Noelle Shannon Knight
  • Noelle Knight is a mental health care provider with experience in management of psychiatric programs and counseling patients in a private practice setting. Specific responsibilities have included: • Individual and Family/Marital Counseling, including adults and children • Geri - Psychiatric Program Management • Group Therapy • Working in an Interdisciplinary Team • Budgeting, Planning, and Developing Policies and Procedures


    Jackson State University, Jackson, MS Master of Social Work, May 2009 Major: Social Work GPA 3.6/4.0 Mississippi College, Clinton, MS Bachelor of Science, July 2005 Major: Sociology Minor: Studio Art GPA 3.5/4.0  
  • Licenses: Master of Social Work, LMSW 2009,Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW 2013


    Ridgewood Clinics of Jackson, Mississippi Counselor at Private Practice September 2013- present Provides individual, family, and marital counseling to adults and children using evidence based models centered on the needs of the client.  Examples of specific modalities are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Play Therapy. Practice themes the counselor emphasizes in therapy include self esteem, boundaries, emotional recognition, and assertive communication. Emphasis is also placed on homework and reframing a clients perspective. Kings Daughters Hospital of Yazoo City, Mississippi Senior Life Solutions Intensive Outpatient Program Program Director/ Therapist October 2011– September 2013 Participates in group therapy, treatment team, and case management with inpatient and outpatient Geri-psych services.Day to day operations including but not limited to referral, transportation, and management of staff. Provides individual sessions as ordered. Collect and correlate data. Audit charts monthly. Participate in RAC training as well as provide educational in-services for staff. Obtain pre-certification and re-certification for HMOs. Dissertation daily, weekly, and monthly on program goals/statistics.Office lead of 3.Lead therapist on unit. Kings Daughters Hospital of Yazoo City, Mississippi Senior Life SolKings Daughters Hospital of Yazoo City, Mississippi Senior Life Solutions Intensive Outpatient Program Therapist for Inpatient and Outpatient Service January 2009 - October 2011 Create unique and specialized group therapy sessions for 7-12 clients at a time. Engage clients with a variety of mediums to enhance the therapy experience including written worksheets, physical role plays, mental health exercises, games, and audio/video.  Participate in treatment team with medical staff.  Participate in community education of services and local activities that support the unit.  Float as alternate therapist between programs as needed.  Responsible for daily documentation and attendance to in-services. Kings Daughters Hospital of Yazoo City, Mississippi Senior Life Solutions Intensive Outpatient Program Activities Director Outpatient then Inpatient Unit, August 2008- January 2009 Utilizing a limited budget create unique activities for group therapy sessions for 7-12 clients at a time.Activities included craft projects, games, physical exercise, dance,paint, outings, jokes, movies, and social interaction opportunities.Some notation and treatment team participation on PHP (partial hospitalization program) clientele. Assisted with transportation daily. Honors Dean and President’s list scholar at Mississippi College 5 semesters Pi Gamma Mu graduate Volunteer Experience Grace House of Jackson, Mississippi Social Work Intern January 2009- May 2009 Acted as an Adult Care Provider to residents which included but was not limited to case management, individual therapy, transportation, supervision, and occupational services. Instituted a group therapy program to address Depression among residents that was presented at a state wide conference. Assisted with Grant proposals University of Mississippi Medical Center Children's Cancer Aid, Jackson, MS 2004 Clinton Public Schools Teachers Aid, Clinton, MS 2004 Forrest Hill Nursing Home Social Service Aid, Jackson, MS 2005 Professional Development TF-CBT certified since 2008 Participated in the 2009 Point in Time survey for the City of Jackson Completed POL (Popular Opinion Leader) training, 2009 Presented at the Poster Session for Southern Institute for Mental Health  Advocacy, Research and Training 2009 Licensed professional in practice for over 5 years

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