psychologist resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Compassionate International Psychologist committed to serving patients by listening to concerns and guiding patients in approaching behavioral, mental and emotional problems. Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Family Systems Trauma Model. Polished in screening individuals to identify psychological needs and providing accurate diagnosis. Well-versed in various psychological techniques, including cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based and emotion-focused therapies. Intelligent and systematic Research Associate with experience with data reviewer, recordkeeping and project coordination. Hardworking and resourceful team player and experienced in psychology. History of going above and beyond to achieve notable results.

  • Student Advisement
  • Supervision
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Continuing Education
  • Cultural awareness
  • Research and writing
The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology Chicago, IL, Expected in 05/2020 Ph.D. : International Psychology - GPA :
  • Dissertation: The Conception of Attachment in the KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa.
Richmont Graduate University Chattanooga, TN, Expected in 08/2010 Master of Arts : Professional Counseling - GPA :
  • Specialized in Trauma Treatment
  • Specialized in Child and Adolescent Therapy
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :
  • Minored in Spanish
  • Specialized in Child Development
  • Licensed Professional Counselor - 2012
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, NBCC - 2012
  • National Certified Counselor, NBCC 2012
  • Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist, Allegheny Health Network and the Rowan University CARES Institute, 2013
  • FST Certified Clinician, Family Trauma Institute, 2020
Work History
American Psychological Association - Psychologist
Purcellville, VA, 11/2015 - Current
  • Used therapeutic communication techniques such as play therapy techniques and client centered approaches to build rapport and guide discussion with patients.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with staff and clients.
  • Evaluated patients' goals, as well as mental and practical conditions, to develop individualized courses of treatment.
  • Deployed implementation guides for evidence-based interventions.
  • Maintained long-term relationships with clients.
  • Scheduled regular patient appointments and new patient consultations.
  • Came up with treatment plans for patients.
  • Implemented evidence-based methodologies and interventions to foster psychological health.
  • Used imaging and relaxation techniques to develop strengthening and safe zones to facilitate processing of trauma.
  • Offered individual outpatient therapy for at least 20 children, adolescents and their families per week with wide range of psychological problems, including depression, anxiety, behavioral concerns, autim, physical and sexual traumas and psychotic disorders.
  • Maintained confidential records related to individual patient treatment using TherapyNotes.
  • Supervised 2-3 future clinicians on best practice per semester.
Compass Youth And Family Services - Intensive in Home Counselor
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 08/2015
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Identified risk and resiliency factors within 2-3 families and developed strategies for intervention.
  • Assessed clinical risk and danger to children and families and determined appropriate level of response and intervention.
  • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Developed service plans in effort to maintain intact families and improve family functioning.
  • Provided guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
Fortwood Center Inc. - Child/Adolescent Counselor
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 03/2013
  • Provided psychotherapy incorporating cognitive-behavioral, client-centered and play-therapy to treat wide range of psychological problems in patients.
  • Formulated comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plans to facilitate and optimize follow-up by social workers by conducting thorough clinical interviews.
  • Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Came up with treatment plans for 20-25 clients a week.
  • Linked clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Collaborated with Four-person multidisciplinary treatment team to discuss treatment plans, progress and discharge decisions.
  • American Counseling Association

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School Attended

  • The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology
  • Richmont Graduate University
  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychologist
  • Intensive in Home Counselor
  • Child/Adolescent Counselor


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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