Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bilingual Mental Health Counselor with fluency in English and Spanish. Proficient in providing caring and methodological counseling services in diverse settings. Skilled in developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships and helping patients progress toward planned outcomes.

  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Case documentation
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Personality disorder treatment aptitude
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Records management
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (write, read and speak)
  • Skilled in Microsoft office (1997 - current)
Work History
Licensed Professional Counselor, 07/2014 to Current
Leidos Holdings Inc.Pascagoula, MS,
  • Lead counseling services for the Webb County Drug Court Program and other grant based programs.
  • Conduct intakes, screenings and different assessments including the Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI – III).
  • Conduct mental health evaluations for program participants age 18 and up.
  • Diagnose co-occurring issues of substance use and mental health.
  • Provide cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, relapse prevention, solution focused, rational-emotive based therapy as outlined by program grant.
  • Conduct groups therapy based on the Matrix Model for substance abuse and Seeking Safety for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Responsible for maintaining client’s charts and files for audit purposes.
  • Staff cases with case manager and/or probation officer for proper referral and treatment planning.
  • Trained on AccuCare - Electronic Health Record and Billing System.
  • Obtained Licensed Professional Counselor certification.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist patients with therapy.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
Intern Counselor, 10/2012 to 05/2014
BcfsGeorgetown, TX,
  • Provided and designed mental health treatment for clients from all ages.
  • Counseled male and female children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups.
  • Researched, and implemented long and short term treatment plans molded specifically to patients’ needs, expectations, and goals out of therapy which reflect TX Core Curriculum Code of Ethics.
  • Identified, treated and documented different diagnoses.
  • Helped patients to deal with realities of mental health and substance use diagnoses and develop coping skills.
  • Worked closely with other city agencies as needed (CPS, APS, BP, DP, DA, and School Districts).
  • Performed rigorous intakes to obtain better predict future risk behaviors from clients.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
Adjunct Professor, 01/2014 to 05/2014
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI,
  • Worked for Department of Psychology and Communications.
  • Responsible for teaching PSYC 4308 Theory and Principles of Psychological Testing.
  • Designed and presented lessons for student’s enrichment.
  • Facilitated teacher-student relationships by addressing curriculum issues, school programs, projects and student discipline strategies.
  • Increased achievement by collaborating with faculty members from the department to ensure maximum performance.
  • Instructed students using lectures, discussions and demonstrations in psychological testing and assessments.
  • Utilized various methods, including exams, quizzes and assignments to assess student comprehension and monitored student performance using automated reporting system.
Intern Counselor, 01/2012 to 01/2013
BcfsHouston, TX,
  • Screened and counseled individuals living under a current or past domestic violence environment; Advocate for them to get the services they need.
  • Helped counselors and social workers attend to the crisis interventions that were present during the working day.
  • Interviewed and completed intake forms with clients in order to provide them with educational, medical, legal, spiritual, and counseling services free of charge.
  • Maintained counseling internship for a year and a half promoting life skills, encouraging, empowering, and providing support for individuals that have survived and are still currently living in a domestic violence environment.
  • Attended several crisis interventions for patients, admission process to the shelter, staff meetings, and domestic violence coalitions.
Master of Arts: Counseling Psychology, Expected in 12/2013
Texas A&M International University - Laredo, Texas,
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences: Psychology, Expected in 05/2010
Texas A&M International University - Laredo, Texas,
  • Minored in communications.
  • Graduated with 3.5 GPA
American Psychological Association (APA). •American Counselor Association (ACA).

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