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Beth Marie Jelsma

Beth Marie Jelsma, American psychotherapist, writer. Board directors Center for Youth Services, Rochester, since 1991. Member American Psychological Association, Association Humanistic Psychology, Institute Noetic Sciences.

Background

  • Jelsma, Beth Marie was born on February 5, 1946 in Saugerties, New York, United States. Daughter of Oscar and Eunice Cecelia (Scholten) Jelsma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History with distinction, University Rochester, 1968. Master of Arts, University Rochester, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1982.

    Career

    • Diagnostic evaluator, vocational rehabilitation Rochester Association for Retarded Citizens, 1974-1975. Social worker Hillside Children's Center, Rochester, 1975-1976. Tutor in statistics Empire State College, 1978.

      Consultant foster grandparents program Lewis St. Settlement, 1978-1979. Instructor State University of New York, Brockport, 1978-1979. Psychology intern Convalescent Hospital for Children, 1979-1980.

      Adjunct professor University Rochester, 1983-1984. Clinical and organizational consultant Rochester Area Multiple Sclerosis, Rochester, 1983-1994. Psychotherapist private practice, since 1982.

      Psychotherapist Western Monroe Mental Health Center, Rochester, 1980-1982, director children and youth, 1982-1986.

    Works

    • Columnist Blue Jean Magazine, since 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Center for Youth Services, Rochester, since 1991. Member American Psychological Association, Association Humanistic Psychology, Institute Noetic Sciences.

    Connections

    • Children: Flynn Maire Pritchard, Colin Earl Pritchard.
    • father: Oscar Jelsma
    • mother: Eunice Cecelia (Scholten) Jelsma
    • children: Flynn Maire Pritchard Jelsma
    • Colin Earl Pritchard Jelsma
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    Born February 5, 1946
    (age 71)
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