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

I am a seasoned mental health practitioner with a demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings.for the last 20 years.

Prior to having a private practice, I have worked in agencies as Clinical Director as well as a Clinical Counselor.

Skill Highlights
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Specialized training in grief counseling
  • Medicaid familiarity
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Successful private practice
  • Experienced in psychoanalytic psychotherapy
  • Licensed Clinical Counselor in Maine
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Extensive DSM-IV and
  • DSM-V knowledge
  • Family therapy aptitude
  • Knowledge in psychopharmacology
Professional Experience
05/2002 to Current Psychotherapist Maricopa Integrated Health System | Phoenix, AZ,

Teach clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.

Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 25 sessions per week.

Lead patients in individual, family, group and marital therapy sessions

Diagnose mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.

Guide clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.

05/2000 to 05/2002 Supervisor for case managers and counselors Counseling Services Incorporated | City, STATE,

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings.

Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Served as lead clinician for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders.

05/1993 to 05/2000 Director of Clinical Counseling Department HOPE House - Catholic Charities | City, STATE,

Supervised 8 counselors. Reviewed their notes and caseloads. Held group clinical supervision sessions for counselors. Wrote grant proposals and developed quarterly reports for funding agencies. Effectively managed my own caseload based on 10 sessions per week. Wrote weekly department reports for Executive Director and monthly reports for the Bishop of Newark diocese. Charted and recorded information in client files. Held monthly meetings with the Substance Abuse director and AIDS center director to collaborate on services.

Education and Training
Expected in 2004 Post-graduate studies | Object Relations Theory & Dream Work Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Boston, MA GPA:

Post graduate continuing education to present.

Expected in 2000 Certificate in psychoanalysis | psychoanalytic psychotherapy NJ Institute of Psychoanalysis, Long Valley, NJ GPA:

Post graduate continuing education.

Expected in 1993 Master of Arts | Clinical Social Work Yeshiva University, New York City, New York GPA:

Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling

Expected in 1991 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology Wm. Paterson University, Patterson, NJ GPA:

Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling

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School Attended

  • Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
  • NJ Institute of Psychoanalysis
  • Yeshiva University
  • Wm. Paterson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychotherapist
  • Supervisor for case managers and counselors
  • Director of Clinical Counseling Department


  • Post-graduate studies
  • Certificate in psychoanalysis
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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