therapist resume example with 15+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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A Compassionate, dedicated and seasoned professional individual, seeking employment as a Therapist. Proficient in successful intervention strategies and evaluation techniques.Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds. skilled in assessing clients, determining treatment plans and monitoring progress, by helping patients develop effective coping skills for different life situations, triggers and traumas.

  • One-on-one support
  • Progress evaluations
  • Treatment planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Team building
  • Maintaining professional integrity in performing all job duties
  • Offer emotional support to the patients and family members
  • Complies with HIPAA standards regarding patient confidentiality
  • Computer skills in Microsoft tools such as Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel
Education and Training
University of Ibadan Ibadan Oyo State. Nigeria , Expected in 04/2010 Master of Science : Psychology (Evaluated By World Education Services) - GPA :
University of Abuja Nigeria (Evaluated By World Education Services), Expected in 11/2002 Bachelor of Science : Business Administration - GPA :
Health Tech Training Institute Austell, GA, Expected in 01/2012 : Nursing Assistance - GPA :
Osun State College Of Education Ila-Orangun, Osun State. Nigeria, Expected in 09/1992 Associate of Arts : Educational Guidance And Counselling/English - GPA :
Fakunle Comprehensive High School Osogbo, Osun State. Nigeria, Expected in 12/1988 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Bdo - Paraprofessional
Raleigh, NC, 04/2019 - Current
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions for outpatient clients.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Utilized frequency charting, duration charting, time sampling and interval observations for appropriate behavior intervention.
  • Maintained thorough clinical treatment notes.
Catholic Charities Of Buffalo - Mental Health Therapist
Mayville, NY, 11/2016 - 06/2019
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and disease management, equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain optimal psychiatric and mental health.
Maryville Academy - Case Manager
Chicago, IL, 03/2016 - 11/2016
  • Reviewed treatment plans against individual goals and healthcare standards.
  • Managed logistics for abuse and neglect cases from start to finish.
  • Facilitated ongoing case management services to support successful outcomes and meet stabilization goals.
  • Participated in case conferences with multi-disciplinary team to discuss client care planning and progression.
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health - Mental Health Aide
Lehighton, PA, 08/2014 - 02/2016
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Handheld various patient-oriented duties, including vital sign monitoring.
  • Maintained calendar of social, recreational and educational events to enhance patient stays.
Medstar Research Institute - Nursing Assistant
Timonium, MD, 08/2012 - 12/2014
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments and follow-up care to maintain patient safety and optimize workflow.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
Rockmart Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - Nursing Assistant (Intern)
City, STATE, 07/2012 - 07/2012
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living, such as feeding,bed bath and showers
  • Preserving and assuring patients dignity while carrying out tasks
  • Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages and daily inputs and outputs

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School Attended

  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Abuja
  • Health Tech Training Institute
  • Osun State College Of Education
  • Fakunle Comprehensive High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Mental Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant (Intern)


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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