counseling practicum and internship resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

A compassionate, empathetic mental health counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults using a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, family, and group therapy sessions. Demonstrates a passion for supporting the success for members of underserved populations.

Group/Individual Counseling * Substance Abuse Counseling

  • Achieves results using an integrative approach to counseling using Unconditional Positive Regard and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Shows authentic concern for individual clients and the outcome of their decisions. In groups, encourages acceptance and respect among group members, helping them to see what they have in common is greater than their differences.
Education and Training
The University of Toledo Toledo , Ohio Expected in 2014 Master of Arts : Clinical Mental Health Counseling - GPA :

CACREP Accrediated

Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Michigan Expected in 2002 Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
  • CPI Non-violent Crisis Intervention Trained 2014
  • CPR Certification 2014
  • Basic First Aid Certification 2014
  • Psychological First Aid Trained 2013
Professional Experience
Behavioral Connections - Counseling Practicum and Internship
City, STATE, 07/2013 - Current
  • Develops comprehensive treatment plans that are focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
  • Conduct weekly individual, family and group counseling sessions with children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with a variety of disorders including substance abuse, depression, bipolar disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD, Sexual abuse/offending, post-traumatic stess disorder and others.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings, to discuss what is happening in their lives and to help them develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
  • Teaching clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Co-facilitate a Sexual Offender group for youth 18 years and under using the Good Lives model for treatment.
  • Co-facilitate a Phase I and Phase II substance abuse groups using a 12 step approach.
  • Develop and write treatment plans, progress notes and diagnostic summaries.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings to analyze the treatment plans and progress of sexual offenders.
Work History
The Toledo Hospital - Support Coordinator Employee Health
Toledo , Ohio 03/2011 - Current
The Toledo Hospital - Support Coordinator Medical ICU
Toledo , Ohio 03/2009 - 03/2011
The Toledo Hospital Child Development Center - Lead Teacher Pre-Kindergarten
Toledo, Ohio 03/2007 - 03/2009
  • American Counseling Association 2014

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School Attended

  • The University of Toledo
  • Eastern Michigan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Support Coordinator Employee Health
  • Support Coordinator Medical ICU
  • Lead Teacher Pre-Kindergarten


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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