Licensed Professional Counselor resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Skilled Behavioral Counselor with strong background helping children, adolescents, and older clients overcome personal challenges and cope with triggering situations. Focused on facilitating exploration of issues, developing individualized plans and developing important skills. Licensed by Texas. Expert counseling professional devoted to positively impacting clients. Successful at delivering support individually and in group settings. Seeks every opportunity to build trust and deep connections. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Community Mental Health Programs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Best Practices and Standards
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Facilitation Support
  • HIPAA Requirements
  • Group Activities
  • Group and Individual Sessions
  • Peer Counseling
  • Behavioral Interviewing
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Personalized Instruction
  • Psychological Testing
  • Community Involvement
  • Mental Health Support
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Emotional Support
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Emergency Care
  • Staff Meetings
  • Client Coping Mechanisms
  • Anger Management
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Management
  • Suicide Intervention
  • Financial Aid Management
  • Treatment Plans
Work History
03/2010 to 06/2015
Licensed Professional Counselor Ascension Health Manhattan, KS,
  • Offered guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
  • Communicated closely with other counselors to devise programs and activities based on developmental and academic levels.
  • Used cognitive behavior therapy to assist clients in recognizing and redirecting poor habits.
  • Identified risk and resiliency factors within individual youth, peer group, family, school and community and developed strategies for intervention
  • Provided individual counseling services students with adjustment issues and partnered to facilitate weekly support groups.
  • Assessed clinical risk and danger to children and families and determined appropriate level of response and intervention.
  • Provided emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Helped patients to deal with realities of medical diagnoses and develop coping skills.
  • Led up to 5 individual sessions per week and 2 group therapy meetings.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
02/2006 to 06/2010
Director Peabody Health Center AIDS Arms City, STATE,

Operated under licensing guidelines to protect health,

safety and well-being of patients

  • Managed program paperwork and child records to comply with state requirements.
  • Planned and monitored curriculum and program activities and liaised with teachers to create fun and engaging learning experiences.
  • Attended approved training and continuing education courses to maintain certifications.
  • Evaluated staff and offered guidance to enhance knowledge, skills and professional development to optimize learning environment.
  • Furnished facility with supplies, equipment, food and materials to foster social and cognitive development.
  • Resolved conflicts and administered corrective action to foster positive experience for children and staff.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting
01/2003 to 02/2006
Director Clients Services AIDS Arms City, STATE,
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to clients
  • Offered advice and assistance to 8 people under me, paying attention to special their needs, or wants, with respect to doing their jobs, while concerning the agencies best interest
  • Collected customer feedback and made process changes to exceed customer satisfaction goals.
  • Developed community reputation through commitment to customer satisfaction and strong client relationships.
  • Consulted with outside parties to resolve discrepancies and create expert solutions.
  • Evaluated account and service histories to identify trends, using data to mitigate future issues.
  • Investigated and resolved customer inquiries and complaints quickly.
  • Responded proactively and positively to rapid change.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Onboarded new temps by entering employee information into systems
Expected in
Ph.D.: Psychology
North Central University - Minneapolis, MN
Expected in 06/2001
Master of Science: Counseling Psychology
Our Lady of The Lake University - San Antonio, TX

  • Awarded Magna Cum Dale
Expected in 05/2001
MBA: Business Administration
Our Lady of The Lake University - San Antonio, TX
Expected in 01/1998
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration And Management
University of Maryland - College Park - College Park, MD

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School Attended

  • North Central University
  • Our Lady of The Lake University
  • Our Lady of The Lake University
  • University of Maryland - College Park

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Director Peabody Health Center
  • Director Clients Services


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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