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mental health counselor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Bilingual Mental Health Counselor with fluency in Language. 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.

Skills
  • Knowledge of Juvenile Justice System
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Licensed-eligible MFT-Intern
  • Member of American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Strong public speaker
  • DBT qualified
  • Bilingual in language and English
  • Rehabilitative counseling
  • Advanced research in topic
  • Type counseling
  • LCSW
  • Communications theory
  • Daily living activities educator
  • Disaster Recovery
Work History
05/1994 to 05/2021 Mental Health Counselor Gulf Coast Jewish Family And Community Services | Miami, FL,
  • Leveraged positive uncertainty and multi-systemic family systems therapy to help clients deal with ambiguity, accept inconsistencies and adopt intuition when making decisions.
  • Prescribed and monitored psychiatric medications and recommended clinical interventions for acute conditions.
  • Maintained caseload of more than Number children in public schools and group home placements.
  • Served as lead psychiatrist on Medical Treatment Review Committee.
  • Frequently testified as expert witness in juvenile transfer cases.
  • Monitored conditionally released, mentally ill individuals found not guilty in criminal court cases.
  • Participated in collaborative training program on theories and implementation of Type therapy to enhance clinical success.
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
  • Collaborated with university leaders and health officials to foster positive student experiences and encourage students to consider mental health field as career option.
  • Designed and implemented Type program, incorporating student feedback to further develop and improve overall mission and objectives.
  • Created consensus among stakeholders by establishing project guidelines and leveraging student feedback to create and launch Type program.
  • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from chronic pain disorders.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and effects of employment and housing issues on mental health.
12/2019 to 04/2020 Licensed Mental Health Counselor Merakey | Thomasville, PA,
  • Collaborated with university leaders and health officials to foster positive student experiences and encourage students to consider mental health field as career option.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and effects of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Prescribed and monitored psychiatric medications and recommended clinical interventions for acute conditions.
  • Led Number-member women's counseling group to discuss topics such as eating disorders and relationship issues.
  • Designed and implemented Type program, incorporating student feedback to further develop and improve overall mission and objectives.
  • Offered expert testimony for legal consultations and court hearings.
  • Ran outpatient clinic serving adult, geriatric, child and adolescent patients.
  • Created consensus among stakeholders by establishing project guidelines and leveraging student feedback to create and launch Type program.
  • Improved outcomes of patients with psychiatric and co-morbid chronic pain conditions.
  • Served as lead psychiatrist on Medical Treatment Review Committee.
  • Frequently testified as expert witness in juvenile transfer cases.
  • Monitored conditionally released, mentally ill individuals found not guilty in criminal court cases.
  • Leveraged positive uncertainty and multi-systemic family systems therapy to help clients deal with ambiguity, accept inconsistencies and adopt intuition when making decisions.
  • Utilized positive uncertainty and multi-systemic family systems therapy to encourage clients and help to handle ambiguity, accept inconsistencies and trust intuition in decision-making.
  • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from chronic pain disorders.
03/2004 to 04/2004 Psychiatric Assessment Coundelor Billings Deaconess Clinic Psychiatric Department | City, STATE,
  • Planned and managed learning-focused, imaginative and play-oriented activities for Type children.
  • Observed children to proactively identify issues with emotional or physical development and worked with parents and supervisors to address concerns.
  • Kept areas clean, organized and stocked, and sanitized surfaces and toys each Timeframe.
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Instructed children in crafts and other activities to promote gross and fine motor skills, including creating paintings, drawings, paper crafts and decorations.
  • Selected appropriate stories based on ages of children and teachable moments, read to groups and promoted discussions based on content.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts, Type and Type.
  • Set and enforced rules to maintain children's safety and created welcoming, caring environments for all children.
  • Handled daily administrative tasks efficiently to minimize time away from children, including updating attendance and requesting new supplies.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care.
  • Worked with Type students to provide both individual and group tutoring on core subjects.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Offered top-notch care to Number+ children at once, ranging in age from Number to Number.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Provided one-on-one and peer group tutoring on core subjects for children aged Number to Number.
Education
Expected in 05/1988 to to Master Of Science In Social Psychology | Fordham University, The Bronx, NY GPA:
Expected in to to Clinical Respecialization | Clinical Psychilogy Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1993 to to Ph.D. Applied Life Span Psychology | Life Span Psychology Fordham University, The Bronx, NY GPA:
Expected in 08/1983 to to | Intergenerational Aquired American Sign Language Amongsigning Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology, Central Washington University, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Fordham University
  • Fielding Graduate Institute
  • Fordham University
  • Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric Assessment Coundelor

Degrees

  • Master Of Science In Social Psychology
  • Clinical Respecialization
  • Ph.D. Applied Life Span Psychology
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