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Gerard Robert Brost, American mental health counselor, addictions professional, educator. Certified behavior analyst, Florida; certified mathematics teacher, Florida; licensed mental health counselor, certified addictions professional; licensed mental health counselor; certified addictions counselor Family Services of Pinellas County, Inc.

Background

Brost, Gerard Robert was born on September 30, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Andrew Joseph and Zoe Wilhelmena Brost.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University, 1975. Master of Arts, Western Michigan University, 1976.

Career

Teaching assistant, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1979-1985;clinical supervisor, Alcothon House, Gainesville, 1983-1985;psychologist, Sunland Center, Gainesville, 1985-1988;rehabilitation therapist, N.E. Florida Eastern State Hospital, MacClenny, 1988;therapist, Marion Citrus Mental Health, Ocala, Florida, 1988-1989;lecturer, Control Florida Community College, Ocala, 1987-1990;psychological specialist, Marion Correctional Institute, Lowell, Florida, 1989-1990;psychologist, N.E. Florida Eastern State Hospital, Macclenny, 1989-1990;behavior analyst, Behaviortek, Gainesville, 1989-1990;finance consultant, Corporation Securities Group Inc., Maitland, Florida, 1990-1991;registered representative, Waddell & Reed Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, Winter Park, Florida, 1990-1991;independent marketing representative, Excel Telecom., Orlando, Florida, 1991;senior therapist, Lakeside Alternatives, Orlando, Florida, 1991-1994;mental health counselor, addictions professional, Tampa Bay Consortium, Tampa, 1994-1995;clinical assessment counselor, Heart of Florida Behavioral Center, Lakeland, 1993-1995;mental health counselor, Daylight of West Florida Inc., Lakeland, since 1995. Mental health counselor, addictions professional Merit Behavioral Care, Tampa, Florida, since 1996. Guest Station WCJB-television, 1983.

Licensed mental health counselor Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc., Lakeland, Florida, since 1997.

Membership

Member Food Bank, Gainesville, 1989-1990. Youth volunteer Interface Youth Program, Gainesville, 1982-1985. Substance abuse volunteer Corner Drugstore, Inc., Gainesville, 1983-1984.

Crisis intervention volunteer Alachua County Crisis Center, Gainesville, 1983. Member Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Dozenal Society of America, Dozenal Society Great Britain, American Literacy Council, Affiliated Inventors Foundation, Mathematics Society of America, American Association Christian Counselors, Christian Association Psychological Studies, World Future Society, National Association Masters in Psychology, Florida Association Masters in Psychology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computers, writing, languages.