independent love and logic parent facilitator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting.

Skill Highlights
  • Family therapy background
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Parenting skills educator
  • Certified Systemic Sandplay Therapist
  • Art and Play therapy training working toward RPT
  • CAC training working toward CACIII
Education and Training
Colorado School For Family Therapy Aurora, CO Expected in 2015 Certified Play and Art Therapist : Art and Play Therapy - GPA :

Currently attending classes to become a Certified Art and Play therapist. Classes end in May 2015.

Colorado School for Family Therapy Aurora, CO Expected in 2015 Certified Addiction Counselor : Addiction Counseling - GPA :

Attending classes to obtain CACIII. Three classes remaining in the program.

Colorado School for Family Therapy Aurora, CO Expected in 2014 Certified Systemic Sandplay Therapist : Sandplay Therapy - GPA :
University of Northern Colorado extension Aurora, Colorado Expected in 2004 Masters of Arts : Community Counseling - GPA :

Community Counseling

Also had classes in Family therapy

Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado. Expected in 1998 Bachelor of Arts Degree : Psychology Community Service - GPA :

Psychology Community Service

  • Effectively managed caseloads of more than 20 clients at any given time.
  • Led a male adolescent anger management group
  • Taken leadership role on several projects while I took time off to raise my children.
  • These include Room Mom for kids school, Craft team lead for a Mothers of Preschoolers group, Girl Scout leader

Professional Experience
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson - Independent Love and Logic Parent Facilitator
Houston, TX, 03/2009 - Current
  • Facilitate parenting classes based on the program the Love and Logic Institute developed.
  • Teach parents practical skills they can use right away to help make parenting less stressful while teaching the kids responsibility.
  • Prepare a monthly parenting newsletter with Love and Logic tips.
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson - Counselor
Laredo, TX, 04/2003 - 09/2005
  • Saw clients with mental health issues, substance abuse issues, individual and family counseling.
  • In addition I facilitated an adolescent anger management group.
  • Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 15-20 sessions per week.
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
Wolters Kluwer - Counselor
Gassaway, WV, 05/2003 - 07/2003
  • Assisted in the care of 9 adolescents in an inpatient treatment setting.
  • Provided counseling, guidance and life skills training to the girls on the Transitional Living Unit.
  • Executed appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
Tech Data Corporation - Senior Sales Support Specialist
Swedesboro, NJ, 11/2002 - 07/2003
  • Similar responsibilities as Sales Support Specialist below.
  • In addition, I was responsible for training, tier II support, helping other team member succeed by providing guidance and support.
Intl Fcstone - Sales Support Specialist
Atlanta, GA, 09/2000 - 11/2002
  • First point of contact for the customer and the National Account Managers.
  • I was responsible for processing new orders, resolving problems, pricing, weekly, monthly reporting and special projects.
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson - Commissions Specialist
League City, TX, 08/1999 - 09/2000
  • Process commissions and bonuses for sales staff throughout the country.
  • Facilitate the commission charge back process for switch and transport orders that disconnect early.
  • Various monthly reporting projects related to commissions issues.
  • Talk with the management in the cities to resolve issues.
  • Correlate and distribute news clips for the marketing department.
Wsp - Counselor
Midland, TX, 06/1998 - 08/1999
  • Assisted in the care of 21 female adolescents in an inpatient treatment setting.
  • My responsibilities included one to one brief sessions with the girls in the cottage.
  • Responsible for teaching daily life skills, administering treatment writing and led various treatment groups with the girls in the cottage.
  • I worked on more in-depth treatment issues with my two assigned girls in weekly discussions of specific treatment issues as well as weekly written treatment work.
  • In addition, I was responsible for the weekly paperwork for the cottage.
Live Nation Entertainment Inc - Intern
Hollywood, CA, 1998 - 04/1998
  • Practicum at Hill Haven, Durango, Colorado.
  • Group home for eleven clients who have.
  • Schizophrenia.
  • Interact with clients and help them with daily living skills to become independent.
Community Connections - Intern/Thesis
City, STATE, 08/1997 - 04/1998
  • Taught a client who has a developmental disability and who is non-verbal to read.
  • Developed a special program for this purpose.
  • Assisted in the care of people who had disabilities
  • Worked on programs to enable them to become an active part of the community
Alternative Horizons - Volunteer Crisis Counselor
City, STATE, 09/1996 - 01/1998
  • A domestic violence hotline.
  • Prior to service, attended a 6-week training program.
  • On call 48 hours per month, taking domestic violence calls, counseling survivors of domestic violence, attending court appearances with victims, counseling regarding their rights and advising resources for help within the community.
Napa State Hospital - Internship
City, STATE, 04/1997 - 05/1997
  • Six week program to gain clinical and practical experience in a mental hospital.
  • I was assigned two different units within the hospital, one on a women's borderline personality unit and was able to run an art group and a dance group.
  • The other unit was a male forensic developmentally disabled dually diagnosed unit.
  • Tutored those who where in school and was able to shadow a behavioral psychologist and accompany him and a client to court.
  • Interacted with patients in various settings.
  • Work well in a team as well as autonomously
  • Self starter
  • Organized
  • Thorough documentation
  • Supportive and active listener
  • Proficient in computer skills
Additional Information
  • Registered Psychotherapist

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School Attended

  • Colorado School For Family Therapy
  • Colorado School for Family Therapy
  • Colorado School for Family Therapy
  • University of Northern Colorado extension
  • Fort Lewis College

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Love and Logic Parent Facilitator
  • Counselor
  • Counselor
  • Senior Sales Support Specialist
  • Sales Support Specialist
  • Commissions Specialist
  • Counselor
  • Intern
  • Intern/Thesis
  • Volunteer Crisis Counselor
  • Internship


  • Certified Play and Art Therapist
  • Certified Addiction Counselor
  • Certified Systemic Sandplay Therapist
  • Masters of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

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