marriage and family therapist trainee resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Motivated fresh graduated MFT associate with a heart of learning and exploring. Respectful and humble when working in both team-based and independent capacities. Excellent on maintaining positive attitude toward different people. Learn fast and able to handle works under pressure. Empathetic and self-directed therapist with excellent active listening and verbal communication skills. Facilitates family, couples and individual counseling sessions to help clients pinpoint underlying emotions triggering instability and conflict. Maintains records and makes written and oral reports concerning client care, counseling and therapeutic activities.

  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Active Listener
  • Cooperative Team Player
  • Speedy and Efficient
  • Time Management
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Treatment Planning
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee, 06/2021 to 05/2022
Bethany Christian ServicesWaukesha, WI,
  • Conducted individual and family counseling sessions as clinically indicated to provide psychotherapeutic interventions and establish and assess treatment goals.
  • Constructed progress notes, evaluations and recommendations to maintain individual case files.
  • Encouraged clients to share details, thoughts and emotions in safe, conducive environment.
  • Observed clients' interactions and took notes.
  • Referred clients to other specialists to continue with therapy.
  • Completed, submitted and verified accuracy of clinical and psychosocial assessments and therapy notes to develop and implement treatment plan.
  • Maintained current knowledge of family therapy treatment modalities by attending training and studying relevant journals and updated treatments to optimize clients' recovery.
  • Educated clients and community members about mental or physical illness, substance abuse, medication-assisted treatment and available community resources.
  • Assessed and interpreted non-verbal client cues, equipped families to understand behavior and reestablish lives, taught coping mechanisms and set up aftercare plans.
Barista, 02/2016 to 08/2018
Ssp GroupPortland, OR,
  • Protected customers by regularly cleaning and sanitizing work areas and equipment.
  • Maintained calm demeanor during high-volume periods and special events.
  • Greeted guests with pleasant smile and superior customer service.
  • Listened to customer desires and needs to recommend optimal products.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspace, enabling coworkers to locate resources and product.
  • Memorized official and off-menu preparations to serve all customer beverage desires.
  • Enthusiastically engaged customers during busy periods to keep mood light and fun.
  • Ordered, received and stocked supplies and retail products.
Server, 10/2015 to 02/2016
Ymca Twin CitiesHudson, WI,
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Assisted kitClaire staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitClaire and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Marriage And Family Therapy, Expected in 08/2022 to Alliant International University - Los Angeles, CA,
  • 3.98 GPA
  • Completed CPT Course
  • Completed PCIT Course
  • Additional Coursework in Play Therapy
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 09/2020 to University Of California, Irvine - Irvine, CA
Associate of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 03/2018 to Citrus College - Glendora, CA
  • President's List [Fall 2014]
  • Dean's List [Fall 2016]
Chinese (Mandarin):
Native/ Bilingual
Chinese (Cantonese):
Native/ Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Alliant International University
  • University Of California, Irvine
  • Citrus College

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  • Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee
  • Barista
  • Server


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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