Therapist resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Professional Summary
Passionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a strong background in clinical counseling, seeking to work in an outpatient setting. Expertise in applying evidence-Based modalities to help individuals overcome personal and psychosocial obstacles and help establish gateways to success.
  • Virtual Reality Therapy
  • EMDR Therapy
  • Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
  • Psychosocial assessments
  • Motivational Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Rhode Island, LICSW
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Treatment planning
  • Compliance requirements
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA (Online) Expected in 2013 Master of Arts : Mental Health Social Work - GPA :
Ashford University Clinton, IA (Online) Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology, Cum Laude, 2010 - GPA : Minors in Child Development and Business Administration
Work History
Pressley Ridge - Director of Compliance & Training MS, LICSW
Cincinnati, OH, 10/2018 - Current
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions or support services as necessary.
  • Counsel individuals, groups or families to help understand problems, deal with crisis situations and develop realistic action plans.
  • Verify consistency in quality planning, quality control, quality insurance and quality improvement.
  • Manage quality programs to reduce overdue compliance activities.
  • Assess clinical risk and danger to children and families and determined appropriate level of response and intervention.
  • Guide clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), EMDR, and Virtual Reality Therapy.
  • Aid parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Keep abreast of new and developing information in mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
  • Assess patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Quickly adapt training plans for fellow clinicians.
  • Gather and organize supplementary material to support structured lessons.
  • Mentor new hires, resulting in stronger staff development.
Res-Care, Inc. - Treatment Coordinator
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 11/2017 - 01/2019
  • Designed each child''s treatment plan in conjunction with In-Home Support Counselor.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Preserved and prepared reports and treatment records.
  • Updated treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Coordinated individualized discharge plans to manage safe transition back into community and home environments.
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
  • Delivered social work services to children and families in home settings.
Talkspace - Therapist
City, STATE, 04/2016 - 01/2019
  • Worked with 20 or more established clients weekly.
  • Provide individual and couples therapy through text, voice and visual methods.
  • Excellent anonymous reviews by Talkspace clients.
EDS KIDS - Self Employed - Founder, Self-Published Author
City, STATE, 09/2011 - 09/2017
  • 2017 - Published Special Like Me Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, coloring book and Special Like Me Madison the Great to raise awareness and facilitate conversation with children about this complex syndrome.
  • Provide leadership and direction to online support group founded in 2011
  • Provide education, support, and advocacy to children and families worldwide.
  • Attend conferences, moderate pages, research and curate articles relating to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and other related illnesses.
Family Services Of Rhode Island - Home Based Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) Clinician
City, STATE, 2015 - 11/2015

Key Achievements

  • Provide diagnostic assessments and clinical counseling services using a variety of treatment modalities, including individual, couple, family, and group therapy for clients in school, home, foster care, and community; managed 10-17 cases at a time.
  • Partner with Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) on Trauma Systems Therapy and Adoption Rhode Island (ARI) Together Forever pilot program to provide individualized care and therapy to hard to place foster care youth.
  • Awarded scholarship to 7th Annual RI Victims Academy
House Of Hope Community Development Corporation - Internship, Case Manager, and Assessor
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 02/2015

Key Achievements

  • Provided long-term individualized counseling and case management for 10 clients and families with a history of chronic homelessness, facing complex challenges related to income and with persistent issues such as serious physical and mental health illnesses, chemical dependency, legal and domestic violence issues.
  • Performed comprehensive substance abuse and mental health assessments prior to acceptance into Access to Recovery III (ATR) program (Federal Grant).
  • Diagnosed and placed clients into appropriate programs and assisted with referrals to local resources.
  • Triaged clients to determine immediate basic needs and engage chronic homeless shelter guests to ensure and sustain delivery of services.
  • Completed 100 + quality assessments within 4 months to ensure clients would have access to services for the duration of the ATR grant.
  • Member: National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Member: The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation
  • Member: EMDR Consulting

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School Attended

  • University of Southern California
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Compliance & Training MS, LICSW
  • Treatment Coordinator
  • Therapist
  • Founder, Self-Published Author
  • Home Based Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) Clinician
  • Internship, Case Manager, and Assessor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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