Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 01, 2016
The Board of Directors of Basic Black Inc. and E-Therapy Café™ (http://www.e-therapycafe.com) publicized that Amanda Rausch has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO). She assumed responsibilities on May 25, 2016. Amanda is the first to hold the position of COO for the innovative, expert online counseling and coaching corporation.
Dr. Jude Black, E-Therapy Café’s CEO and Founder, commented, “Amanda brings to E-Therapy Café well-rounded knowledge of the business of counseling and deep understanding of it’s regulatory complexities. Her experience in smaller and larger counseling platforms has given her the unique perspective that required of the E-Therapy Café’s business model within the counseling and life coaching services and technology-based sectors.”
According to Ms. Rausch, “I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with E-Therapy Cafe from the ground up. I am proud that we made profit the first month of launching! Having experienced toxic leadership in the past, I am grateful to be part of an amazing, ethical, innovative company and provide leadership that matches the company's morals and mission. The experience and knowledge that I bring, combined with the expertise of our current leadership, will drive the company to achieve its fullest potential. I am honored to be a female COO to a female run company”
Mrs. Rausch first united with E-Therapy Café as the Director of Relationships and Clinical Enrichment before this promotion to COO. During that time she accomplished 100% ethical and legal compliance while being responsible for recruitment, hiring, educating, and consulting the curated team of licensed therapists and certified counselors. She single handedly on boarded the current “Boutique Team” of Licensed Therapists and Certified Life Coaches, led strategic development, managed internal relationships, tracked performance and revenue data, and provided clinical enrichment to the Boutique Team of experts.
Ms. Rausch joins E-Therapy Café while running her own private practice NoStigmaNoStress.com (2013). Previously, Ms. Rausch served as Senior Advisor and Director of Development from 2013- 2016 for the now closed, online counseling platform featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, In Your Corner. While working at In Your Corner, Amanda maintained and managed a global caseload of 360+ clients. From 2010 – 2012, she was a Therapist in a collaborative team of doctors, physical therapists and psychologists who provide holistic treatment and pain management techniques to individuals suffering from trauma and chronic pain though a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach at Southern California Pain and Wellness Center. She worked as a school counselor at St. Charles Private school (2010- 2011) and volunteers with equine assisted therapy, yoga based and wellness programs to individuals with physical, mental emotional, and/or learning challenges.
A proud graduate of the University of San Diego, Ms. Rausch is actively involved in the alumni program and serves as an Agency Supervisor for psychology students. She is a Licensed Professional Marriage and Family Therapist, a Certified Life Coach (Expert Level) and Certified Yoga Instructor with extensive training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Breathing Techniques, and EMDR.
Dr. Black commented, “ E-Therapy Café is on an exciting trajectory that will be further fueled by Amanda’s exceptional track record and ethical practices. We welcome her leadership in shaping and bringing E-Therapy Café’s strategic vision to fruition.”
E-Therapy Café is recognized for its dedication to serving the needs of military population and first responders, while offering supportive counseling and coaching to all people globally. Taking the counseling industry by storm, E-Therapy Café™ is rooted in the simple philosophy that therapy should be portable, easily accessible, cost-effective, grounded in ethics and expertise.
About E-Therapy Café.
E-Therapy Café™ is Expert Online Therapy for Today’s Busy World with the mission to provide professional, convenient, and affordable, modern online therapy – anytime, anywhere. The Boutique Team of Licensed Therapists and Certified Life Coaches are passionate change catalyst, focused on realistic goals in today’s fast-paced world. They are headquartered outside of Washington, DC with a nationwide and global reach.