Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated therapy professional with three years of experience helping families function more effectively, and performing comprehensive assessments to identify client strengths, needs and overall functioning at all evels. Experienced developing and managing client treatment plans. Committed to establishing goals and objectives to help clients build healthy and positive personal relationships.

  • One-on-one counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral therapy techniques.
  • Treatment Planning
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 03/2018 - Current
Veterans Health Administration Fort Meade, SD,
  • Educated clients and community members about mental or physical illness, substance abuse, medication-assisted treatment and available community resources.
  • Identified treatment goals, wrote contracts specific to individual client needs and monitored, evaluated and recorded client progress toward treatment goals.
  • Formulated and implemented individualized family treatment plans designed to strengthen intact families, reunite divided families and support personal growth.
  • Assessed and interpreted non-verbal client cues, equipped families to understand behavior and reestablish lives, taught coping mechanisms and set up aftercare plans.
  • Maintained current knowledge of family therapy treatment modalities by attending training and studying relevant journals and updated treatments to optimize clients' recovery.
  • Guided clients through death and divorce to support therapeutic needs and create plan for continuing care.
  • Administers therapy to low-income families using specialized techniques, solution-focused strategies and multi-systems approach.
  • Created behavioral modification programs for couples, families and individuals to provide appropriate therapeutic services to assist clients in coping with symptoms and problems.
  • Documented behavior patterns and relationship dynamics to create accurate and effective treatment plan.
  • Conducted individual, couples and family counseling sessions as clinically indicated to provide psychotherapeutic interventions and establish and assess treatment goals.
  • Analyzed client response to counseling programs and recommended adjustments to determine intervention effectiveness.
  • Completed, submitted and verified accuracy of clinical and psychosocial assessments and therapy notes to develop and implement treatment plan.
  • Spearheaded crisis intervention process by helping clients find specialized therapists, conferring with experts and determining optimal long-term solutions.
  • Constructed progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations to maintain individual case files.
Court Alternative Specialist, 10/1986 - 05/2019
Cleveland Clinic Canal Fulton, OH,
  • Supported and provided assistance to all in-coming new clients; conduct interviews in English and Spanish
  • Interviewed and documented history and progress of substance abuse and biography.
  • Created database and spreadsheets
  • Prepared daily calendars for court
  • Provided administrative support to various programs such Prop.36 and Clean Slate.
  • Prepared letters and exhibits
  • Contacted and monitored clients withe their next court date.
  • Developed and maintain working relationship with public agencies
  • Maintained and provide statistical reports
  • Prepared motions for dismissing, reducing charges and sealing of records.
  • Prepared correspondence, bench warrants and court orders for the attorneys.
  • Answered face-to-face and telephone requests for information about warrants, or court procedures.
  • Performed a variety of specialized assignments as requested.
Evaluation Committee, 04/2009 - 09/2013
JFK Counseling Center City, STATE,

Provided oral and written feedback to the committee about clinical interviews with prospect clients.

Assessed prospect client's mental status, history, objectives, goal, areas of attention, cultural background and medications.

Made recommendations for suitability, possible treatment plan, specialized attention, and language of preference.

Theory researched and referrals.

Community Support Provider, 01/2006 - 10/2006
Suicide Prevention-Volunteer City, STATE,

Provided emotional support, assistance, and interventions to people in crisis.

Empowered callers to look and explore their options and make their own decision.

Provided information and referrals.

Prepared summary reports.

Acquired strong interpersonal communication and listening skills.

Legal Assistant, 01/1996 - 12/1999
Law Office Of Clifford Hansen City, STATE,
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status, reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Redacted confidential information from legal documents on case-by-case basis.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Provided administrative support and conducted research to assist the in family law.
  • Performed intake and conducted client interviews, providing documents in both English and Spanish.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Clinical Psychology, Expected in
JFK University - Pleasant Hill,
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Expected in
Golden Gate University - San Francisco, CA

Eye Moving Desintetization Reprocessing (EMDR).


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