mental health counselor resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Qualified mental health professional with four years of experience in children's behavioral healthcare. Dedicated to providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment plans for children and adolescents. Effective motivator, communicator, and advocate with the ability to manage diverse populations, proactively resolve conflicts to meet program goals and objectives. Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and establishing therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Proficient at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Expertise in crisis intervention
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Customer Service
  • Advising Patients
  • Occlusal Registrations
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Procedure Support
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Dental Radiography
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Oral Hygiene Techniques
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Personal Service Skills
  • Treatment Room Setup
  • Computer Proficient
  • Strong Writing and Verbal Skills
  • Taking X-Rays
  • Patient Records Gathering
  • Dental Staff Support
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Radiation Protection
  • Bisecting Techniques
  • Data Entry
  • Restorative Materials
  • Crown and Bridge Construction
  • Autoclave Operation
  • Treatment Room Breakdown
  • Strong client relations
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Paralleling Techniques
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Multitask Management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Emotional support
  • Advocacy
  • CPR certified
  • Relationship building
  • Strategic thinker
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interpersonal Skills Development
  • Needs Assessment
  • Behavior Observation
  • Rapport Building
  • Physical Condition Assessments
  • Critical Thinking
  • Crisis Management
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Active Listening
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coordinating Care
  • Admitting and Discharging
  • Group Therapy
  • Therapeutic Treatment
  • Patient Restraint
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Recreational Activity Planning
  • Encouragement and Motivation
  • Decision Making
  • Behavioral Health
  • Progress Documentation
Mental Health Counselor, 09/2021 to Current
Marin General HospitalNovato, CA,
  • Monitored youth and maintained proximity for each adolescent while in therapeutic classroom setting
  • Implemented coping techniques and practice skills to apply throughout daily scheduled activities
  • Recommended and administered appropriate conflict resolutions, effective team building skills, and social interaction amongst various population
  • Delivered one-on-one counseling and coaching services to demonstrate group therapy to average 8 clients per day.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Developed positive working relationships with community resource representatives to improve client service.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Led patients in individual, family, group and marital therapy sessions.
  • Gained complete knowledge of relevant statutes, case laws, ethical codes and regulations to adhere to best practice standards for professional practice.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
Dental Assisting I Student, 01/2023 to 03/2023
Amita HealthMarriotsville, MD,
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Utilized automated washers to sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
Behavioral Health Counselor, 03/2019 to 01/2021
Alexander Youth Network, RTC-PRTFCity, STATE,
  • Adheres to TCI protocols for restrictive interventions
  • Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies
  • Provide, coordinate, facilitate, and monitor a variety of direct care activities for clients in the residential environment
  • Maintained and completed required documentation and reports to comply with clinical programming.
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Assisted individuals with stress management, self-esteem and issues associated with emotional and mental health.
  • Collaborated with mental health professionals and other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Acted as client advocate, coordinating required services and resolving emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Encouraged clients to express feelings and discuss happenings in life to help develop insight into themselves or relationships.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Assessed patients for risk of suicide attempts or harmful behavior toward others.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Mental Health And Wellness, Expected in 10/2018 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2016 to The University of North Carolina At Pembroke - Pembroke, NC
Activities and Honors
Member, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, 2015 to Current
  • Dental Asssiting I, Edge Dental Professionals - 2023
  • Radiology, NC Dental U - 2023

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • The University of North Carolina At Pembroke

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  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Dental Assisting I Student
  • Behavioral Health Counselor


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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