Outpatient Therapist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated therapist and nationally certified counselor (NCC) working toward professional licensure. Experience working with diverse child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations dealing with mental health conditions or substance use disorders. Passionate about pursuing a life dedicated to helping others grow and heal.

  • Certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Experienced in CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing
  • Addiction Treatment
  • DSM-V and ASAM Criteria
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Telehealth and EHR software proficiency
  • Knowledge of medical billing/insurance
  • Private practice managerial experience
  • Training and mentoring
03/2020 to Current Outpatient Therapist | Clinical Team Leader Makin Wellness | City, STATE,
  • Conducting individual and group therapy sessions utilizing interventions and techniques from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness/Meditation, and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Managing a caseload of 45 clients with various mental health conditions, including substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, adult attachment issues, eating disorders, ADHD, stress management, anger management, low self-esteem/self-confidence, occupational stress/transitions, poor body image, and phase of life issues. Equipping clients with tools to achieve and maintain optimal mental health and overall wellness by assisting clients in identifying the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Building clients coping strategies by educating clients on relaxation skills, assertive communication skills, problem solving skills, organizational skills, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and identifying and challenging maladaptive automatic thoughts and negative core beliefs.
  • Providing comprehensive services such as establishing goals, creating treatment objectives, administering evaluations, assessing suicidal risk, and connecting clients to appropriate resources by providing referrals to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines in relation to child protection, client confidentiality, risk assessment, and reporting and documentation standards.
  • Completing clinical documentation, including evaluations, progress notes, other patient paperwork, and submitting superbills using Kareo EHR software.
  • Participating in professional development activities such as team workshops, obtaining CEUs, attending monthly team meetings and weekly group and individual supervision.
  • Collaborating with team members to appropriately coordinate client care.
  • Creating and co-facilitating goal-oriented psychoeducational support groups in response to community and clientele needs.
  • Writing psychoeducational blog posts and videos using the private practice's social media platform to promote mental health awareness.
  • Monitoring staff performance under the direction of Clinical Managers to implement standards of practice.
  • Conducting onboarding and 1:1 meetings with new or current employees to enable each to effectively learn tasks and job duties.
  • Working closely with Clinical Managers to promote high morale and staff retention through dynamic communication, prompt problem resolution, and facilitation of positive work environment.
  • Delegating tasks to staff members, monitoring completion of therapist duties, providing support, and coordinating communication between Clinical Managers and employees to enhance clinical staff performance.
  • Develop, implement, revise, and evaluate therapist processes and procedures, and review operational and agency policies and recommend solutions and/or new changes to promote company success.
  • Actively creating, publishing, and editing company documents including Employee Handbook and Master Clinical Process Manual.
08/2019 to 03/2020 Masters Level Counseling Intern Gateway Rehab | City, STATE,
  • Provided addiction treatment in Intensive Outpatient setting to diverse adult populations diagnosed with substance use disorders and made referrals for co-occurring disorders as needed.
  • Led/co-facilitated group and individual counseling sessions using evidenced-based interventions and techniques integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Twelve Step Facilitation.
  • Collaborated with other clinical supervisor to discuss courses of treatment and reviewed case files to better assess client needs and proper course of treatment.
  • Completed required documentation including treatment plans, daily progress notes, and discharge paperwork using Credible EHR software.
  • Participated in collaborative training seminars on evidenced-based approaches and implementation of addiction counseling to enhance clinical expertise.
08/2017 to 04/2018 Undergraduate Student Intern Morgantown Area Youths Services Projects | City, STATE,
  • Observed supervisor conduct intake assessments, create treatment plans, and provide therapeutic services to diverse adolescent and young adult populations seeking court-mandated counseling services for first-time drug and alcohol offenses.
  • Conducted intake assessments and led/co-facilitated group therapy for the Drug Diversion and Theft Program.
  • Observed supervisor work closely with drug court staff and DHHS in designing treatment plans specific to client needs.
  • Interacted with clients professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Observed clinical staff work with government officials and local community leaders to increase awareness of agency mission, value, and purpose to raise grant funding
  • Attended town meetings with supervisor, local officials, and community leaders to collaborate on a community-wide plan to manage response to local opioid overdoses.
Expected in 08/2020 Master of Science | Clinical Mental Health Counseling Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA GPA:
  • Member of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, Delta Upsilon Chapter
  • 3.98 GPA
Expected in 04/2018 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, GPA:
  • Member of Psi Chi Psychology Club

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