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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
Compassionate, empathetic, solutions-oriented mental health counselor dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative individualized treatment plans for children, adolescents and adults.
Skills
  • Group psychotherapy expert
  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • DBT qualified
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Empathetic
  • Quick Learner
  • Eclectic approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Unconditional Positive Regard
  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • CBT
  • Play Therapy
  • Effective at treatment planning
  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Work History
08/2013 to 02/2014 Child and Adolescent Counselor Livius | Newton, MA,
  • Provided individual counseling at an all boy's middle school.
  • Provided individual and family counseling in client's homes in Baltimore.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.  Developed well thought out relevant treatment plans tailored to each individual client's needs and strengths.
  • Incorporated new and creative ways to reach Baltimore City Youth.
  • Completed daily contact notes.
07/2007 to 05/2008 School Mental Health Counselor-Extern South Carolina Job Board | South Congaree, SC,
  • Provided individual and group counseling to adolescents at Digital Harbor High School and National Academy Foundation High School in Baltimore City.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment in order to best help clients.
  • Created well thought out treatment plans that were based on research and tailored to meet each individual client's needs.
  • Co-lead groups on anger management, social skills, and self-harm.
  • Completed daily contact notes.
08/2001 to 04/2003 Tutor University Of Maryland Baltimore County | City, STATE,
  • Provided individual and group tutoring in Psychology, Math, and Spanish.
  • Tutored students both with and without learning disabilities.
  • Tailored tutoring techniques to best help each student.
  • Taught students more effective study skills and time management skills.
04/2002 to 07/2002 Counseling Intern Villa Maria | City, STATE,
  • Worked with elementary aged children with emotional disabilities.
  • Assisted with individual and group counseling.
  • Helped teach and tutor children.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Assisted in summer recreational activities such as swimming and arts and crafts.
07/2001 to 05/2002 Administrative Assistant-Resident Services University Of Maryland Baltimore County | City, STATE,
  • General office work and administrative duties.
  • Answered telephone calls.
  • Filed papers.
  • Sent fax's.
07/2000 to 05/2001 Residence Hall Monitor University Of Maryland Baltimore County | City, STATE,
  • Watched out for the safety of the students in the dormitory.
  • Signed guests in and out of the building.
  • Worked late night shifts.
07/2001 to 11/2001 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Psychology 101 University Of Maryland Baltimore County | City, STATE,
  • Assisted in teaching classes and occasionally covered a class for the professor.
  • Tutored students both individually and in groups.
  • Help study sessions groups to prepare for exams.
  • Graded student paper's and exams.
Education
Expected in 2008 to to Master of Science | Counseling Psychology Loyola University in Maryland, Baltimore, MD GPA:
  • [3.810] GPA
  • Coursework in Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
Expected in 2003 to to Bachelor of Arts | Psychology University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD GPA:
  • [3.93] GPA
Accomplishments
  • Recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor's Society Award.
  • Recipient of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor's Society Award.
  • Recipient of the Psi Chi Psychology Honor's Society Award.
  • Recipient of Golden Key International Honor's Society Award.
  • Magna Cum Laude at UMBC.
  • Dean's List and Academic Honors for all semesters at UMBC.
  • Certified Tutor.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Loyola University in Maryland
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County

Job Titles Held:

  • Child and Adolescent Counselor
  • School Mental Health Counselor-Extern
  • Tutor
  • Counseling Intern
  • Administrative Assistant-Resident Services
  • Residence Hall Monitor
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Psychology 101

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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