clinical psychology intern resume example with 10 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Diligent professional adept at assessing and providing crisis intervention for complicated behavioral conditions and problems. Administered and interpreted case-based psychological tests before prescribing treatment. Possesses outstanding interpersonal and conflict management skills.

  • Patient screening
  • Integrated healthcare models
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Psychological Test Batteries
  • Emotional Disorders
  • Psychological Testing
  • Treatment Programs
  • Behavior Analysis
  • Research
  • Crisis Intervention
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 01/2024 Ph.D : Clinical Psychology - GPA :
Argosy Minneapolis, MN Expected in 06/2018 Master of Science : Forensic Psychology - GPA :
Argosy University Minneapolis, MN, Expected in 01/2015 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Work History
Los Angeles County - Clinical Psychology Intern
Los Angeles, CA, 06/2018 - 03/2023
  • Shadowed experienced clinicians to gain in-depth knowledge of treatment, diagnosis, and assessment techniques.
  • Worked with 50 clients living with mental and developmental delays and employed successful strategies aimed at addressing symptoms and improving quality of life.
  • Delivered counseling services to 20 individuals and 10 families.
  • Assisted with documenting and evaluating behaviors of individuals with mental health diagnoses.
  • Administered, scored, and interpreted psychological tests for 20 Social Security Disabilities referrals, 15 post-adoption DFPS referrals, and 15 students' IQ evaluations referrals during office visits.
  • Implemented crisis intervention techniques to help individuals through complex situations.
  • Assessed available case data and prepared reports outlining findings and recommendations.
  • Identified indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment through direct observation.
  • Leverages excellent oral and written communication skills to interact professionally with staff and clients.
  • Aided general practitioners and specialists with handling complex cases by consulting on psychological diagnoses and treatments.
  • Implemented variety of evidence-based counseling methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Collected information about individuals or clients using interviews, observational techniques, and other assessment methods.
  • Administered, scored, and interpreted psychosocial examinations for assessment of different patient markers.
  • Referred clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary.
  • Compiled detailed client histories using intake forms, interviews, and assessments to build complete pictures for determining optimal therapeutic approaches.
  • Wrote reports on clients and maintained required paperwork.
  • Counseled individuals, groups, or families to help understand problems, deal with crisis situations and develop realistic action plans.
  • Performed research on effectiveness of interventions and proposed changes to intervention structures based on evaluation outcomes.
Argosy University - Forensic Psychology
City, STATE, 03/2016 - 05/2018
  • Committed to serving patients by listening to concerns and guiding patients in approaching behavioral, mental, and emotional problems.
  • Polished in interviewing individuals to identify psychological needs and providing accurate diagnoses.
  • Well-versed in various psychological techniques, including cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and emotion-focused therapies.
  • Shows ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with recipients of psychological services, and to develop evidence-based intervention plans specific to service delivery goals and needs of those served.
  • Patient screening.
  • Counseling.
  • Psychotherapy.
  • Psychological Assessment.
  • Crisis Intervention.
  • Emotional Disorders.
  • Case management.
  • Behavior Analysis, Provided psychotherapy incorporating cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and play therapy to treat wide range of psychological problems in patients.
  • Performed intake by interviewing to establish key information, including medical and psychological history and as well as assessing patients' apparent mental state.
  • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from chronic pain disorders.
  • Treated various anxiety disorders, using exposure therapies such as in vivo, imaginal, and virtual reality exposure.
  • Maintained confidential records of over 50 patients related to individual patient treatment using software.
  • Offered individual outpatient therapy for adult clients with wide range of psychological problems, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, physical and sexual traumas, and psychotic disorders.
  • Conducted psychological assessments for adults and children to help address variety of clinical concerns and performed educational testing to inform courts of intelligence and personality assessment results.
  • Used imaging and relaxation techniques to develop strengthening and safe zones to facilitate processing of trauma.
  • Scheduled, organized, and delivered comprehensive presentations on effective treatment of depression, anxiety, anger, and cognitive-behavioral skills to manage negative emotions.
Argosy University - Psychology
City, STATE, 02/2012 - 03/2015
  • Planned and monitored curriculum and program activities and liaised with teachers to create fun and engaging learning experiences.
  • Recruited, selected, and retained high-quality staff over 20, to reduce turnover and foster stability.
  • Modernized instructional plans and educational approaches to enhance student learning.
  • Established and optimized program schedules to cover planned needs while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning.
  • Upheld sound financial principles to keep program operating within budget levels, maximizing resource utilization while minimizing costs.
  • Collaborated on strategies to enhance student learning and behavior alongside parents and teaching staff.
  • Monitored and observed child progress, interactions and behavior and reported findings to parents.
  • Operated under licensing guidelines to protect health, safety, and well-being of children.
  • Reviewed and evaluated new and current programs to determine effectiveness and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations and recommended any necessary modifications.
  • Trauma Informed Care.
  • Cultural Competency.
  • Psychotropic Medication.
  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Sexual Abuse.
  • Reporting Suspected Abuse or Neglect of a Child.
  • Publication, Theories and Concepts of Child Development December 2019.

California Psychological Association–Student Division Co-Chair, Ex officio.

The National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS).

The American Psychological Association (APA) Graduate Division. National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).

Walden University Ambassador.

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Argosy
  • Argosy University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Psychology Intern
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology


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

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