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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Compassionate and caring Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH17819) with six years of employment in private and community health environments. Extremely skilled at building trust with diverse individuals to promote client honesty and growth during recovery processes. Registered Play Therapist (RPT, T5009) with over 1300 client contact hours and Nationally Certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Skills
  • Individual therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Play therapy
  • TF-CBT certified
Experience
05/2018 to Current
Licensed Mental Health Counselor American Psychological Association Winston Salem, NC,
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Conducted individual and family therapy sessions for outpatient clients.
  • Maintained thorough clinical treatment notes.
  • Identified treatment goals based on individual diagnosis and history.
  • Evaluated patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Followed-up with outside mental health service providers to coordinate in-school support.
  • Liaised with family members to discuss progress and develop ongoing plans for counseling goals.
  • Partnered with teachers to outline therapy goals and monitor progress against objectives, including active participation in IEP meetings.
05/2018 to Current
Licensed Mental Health Counselor American Psychological Association Woburn, MA,
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Managed caseload of multiple sessions weekly using various types of therapies and approaches.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
  • Utilized theoretical approaches to treatment such as cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, and talk therapy
  • Created and reviewed reports to determine effectiveness of counseling program and make improvements.
  • Evaluated patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Followed-up with outside mental health service providers to coordinate in-school support.
03/2016 to 09/2018
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern Invo Healthcare Associates Inc Algonquin, IL,
  • Gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
  • Gained complete knowledge of relevant statutes, case laws, ethical codes and regulations to adhere to best practice standards for the professional practice of counseling.
  • Provided counseling for social issues and mental health problems.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
03/2014 to 07/2018
Preschool Director Bethel Church Of Redding Redding, CA,
  • Designed the yearly budget based on previous years experience and forecasting.
  • Planned large-scale preschool events.
  • Educated teaching staff in key job functions such as childcare procedures, children safety and family considerations, as well as in Florida regulations, by holding training sessions for new hires.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to day to day church problems.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004
Master of Science: Professional Counseling
Amridge University - Montgomery, AL
GPA:
Expected in 05/1997
Bachelor of Science: Behavioral Science And Leadership
United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO,
GPA:
Certifications

Registered Play Therapist

Nationally Certified Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Therapist

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Amridge University
  • United States Air Force Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
  • Preschool Director

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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