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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Multi-skilled and dedicated Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who excels in creating therapeutic relationships with clients, conducting thorough assessments, establishing relevant therapeutic goals, and selecting appropriate interventions. Excel in developing and implementing evidence-based treatment for a wide range for a wide range of mental health disorders to include: substance abuse, domestic violence, physical/sexual abuse, self-injurious behaviors and posttraumatic stress. 
Skill Highlights
  • Successful private practice
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Superior communication skills
  • Behavior modification
  • Effective listening
  • Time management
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Parenting skills educator
  • Goal Setting and Implementation
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Problem solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Effectively managed caseloads of more than 60 clients at any given time. 
  • Educated new employees on proper facility procedures and policies.
  • Served as chairperson; successfully helped develop and organize Suncoast Mental Health, Inc.’s first annual Finding Peace Amid the Chaos fundraiser and awareness to mental illness.
Professional Experience
05/2016 to Current
EAP-Guidance Expert/Independent Contractor Horizon Health And Wellness Oracle, AZ,
  • Refer clients to other mental health resources in the community for further services.
  • Select and comply relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming mental and emotional problems.
  • Conducted one to three crisis counseling sessions each month.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
02/2016 to Current
Therapist/Owner Karl Storz Endovision Inc Seattle, WA,
  • Work with clients with co-occurring disorders. 
  • Pursue ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills. 
  • Cultivate positive relationships with other mental health professionals, programs and associations. 
  • Communicate regularly with family members and significant others during the treatment process.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social and emotional problems caused by substance abuse. 
  • Act as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.  
  • Lead patients in individual, family, group and marital therapy sessions.
  • Diagnose mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders. 
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    07/2013 to 05/2016
    Clinician/Intake Specialist Horizon Health And Wellness Sierra Vista, AZ,
    • Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.
    • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
    • Created and reviewed master treatment and discharge plans for each client.
    • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications. 
    • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
    • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
    • Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 35 sessions per week. Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
    • Counseled clients in a multitude of areas including, mental health issues, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and drug abuse.
    07/2013 to 11/2014
    Clinician Grand Pacific Palisades Resort Oxnard, CA,
    • Charted and recorded information in client files.
    • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes. 
    • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel. 
    • Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
    • Maintained good relationships with upper management and employees.
    03/2013 to 10/2013
    Case Manager The Salvation Army Compassion House Shelter City, STATE,
    • Registered incoming residents and carefully ensured patient files remain confidential.
    • Established trust and bond with residents with the ability to listen to problems whilst empathizing.
    • Maintained clinical records and provided verbal and written reports.
    • Counseled residents in multiple areas including: mental health issues, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and drug abuse.
    07/2012 to 02/2014
    Clinician Hibiscus Children's Center City, STATE,
    • Listened to an individual's problems whilst empathizing.
    • Established trust and a bond with clients.
    • Referred clients to other healthcare professionals when appropriate.
    • Maintained clinical records and providing verbal and written reports.
    • Attended training for ongoing professional development.
    • Monitored success by meeting goals.
    01/2008 to 02/2012
    Billing/Office Manager Sailfish Physicians Associate, Inc City, STATE,
    • Trained, mentored, and motivated employees.
    • Handled all facets of billing services that included reviewing, evaluating, and resolving billing problems, which included audits and research, preparing appeals with insurance companies, overseeing reports, and handling financial reconciliations.
    • Increased yearly revenues by 15% by creating new revenue stream through research.
    05/1993 to 10/2011
    Nail Technician Fancy-Finger Nails City, STATE,
    • Owned and operated own business as an independent contractor.
    • Maximized revenue by managing key customer relationships, integral to ensuring repeat and referral business.
    • Directly handled all facets of the business including having knowledge of bookkeeping and financial concepts.
    Education and Training
    Expected in 2017
    : EMDR Certification
    - ,
    Expected in 2016
    : EMDR Trained
    - ,
    Expected in 2015
    Continued Education in Clinical Counseling:
    Expected in 2011
    Master of Science: Psychology
    Expected in 2009
    Bachelor of Science: Human Services and Management
    Professional Affiliations
     American Counseling Association, EMDR International Association, University of Phoenix Alumni 
    Critical Thinking, Multicultural populations Evaluations, Active Learning, Mental health, Counseling, Rapport, Research, Treatment plans, Billing, Bookkeeping, Computerized charting, Great organizational skills, Written and oral communications

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    • EAP-Guidance Expert/Independent Contractor
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    • Continued Education in Clinical Counseling
    • Master of Science
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