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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Marriage and Family Therapist has strong counseling abilities and an understanding of interpersonal familial relationships. Leads clients through marital and family conflict resolution by helping them recognize behavioral patterns. Has a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Master's in Divinity, is not licensed yet and has seven years of experience specializing in pastoral counseling.

Skill Highlights
  • Excellent reasoning and counseling skills
  • Understands relationship issues and assists clients in recognizing own behavior patterns
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Makes clients participate in own therapeutic process by assigning homework each week
  • •In-depth understanding of therapeutic approaches and principles
  • Is a fair and rational arbiter and does not take sides
  • Helps clients choose what's best for them, whether remaining married or coming to terms with divorce
  • Provides premarital counseling services
  • Strong belief in helping people find happiness

I have 16 years Military service - with eight years as Chaplain

Professional Experience
07/2012 to 07/2013
Chaplain Resident Allina Health Systems Edina, MN,
  • Demonstrated superb ability in using different counseling modalities (brief therapy/solution focused therapy/grief counseling) to provide ministerial leadership and efforts in social advocacy for patient, families, and staff care needs.
  • Participated and was consulted on Ethical and care advocacy issues for patients, families, and staff.
  • Ability to provide individual and group counseling at five practicum sites and later review performance under supervision and interdisciplinary group sessions.
  • Professional Chaplaincy functioning providing collaborative team oriented and evidenced based and collaborative ministry and spiritual care for patient, family and interdisciplinary staff.
04/2011 to 04/2012
Counseling Intern Department Of Justice Berlin, NH,
  • Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming mental and emotional problems.
  • Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.Cultivated positive relationships with other mental health professionals, programs and associations.
  • Implemented therapeutic plans for each child and recorded child's progress in case file.
07/2010 to 04/2012
Counseling Student Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Counseling Training Center City, STATE,
  • Communicated regularly with family members and significant others during the treatment process.
  • Completed 250 hours each for both individual and group counseling using different counseling modalities (total 506 hours).
  • Referred family members to outside support options to help them cope during times of increased stress.Interviewed and assessed 5 new clients each week.
  • Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
  • Developed case files and treatment plans under the supervision of counseling professor and supervisor.
  • Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve clients' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Conducted individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social and emotional problems caused by substance abuse.
03/2008 to 08/2015
Chaplain Chaplain Candidate, United States Air Force Reserves City, STATE,
  • Provided counseling to single and married couples using various counseling models, premarital counseling, and coping techniques.
  • Provided over 695 hours of counseling to 1835 ROTC Cadets during the summer training session.
  • Advised leadership in matters pertaining to religious faith, ethical decision-making and moral reasoning.
  • Provided pastoral care and nurtured single and married airmen servant leadership.
Education and Training
Expected in August 2013
Certification: Clinical Pastoral Education
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Indiana University Health - Indianapolis, MO
Expected in 2012
MDiv/MAMFT: Master of Divinity/Marriage and Family Therapy
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary - Louisville, KY

Marriage and Family Therapy Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, 2012 (With 500 hours of individual and family relational hours

Expected in 2007
Bachelor of Science: Management/Computer Information Systems
Park University - Saukville, MO

Management/Computer Information Systems

United States Volleyball Referees Association, 2006 *Little League Soccer Coach, Stuttgart Germany, 2005-2006 *Captain, United States Army Soccer Team, Stuttgart, Germany, 2004-2006
Professional Affiliations
Student Member, American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC), 2008 - present *Student Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 2008- present *AAPC, Mid-West Regional Conference Planning Committee, 2009

Academic, Cancer, charts, chronic illness, interpersonal, Council, Counseling, crisis intervention, decision-making, documentation, editing, Hospice, leadership, Leadership Training, Legal, notes, mailing, office, military, network, Oct, office administration, oncology, organizational, Palliative Care, Personnel, scanning, scheduling, supervisor, supervision, therapy, Trauma


References: LTC Fred Ehrman Rev. Cam Holzer, D.Min, ACPE Sup

Chaplain Pastoral Educator

VA Medical Center University of Kentucky Health

800 Zorn Ave, 1000 S. Limestone A-00-115

Louisville, KY 40206 Lexington, KY 40536

502-314-4506 864-270-6720

Rev. Doug Slagle, D.Min Rev. Caroll Cook, PhD

Pastor Professor

3110 Stonington Court 1044 Alta Vista Rd Louisville,

KY 40242 (home address) Louisville, KY 40205

502-693-3414 or 502-327-1300 502-895-3411

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School Attended
  • Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Indiana University Health
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Park University
Job Titles Held:
  • Chaplain Resident
  • Counseling Intern
  • Counseling Student
  • Chaplain
  • Certification
  • MDiv/MAMFT
  • Bachelor of Science

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