Program Director Marriage Family Therapist Intern Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

To obtain a position where I can utilize my interpersonal, communication, management, clinical and training skills to educate, encourage and empower people from varied backgrounds. Previous work experience has allowed me the opportunity to work at a number of companies where I developed strong interpersonal and management skills. In many of my positions, I was required to be self-motivated, as well as a team player that was able to establish rapport with others quickly and easily. A consistent optimistic and respectful attitude for other people was key. Daily work interactions were conducted with professionalism, and a sense of purpose. When dealing with various projects, I was able to coordinate, organize, and pull together the necessities through tact and diplomacy.

Skill Highlights
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint,
  • Specialize in Trauma, Fears, Phobias, Anxiety & Depression
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy expertise

  • Superior communication skills
  • Familiar with writing, proofreading DMH-like format writing style for Progress Notes/Treatment Plans
  • Exceptional Problem Solver
  • Familiarity with TF-CBT
  • Expertise in Victims of Crime Program CalVCP (paperwork to billing procedures).
Education and Training
International Hypnosis Federation Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Expected in December 2012 Certification : Hypnotherapy - GPA :
Azusa Pacific University Orange, CA Expected in July 2011 Masters of Arts : Clinical Psychology - GPA :

Clinical Psychology

Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA Expected in May 2007 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA : Summa Cum Laude

Psychology Summa Cum Laude

Costa Mesa, Expected in : - GPA :

Voluntarily created and implemented new orientation workshop for new interns/trainees. Facilitated all orientation workshops for new hires on an as needed basis. Effectively managed 20+ interns/trainees and conducted all weekly staff meetings.

Professional Experience
Boys Town - Program Director/Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Okoboji, IA, 07/2011 - 2015
  • Supervisor: Therese Haviland-
  • Worked with various populations, private and victims of crime
  • Screening and hiring of new interns/trainees
  • Assist Executive Director with and oversee day to day operations of agency
  • Write evidence-based progress notes and treatment plans
  • Enforcement of agency policy/procedures
  • Facilitate weekly trainings/orientations for interns/trainees- DMH style writing
  • Proofread and critique intern treatment plans and progress notes Conduct Presentations at DCFSs Offices/Comm Agencies throughout LA County to introduce our services.
  • Assist new clients with qualification process/application for services.
  • Managed 20+ interns/trainees with client placements/paperwork, day to day issues and on-going training.
Harbor Area Counseling - Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 09/2012
  • Supervisor: Robin Dieda
  • Worked with a diverse population of clients with issues pertaining to: loss, grief, depression, anger management, self-esteem, anxiety.
  • Client chart notes/record keeping/treatment plans
  • Client-Centered/Humanistic Modality at core of client treatment Utilize varied approaches such as, but not limited to : Narrative and Cognitive Behavioral therapy to revise their life story narrative, and identify core beliefs/schemas to prepare and enable the client to retell a new and refreshed story of their lives, and unique outcomes.
Interface Psychological Services - Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 04/2011
  • Supervisor: Teresa Velarde-Page Provided approximately 150 hours of psychotherapy in conjunction with Illumination foundation serving the homeless population.
  • Worked with clients from various backgrounds and with differing crisis, such as: childhood abuse, domestic violence (PTSD), depression, suicidal ideation/maintenance.
  • low self-esteem, anger and identity issues.
  • Applied various theories/modalities in my work such as: Humanistic, Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral.
  • Client note/record keeping.
New Hope Crisis Counseling Center - Crisis Counselor
City, STATE, 2006 - 2007
  • Supervisor: Quinn Webb
  • Provided approximately 150 hours of online counseling to individuals from around the world, with various types of presenting problems that included emotional instability, marital and familial problems, identity concerns.
  • Spoke with clients on-line to help them process and alleviate feelings of anger, sadness, anxiety, shame, and confusion.
  • Worked with on-line clients in crisis such as: suicidal ideation and/ or threats, victims of abuse, and clients with self-inflicted injuries.
  • Provided resources/referrals to professionals and groups according to the clients' geographical location.
  • Maintained and reported client notes in regard to presenting problems, re-current visits, and summary of chat.
  • Also reported any problematic behavior or abusive language used by the client as a red flag to other counselors.

**References available upon request


PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Page, presenting, record keeping, human resources

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School Attended
  • International Hypnosis Federation
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Vanguard University of Southern California
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  • Program Director/Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
  • Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
  • Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Certification
  • Masters of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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