Education and natural therapy professional specializing in providing services for students and individuals looking for natural, alternatives to pharmaceutical treatments for all ages. Contributes to the personal growth, emotional understanding and educational success of all clients. Creative and innovative individual committed to professional excellence and exploring new learning opportunities with exceptional oral and written communication skills. Presents comprehensive and motivating educational and/or training sessions and informational public speaking presentations.

Key Qualifications
• Utilizes knowledge to create personalized herbal, essential oil & flower essence formulas.
• Identifies learning strengths and weaknesses, individual educational, personal growth, social and emotional therapy needs through observation and communication.
• Develops trust, personal rapport, and strong working relationships with youth and adults while contributing to a positive work environment, maintaining an open mind and sense of humor.
• Keeps accurate and efficient records, adhering to schedules, deadlines and goals.
• Exceptional public speaking, writing and communication skills, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Internet research.

Education

Masters in Complementary & Alternative Medicine
American College of Healthcare Sciences

2014-Present
• Specialization – Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Portland, OR

Master of Education

2012-2013
American InterContinental University

Schaumburg, IL
• Specialization – Curriculum and Instruction
• GPA: 3.88

Bachelor of Science

2010-2012
Kaplan University

Chicago, IL
• Health & Wellness
• Graduated Summa Cum Laude
• GPA: 3.84

(2) Associates of Occupational Studies

2004-2008
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

Tempe, AZ
• Mind-Body Psychology
• Holistic Health – Western Herbalism
• GPA: 4.0 and 3.94, respectively

Employment History
Practitioner, Educator, Public Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur
2005-Present
Nature’s Simple Remedies

Titusville, FL
• Creates customized coaching plans to empower clients to reach their highest potential.
• Develops trusting rapport with prospective clients aged 5 to senior.
• Creates personalized natural therapies, including guided imagery, flower essence, aromatherapy and herbal remedies.
• Demonstrates resourcefulness by pursuing new learning opportunities to enhance natural therapy options, educational programs and creative approaches for introducing new topics, teaching new skills, and identifying student potential.
• Presents educational programs on the use of medicinal herbs for those who prefer natural options or compliments to pharmaceutical based therapies, creating curriculum and hand-outs specific to audience and presentation.
• Designs and facilitates education and in-house training, educational seminars, individualized, support group and small group instruction.
• Participates in holistic panel discussions, radio and television programs relative to obstacles to the learning process, as well as holistic health and learning topics.

Substitute Teacher

2015-2016
Brevard County Schools

Brevard County, FL
• Implemented lesson plan, when provided, as designed by classroom teacher.
• Initiated expanded learning experiences, including class discussions, when plan is unavailable.
• Maintained discipline among the students while keeping a happy and positive learning environment.
• Protected and respected the confidentiality of students, ensuring safety and security as the top priority.

Substitute Teacher

2013-2014
Brighton Charter, Weld County R-6 & R-8, Brighton 27J School Districts Brighton, CO
• Implemented lesson plan, when provided, as designed by classroom teacher.
• Initiated expanded learning experiences, including class discussions, when plan is unavailable.
• Maintained discipline among the students while keeping a happy and positive learning environment.
• Protected and respected the confidentiality of students, ensuring safety and security as the top priority.

Substitute Teacher

2013
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
• Implemented lesson plan, when provided, as designed by classroom teacher.
• Initiated expanded learning experiences, including class discussions, when plan is unavailable.
• Maintained discipline among the students while keeping a happy and positive learning environment.
• Protected and respected the confidentiality of students, ensuring safety and security as the top priority.

Tutor

2011-2013
Kenai Peninsula Community Care Center

Kenai, AK
• Provided educational support in a non-classroom setting, utilizing core curriculum and subject-based materials for students ranging in age from 13 to 18 years, grades 7-12.
• Provided individual and group tutoring sessions up to 15 students at this time. Able to effectively adapt to each student’s own courses from local public schools they attended.
• Designed a variety of educational and instructional learning materials to aid in connecting current school work with real-life experiences, resulting in a better understanding of curriculum materials and applications.

Additional Work History
Student Services Representative Gila County Community College – AZ 2008-2009
Assistant Manager
Chakra Botanika Herb & Tea Room - AZ 2008-2009

Certifications
Life Coach
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts 2005
Hypnotherapist
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts 2005
Western Herbalism
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts 2008

Publications
un-Broken Children
in process of publication
2016
Newspaper articles
AZ Net News
2004-2008

Key Skills

Administrative, Educational, Training, Practitioner

Educational Details

AOS Mind-Body Psychology - Certified Hypnotherapist & Certified Life Coach
AOS Western Herbalism - Certified Herbalist
BS Health & Wellness
M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction
M.Sc. - Complementary & Alternative Medicine (graduation date 5/2016)

Acceptable Locations

Kingsport (TN), Johnson City (TN), Bristol (TN)

Desired Salary

36,000 +

Total Experience

10 years

Year of Birth

1959, female

Currently Employed

Yes

Name & Surname

Mary M. Ernsberger

Phone Number

(423) 999-2225

City & State

Erwin, Tennessee

Zip Code

37650

Street Address

801 Jonesborough Rd.

Webpage

www.naturessimpleremedies.com