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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Highly-motivated professional with a desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Ready to combine thirty years of motivational coaching experience with counseling skills to a dynamic new position.

Masters of Education: Mental Health Counseling, Expected in 12/2018
Cambridge School of Psychology - Cambridge, MA,
Status -
  • Concentrations in Addiction and Trauma
Bachelor of Science: Communications Media, Expected in
Fitchburg State University - Fitchburg, MA,
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  • Concentration in Technical Writing
Professional Experience
Parent, 04/2019 - Current
Marin General Hospital Novato, CA,
  • Promote awareness of the company's vision and mission through various educational events and speaking engagements.
  • Utilize tests and activities to determine unique client skills and passions.
  • Collaborate with clients to identify limiting beliefs and other potential obstacles and challenges that may prevent fulfillment of goals.
  • Motivate and empower clients through one-on-one coaching.
  • Encourage clients' self-discovery and growth by identifying goals and strategies to attain greater fulfillment.
  • Assist clients in navigating traumatic and difficult situations and provide methods to improve familial and professional relationships.
  • Help clients with frequent irritability, bad habits and high stress levels through individual and group sessions.
  • Coordinate resources to support clients in achieving targeted goals
Mental Health Counselor, 01/2017 - 02/2019
Door Is Open Counseling City, STATE,
  • Diagnosed, treated and managed mental health and psychological disorders utilizing current DSM.
  • Wrote comprehensive goals and client treatment plan based on assessment and goals.
  • Completed detailed documentation of sessions, patient notes and recommendations.
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files.
  • Monitored prescribed psychotropic medications and collaborated closely with treatment teams to determine effectiveness.
  • Counseled family members to help understand, work with, and support clients.
  • Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and dialectical-behavioral therapy.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
Mental Health Counselor Intern, 05/2016 - 09/2016
Arbour Counseling Services Partial Outpatient City, STATE,
  • Completed comprehensive assessments of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Addressed complex histories with substance abuse, mental health issues and other concerns.
  • Maintained clinical documentation for each case with detailed and timely updates.
  • Assisted management with designing and implementing a program of individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Co-led groups in Duel Diagnosis - Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Structured Outpatient Addictions Program (SOAP) and Drivers Alcohol Education Group (DAE).
  • Educated clients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Identified problem areas impacting clients' ability to successfully complete treatment.
Founder and Executive Director, 12/1997 - 12/2017
East Celebrity Elite Central, LLC City, STATE,
  • Led startup and creation of operational procedures and workflow planning for an 8,000 square foot, competitive cheer, training facility.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
  • Readied athletes for competitions, instructed on safe and correct execution of stunts, gymnastics, choreography and cheers.
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Created a culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility among athletes, coaching staff and parents.
  • Guided team members through difficult situations, athlete injuries and tough losses.
  • Used strong issue resolution and communication skills to cultivate and strengthen lasting relationships.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • How to work with a Clients Emotional Triggers, NICABM; 2022
  • Mindfulness for Anxiety and Sleep - Tara Brach 2021
  • Unlearn the Nervous Systems Response to Trauma - NICABM; 2021
  • Working with the Pain of Abandonment - NICABM; 2020
  • Professional Life Coaching Certification-Empowerment Coach 2019
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy Certification, Online, Medical University of South Carolina. ; 2018
  • Trauma -Focused: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: (working w/children), Online Medical University of South Carolina.; 2017
  • Narcissistic Abuse and Toxic Relationships; 2017
  • Anxiety and what to do when worrying runs in your family; 2017
  • Helping children be the best they can be by using positive, strength-based techniques; 2016

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cambridge School of Psychology
  • Fitchburg State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Parent
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor Intern
  • Founder and Executive Director


  • Masters of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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