licensed professional counselor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Resourceful Counselor brings five years of experience in mental health support and crisis response. Develops successful therapeutic processes and encourages honest discussions to help improve mental health. Shows empathy and understanding to clients of various backgrounds and needs.

  • Therapeutic Expertise
  • Successful Private Practice
  • Mental Health Support
  • Solution-Focused Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Specialized Training in Grief Counseling
  • Licensed Counselor in the state of Texas
  • EMDR trained
Licensed Professional Counselor, 11/2019 - Current
Ascension Health Battle Creek, MI,
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Collected personal data and insurance information from patients to complete intake paperwork.
  • Acted as client advocate to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Obtained or maintained proper licensure or certification to meet state requirements.
  • Documented patient progress through counseling and interaction.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Documented meetings, interventions and contacts with clients to optimize care.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to guide clients in areas of social and emotional needs.
  • Helped clients find solutions by teaching appropriate intervention techniques.
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, 05/2018 - 11/2019
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Laredo, TX,
  • Counseling functions under supervision - 18 months
  • Performed 3,000 hours of supervised counseling sessions, including individual sessions.
Faculty Advisor, 08/2018 - 02/2021
University Of Arkansas Bentonville, AR,
  • Presented students with information and resources to promote academic progress and empowered students to take responsibility for academic success.
  • Advised students on course selection, pathways and career options.
  • Evaluated student needs and developed educational plans, fostering academic progress.
  • Guided students in setting goals and achieving educational objectives.
  • Conducted student recruitment through open houses and college fairs.
  • Reviewed and interpreted placement and other standardized test scores.
  • Directed and participated in recruitment and enrollment activities.
  • Referred to tests, records and interviews to evaluate students' or individuals' abilities and interests.
  • Referred students to degree programs based on interests, aptitudes or educational assessments.
  • Prepared students for later educational experiences by encouraging to explore learning opportunities and persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Counseled individuals to help overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting educational or vocational situations.
  • Provided crisis intervention to students dealing with difficult situations at school.
Faculty, 08/1996 - 02/2021
Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX City, STATE,
  • Designed collaborative learning exercises to capitalize on students' resources and skills.
  • Formulated well-structured syllabus of course content to detail learning goals and expected outcomes.
  • Structured assignments with clear goals and criteria for assessment.
  • Maintained students' attendance records, grades and reports in strict confidence.
  • Integrated technology into regular classroom use for student engagement and learning.
  • Delivered course lectures using modern technology to enhance student comprehension.
  • Maintained student engagement through creative subject delivery and learning activities.
  • Mentored and motivated students to increase class participation.
  • Built strong student rapport by driving classroom and online discussions and providing academic advisement.
  • Advised students in personal matters, driving academics, attendance and behaviors.
  • Applied creative instruction methods to promote student learning objectives.
  • Promoted safe and clean classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group needs.
  • Used exams, quizzes and projects to assess how well students grasped learning material and concepts.
  • Improved classroom teaching methods by observing fellow educators and learning new techniques.
  • Adapted methods of instruction and classroom materials to address individual student needs.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Developed assigned course and syllabi to reflect school philosophy, course description and objectives.
  • Contributed expertise to assist with departmental expansions and course changes.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Counseling, Expected in 05/2017
West Texas A & M University - Canyon,
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  • 3.875 GPA
Master of Science: Sports And Exercise Science, Expected in 08/1995
West Texas State University - Canyon, TX,
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  • 3.75 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Human Sciences, Expected in 12/1980
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
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  • Phi Upsilon Omicron - Honor society
  • 3.875 GPA
  • Graduated magna cum laude
: , Expected in
Southwest Texas State University - San Marcos,
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School Attended

  • West Texas A & M University
  • West Texas State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Southwest Texas State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor Intern
  • Faculty Advisor
  • Faculty


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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