ceo psychotherapist psychotherapist resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Results-driven Business owner with several years of progressive experience in the behavioral health industry. Exceptional leader with progressive industry background and decisive leadership style. Offers strategic planning abilities, background in change management, training and development with a forward-thinking mindset. Seeking a instructional, contractual and/or consulting position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Budget Planning
  • Change and Growth Management
  • Annual Planning
  • Leadership and People Development
  • Business Development
  • Organizational Development
  • Industry Expertise
  • Integrity and Transparency
  • Relationship and Team Building
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Operational Analysis
Work History
01/2015 to Current
CEO & Psychotherapist, Psychotherapist Parker Healthcare Consulting Chesapeake, VA,
  • Marketing, program & operations management, funding procurement and budgeting
  • Supervision, training & business development
  • Responsible for direct provision of services. Assessed, diagnosed, and treated mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Provided group, psychotherapy, consultation, and assessment services
  • Coached individuals on how to best understand and manage their emotional difficulties and to better separate their thinking from their feelings. Assisted people in achieving their personal growth goals
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Determined vision and strategic direction for psychotherapy company and coordinated resources to achieve targets within optimal timeframes.
  • Oversaw staff recruitment and development initiatives to keep workforce skilled and effective.
  • Built productive relationships with industry partners and competitors to support strategic business objectives.
  • Identified and capitalized on short- and long-term revenue generation opportunities to maximize bottom-line profitability.
  • Monitored use of best practices at levels and implemented corrective actions to bring employees into compliance.
09/2012 to Current
Clinical Psychotherapist Parker Healthcare Consulting Detroit, MI,
  • Responsible for direct provision of psychotherapy and assessment services to individuals, families, & couples.
  • Documented patient information, treatment plans and patient responses.
  • Performed client assessments and developed treatment plans.
  • Provided clients with recommendations to community resources.
  • Effectively maintained caseload of at least 30 sessions per week using alternative therapies.
  • Delivered mental health support to patients suffering from depression and generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary treatment team to develop best treatment practices for patients.
05/2012 to 03/2021
College Instructor Parker Healthcare Consulting East Grand Ra, MI,
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations.
  • Shifted between informal and formal methods of teaching to create multi-layered web of learning incorporating experiments, practical activities, discussions and projects into lessons.
  • Administered exams and assignments to monitor student understanding and progress, implementing systems to fix blocks in comprehension or learning.
  • Evaluated and supervised student activities and performance levels to provide reports on academic progress.
  • Conducted engaging in-class discussions to facilitate learning and encourage participation.
07/2016 to 03/2019
Clinical Psychotherapist Parker Healthcare Consulting Jasper, AL,
  • Conducted patient observations by monitoring behavior and documented physical health, family history and medications in mental health assessment reports.
  • Collaborated with Subject Matter Experts with insights on various behavioral health conditions.
  • Evaluated patients' goals, as well as mental and practical conditions, to develop individualized courses of treatment.
  • Documented diagnoses, interventions implemented and outcomes across outpatient clinics.
  • Used therapeutic communication techniques to build rapport and guide discussion with patients.
  • Identified psychological, emotional or behavioral issues and diagnosed disorders using information obtained from evaluation techniques.
08/2016 to 06/2018
University Clinical Staff - Embedded Clinical Supervisor Corizon Health Sweet, ID,
  • Provided clinical direction and consultation to Master- level students and ensured student clinical compliance during site practicum experience
  • Responsible for signing off on licensure requirements and evaluating clinical acumen.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Delivered individualized instruction on observation, assessment, decision-making and patient health teaching.
  • Instructed and coached students to help overcome clinical issues and internship challenges.
  • Analyzed clinical settings' effectiveness in helping students achieve course and program outcomes.
  • Led weekly supervision meetings by providing clinical guidance, student advisement and education on industry best practices.
09/2014 to 10/2017
Clinical Psychotherapist Anthem, Inc. Flushing, NY,
  • Developed and implemented psychological strategies to enhance psychological growth and life satisfaction.
  • Defined core problems and determined key strategies for investigating and remediating concerns.
  • Implemented sound, peer-reviewed methodologies and interventions to foster psychological health.
  • Used therapeutic communication techniques to build rapport and guide discussion with patients.
  • Documented diagnoses, interventions implemented and outcomes across outpatient clinics.
  • Evaluated patients' goals, as well as mental and practical conditions, to develop individualized courses of treatment.
04/2011 to 01/2015
Clinical Psychotherapist Northville Counseling Center City, STATE,
  • Individual, Family & Recovery Psychotherapist: Responsible for direct provision of psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment and assessment services to individuals, families, & couples.
  • Listened to patients' concerns, instructed on stress-management techniques, adjustment strategies for life changes, how to live normal lives and ways to improve relationships.
  • Provided psychotherapy incorporating cognitive-behavioral, client-centered and play-therapy to treat wide range of psychological problems in patients.
  • Performed client assessments and developed treatment plans.
  • Consulted with patients on issues pertaining to relationship issues, substance abuse, career and other problems.
  • Treated various anxiety disorders, using exposure therapies such as in vivo, imaginal and virtual reality exposure.
07/2009 to 01/2011
Clinical Supervisor Southeastern Behavioral Health Services City, STATE,
  • Independently managed multiple programs- Children's Program and Substance/behavioral health programs in differing cities
  • 15 Direct reports
  • Direct responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring clinical and support staff
  • Direct Supervision of employees
  • Responsibilities included: training, supervision & organizational development, sustainment of employee morale, hiring, & disciplinary actions
  • Concurrently responsible for program & policy development, budget sustainment, and system partner collaboration.
  • Implement new policies and educate staff on changes
  • Oversaw day-to-day production activities in accordance with business objectives
  • Monitored budget and utilized operational resources
  • Evaluated performance, adjusted strategies and maintained agile, sustainable operations
  • Achieved team goals through formalized training plans, coaching and performance management
  • Assisted in recruiting, hiring and training of team members
  • Implemented innovative programs to increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover
03/2007 to 07/2009
Clinical Programs Manager Hegira City, STATE,
  • Oversaw staff development through in-depth trainings, workshops, seminars and other learning opportunities.
  • Developed and implemented variety of innovative policies and strategies to promote client self-sufficiency.
  • Achieved team goals through formalized training plans, coaching and performance management.
  • Provided documentation of processes to comply with regulations and company policies.
  • Worked collaboratively with functional leaders to implement new procedures and corrective actions to improve quality.
  • Trained new employees on proper protocols and customer service standards.
  • Built loyal account base and long-term business relationships with community mental health partners.
  • Reduced operational risks while organizing data to forecast performance trends.
  • Served in lieu of Director of Programs and worked closely with executive management staff
  • Responsible for assisting Director of Programs (DOP) with overall operations and development of 22 different programs at 11 different sites
  • Responsible for keeping abreast on state changes, writing/ updating policy, and procedures
07/2006 to 07/2009
Substance Abuse Clinical Psychotherapist Insight Recovery, Westland MI City, STATE,
  • Children's Psychotherapist Responsible for direct provision of psychotherapy and assessment services to severely mentally ill (SMI) children and families
  • Provided intensive clinical services in home and outpatient to individuals with severe emotional difficulties.
  • Supported and assessed clients struggling with addiction or relationship issues and devised strategies based on client needs.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
Expected in 11/2015 to to
Ph.D.: Psychology
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
  • Member of Psi Chi Honors Recipient
  • Concentration in Organizational Development
  • Post Graduate Fellowship: Individual and Group Psychotherapy
  • Post Graduate Internship: Individual and Group Psychotherapy
Expected in 07/2006 to to
Master of Arts: Clinical And Humanistic Psychology
Michigan School of Professional Psychology - Farmington, MI

