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I am Engineering Graduate in Mechanical with 3years experience in sales & Business Development, at present i cant able to continue my job due to my physical fitness and i am looking for job change i am confused to select a field which suits my career, i am interest to utilize my past experience pertaining to that i interested to choose my career. i  am working with leading valve manufacturing industry in india. kindly guide me whether if i studied any course to change my field or how to move a head..?

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Hello,

Typically when people are injured or sustain a disability it is recommended that they first try to find a job in their same field (if at all possible) utilizing their transferrable skills which they have obtained in the past. If your limitations now make it hard to work in your field at all, you may need some retraining to enter an entire new field altogether. Depending on what by our interests are, and your future aspirations, you would begin looking for jobs based on these things.

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Bill Rehkamp, M.S., LMHC

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Hello! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor located in Miami Florida that specializes in providing career guidance and counseling. I promise to listen to your concerns in a calm, positive, and non-judgmental way. I have over 12 years of counseling experience helping individual address a variety of career issues. Are you a student interested in working professionally in the mental health field? I can help you too! I provide career assessment, educational and career planning information to individuals who are considering changing or entering a new career. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Experience

I have worked professionally as a counselor in several non-profit and government agencies for the past 12 years. I first started working on a crisis suicide hotline in Miami, then for a non-profit shelter helping adolescents and families in distress. I have worked for an agency assisting people with disabilities to seek and obtain meaningful employment, and have experience in employee assistance.

Organizations
American Counseling Association (ACA), Professional Member

Education/Credentials
I have a Master's degree in Counseling from Florida International University, National Board Certification in Rehabilitation Counseling, and State Licensure in Mental Health Counseling.

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