Joumas Consulting

George J. Joumas, M.A., L.P.C.

 Curriculum Vitae

Sunset Shower


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. MASTER OF ARTS: Educational & Clinical Psychology; Marriage and Family Therapy. May, 1989.

University of Detroit, Detroit, MI. BACHELOR OF ARTS: May, 1978.

University of San Francisco, Phoenix, AZ. MASTER OF ARTS: Theology. May 2006

Psychology Clinic, Oakland University, Rochester, MI. A 1,000 - hour Practicum in Clinical Psychology. Intensive psychotherapy: adolescents, adults, couples and families. Diagnostic testing (personality, developmental, intellectual and career assessment): children, adolescents, and adults. Sept., 1988 to Aug., 1989.

Biodyne, Phoenix, AZ. Ongoing Training in Brief Therapy . March, 1992 to Sept., 1998:

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix - Banner Behavioral Health - Psychiatric Residency Training Program, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Weekly psychiatric grand rounds. Dec., 1990 to Present.

Contact Managed Care - Samaritan Health System, Phoenix, AZ, Intensive Training in Critical Incident Debriefing. Jan., 1996 to April 1996.

Maricopa Medical Center, Psychiatric Residency Training Program, Phoenix, AZ. Weekly seminars in Child and Adolescent Development. Sept., 1991 to March, 1993:

Ongoing supervision in Marriage and Family Therapy by approved March, AAMFT supervisors. March, 1992 to 1993.


Arizona Licensed Professional Counselor [LPC] # LPC - 0514

(Former license Michigan: Michigan Limited License Psychologist [LLP] # 6301007556)

EMDR Institute Trained

EMDRIA Full Member


Full time clinical staff and faculty in Department of Psychiatry Dec. 1990 to present. Banner Behavioral Health - Banner University Medical Center - Banner Health System, Phoenix, AZ (formerly Samaritan Behavioral Health Center-GSRMC and formerly Institute of Behavioral Medicine). Psychotherapist and Psychometrist in outpatient services, and in-pt psychiatric unit. Intensive psychotherapy / brief therapy / EAP: adults, couples and families; group therapy; diagnostic testing (personality, cognitive and neuro-psy batteries). Full time Faculty in Psychiatric Residency Training Program; and Training Supervisor in Counseling / Psychology Internship Programs: conduct seminars in family therapy, chemical dependency therapy, career testing and projective techniques. Past Program Director, Partial Hospitalization - Intensive Out Patient Program, Clinical and administrative management of PHP / IOP.

Private Practice, Psychotherapist. 4545 East Shea Blvd., Suite 112, Phoenix, AZ 85028. Individual, family and couple psychotherapy, EAP; children, adolescents and adults. Dec. 1994 to present.

Private Practice, Psychotherapist. Paradise Valley Counseling & Psychological Consulting Specialists, Phoenix, AZ. Individual, family and couple psychotherapy, EAP; children, adolescents and adults. March, 1992 to Dec., 1994:

Private Practice, Psychotherapist. Berry Family Counseling Center, Phoenix, AZ. Individual, family and couple therapy. April, 1991 to March, 1992

Private Practice, Psychotherapist. Eastwood Clinics at Woodward, Royal Oak, MI. Individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy; psychological testing. Aug., 1989 to Dec., 1990.

Program Coordinator and Psychotherapist. Eastwood Clinics at 7 mile & Hayes, Detroit, MI. Clinical and program coordination and development, in Cocaine specific Day Treatment Program. Individual, group, couple, family & didactic therapy; psychological testing. Staff development; lecture engagements as participant in Speakers Bureau. Nov., 1989 to Dec., 1990.

Psychotherapist. Eastwood Clinics at Hutzel Health Center, Warren, MI. Therapist in the residential chemical dependency program. Individual, group, couple, family and didactic therapy. Assessment and treatment planning; diagnostic testing. Aug., 1988 to Nov., 1989.

Program Coordinator, Hospital Liaison and Psychotherapist. Hegira Programs, Inc., at MOMC-Lakeshore Hospital, Detroit, MI. Therapist, in the in-patient psychiatric unit. Developed and implemented a Dual Diagnosis Program; facilitator for staff training and development.

Hegira Programs, Inc., at the Alcohol Treatment Center, Westland, MI. Therapist and Hospital Liaison in the residential and day treatment programs. Individual, group, couple, family and didactic therapy. Position included assessment, treatment / continued care planning, and community education. July, 1987 to Aug., 1988.

Psychotherapist. Insight at Colombiere, Clarkston, MI. Therapist, part-time, residential chemical dependency program. Intake and assessment; individual, group, family, and didactic therapy. Nov., 1986 to July, 1987.

Psychotherapist. Insight at Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI. Therapist, part-time: detox unit. March, 1987 to July, 1987.

Supervisor. Eutectic Engineering, Detroit, MI. Supervisor for investment casting plant. Developed and directed Employee Assistance Program. June, 1983 to June, 1987.


Clinical Faculty Counseling Internship at Banner Behavioral Health - BGSMC for Phoenix College, Masters in Counseling Program, Phoenix AZ. Aug., 1994 to present.

Advisory Board for Contact Managed Care, Phoenix, AZ. 1994

Samaritan Behavioral Task Force (Integration of Samaritan Health Services and Camelback Behavioral Health Services). 1993.

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