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

Skilled professional with over 10 years of experience in providing behavior health services with integrity , compassion, and  following best practice guidelines. Experienced in several facets of behavioral health, crisis intervention, addiction counseling, family preservation, child and adolescent counseling. Experienced with coordination of services and working with others on clinical treatment team. Experience working with clients from a diverse populations dealing with treatment for anger management, trauma , sexuality issues, juvenile sexual offenders, conduct problems, addiction and experience in family therapy , conflict resolution.  Customer service and call center experience.  Computer Savvy and Efficient at learning new skills.
Education and Training
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL Expected in 2006 Masters Of Science : Mental Health Counseling - GPA :
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach, FL Expected in 2002 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :
Georgia Board of Professional Counselors , GA Expected in Licensed professional counselor : # LPC008407 - GPA :
American Psychological Association - Therapist
Scottsbluff, NE, 09/2015 - Current
  •  Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy.
  • Led patients in individual, family, group and marital therapy sessions for mental health and substance abuse issues 
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications
  • Created and reviewed master treatment and discharge plans for each client. ns.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
American Psychological Association - Therapist
Sheboygan, WI, 11/2013 - 07/2015
  • Provided efficient in- home therapeutic services to families , young adults, children and adolescents,
  • Provided individual and family therapy, crisis intervention, wraparound services, case coordination.
  • Maintained case load 20 -25 clients.
  • Completed and maintained intake and updates of treatment plans.
  • Completed weekly BIRP progress notes, coordinated with case workers and referral sources on client monthly.
  • Participation in weekly treatment team meetings and supervision.
  • Attend Court dates as request to provide treatment summary and recommendations.
Grafton Integrated Health Network - Behavioral Intake Counselor
Richmond, VA, 01/2011 - 12/2012
  • Conducting initial behavioral health triage of members in call center environment, providing benefit explanation to members and providers, completing risk screening with members, telephonic intake and completing initial care notification for MH intensive outpatient programs, and urgent IP MH admissions,.
Partners Healthcare System - Assessment & Referral Services Counselor- PRN
Somerville, MA, 02/2009 - Current
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  •  Initiated level of care with manage care providers , Provided clinical for admission and continued stay reviews
  • Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
  • Duties include completing comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessments of adults and children seeking mental health and substance abuse treatment.
  • Providing provisional diagnosis, supplying clients with resource referrals, and clinical information for insurance pre-certification.
  • Case consults with physicians for client dispositions.
St. Jude's Recovery Center Inc - Substance Abuse Counselor -Detoxification Technician II
City, STATE, 06/2008 - 08/2010
  • Assisted with monitoring and treatment of clients in sub-acute chemical dependency detoxification, screening initial clients for admission requirements, facilitating addiction education groups utilizing proven coaching skills.
Youth Villages Inner Harbor - Direct Care Counselor
City, STATE, 03/2007 - 05/2010
  • Assisting in treatment with SED population in intensive residential psychiatric setting for adolescents, assisting with daily Milieu Therapy and treatment interventions.
  • Planning and leading psycho educational groups, recreational activities, maintaining safe environment for residents.
  • Evaluating and documenting client information.
Friends Of Children Inc - Community Practitioner
City, STATE, 07/2006 - 11/2006
  • Providing community based home/school counseling to youths and their families.
  • Provided assessments/referrals, and implementation of treatment plans developed to benefit the children and their families.
  • Documenting interventions, response to treatment and client progress.
Family Of Humanity Inc - Group Facilitator
City, STATE, 08/2005 - 11/2006
  • Coordinating youth groups, parenting trainings in community centers for adolescent and families.
  • Implementing art interactive enrichment programs on health, prevention education, and social skills.

CPR Trained, Trained in non-violent crisis intervention, Experience in call center setting, level of care determination coaching,interpersonal skills, life coaching, counseling, crisis intervention, Detail oriented, diagnosis, documentation, family therapy, insurance, Excel, Microsoft Word,problem solving, type 65 wpm, excellent verbal and written communication

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  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Georgia Board of Professional Counselors

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