mental health professional resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Goal-oriented Mental Health Practitioner with 4+ years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Comfortable working with clientele in a range of ages and a variety of mental health conditions. Successful in conducting accurate patient assessments, developing effective treatment plans, communicating with physicians and facilitating patient-centric therapy. Focused on patient advocacy while adhering to safety policies.

  • Client goal planning
  • Developing relationships
  • Assessing mental health
  • Patient support
  • Creating treatment plans
  • EMR software (including Procentive and MyClients Plus)
  • Documenting progress
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Event planning and logistics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and active listener
  • Confidential records
  • Tracking client progress
  • Understanding of body signals
  • Reflective listening
  • Valid Minnesota driver's license
11/2017 to 12/2019
Mental Health Professional Care Atc Inc Mansfield, TX,
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files
  • Applied a variety of modalities for therapeutic interventions
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing different methodologies to assist patients
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Collaborated with team members to identify and accomplish agency objectives.
06/2015 to 10/2017
Mental Health Practitioner St. David's Center Minneapolis, MN,
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness, and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support
  • Entered client data in centralized database and maintained up-to-date case records for all clients
  • Assessed mental and physical conditions of clients by consulting with professionals, conducting interviews and completing assessments
  • Educated family members and helped each support clients by improving coping techniques
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files
  • Applied varied modalities for therapeutic interventions
01/2014 to 11/2014
Behavioral Health Technician Ascension Health Bensenville, IL,
  • Followed standard admissions procedures and documentation requirements for all client intakes.
  • Assisted with execution of client activities, support groups and group therapy.
  • Maintained all client and employee areas in good working order and with adequate supplies.
  • Completed daily client rounds and tracked client movements.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
  • Performed searches of resident belongings prior to admissions and throughout stays.
  • Documented behavioral incidents thoroughly to keep accurate records.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, and emotional coping skills.
03/2010 to 01/2014
Massage Therapist Grand Sierra Resort And Casino Reno, NV,
  • Discussed body treatment needs and expectations with clients to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Worked with 15-20 clients per week performing avariety of therapeutic massages, including pregnancy, sports, deep tissue and Swedish.
  • Gave clients individualized suggestions for stretching, strengthening, postural and relaxation techniques.
  • Responded to customer inquiries in afriendly and professional manner.
  • Meticulously entered client and service information when booking appointments.
  • Addressed all member concerns with patience.
  • Maintained SOAP notes to help show clientele degree of improvement over visits.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2017
Master of Arts: Adlerian Counseling And Psychotherapy
Adler Graduate School - Minneapolis, MN,
Expected in 05/2013
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
Southwest Minnesota State University - Marshall, MN
Expected in 08/2019
Professional Development: Nero Linguistic Programing
Skills Quest Company - Cashel, Ireland,
Expected in 11/2017
Professional Development: Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
Rosenzweig Center For Rapid Recovery - ,
Expected in
Professional Development: Adlerian Psychology And Techniques
Activities and Honors
  • Board Member, Adler Academy of MN (2017 - present)
  • Treasure, Adler Academy of MN (2017-2019)
  • Member, Planning Committee for 27th Congress of
    The International Association of Individual Psychology (2017)
  • Co-Presentor at NASAP conference (2017) "When Ugly Becomes Useful".
  • Co-Presentor at MACMHP conference (2015) "Laughing Your Stress Away: Using humor as a healing power for depression, anxiety, and life stresses".

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School Attended

  • Adler Graduate School
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Skills Quest Company
  • Rosenzweig Center For Rapid Recovery

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Professional
  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Massage Therapist


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Development

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