Licensed Professional Counselor (lpc) resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a strong passion to help individuals and couples overcome obstacles related to stress and anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, divorce, grief and loss, marital discord, and parenting issues. Experience in using various therapy modalities to meet the unique needs of every client and do the life-changing work of rediscovering strengths, realigning values with behaviors, and revitalizing life in ways that propel clients forward. Experience with diverse client populations. Skilled in developing individualized and couple treatment plans and reaching designated goals. Passionate about creating an emotionally safe and supportive environment for client to explore issues and become open to growth and change. Consistent in building partnership based on respect and trust. Strong communication and organizational skills. Hard working team player seeking full-time position that offers a variety of experiences to enhance professional skills and increase the well-being of clients.

Skill Highlights
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas
  • Certified by National Board for Certified Counselor (NBCC)
  • Abuse Recovery Group Leader for Her Journey - Abuse Recovery Ministry and & Services (AMRS)
  • Level One Theraplay & Marschak Intervention Method
  • Foundational Theraplay Practitioner
  • Training in Trauma Competency (TCT)
  • Training in Attachment Theory
  • Symbis Facilitation Certification
  • Stewards of Children Training (Child sexual abuse program)
  • Experience in conducting assessments, formulating diagnostic impressions, and planning treatment strategies to meet client's needs.
  • Therapeutic experience following treatment modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Emotional-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Experiential Therapy and Sandtray Therapy
  • Public speaking abilities
  • Former public & private school teacher
Education and Training
Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX Expected in 05/1983 Bachelor of Arts : Mass Communication - GPA :
Houston Baptist University Houston, TX Expected in 05/1983 Master of Arts : Counseling Psychology - GPA :
Professional Experience
Refresh Mental Health - Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Trumann, AR, 08/2021 - Current
  • Effectively guide clients in developing skills and strategies for dealing with issues negatively impacting life.
  • Manage time and caseloads 12-15 individual and/or couples per week.
  • Conducted Intakes Interviews for assigned incoming client and couple.
  • Efficiently conduct Diagnosis Assessment to identify the underlying the causes of individual's symptoms and provide a basis for developing a treatment plan to meet their needs.
  • Document all patient treatment reports in Protected Health Information (PHI), psychotherapy notes and progress notes.
  • Consult with other seasoned mental health professionals on complex cases.
  • Work in collaboration with clients to developing timely goals and strategies for dealing with presenting problem(s).
  • Implement evidence-based therapeutic interventions to promote positive behavior change.
  • Help identify the underlying causes of an individual’s symptoms and provide a basis for developing a treatment plan that is tailored to their needs.
  • Connect clients to community-based services when needed.
  • Conducted evaluations to help patients develop measurable treatment goals.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Conduct Grace-Based Attachment Theory Presentation to new parents at First Camp Seminar - Houstons First Baptist Church.
  • Worked with various populations ranging in ages 4 to 65.
Devereux - Practicum Student Counselor
Glenmoore, PA, 08/2018 - 09/2019
  • Supervision: Individual Supervision 1hr. per week/Group Supervision 2 hrs. per week
  • Family Team Meetings: Attend and participate in weekly case consultations and theories of counseling training and presentations.
  • Staff Meetings: Attend monthly staff meetings.

Practicum Student Experiences (all under the supervision of licensed therapist):

  • Provided psychological assessments, intakes and appropriate referrals.
  • Co-therapist and lead therapist for women on domestic violence. Worked towards empowering women of abuse in recovery group to understand and heal from impact of trauma.
  • Co-therapist and lead therapist for Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K). Facilitated 13-weekly lessons to help children of separation or divorce in 1st - 5th grade understand process their emotions.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Communicated closely with other counselors to diagnose and develop treatment plan.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
  • Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist clients with presenting issue(s).
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment strategies.
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Performed other related tasks that were part of counseling center's operation.
Northeast Independent School District - Secondary Language Arts Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 05/2006
  • Enhanced student's ability to communicate effectively through listening, speaking, reading and writing practice.
  • Served as Department Head of Language Arts Department. Assisted in research and implementation of curriculum and instructional practices. Assisted in teacher training and met with teachers monthly.
  • Delivered engaging lessons that encouraged independent thinking, enhanced problem-solving students, and strengthened students ability to effectively communicate through listening, speaking, reading and writing practice.
  • Successfully managed classroom behaviors of 25 students or more and maximized student's learning.
  • Completed in-service workshops and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, meetings, and classroom volunteers.
Higgs Carter King Gifted & Talented Academy - Curriculum Coordinator
City, STATE, 08/2000 - 07/2001
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and student learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on all courses, materials and lesson plans.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms.
  • Designed, implemented, and managed successful training programs to meet school needs.
  • Conducted teacher's in-service training/workshops and facilitated weekly staff meetings.
  • Developed assessment tools for evaluating classroom success and meeting state testing standards.

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School Attended

  • Sam Houston State University
  • Houston Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Practicum Student Counselor
  • Secondary Language Arts Teacher
  • Curriculum Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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