registered mental health counselor intern resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

A compassionate school counselor and person-centered mental health counselor dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative treatment plans for adolescents and adults with over 20 years of experience in education providing counseling and education to students and their parents regarding individualizing education, courses and procedures to cultivate a supportive environment while assisting students in reaching their fullest potential

  • Advanced listening and client rapport-building skills
  • Proficient in discovering the root cause of problems and planning treatment accordingly
  • Intermediate knowledge and application of DSM-5 mental health diagnostic criteria
  • Skilled in the practice of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at working with teens and adults
Work History
12/2014 to Current Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern Invo Healthcare Associates Inc | Columbus, IL,

  • Provide affordable individual counseling services to clients seeking to improve their mental health while collaborating with clients to set and work towards appropriate treatment goals.
  • Co-facilitated men\'s psycho-education group on topic of sex addiction, promoting healthy emotional expression and cognitive-behavioral skills that support sobriety.
  • Maintain progress notes for all clients in order to monitor treatment process and comply with HIPAA standards.
  • Utilize social media to promote the services and mission of counseling center.
11/2015 to 06/2016 Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern Invo Healthcare Associates Inc | Columbus, OH,
  • Provided evidenced-based mental health counseling to military veteran clientele struggling with dual diagnosis and homelessness.
  • Led 2 psycho-educational groups per week on topics such as anger management and communication skills.
  • Collaborated with clients on creating treatment plans with clinically significant goals and measurable objectives.
  • Conducted FARS, ASAM, and substance abuse evaluations while guiding clients through intake process.
  • Maintained accurate client notes to include progress notes, case management, group counseling, and prescription medications.
  • Balanced myriad of tasks within a fast-paced residential treatment setting, including pacifying aggressive clients, contacting authorities regarding suicidal and injured clients, and meeting once a quarter to collaborate with a VA social worker.

08/2013 to 10/2014 Mental Health Counselor Intern Genuine Parts Company | East Hartford, CT,
  • Co-facilitated groups utilizing psychodrama and experiential therapy to treat clients diagnosed with wide-range of mental illnesses.
  • Provided career counseling to clients dealing with presenting problems such as unemployment, job dissatisfaction, and performance anxiety.
  • Conducted mock job interviews and provided clients\' constructive feedback.
  • Reviewed and revised client resumes, confirming each had a professional presentation and essential information.
  • Maintained progress notes for all clients to ensure proper documentation of session content and treatment interventions.

05/2010 to 09/2012 Office Clerk U.S. Army PEO STRI, Workforce Development Office | City, STATE,
  • Possessed U.S. Department of Defense security clearance for duration of employment.
  • Highly organized self-starter responsible for providing office automation and clerical support for the Assistant Program Executive Officer for Project Support and the Chief Workforce Development Manager.
  • Effective communicator that supported training efforts by providing relevant information in a timely manner to fellow employees.
  • Managed DAWIA Certification Report and other suspense files using Microsoft Excel, SharePoint and CAPPMIS to ensure workforce compliance with certification requirements.
  • Regularly performed routine tasks effectively and efficiently leveraging technology using Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Conducted new employee orientation, introducing new employees to government by guided walk-through of in-processing offices.
  • Briefed new employees on training requirements, and ensured compliance of security protocol.


Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern 04/2023 to Current

State of Florida License No. IMH 23997

Member of American Counseling Association (ACA)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

Florida School Counselor Association (FSCA)

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

Expected in 12/2015 to to Doctor of Education | Instructional Leadership Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL GPA: GPA: 3.65
Expected in 2011 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL GPA: GPA: 3.59

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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University of Central Florida

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