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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with 15 years of experience with increasing responsibility. Extensive training in several evidence-based practices: including EMDR, PCIT, TF-CBT and CBT+. Committed and well-educated therapist offering comprehensive experience with individuals, couples and families in medical and private practice settings. Substantial knowledge and experience in the assessment of clinical and health care needs of each client and effectively implement interventions and coordinate care with the individual, family, community programs and healthcare providers.

Skills
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Policies and procedures
  • Staff Management
  • Strategic planning
  • Behavioral Health Billing Knowledge
  • Evidence-based counseling techniques
  • Patient records administration
  • Psychopharmacology knowledge
Work History
10/2018 to Current Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Eating Recovery Center | Laguna Hills, CA,
  • Conduct intake and needs assessments to set therapeutic goals and establish professional relationships with clients.
  • Assisted clients in locating resources for housing services and financial assistance.
  • Delivered counseling services to families and couples dealing with familial issues.
  • Maintained accurate and thoroughly documented notes and client records in accordance with licensing standards.
  • Leveraged practice management software to complete weekly progress notes, update quarterly treatment plans and maintain patient records.
  • Collaborated with social services, referral sources and other treatment professionals to meet patient care needs.
  • Contacted clients with past due accounts to formulate payment plans and discuss restructuring options.
06/2015 to 12/2018 Program Manager/Clinical Supervisor Sea Mar Community Health Centers | Everett, WA,
  • Implemented successful behavioral health program through professionalism, quality of care, teaching and client satisfaction.
  • Supervise all aspects of outpatient therapy site; including hiring, administrative and clinical work
  • Supervise ten Mental Health Therapists in all phases of their work
  • Work with community agencies and organizations to support mutual sharing of resources and program development
  • Schedule and perform quality assurance reviews as required by WAC
  • Prepare concise, complete and timely consumer records, according to agency policy and WAC requirements
  • Participate in management meetings and staff meetings in order to coordinate effectively with other members of staff and management team
  • Assessed patients, determined needs and managed care.
  • Implement new policies and educate staff on changes.
  • Developed, implemented, revised and evaluated policies and procedures.
  • Responded to crisis situations with calm and professional approach to optimize support.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Defined testing protocols, quality assurance initiatives and clinic policies and procedures.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Introduced and implemented new testing and interpretation procedures to maintain standards of care and meet quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
09/2012 to 06/2015 Owner/Marriage & Family Therapist Keystone Counseling | City, STATE,
  • Conducted intake and needs assessments to set therapeutic goals and establish professional relationships with clients.
  • Assisted clients in locating resources for housing services and financial assistance.
  • Market and advertise to promote growth in practice
  • Develop and manage budget for practice.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Contacted clients with past due accounts to formulate payment plans and discuss restructuring options.
  • Identified, researched and resolved billing variances to maintain system accuracy and currency.
  • Examined patients' insurance coverage, deductibles, insurance carrier payments and remaining balances not covered under policies when applicable.
  • Researched CPT and ICD-9 coding discrepancies for compliance and reimbursement accuracy.
  • Communicated with insurance providers to resolve denied claims and resubmitted.
  • Reviewed patient records, identified medical codes and created invoices for billing purposes.
09/2005 to 09/2012 Child & Family Therapist Auburn Youth Resources | City, STATE,
  • Conducted intake and needs assessments to set therapeutic goals and establish professional relationships with clients.
  • Assisted clients in locating resources for housing services and financial assistance.
  • Maintained accurate and thoroughly documented notes and client records in accordance with licensing standards.
  • Delivered counseling services to families and couples dealing with familial issues.
  • Collaborated with social services, referral sources and other treatment professionals to meet patient care needs.
Education
Expected in 08/2006 Master of Arts | Marriage And Family Therapy Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, GPA:
Expected in 03/2004 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology University of Washington, Seattle, WA, GPA:
Affiliations
5/05 – Present Clinical Member American Assoc. of Marriage & Family Therapy
Certifications
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Professional (MHP), State of Washington
  • Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS), State of Washington
  • Evidence Based Practices: EMDR, TF-CBT, PCIT, CBT+

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School Attended

  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • University of Washington

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Program Manager/Clinical Supervisor
  • Owner/Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Child & Family Therapist

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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