Counseling Intern resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Compassionate counseling intern employing a strength-based approach to developing rapport and counseling with clients. Experience in individual and family counseling and group facilitation using DBT, CBT, MI and family systems therapeutic approaches. Passionate about promoting mental health and fostering overall wellbeing for all clients to improve quality of life.

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Facilitation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Substance Use
  • Mood Disorders and Anxiety
  • Evaluations and Assessments
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Treatment Planning
  • Case Management
Master of Arts: Counseling, Expected in 05/2022
Webster University - Fort Bragg, NC,
Master of Arts: Counseling, Expected in
Webster University - Rolla, MO,
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 08/2019
Drury University - St Robert, MO,
Relevant Experience
Counseling Intern, 08/2020 to 03/2021
Henry Ford HospitalSaginaw, MI,
  • Performed 174 hours (62 direct and 112 indirect) of supervised internship consisting of group and individual counseling sessions, typically seeing 4 clients and facilitating 3 groups per week in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Completed 130 supervised practicum hours (57 direct and 103 indirect) working with adolescents with substance use disorders and other co-occurring disorders.
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques, interviews, case histories and formal assessment tools including CRAFFT, TEDS, GAD, PHQ-9, DLA-20, and URICA.
  • Counseled using various theoretical approaches in CBT, DBT, MI, strength-based approach.
  • Encouraged adolescents to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves, relationships, and mental health symptoms.
  • Implement individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, substance use, trauma, destructive patterns of behavior and other psycho-social issues.
  • Facilitated and co-facilitated various of psychotherapy groups to include psycho-educational, trauma, experiential, behavioral, and process groups.
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations, problem solve, manage symptoms, and develop action plans.
Integrated Health Specialist, 07/2020 to 05/2021
MerakeyMullica Hill, NJ,
  • Use stage-matched approach to motivational interviewing to encourage change talk toward reductions in substance use and destructive patterns of behavior toward recovery goals.
  • Provide individualized services based upon strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences identified collaboratively with client and focused on supporting client's progression toward recovery goals.
  • Provide education and skill-building in areas such relapse prevention, mental health symptom management, daily living skills using MI, CBT, DBT, SAMSHA recovery model, and strength- based and wellness approach.
  • Maintain 30 adult client caseload weekly and provide community-based services.
  • Assist clients in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support services.
  • Assist client's in locating community resources to meet basic needs including food, shelter, emergency assistance, financial, etc.
  • Collaborate with probation and parole, ICTS team members, health and government agencies and outside agencies to assist in coordination of care.
Behavioral Technician, 03/2020 to 07/2020
Center For Autism & Related Disorder, IncCity, STATE,
  • Completed 40 hours of educational training and 10hrs of supervised training prior to furlough due to COVID-19.
  • Implemented and established behavior strategies by setting rules, reiterating expectations, and rewarding good behavior.
  • Implemented center and home treatment programs for children with autism and their families using techniques of applied behavior analysis.
  • Promoted positive interactions of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by using visual supports, simplifying communication, and utilizing stress scales to turn emotions into concrete concepts.
  • Observed, monitored, and recorded problem behaviors through accurate behavior-consequence data collection, graphs and anecdotal notes.
Training and Certifications
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Technician
  • Psychological First-Aid Certificate
  • TeleHealth For Mental Health Professionals Certificate
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Training
  • Professional Ethics Training
  • HIPPA Training
  • Motivational Interviewing Training

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School Attended

  • Webster University
  • Webster University
  • Drury University

Job Titles Held:

  • Counseling Intern
  • Integrated Health Specialist
  • Behavioral Technician


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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