschmenk.com

 

Address:

1 Richmond Square, Suite 103k

Providence, RI 02906

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Professional Summary


Todd Schmenk is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 18 years of experience in the mental & behavioral health field helping patients work through chronic health, anxiety, and adjustment issues. 

He is adept in using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and advanced Integral Psychotherapy (IP) methodologies to facilitate client awareness and emotional flexibility driven by values-based, client-centered, and solution-focused strategies.

Todd is also a dynamic public speaker with more than 15 years expertise educating various populations (both public and professional) on mental health and wellness topics utilizing enthusiasm, story-telling and technology in delivering memorable speeches and presentations that engage audiences.

EXPERTISE

ANXIETY DISORDERS

Much of Todd's focus, especially over the last five years, has been in addressing anxiety and continuously training and researching for treatment options that are evidenced based.  This focus includes panic disorders, social phobias, disassociation, performance anxiety and depression related to long-term exposure to anxiety. 

CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS

Given Todd's initial training as a Patient Educator at the Cleveland Clinic (internship) and then later as a Health Educator for the York City Bureau of Health, Todd incorporates his expertise and experience from his earlier profession into his therapeutic approach in helping those dealing with chronic diseases - such as heart disease, cancer, and stroke.

INTEGRAL THEORY

Todd has been involved with Integral Theory since 1999 as was an inaugural member of the Integral Institute in 2001.  He successfully blended the concepts into innovative public health programming winning him awards from the CDC and NIH. Todd continues his tradition in applying it to the field of mental health counseling.  

MODALITIES
SKILLS

Strong Presentation Skills

Innovative Intervention Design

Chain Analysis

Program Planning& Evaluation

Coaching\Consultation

Web Page Design

EXPERIENCE
2015-Present

Clinical Mental Health Counselor

AQAL THERAPIES INC.

Owner and president of an independent private practice that provides services for those dealing with a wide range of challenges but with a specific focus on working with those with anxiety disorders, chronic health conditions, and couples counseling.

2018-Present

Treasurer

RIMHCA

The Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association is the state organization representing Licensed Mental Health Counselors. They provide professional information, training and advocacy for mental health counselors in Rhode Island.

2015-2016

Behavioral Management Therapist

BAY COAST BEHAVIORAL

Part of interdisciplinary team that provided assessment and case
management for children and their families in need of mental health and behavioral services.  Supervised immediate team members and presented a variety of training topics for staff.

2012-2015

Behavior Therapist

NORTHEAST BEHAVIORAL ASSOCIATES

Part of interdisciplinary team that provides assessment and case
management for children and their families in need within a home based family setting of mental health and behavioral services.  
Presented a variety of topics for organizational training meetings.

2007-2012

Senior Consultant / Director Of Client Services
 

PROVANT HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Responsible for the coordination of client services and the delivery of behavior modification and educational programs.  Over 5000+ hours of direct health behavior modification in the delivery of health promotion and wellness services. 

EDUCATION
2017-2018

Certified Integral Therapist Program

CIT GLOBAL TRAINING PROGRAM

A year Long training program in Integral Psychotherapy, grounded in Ken Wilber’s Integral Theory and lead by Dr. Mark Forman’s several-decades-long effort to apply Integral Theory directly in the clinical realm. 

2012-2015

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

WALDEN UNIVERSITY

A CACREP-accredited MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

program which provided a unique mix of research and practical application offered by leaders in the field including supervised field work and face-to-face residencies. 

1996-1998

M.Ed. Community Health Promotion

CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY

The Master of Education in Community Health Promotion program provided a multidisciplinary approach designed to prepare professionals careers in health promotion roles with competencies and sub-competencies at both the CHES and MCHES levels.

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1 Richmond Square, 103k, Providence, RI 02906

401-384-0701