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Ronald Gene Sands, American mental health counselor. License mental health counselor, Florida; national board certified criminal justice specialist, master addictions counselor.


Sands, Ronald Gene was born on November 22, 1943 in Kearney, Nebraska, United States. Son of Alfred Stewart and Emmaline Madge (Otto) Sands.


Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology, Kearney State College, 1969. Master of Arts in Clinical/Corresponding Psychology m/cum laude, Middle Tennessee State University, 1971. MSH in Allied Health Superior vena cava syndrome summa cum laude, University North Florida, 1982.


Caseworker, Nebraska Boys' Training School, Kearney, 1967-1969;reception and diagnostic center counselor, Nebraska Penal and Correctional Complex, Lincoln, 1969-1970;psychometrist, Middle Tennessee State University Diagnostic Center, Murfreesboro, 1970-1972;staff clinical psychologist, Naval Regional Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972-1976;private practice, Orange Park, Florida, 1973-1997. Psychotherapist Care Unit of Jacksonville Beach, 1982-1983. Psychometrist, psychologist The Calhoun Center School, Jacksonville, 1972-1974.

Consultant, counselor Physicians Bariatric Clinic and Institute Nutritional Medicine, 1991-1993. Consultant, counselor Gateway Cmty. Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc.

Impact House, 1995-1997, Westside Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, 1995-1997, Sanchez, Miller M.D. & Associations, P.A., 1996-1997, Extensible Authentication Protocol administrator and LMHC, Jacksonville Sheriff' General’ s Office, since 1996.


Board of directors Hope Council, Inc., Orange Park, 1972-1976. With United States Navy, 1961-1964,Lieutenant 1972-1976. Member American Psychological Association (associate), Association to Advance Ethical Hypnosis, Florida Association for Health and Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., N.E. Florida Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Inc., Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Mental Health Association of Jacksonville, American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Florida Counseling Association, Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, International Association Addictions and Offender Counselors, International Association Marriage and Family Counselors, National Association Forensic Counselors, American Association Christian Counselors, Pi Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Eta Sigma Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: karate, judo, scuba diving, camping.


Children: Shane Alan, Lance Eric.