Formally : Center for Humanistic Study

Expected in 12/2001 to to
Bachelor of Arts: General Psychology
Wayne State University - Detroit, MI
  • Research Pub: Leadership Influences of the Veteran Alpha Female Leader (2015)
  • Research Pub: Maturation & Childhood Loss: The Female's Process of Father Bereavement (2006)
  • NIATX (Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment) - Westland MI. 2008 - 2009 (Occupation Community Partnership/ Project)-Participated on research project team to facilitate gradual transitions through small change projects. Responsible for congregating and analyzing data results
  • Psi Chi Executive Committee Student Officer -Membership Liaison-University Chapter(2009 - 2010)
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc: a 1920 established national service organization; designed to promote sisterhood, scholarship, finer womanhood, and service
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life Committee Chair- Responsible for overseeing committee members, managing, and organizing fundraisers to raise money for cancer, research, and advocacy (2018- 2021)
  • Get Engaged Committee Member- Responsible for helping to spread awareness, support community involvement civic advancement and social awareness through various community

Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor (CAADC)-2009

Current Michigan Addiction Certification Board International Certification -International Certification Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)

Institute of Individual and Group Psychotherapy - 2011- 2017 Post Graduate Internship and Fellowship

Retention Focus Supervision Training Certificate - 2009 Virtual Center of Excellence

Psi Chi Honors Recipient - 2009 ( life member)

Walden University - Psychology National Honors Society Certified Trauma and Loss Specialist - 2007 National Institute of Trauma & Loss in Children

Additional Information
  • Presentation: , Body image and Mental Health (2017)
  • Presentation: Race and Culture - IIGP Presenter - 3-day workshop series (2017)
  • Presentation: Mental Health and Wellness - SWAP symposium co- speaker (2013)
  • Presentation: Annual Membership Brunch - Guest Speaker (2014) Presentation: Teen Workshop Series - Women and Careers SWAP presenter (2012)

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Michigan School of Professional Psychology
  • Wayne State University

Job Titles Held:

  • CEO & Psychotherapist, Psychotherapist
  • Clinical Psychotherapist
  • College Instructor
  • Clinical Psychotherapist
  • University Clinical Staff - Embedded Clinical Supervisor
  • Clinical Psychotherapist
  • Clinical Psychotherapist
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Clinical Programs Manager
  • Substance Abuse Clinical Psychotherapist


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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