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Rose Harmer

Rose Harmer, Canadian marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor. Certified rehabilitation counselor; licensed marriage and family therapist; licensed mental health counselor. Rotary scholar, 1983, 84, 85; recipient award John Price Foundation, 1986. Member American Association Counseling & Development, American Association Marriage and Family Therapy, National Board Certified Counselors.

Background

  • Harmer, Rose was born on December 9, 1939 in Kirland Lake, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States 1976, naturalized 1984. Daughter of John and Tyyne (Nykanen) Spillenaar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, University São Paolo. Florida, 1986; Master of Arts in Counseling, University São Paolo. Florida, 1986; Certified, Ashland Theological Seminary, 1987.

    Career

    • Intern Southwest Addiction Services, Fort Myers, Florida, 1985, S.O.L.V.E. Maternity Home, Fort Myers, 1986. Therapist and consultant Counseling & Growth Center, 1987-1989. Psychotherapist in private practice Cape Coral, 1987-1996.

      Founder, psychotherapist Genesis III Counseling Center, Fort Myers, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified rehabilitation counselor. Licensed marriage and family therapist. Licensed mental health counselor.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: member Assemblies of God.

    Religion

    Denomination: Assemblies of God

    Membership

    Member American Association Counseling & Development, American Association Marriage and Family Therapy, National Board Certified Counselors.

    Personality

    Interests

    Biking, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Montford Oakes, September 3, 1960 (divorced 1972). Children: Sandra, Nancy. Married Robert Elswood Harmer, July 27, 1973.

      Stepchildren: Joanne, Michael.
    • father: John Spillenaar
    • mother: Tyyne (Nykanen) Spillenaar
    • spouses: Montford Oakes
    • Robert Elswood Harmer
    • children: Sandra Harmer
    • Nancy Harmer
    • Joanne Harmer
    • Michael Harmer
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    Born December 9, 1939
    Nationality

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