Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Mental health professional emphasizing client advocacy and strengths-based care. Excels at developing innovative and comprehensive treatment plans that leverage patients’ existing support networks.
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Skilled in diagnosis, mental health assessment and treatment planning

    Culturally-sensitive - carefully considers the intersection of race, gender, class and ability     

      Seasoned in providing attentive,         appropriate and effective                   treatment

  • Case Management
  • Oriented toward strategic planning and using community resources to the client's benefit

  • Crisis intervention techniques

       Highly familiar with the seven-              stages of crisis intervention

Work History
03/2009 to Current
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Burrell Behavioral Health Crane, MO,

Provides diagnosis, treatment planning, mental health assessment and targeted, evidence-based treatment for clients 17-65.

Goals:  To alleviate symptoms, improve the quality of their functioning and strengthen their relationships with themselves and others.  

  • Types of therapy provided:  Individual, couples, family, parent coaching and psychoeducational/psychotherapeutic support groups. 
  • Specialties:  
  • Depression, especially Post-partum.  
  • Grief, especially miscarriage and child-loss; infertility.  
  • Post-traumatic stress, especially sexual abuse and assault.  
  • Anxiety disorders, especially Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  
  • Addiction, especially substance abuse, sex addiction and codependency. 
  • Consults with clients to create a treatment plan that addresses medical, social and behavioral needs. 
  • Works in close contact with other medical providers to provide coordinated treatment. 
  • Provides crisis response and crisis planning when clients are in acute psychiatric distress or substance abuse crisis.

10/2006 to 2010
Child and Family Therapist Seneca Center San Leandro, CA,
  • Provided individual and co-led group trauma treatment for children ages 6-19. 
  • Trained in and primarily used Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Supportive Group Therapy. 
  • Participated in planning and fine-tuning the team treatment approach to be developmentally appropriate while utilizing the latest research in effective treatment. 
  • Worked in close collaboration with Department of Human Services caseworkers for clients. 
  • Consulted with and educated non-offending parents of clients, caseworkers, teachers, doctors, therapists and other stakeholders about the nuances of trauma and especially sexual abuse trauma on an on-going basis. 
  • Taught 12-week psychoeducational group for non-offending parents. 
07/2005 to 10/2006
School-based Therapist Burrell Behavioral Health Fair Grove, MO,

Provided mental health assessment, treatment planning and referral for children in behavioral support classrooms in the Portland Public Schools system.  

Diagnoses included:  Oppositional Defiant Disorder; Post-traumatic Stress Disorder; ADHD; OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression and Anxiety. 

  • Pioneer Special School Program
  • Rosa Parks Elementary
  • Roosevelt High School

Enabled clients to get psychiatric and therapeutic treatment through Morrison's outpatient clinics.  Provided psychiatrists with supporting observations. 

Provided individual therapeutic intervention during the school day to augment the support students' were receiving from outpatient therapists. 

Strategized with and educated teachers about the special needs of traumatized and drug-affected children and how to meet those needs in the classroom. 

Provided family therapy and parent support through home-visits to parents of high needs children. 




Expected in 2005
Master of Arts: Social Work
New York University - New York, NY

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