primary therapist group facilitator resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Results-driven Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist with 4 years of mental health experience challenging clients to work toward healing and self-sufficiency while emphasizing personal strengths and milestones. Skilled in developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships that allows clients to open up.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dialectal Behavioral Therapy
  • Family/Couple Therapy/Group Therapy
  • Individual Treatment Plan
  • Substance Abuse
  • Assessments
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Clinical Intake
  • Utilization Coordinator
Work History
08/2020 to Current
Primary Therapist/Group Facilitator Carlisle Companies Incorporated Puyallup, WA,
  • Guide clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Provide counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Assessed patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from trauma and substance use.
  • Facilitated group sessions with up to 15 people and encouraged participants to share stories in safe, confidential environment.
  • Effectively maintained caseload of 5-15 sessions per week using alternative therapies.
  • Submitted cases for criteria failures and helped facilitate resolutions approval.
  • Interacted with insurance companies on regular basis, ensuring that patients had adequate coverage for services.
  • Completed assessments and planned customized treatments, applying wide range of resources.
  • Prepared and maintained comprehensive progress reports for review by various parties.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Obtained authorizations from multiple insurance carriers for various levels of care.
  • Supported and assessed clients struggling with addiction or relationship issues and devised strategies based on client needs.
01/2005 to 08/2020
Accounts Payable Manager Invo Healthcare Associates Inc Honolulu, HI,
  • Processed invoices for payment from various locations
  • Corresponded with vendors and respond to inquires
  • Processed daily cash receipts
  • Matched, batched, and coded invoices
  • Checked and filed invoices
  • Completed balance sheets and reconciliations
  • Provided supported documentations for audits
09/2019 to 07/2020
Mental Health Counselor Hill International, Inc. Lancaster, CA,
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings
  • Utilized positive uncertainty and multi-systemic family systems therapy to encourage clients and help to handle ambiguity, accept inconsistencies and trust intuition in decision-making
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
  • Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 4 to 18
  • Kept abreast of new and developing information in mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist patients with therapy
  • Documented client progress in confidential files
  • Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records
  • Provided clinical telehealth service
08/2018 to 08/2019
Intern Greater Wellness, LLC City, STATE,
  • Counseled over 30 individuals for various present problems in several populations
  • Developed treatment plans for clients who suffered from depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses
  • Maintained files and provided written and verbal reports
  • Facilitated small group counseling for clients experiencing related problems
  • Administered, scored, and presented assessments
  • Participated in training and workshops emphasis on working with diverse populations
  • Conducted client intake interviews, and completed progress notes Home Depot Store Support
Expected in 2019
Master of Science: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Walden University - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Expected in 2013
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Troy University - Troy, AL






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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Troy University

Job Titles Held:

  • Primary Therapist/Group Facilitator
  • Accounts Payable Manager
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Intern


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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