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Emilie Jean Mccartney Waddell

Emilie Jean Mccartney Waddell, American mental health counselor. Registered counselor, Washington; national certified counselor. Leslie S. Parker Memorial scholar, 1991-1993.


  • Waddell, Emilie Jean Mccartney was born on March 14, 1950 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Harry Hollis McCartney and Alma Ethal (Collins) McCartney York.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Science and Psychology, Marylhurst (Oregon) College, 1991. Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Lewis and Clark College, 1993.


    • Special education teachers assistant Portland (Oregon) Public Schools, 1987-1990. Counselor Metro Crisis Intervention Service, Portland, 1989-1991. Volunteer counselor Young Women’s Christian Association Counseling Center, Oregon, 1991-1992.

      Counselor, intern Dammasch State Hospital, Wilsonville, 1992-1993, Catholic. Community Services, Vancouver, Washington, 1992-1993. Assistant instructor Marylhurst College, 1993, psychology instructor, 1994.

      Mental health therapist, counselor Mount Hood Mid County Family Service Center, Portland, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Registered counselor, Washington. National certified counselor.


    • Member editorial staff The Citizens Companion, since 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Volunteer publicist Northeast Young Men’s Christian Association, Portland, 1985-1986. Den leader, committee secretary Boy Scouts American, Portland, 1985-1987. Volunteer teachers aide Portland Public Schools, 1985-1989, chairman local school advisory committee, 1986-1989.

    Member American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Oregon Counseling Association, Northwest Civil War Council, 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry (historian, researcher since 1992), Aurora Colony History Society (member steering committee Stauffer-Will Farm).



    Performing civil war living history, poetry, collecting old and rare books, lecturing in and writing history.


    • Married James Richard Waddell, August 1, 1970. Children: Nathan James, Benjamin Isaac, Aaron Luke.
    • father: Harry Hollis McCartney York
    • mother: Alma Ethal (Collins) McCartney York
    • spouse: James Richard Waddell
    • children: Nathan James Waddell
    • Benjamin Isaac Waddell
    • Aaron Luke Waddell
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    Born March 14, 1950
    (age 67)