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

Friendly and engaging substance abuse therapist who has experience working with dual diagnosis and court ordered clients. Exceptionally talented at building rapport with court ordered clients to encourage honesty and growth in recovery from substance use and to reduce recidivism. Desire to further education and expand personal research by obtaining a doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Master of Science: Family, Couples And Individual Psychotherapy, Expected in 08/2016
Our Lady Of The Lake University - San Antonio, TX,
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2014
Texas State University - San Marcos, TX,
: Study Abroad: Political Science, Expected in 2013
Universitat Autònoma De Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain,
Professional Experience
Substance Abuse Therapist, 02/2018 to Current
American Psychological AssociationSavannah, GA,
  • Specialized in intensive outpatient group and individual counseling to high risk criminal offenders who have been evaluated with substance use issues and/or mental illnesses.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors goal oriented clinical intervention plans.
  • Simultaneously managed caseloads, which included the Dual Diagnosis, DWI, Veteran, and high-risk caseloads.
  • Participated as a specialty drug court team member, providing knowledge about addiction, pharmacology and therapeutic modalities necessary to effectively treat client.
  • Built cooperative relationships with courts, Judge's, District Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office for purpose of information sharing, and problem solving for the client's well-being.
  • Provides mentorship and training to new members of the clinical team.
Practicum Student, 09/2015 to 09/2016
Family Services AssociationCity, STATE,
  • Provided individual, couple and family therapy under indirect supervision at a community provider.
  • From a strength based and cognitive based therapy approach, sessions included behavioral assessments.
  • In a play therapy setting worked with children who have endured domestic violence and/or sexual trauma.
  • Managed intake assessments and updated documentation of clients.
  • Co-facilitated parenting group weekly for court mandated clients.
Practicum Student, 01/2016 to 08/2016
Any Baby CanCity, STATE,
  • Through a community provider under direct supervision, provided counseling services to clients who have a family member who are on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Worked from a solution focused, systemic and strength-based perspective.
  • Completed documentation in a timely manner.
Practicum Student, 06/2015 to 07/2016
Community Counseling ServiceCity, STATE,
  • Provided individual, family, and couple therapy to clients from a systemic, collaborative and strength-based approach under directed supervision.
  • Worked from a team approach and utilized consultation breaks during session to receive feedback and incorporate feedback into the session.
  • Emphasized cultural competence throughout sessions.
  • Group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Substance abuse
  • Report writing
  • File maintenance
  • Client-focused
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Counseling

State of Texas Board of Professional Counselors

Licensed Professional Counselor #78880

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  • Our Lady Of The Lake University
  • Texas State University
  • Universitat Autònoma De Barcelona

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