behavioral therapist resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Adept Behavioral Therapist with proven success rate in counseling individuals and families with destructive social, emotional and behavioral disorders. Positive, vibrant team member who strives for full identification of issues and evaluation of techniques for treatment. Behavior counselor well-regarded in community and field.

Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level behavior technician position in natural and structured environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Therapy team planning
  • Group behavioral intervention programs
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Goal setting
  • Records management
  • Case documentation
Work History
Behavioral Therapist, 01/2022 to Current
CernerMiddleburg Heights, OH,
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques and interviews, case histories and other assessment methodologies.
  • Recommended therapeutic action plans and treatments based on results from behavioral assessments.
  • Modified behavioral disorders caused by delayed or hindered development to help patients better integrate with peer groups and succeed in social and educational environments.
  • Consulted with other therapists, public and private service agencies and university researchers to advise clients on resources available.
  • Visited clients at home, school and other settings to leverage expertise and positively impact individuals' lives with skilled interventions.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.
  • Conducted Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Functional Analyses (FAs) and developed behavior intervention plans based on principles of applied behavior analysis.
  • Collected session data to aid in treatment planning and assessment.
  • Maintained professional boundaries with parents and caregivers while building strong support networks to support treatment goals.
  • Motivated clients to reach treatment goals and supported each through difficult situations and transitions.
  • Helped teach important social, play and basic life skills such as personal hygiene management.
Receptionist/Veterinary Technician, 11/2020 to 01/2022
Michael KorsWaikoloa, HI,
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Managed adjoining veterinary supply shop that sold medications, animal food and pet equipment.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
Receptionist/Medical Screener, 08/2020 to 11/2021
America's Best Contacts And EyeglassesCity, STATE,
  • Completed donor payment transactions and updated the system
  • Greeted visitors, assessed needs and directed to appropriate personnel
  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints or answer account-related questions
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system
  • Maintained daily calendars, set appointments with clients and planned daily office events
  • Received incoming packages and mail, dispersed parcels and correspondence and shipped outgoing items daily.
  • Maintained clean, neat and properly sterilized work area.
Key Holder, 02/2019 to 07/2020
Earthbound TradingCity, STATE,
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale
  • Helped customer locate and select appropriate merchandise throughout store
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers
  • Scanned items quickly to keep lines moving and reduce overall wait time.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2018 to Urban Christian Academy - Savannah, GA,
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 06/2022 to South University - Savannah, GA,
  • Dean's List (2018-Current)
  • Continuing education in Psychology
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • BLS Certified

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Urban Christian Academy
  • South University

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Receptionist/Veterinary Technician
  • Receptionist/Medical Screener
  • Key Holder


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts

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