mental health therapy assistant resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Compassionate Mental Health Tech with an understanding of empathy and proactive care. Over 16 years of experience in the field of behavioral analysis. Proficient in implementing specialized programs for individuals with intellectual, mental, emotional and developmental disabilities. Caring and well-organized with outstanding interpersonal, communication and social skills. Specialties include [Facilitating coffee programs,groups discussing self improvement, importance of taking meds, best community support systems; building relationships] and In the past I have filled in for Rehab and Recreation Therapists when they were unable to facilitate groups due to mitigating circumstances. I am CPR certified and have had continuous PMCS training. I am not currently driving and I am not on the list for approval to drive a state vehicle. I am eager and willing to take the steps required to be in the position to receive the job. I am enthusiastic about learning and improving to better help the clients successfully in their road to recovery.

  • Problem resolution
  • Decision-making
  • Multitasking
  • Collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Working collaboratively
  • Flexible
  • Planning
  • Supervision
Mental Health Therapy Assistant, 08/2005 to Current
Aramark Corp.La Grange, KY,
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Implemented positive behavior supports for individuals to maximize current living situation.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth discharge.
  • Utilized crisis intervention, behavior modification and mindfulness techniques to decrease client mental health symptoms.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Observed and reported changes in client appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
  • Developed educational and therapeutic groups to foster participants' independence and social skills.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Delivered counseling services, including one-on-one, group therapy and assistance with ADL care to average of 30 or more patients per day.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
Food Service Worker, 07/2003 to 08/2005
Rochester Psychiatric CenterCity, STATE,
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
Commission Sales Assistant , 04/2002 to 08/2003
Bottle Fund Inc.City, STATE,
  • Built and maintained relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success.
  • Met with customers to offer assistance with selecting merchandise, finding accessories and completing purchases.
  • Tracked industry trends and pursued professional development opportunities to strengthen product and service knowledge.
  • Supported sales personnel with technical solutions, costing and client presentations.
  • Highlighted target products with eye-catching signs, displays and shelf positions.
  • Answered customers' questions about available products, prices and features.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to maintain loyalty and promote efficient operations.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001 to Bejamin Franklin High School - Rochester, NY
: Social Sciences, Expected in to Monroe Community College - Rochester, NY

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School Attended

  • Bejamin Franklin High School
  • Monroe Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Therapy Assistant
  • Food Service Worker
  • Commission Sales Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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