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Mental Health Therapists work with patients suffering from mental disorders or emotional distress. Their role is to relieve suffering by listening to clients and providing solutions. Common duties listed on Mental Health Therapists resumes are taking notes during sessions, assessing client condition, monitoring progress, and helping improve life quality. Essential abilities for the role include listening, empathy, communication, and excellent interpersonal skills. Those seeking to work as Mental Health Therapists should make display of a degree in psychology and licensure in their resumes.

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Mental Health Therapist II

Nominated "Safety Officer" for our unit by immediate supervisor to provide leadership to management regarding safety issues, conduct daily and quarterly safety inspections, and to enforce hospital protocol.

  • Supported 12 staff members through serious trauma incidents as a volunteer member of the Hospital's Employee Assistant Response Team (HEART).
  • Received recognition from the hospital's program director for duties performed as a first responder during an emergency trauma incident that effected the entire hospital.
  • Prevented serious injuries to staff and patients by making two important recommendations at safety committee meetings that were accepted and implemented by the hospital.
  • Supervised mental health therapists by holding monthly in-service training sessions open to all hospital staff that resulted in better training for new employees and improved staff awareness of life and safety issues.
  • Directed daily community meetings for up to 24 patients at a time to help better understand the needs and suggestions of the patients and allowing the hospital to create a more patient friendly environment.
  • Authorized 50% of patients' financial distributions from personal accounts for our unit.
  • Adjusts staff scheduling daily resulting in an improved work flow for of the unit.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Mental Health Therapist

Maintained a case load of approximately 10-12 weekly clients providing individual, group, and family counseling

  • Assigned diagnoses, identify and assess client and family needs, and ensure that the necessary services are provided
  • Developed and maintain clinical records such as treatment plans, progress notes, and termination summaries according to HRDI standards.
  • Conducted mental health assessments, substance use assessments, and urinalysis collections to ensure compliance with treatment plan
  • Coordinated professional and paraprofessional services, and facilitated educational classes such as parenting, independent living skills, and anger management and behavior management courses
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Education
MA
Clinical Mental Counseling
3

Mental Health Therapist

Provided individual and family therapy sessions for clients ages 5 - using various treatment modalities.

  • Maintained a case load of over 35 clients comprised of walk-ins, referrals from child welfare agencies and high risk clients.
  • Facilitated group sessions such as 7 challenges and women's support group that included a Domestic Violence component.
  • Collaborated and consulted with Family Treatment and Rehabilitation program (FTR) and General Preventive (GP) regarding mental health needs for high risk cases.
  • Conducted intake interviews and provided clinical diagnosis using DSM criteria.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Human Services
MA
Master of Arts
4

Mental Health Therapist

Provide focused individual and group outpatient therapy devoted to treatment goals.

  • Documented all services, attended treatment team meetings and worked closely with staff to enhance patient outcomes and provide supportive care.
  • Enable patients to function effectively in professional environments by initiating specialized counseling approaches, strategies, and techniques.
  • Consult as key contributor to interdisciplinary team with focus on the intrapersonal, interpersonal and relational function of individuals, groups and families.
  • Incorporated knowledge of each patient's condition and ensured appropriate participation by patients.
  • Provided supportive care and facilitated appropriate interactions between patients.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Psychology
MS
Master of Science
5

Mental Health Therapist

Monitored 12 adolescents' with diverse behavioral problems, facilitated group sessions, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, logged daily progress, and handled behavioral escalations

  • Served as Mental Health Therapist, assisted in daily organized daily routines and activities
  • Promoted the safety and well-being of clientele
  • Provided a safe environment
  • Ensured accurate counts and records for all residents
  • Coordinated and ran meetings at community sites with individuals, families, advocates and provider agencies to address needs and issues
  • Contributed to weekly meetings with mental health workers, counselors, and program director, providing progress updates
  • Contributed to monthly clientele treatment team progress reviews with psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical director, affiliated agencies, client, and family members
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Community Counseling
PhD
Counseling And Social Change
6

School Based Mental Health Therapist

Improved the mental health and increased the functioning in the home and in the school for clients, and increased the families' abilities to support clients through individual, group and family therapy

  • Created treatment plans based on diagnostic assessments
  • Recognized, responded to and assisted in psychiatric crisis situations and provided the necessary intervention for students in need
  • Conducted outreach activities for parents in the school community to increase knowledge surrounding mental health issues and connected students with additional support services in the community
  • Provided feedback and input on best practices in Student Support Teams, IEP and 504 meetings and Truancy Court
  • Completed and submitted paperwork in a timely fashion
  • Increased teachers' knowledge of mental health issues
  • Participated in school-wide activities
  • Worked successfully with people of various cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Social Work
7

Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Completed clinical assessment including bio-psychosocial, Outcome Measures, 5-Axis diagnosis, GAF and/or additional inventories with clients to assess their strengths and needs from a clinical perspective

  • Provided regularly scheduled therapy as agreed upon in the treatment plan and in compliance of all California BBS, and NASWA requirements
  • Completed and submitted according to IMH standards all required documentation and statistical information
  • Maintained the required case load and weekly billable units of service goal
  • Coordinated with the applicable treatment team, other agencies and affiliates when appropriate to implement treatment plan.
  • Worked cooperatively with all applicable team members, collaborated and participated in agencies and provided clinical support to non-clinical mental health team members
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
8

Mental Health Therapist

Provided individual and family counseling for children removed from their parents care through Department of Child Services

  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Instructor
  • Completed initial assessment and created individual treatment plans with tangible goals for client to meet
  • Developed coping strategies for individuals dealing with substance addictions, depression, anxiety, and PTSD
  • Maintained weekly progress notes and monthly progress reports for each client
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
9

Mental Health Therapist

Provided individual and couples therapy to adults suffering from a variety of Axis I and II disorders.

  • Completed psychosocial assessments, assessed mental health functioning, and diagnosed mental health disorders.
  • Collaborated with clients to develop treatment plans that reflect agreed upon goals.
  • Provided evidenced-based interventions to assist clients in meeting their goals.
  • Communicated with client's psychiatric providers, parole/probation officers, DHS workers, attorneys, and support staff.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism And Mass Communication
MA
Clinical Counseling
10

Mental Health Therapist

Conducted initial evaluation and client intake interviews, assessing presenting problems and formulating diagnosis.

  • Developed and implemented client treatment plans.
  • Provided crisis management for clients, including on-call and school consults, making recommendations for interventions as appropriate.
  • Developed and presented Mental Health presentations in the community.
  • Staffed and coordinated care with HCI treatment team, medical professionals, Department of Child Services, and others.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling

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