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Mental Health Counselors use therapy to assist their clients with long-term mental and emotional issues, as well as with isolated issues, like workplace conflicts. Skills relevant to this position and found on example resumes include providing individual and couple's therapy to adults experiencing addiction, mental illness, and psychosocial stressors; and facilitating mental health support and psycho-education groups using both curriculum and discussion-based models. In order to become a licensed Mental Health Counselor in most states, a master's degree is a requirement on applicants' resumes.

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Mental Health Counselor

Coordinated with the Registered Nurse and the interdisciplinary team, to perform mental health counseling

  • Provided behavioral intervention based on assessed needs for patients and routinely performed patient care duties
  • Provided a safe and therapeutic milieu and assisted in the admission, provision of patient care, discharge and transfer of patients and documented specified information
  • Provided individual and group therapy to patients with chronic mental illnesses, chemical dependency, and geriatric needs
  • Provided all services in accordance with established hospital/departmental policies and procedures
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Community Counseling
2

Mental Health Counselor

Provided individual, group, and family therapy to shelter's abused, abandoned and neglected children from birth to age eleven.

  • Developed, initiated and provided mental health services.
  • Organized and developed programs addressing the needs of children and their families.
  • Conducted training workshops for staff.
  • Supervised direct care staff in appropriate behavioral intervention.
  • Developed reunification and permanent placement plans.
  • Coordinated with other agencies to provide continuity of care
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Counseling Psychology
3

Mental Health Counselor II

Obtained vitals, performed safety checks, monitored patients as instructed by detox protocol

  • Performed group and individual therapy for the adolescent, adult and geriatric units
  • Assessed and implemented treatment goals for each patient
  • Attended crisis intervention and de-escalating procedures training
  • Completed shift reports for oncoming shifts, maintained in-depth communication
  • Assisted the nursing staff with client admissions and discharges
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Human Services
4

Mental Health Counselor, Practicum Intern

Provided individual, group, and milieu therapy for adolescents and adults with severe and chronic mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-morbid disorders

  • Administered psychological assessments
  • Designed and implemented treatment planning with clients
  • Designed and executed interventions in collaboration with client's families and staff clinicians
  • Collaborated with staff in assessing service and resource needs through administration of assessments
  • Coordinated community resources and implemented psychological interventions and experiences to insure client's community integration
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Behavioral And Social Sciences
MA
Clinical Professional Psychology
5

Mental Health Counselor, Practicum Intern

Provided individual, group, and milieu therapy for adolescents and adults with severe and chronic mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-morbid disorders.

  • Administered psychological assessments
  • Designed and implemented treatment planning with clients
  • Designed and executed interventions in collaboration with client's families and staff clinicians
  • Collaborated with staff in assessing service and resource needs through administration of assessments
  • Coordinated community resources and implemented psychological interventions and experiences to insure client's community integration
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Behavioral And Social Sciences
MA
Clinical Professional Psychology
6

Mental Health Counselor / Clinical Supervisor

UCS provides enhanced services to diverse population with a wide range of mental disorders within an outpatient center.

  • Managed caseload of 30 clients
  • Conducted individual sessions on a variety of therapeutic modalities
  • Conducted group sessions with key emphasis towards discussions in self help and CBT styles of interactions
  • Generated documentation for counseling sessions, treatment plans, and utilization reviews
  • Performed clinical evaluations and mental health assessments
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Science
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
7

Mental Health Counselor Intern

  • Delivered ongoing psychotherapy to a caseload of approximately 18 clients weekly.
  • Presented informational sessions on Cultural Sensitivity, Sexual Health, and Interpersonal Communication.
  • Completed psychosocial interviews for every client and maintained weekly notes to track client progress.
  • Worked collaboratively with clients to develop treatment plans and goals.
  • Participated in weekly group supervision meetings, providing colleagues with case feedback.
  • Led a weekly support group in a local elementary school focusing on children dealing with parental divorce.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Counselor Education- Mental Health Counseling
8

Mental Health Counselor

Performed monthly counseling sessions of inmates and weekly group sessions (Suicide Precaution Group).

  • Performed initial mental health evaluations.
  • Wrote and managed yearly treatment plans and six month reviews.
  • Performed sexual allegation evaluations.
  • Performed weekly check-ins with patients on lockdown status.
  • Served as Inmate/Patient and as State Advocate for involuntary medication hearings.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Forensic Psychology
9

Mental Health Counselor

Provided individual and family counseling to adults and children

  • Conducted and facilitated several groups to meet the needs of clients
  • Facilitated several "seven challenges" groups for the adolescent population at an Alternative school and in-office
  • Assisted parents with learning and implementing new parenting techniques
  • Collaborated closely with interdisciplinary team members on development of appropriate case plans meeting individual client needs
  • Trained community partners about mental illness and therapeutic interventions
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
Paralegal Studies
10

Mental Health Counselor Internship

Provided individual counseling to clients, which ranged from ages 18 - 65, with a spectrum of diagnoses ranging from Mood Disorders to Schizophrenia

  • Developed and implemented treatment plans based on client's needs, goals, and desires
  • Conducted intake assessments and wrote comprehensive reports weekly
  • Plan and led 2 psychosocial rehabilitation group counseling sessions per week
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Clinical Psychology

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