licensed mental health counselor lmhc resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Education and Training
Master of Science: Mental Health Counseling, Expected in 05/2015 to SUNY College At Old Westbury - Old Westbury, NY
  • 3.85 GPA
Master of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2011 to SUNY Stony Brook - Stony Brook, NY
  • 3.52 GPA
  • magna cum laude graduate
  • Thesis: The Effects of Psychotropic Stimulants on the Endocrine System. An in-depth analysis of the effects of psychoactive stimulants (cocaine, caffeine, nicotine, MDMA) on homestatic balance and resulting hormonal changes in the endocrine system, Spring 2011
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2010 to Dowling College - Oakdale, NY
  • 3.9 GPA
  • magna cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List all semesters of attendance
  • Honoree of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & College, 2010
  • Awarded English Honors, to recognize outstanding academic achievement in the study of English and American Literature, 2009
  • National Honor Society in Psychology Member (Psi Chi), 2009
  • Italian Honor Society Member, 2005
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), 12/2015 to Current
Refresh Mental HealthTowson, MD,
  • Used advanced counseling skills and evidence-based practices to establish goals and treatment plans with patients.
  • Improved outcomes of patients with psychiatric and co-morbid chronic pain conditions.
  • Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
  • Employed methodologies such as cognitive behavioral therapy to assist patients.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs.
  • Completed one-on-one counseling with broad range of clients suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders and issues.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 7 to 17.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
Administrative Associate, 06/2011 to Current
Excelsior CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Managed master calendar and scheduled appointments for providers based on optimal patient loads and clinician availability.
  • Located, checked in and pulled medical records for patient appointments and incomplete charts.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Enhanced office productivity by handling high volume of callers per day.
  • Documented patient medical information, case histories and insurance details to facilitate smooth appointments and payment processing.
  • Kept information confidential and followed HIPAA guidelines to maintain patient trust.
  • Managed office logistics by scheduling appointments, maintaining files and collecting payments.
  • Scheduled patient appointments in respective doctors' calendars and followed up with reminder phone calls.
  • Received and routed laboratory results to correct clinical staff members.
Mental Health Counselor (Intern), 08/2014 to 05/2015
Family Service LeagueCity, State,
  • Facilitated direct services to adults (18+ years) and case management (e.g., Intake Assessments, Facilitating Individual and Group Psychotherapy, and Crisis Intervention).
  • Effectively maintained electronic records and required documentation timely (e.g., Progress Notes, Initial Treatment Plans, Treatment Plan Reviews, and Discharge Summaries).
  • Used advanced counseling skills and evidence-based practices to establish goals and treatment plans with patients.
  • Led counseling group to discuss topics such as substance use disorders and relationship issues.
  • Utilized meditation and visualization to support clients in meeting therapeutic goals.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and effects of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Assessed patient level of functioning to determine if referral to higher level of care was required to further stabilize and maintain sobriety.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
Professional summary

Solutions-oriented Mental Health Counselor successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining strong work ethic and exhibiting positive attitude. Offering an 8-year background implementing effective treatment plans and providing exceptional care for children, adolescents and adults suffering from mental and emotional health illnesses. Expertise in crisis intervention and treatment analysis and planning. Collaborative and team-oriented professional quickly establishes trust and rapport with patients.

  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Psychosocial Assessments
  • Group and Individual Sessions
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Superior Communication Skills
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Safety and Risk Assessments
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Addictions and Substance Abuse
  • Group Activities

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School Attended

  • SUNY College At Old Westbury
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • Dowling College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Administrative Associate
  • Mental Health Counselor (Intern)


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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