outpatient therapist resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Outpatient Dual Therapist with 13 years of experience in behavioral healthcare. Successful in lending expertise to improve delivery of care. Highly motivated in designing education programs and training to enhance skills and performance in relating to and understanding clients and human nature. Highly skilled using multiple methodologies to help clients achieve goals. Proven ability to develop trust and rapport with clients and colleagues.

  • Public speaking
  • Workshop coordination
  • Materials Preparation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Written Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Employee Training
  • Goal Setting
  • Individual therapy
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Building client relationships
  • Manual therapy techniques
  • Treatment planning
  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Case documentation
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Personality disorder treatment aptitude
  • Knowledge of juvenile justice system
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • PTSD specialist
  • Anxiety disorder expertise
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Expertise in crisis interventions
Work History
Outpatient Therapist, 10/2014 to Current
Beacon Light Behavioral Health SystemYoungsville, PA,
  • Led trainings within Region II Human Services and will be presenting at the LOSS conference in August 2021 to expand awareness of mental health symptoms and issues.
  • Supervised clinicians-in-training such as interns and new counselors
  • Facilitated trauma informed committee to research and develop next steps for Trauma Champions within Region II Human Services and the surrounding communities.
  • Provided consultation to EMDR trained providers to enhance skills and confidence in utilizing EMDR Therapy with clients.
  • Offered consultation for colleagues and other professionals including drug court, probation, and DHHS related to trauma treatment and complex co-occurring disorders.
  • Completed one-on-one counseling with broad range of clients suffering from trauma related symptoms and severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Documented client progress and maintained confidential records.
  • Quickly built trust and rapport with clients to facilitate growth.
  • Developed treatment plans to address individual client needs.
  • Provided community resources and referrals to clients.
  • Taught patients how to properly use exercise techniques.
  • Maintained client caseload of 40 plus individuals and families per week.
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with trauma, addiction, or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Used multiple methodologies including EMDR Therapy, CBT, DBT, FFTT, EFT, Bilateral Hypnotherapy, Art Therapy, and ImTT to help patients during therapy sessions.
  • Managed caseload of patients with substance dependence and co-occurring disorders.
  • Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 7 to 18 years.
Mental Health Therapist II, 01/2014 to 09/2014
Sea Mar Community Health CentersSeattle, WA,
  • Documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses.
  • Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.
  • Introduced meditation, guided imagery, breathing techniques and reiki to patients and families..
  • Effectively maintained caseload of 40 sessions per week using alternative therapies
Outpatient Therapist, 06/2012 to 01/2014
Beacon Light Behavioral Health SystemMcclure, PA,

See experience above for current position.

Outpatient School Therapist, 08/2011 to 05/2012
Child Guidance CenterCity, STATE,
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
  • Involved clients' family members in planning social service programs.
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by team leader.
Master Of Science: Community Counseling, Expected in 05/2011 to University of Nebraska At Omaha - Omaha, NE
Bachelor Of Arts: Psychology And Theater Arts, Expected in 05/2003 to University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL,
  • Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner-expires 09/2022
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor - expires 09/2022
  • EMDRIA Consultant In Training, Trained in EMDR Therapy 2013-current
  • Certified EMDR Therapist, Trained in 2013-current
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Trained 2017
  • Certified Emotion Code Practitioner, Trained 2018
  • Violence and Risk Assessment Cadre, Trained 2019
  • Reiki Level II Practitioner, Trained 2015
  • Sex Offender Treatment Provider, Trained 2017

EMDR International Association

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School Attended

  • University of Nebraska At Omaha
  • University of Miami

Job Titles Held:

  • Outpatient Therapist
  • Mental Health Therapist II
  • Outpatient Therapist
  • Outpatient School Therapist


  • Master Of Science
  • Bachelor Of Arts

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