mental health counselor resume example with 14 years of experience

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Passionate Mental Health Counselor with 9 months of comprehensive experience delivering inpatient and outpatient services for optimum treatment. Well-rounded and respectful professional possessing critical understanding of complex, personalized diagnoses and treatment roadmaps. Familiar with community based education programs and initiatives to improve situational understanding and overall patient health. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Recent graduate with excellent research, technical and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented and able to learn new concepts quickly.

  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Tracking Client Progress
  • Client Goal Planning
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Exceptional Problem Solver
  • Suicide Risk Assessments
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Patient Referrals
  • Confidential Records
  • Time Management
Education and Training
Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA Expected in 12/2022 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
  • Fall, 2019 - Dean's List
  • Winter, 2020 - Dean's List
  • Spring, 2020 - Dean's List
  • Fall, 2020 - Dean's List
  • Winter, 2021 - Dean's List
  • Spring, 2021 - Dean's List
  • Fall,2021 - Dean's List
  • 3.757 GPA
Spokane Community College Spokane, WA Expected in 06/1996 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
Othello High School Othello, WA Expected in 05/1992 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Macalester College - Mental Health Counselor
Saint Paul, MN, 09/2022 - Current
  • Provided individual and group mental health counseling in alignment with evidence-based practice and clinical models.
  • Documented service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Developed positive working relationships with community resource representatives to improve client service.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
Fullbloom - Paraprofessional
New Haven, CT, 01/2016 - 09/2022
  • Supported students throughout academic instruction and assignments.
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Assisted with implementation of student's individualized IEP at discretion and direction of teachers and administrators.
  • Communicated and collaborated well with educators from various grade levels.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Prepared instructional materials for specific classroom activities tailored to support student needs.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Supervised students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, gymnasiums and field trips.
  • Taught daily life skills and behaviors to students to build practical knowledge.
  • Backed up lessons with personal support, small group instruction and hands-on activities.
  • Monitored computer usage and assisted students with hardware and software issues.
Gary's Wine & Marketplace - Unlicensed Home Caregiver
Closter, NJ, 12/2011 - 01/2016
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.
Rosauers Supermarkets Inc. - Deli Associate
City, STATE, 06/2008 - 01/2011
  • Completed orders by slicing, weighing, packaging and pricing meats and cheeses.
  • Sanitized and kept work areas tidy by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and maintaining machinery.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Stayed calm and professional in situations and resolved conflicts to customer satisfaction.
  • Communicated effectively with deli counter customers to answer questions and make recommendations.
  • Received new inventory and rotated stock by dates to keep items fresh and usable.
  • Updated food displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Answered telephone inquiries about available menu items, products and services and delivered appropriate information so customers could make valid choices.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Acquired new skills to support team and further accommodate customer needs.
  • Documented and entered special orders for event catering and party trays.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Distributed new item samples to customers to provide opportunities for individuals to try products before purchase.

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School Attended

  • Central Washington University
  • Spokane Community College
  • Othello High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Paraprofessional
  • Unlicensed Home Caregiver
  • Deli Associate


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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