Rex Fryer, LPC

Rex Fryer, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who enjoys counseling patients with personal, marital, family and/or grief issues.  In addition, Rex enjoys counseling patients dealing with the challenges associated with chronic pain syndrome.  Rex believes that "pain is inevitable, but suffering is a choice". Counseling is an opportunity to gain the confidence to confront obstacles and learn skills to improve results in a safe, confidential environment. Rex has a passion to assist with the management of chronic physical pain by helping to develop effective coping strategies. He also focus on issues pertaining to relationships, anxiety, depression and adult ADHD.

PROFILE

Licensed Mental Health Professional with clinical, supervisory, and administrative experience in a variety of governmental and private non-profit environments. Dynamic leader with vision, organizational skills and a record of accomplishments built on ability to create relationships and produce results working within systems. Excellent leadership and presentation skills with capacity to handle multiple tasks and clients.

AREAS OF STRENGTH

  • Oral/Written Communication  
  • Administrative/Management Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Team Orientation
  • Self Motivation
  • Strategic Planning

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Licensed Professional Counselor, Putnam North Family Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·         Counseling: Personal, Marriage, Family and Grief

09-2012 – Current

Licensed Professional Counselor, Therapeutic Alliances, PLLC Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·         Counseling: Personal, Marriage, Family and Grief

09-2012 – Current

Psychotherapist, Southern Plains Medical Center, Chickasha, Oklahoma

 01 / 2010, 08 / 2010

Conduct individual / marital / family therapy.

·         Teach parenting skills

Adjunct Professor of Psychology, The University of Phoenix, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    01 / 2008, 06 / 2009

·         Lectured and graded oral / written assignments.

·         Facilitated discussion and classroom exercises.

Psychological Clinician IV, Southern Oklahoma Resource Center, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

08 / 1998,  02 / 2006

Department of Human Services operated Intermediate Care Facility for Mentally Retarded servicing more than 200 individuals and employing in excess of 550 workers.

·         Reported to Resource Center Administrator.  Supervised five psychological clinicians, three interns, and one secretary in development of 90 Protective Intervention

Plans annually based on principles of applied behavioral analysis.   Maintained performance evaluations.

·         Proofread and edited 215 clinical assessments annually reflecting intellectual capacity and adaptive functioning utilized to determine service eligibility and needs.

·         Developed and coordinated On-Call Psychological Clinician system to enhance management of emergencies involving episodic dyscontrol.

·         Served as Chairperson of Behavior Review Committee and consultant member of Human Rights Committee, which analyze and authorize implementation of Protective Intervention Plans.

·         Consulted with five physicians and five interdisciplinary teams regarding psychotropic medication, assessment, and Protective Intervention Plan development.

·         Provided direct clinical intervention to residents in matters of emotional instability and behavioral acting out.

·         Coordinated formulation of Protective Intervention Plans to 25% more residents while reducing personnel and budget by 66%.

·         Enhanced service responsiveness by reducing lag time for Protective Intervention Plan development from an average of six months to two weeks.

Institutional Program Coordinator III, Southern Oklahoma Resource Center, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

1994-1998, 1986-1992

·         Supervised and maintained employee performance plans on four residential care supervisors, two psychological clinicians, two recreation therapy aides, one secretary, one occupational therapy aide, four custodians and two clothing coordinators ensuring that federal and state regulations were consistently met.

·         Planned, organized, and coordinated unit programs and services for 130 staff and 120 residents.

·         Developed and conducted statistical studies and reports for program analysis and client protection.

·         Managed total unit budget for personnel plus inventory resources valued at one million dollars.

·         Formulated procedures and advised personnel on rules, regulations and laws governing operation of facility.

·         Created and implemented rotating work schedules for 40 front-line staff eliminating 95% of all grievances.

·         Provided direct clinical services to residents.

Previous experiences are as follows:  Administrative Officer II, Resident Life Supervisor II and Psychological Assistant, Southern Oklahoma Resource Center for two years, one year, and two years respectively.  Project Director, Youth and Family Services, El Reno, Oklahoma for one year.  Staff Therapist, Oklahoma Christian Counseling Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for eight years full/part time.

EDUCATION

54 Graduate Hours in Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

MEd, Counseling Psychology, Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma

BS, Psychology/Sociology, Southwestern State College, Weatherford, Oklahoma

Continuing Education Courses and Seminars in public management, personnel law, and behavioral science.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS AND LEADERSHIP

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Behavioral Practitioner,

National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist/Advanced

Co-Recipient of Governor’s Quality Oklahoma Team Award

Governor’s Future’s task Force on Tourism and Commerce

Job Interview Coordinator for Habilitation Specialists

American Disabilities Act Coordinator for 800+ employees and Chairman of Facility Reasonable

Accommodation Committee

Chairman of Communications Quality Work Team

Audited 125 case record files for State Attorney General in an effort to satisfy court requirements of

Homeward Bound litigation

Service Contract Monitor in regard to public school system, University of Oklahoma, East Central

University and Positive Strategies

On-Call Director and Campus Administrative Officer

Client Mistreatment Investigator

Member of Leadership and Risk Management Committees

Conducted in-service training and chaired meetings

Criminal Justice Advisory Committee of Association of Central Oklahoma Governments

Home Economics Advisory Committee

Trained in Mediation as well as Total Quality Management

Experience in Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, corrective discipline processes, grant writing, fund-raising, and team building

Chairman of Rural Water #4 Water District composed of 2,000 subscribers

Financial Chairman of 60 member local Optimist Club

Chairman of Global Fusion Logistics and Educational Committees