Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Licensed MFT, LADC experienced in the treatment of mental health, substance abuse and dual-diagnosis disorders. Committed to building a positive therapeutic rapport with clients with empathy and compassion, specializing in the treatment of Depression, Bipolar, Schizoaffective, Substance Abuse disorders. Strong background in Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, ACT and client centered counseling with an emphasis on compassionate care. I am motivated to help every client learn healthy means of dealing with mental and emotional difficulties within the client' s value system. 
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMFT)
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC)
  • Crisis intervention and suicide prevention training experience
  • Supervisor LADC
  • EMDR (Level 2)
  • Psychiatric population familiarity 
  • Knowledge of DSM diagnostic criteria
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Treatment and discharge planning
  • Reliable

Work History
Individual, family and child therapy, 05/2003 - Current
Lynne Reilly, MFT LADC, Private Practice City, STATE,
  • Children's play and art therapy
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Court ordered evaluations for substance abuse
  • Member, community support team, collaborating with school staff and law enforcement to recommend services and treatment for identified families.
MFT,LADC Inpatient Psychiatric Care Facility, 08/2005 - Current
Carson Tahoe Hospital Behavioral Health City, STATE,
  • Collaborated closely with psychiatric, nursing and support staff for optimal treatment and coordination of care.
  • Assessed and evaluated patients for inpatient admission and/or outpatient treatment.
  • Developed didactic educational presentations and interactive process groups.
  • Introduced and facilitated Art Therapy program and Therapy Animal program.
  • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues and facilitated weekly family education groups
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy for mentally ill and co occurring disordered patients.
  • Collaborated closely with psychiatric, nursing and support staff for optimal treatment and coordination of care.
  • Led 12 group therapy sessions each week.
  • Conducted 4-10 one-on-one counseling sessions per week.
  • Supervised CADAC interns
  • Revised treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress.
  • Explained available substance abuse and mental health treatment services to clients for post discharge continued care
  • Developed and distributed relevant and comprehensive written materials on mental health and social skills.
  • Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Consulted with clients when developing long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Interviewed and assessed an average of 6-8 incoming residents per week.
  • Conducted 8-10 one-on-one counseling sessions per week.
Assessment and Admissions, 08/2004 - 08/2005
West Hills Hospital City, ,
  • Evaluated patients for level of care psychiatric services, admission services when deemed appropriate
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
  • Documented behavior relevant to diagnosis
MFTI, LADCI, 11/2000 - 07/2003
Sierra Family Services City, STATE,
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Facilitated individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 9 to 18.
  • Facilitated High School Grief Support Group
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic integrated exercises using Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play therapy, and Client Centered modalities
Master of Arts: Counseling and Educational Psychology, Expected in 2000
University of Nevada - Reno, NV

Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 1997
Univ. of NV Reno - Reno, NV

EMDR level 2 for trauma treatment

Play therapy education

Motivational Interviewing

LADC Supervisor

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