Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and person-centered Mental Health Professional interested in maintaining a secured career in the fields of Clinical and Counseling Psychology.

  • Academic Training in Psychology as undergraduate major
  • Public Speaking and Leadership Skills
  • Communication and Translation Skills (Spanish, German, Mandarin)
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Cultural Competence
  • Social Media Outreach and digital media savvy
  • Event planning
  • Organization
  • Coordination skills
Work History
Psychotherapist, 01/2022 - Current
Emory Autism Center City, STATE,
  • Develop goal-oriented psychoeducational groups with activities geared towards improving patients’ level of functioning
  • Encourage patients to discuss their personal experiences in individual, group, and family settings.
  • Guide patients in utilizing behavioral modification techniques as indicated on their individualized treatment plans
  • Facilitate structured and unstructured patient activities and group therapy
  • Assist with admission/transfer/discharge process
  • Provide innovative ideas in staff meetings and program development conferences to enhance patient service quality
  • Deliver client assessments for those struggling with addiction, relationship issues, and different psychiatric disorders and implement strategies based on patients’ needs
Mental Health Counselor, 10/2021 - Current
Emory University City, STATE,
  • Counsel students in grades 1 through 8, using solution-focused and person-centered approaches to address issues such as academic performance, social skills, self-esteem, and attendance
  • Guide and assist numerous students in short-term crises such as bullying, friendship issues, conflict resolution, and classroom behavior issues
  • Facilitate several social and emotional support workshops for elementary and middle school students. The workshops focus on friendship skills, healthy self-care practices, and coping strategies.
  • Work one-on-one with students on the Autism Spectrum in implementing behavior intervention plans developed under close collaboration with teachers and staff members
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, and positive reinforcement
  • Redirect students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • Give one-on-one attention to students with special needs in integrated classrooms while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Train school personnel on how to manage and support students using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Therapist, 05/2019 - 10/2021
Elk's Aidmore City, STATE,
  • Facilitated social interactions amongst neurotypical children and their peers (age 6-12) with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the integrated camp “You Be You” through age-appropriate, engaging team-based activities
  • Provided behavioral interventions to reinforce positive behaviors, anger management, and impulse control techniques, relaxation skills, and coping strategies in children with Autism
  • Promptly utilized de-escalation skills to alleviate severe mental health and behavioral issues in crises
  • Tracked and reported daily progress on the children supervised, including behavioral tendencies and improvements with social activity
Trauma Counselor, 06/2019 - 09/2021
Company Name City, State,
  • Interviewed veterans who experienced war-related trauma and helped them to share their stories with family members and medical professionals
  • Effectively addressed veterans’ emotional and psychological difficulties, marital and family issues, and substance abuse through trauma-informed and grief-based counseling.
  • Organized and conducted stress-debriefing sessions for individuals and groups
  • Planned and executed outreach activities to link clients with helpful community resources
  • Prepared, maintained, and provided accurate and timely records as needed
  • Built and maintained strong professional relationships with all funding and community partners
Communications Chair for Emory Dark Arts Club, 08/2018 - 08/2021
Company Name City, State,
  • Created and maintained the organization's official Facebook and Instagram posts with timely, engaging, and informative posts aimed at destigmatizing mental illness and educating others on mental
    health topics, for example, how to best recover from a mental illness and how to encourage students to support each other to seek mental health treatment when necessary
  • Planned and executed events like showcases that provide a unique, open space for discussion of mental health issues on Emory University campus by giving students a platform with which to share their personal experience and those of other people dear to them creatively battling mental illness without societal judgment
  • Recruited student artists to formulate an artistic rendition of their experiences that resonates with them and coordinated with relevant school personnel to figure out the logistics of the event (date/time/location)
  • Organized and directed meetings to discuss and debate multiple facets of complex mental health issues like methods to give and seek outside support for specific mental conditions without violating proper relationship boundaries within families
  • Supported and counseled students going through mental health-related struggles during the school year, as well as referring these students to professional resources if needed depending on the severity of the issue
  • Created announcements and communicated them through emails and social media format to other members of the Emory Dark Arts Organization, relaying important information to everyone about upcoming meetings and schedule changes, among other things
Public Relations Coordinator, 08/2018 - 12/2020
Company Name City, State,
  • Organized group activities of the ‘Friends for My Life’ Organization
  • Facilitated conversation and socialization amongst neurotypical Emory student volunteers and young adults (age 18-25) from Emory Autism Center with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Planned and executed events to educate the masses on mental health, particularly concerning the reality of living with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Encouraged public contribution in the form of monetary donations and ideas to the Friends for My Life Organization for autism-related activities
  • Created and maintained the organization's official Facebook social media page with timely, engaging, and informative posts to publicly spread the word about mental health with topics like how to identify Autism Spectrum Disorder and live with this disorder after diagnosis
  • Wrote announcements and communicated them through emails and social media format to the other members of the Friends for My Life Organization, reminding everyone about upcoming meetings and schedule changes
Therapeutic Counselor, 09/2017 - 08/2018
Company Name City, State,
  • By establishing relationships of trust and confidence with foster care children (age 8-15), I facilitated their emotional healing from past experiences, mainly abuse trauma, resulting from conflict with their caregivers or biological parents. Consequently, they successfully straightened out ineffective mental and behavioral constructs that hindered them from achieving independence in a broader world.
  • Led numerous types of different therapeutic and psychoeducational groups that used hands-on, experiential activities to aid the children in forming better emotional regulation and interpersonal skills.
  • Aided in the secretarial organization duties for the therapeutic foster home
  • Helped to establish reliable transportation commuter buses for Emory University students to and from volunteering opportunities at the foster home
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2021
Emory University - Atlanta, GA
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And Sciences, Expected in 2018
Oxford College At Emory University - Oxford, GA
  • Dean's List [Fall 2015]
  • Continuing education in Emory University
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2016
Highland Park High School - Highland Park, NJ

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School Attended

  • Emory University
  • Oxford College At Emory University
  • Highland Park High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychotherapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Trauma Counselor
  • Communications Chair for Emory Dark Arts Club
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Therapeutic Counselor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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