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Outpatient Therapists provide support to patients suffering from mental disorders outside a hospital setting. Essential work duties seen on an Outpatient Therapist resume sample are educating community members, interviewing and counseling patients, attending seminars and workshops, tracking client progress, and modifying treatment plans according to changes in status. The ideal candidate for this role should focus in his or her resume on skills such as counseling expertise, strong people skills, empathy, a willingness to help others, and recordkeeping. A Master’s Degree in counseling psychology is required.

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Outpatient Therapist

  • Responsible for a case load of over 35 adult patients on methadone maintenance treatment with histories of substance abuse and sometimes mental illness
  • Oversaw a rotating team of approximately five clinicians to build a family therapy program
  • Organized trainings, created an informational family night, gave public speeches and conducted family sessions to support family therapy program
  • Executed and updated chart and billing audits through an emphasis on data analysis and process management
  • Created a weekly Men’s group and a weekly “Money and Recovery” group
  • Completed clinical documentation which included progress notes, treatment plans, biopsychosocials, annual evaluations, and discharge paperwork
  • Utilized therapy through individual, group, and family modalities
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
Counseling Psychology
2

Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided evidence-based counseling services to children, adults and families
  • Assessed clients' needs and developed appropriate individual treatment plans
  • Worked collaboratively with professionals from multiple disciplines to ensure clients' needs were being met.
  • Implemented crisis counseling when necessary and provided community resource referrals.
  • Performed alcohol and drug use assessments for clients and counseled or referred appropriately.
  • Utilized community resources for outreach and advocacy purposes.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Social Work
3

Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided extensive case management and care coordination services for consumers and families from intake to discharge (including social services and linking consumer to community resources)
  • Implemented evidenced based practices to consumers of all ages in an outpatient setting focused on substance abuse and mental health disorders.
  • Developed and maintained individualized treatment plans focused on consumer identified goals
  • Conducted intake assessments and substance abuse evaluations
  • Facilitated integrated dual diagnosis psychotherapy groups
  • Maintained documentation in electronic health record
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Social Work
4

Outpatient Therapist (msw Clinical Intern)

  • Provided weekly individual and group psychotherapy for adults, TAY, families, and youth who are experiencing complex issues including: housing instability, interpersonal conflict, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
  • Created biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans and recorded weekly progress notes in accordance with the current standards of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.
  • Helped clients in crisis to create safety plans, and collaborated with multi-disciplinary team to ensure clients’ safety.
  • Conducted mental health screenings and provided short term case management.
  • Created pre-and post-test measures to capture effectiveness of 10-week parenting curriculum that focused on providing psychoeducation on healthy boundaries and childhood development.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
Social Work
5

Outpatient Therapist

Provided individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults.

  • Prepared diagnostic evaluations and treatment plans within interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Collaborated with schools, community resources, and other providers around client care.
  • Participated in Adult DBT consultation team
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Msw
6

Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Therapist

  • Facilitated two Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Groups - each meeting for three hours three times a week - for individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse/dependence with a focus on reduction of symptoms and slips in sobriety as well as an improvement in relationships and self-esteem
  • Maintained a caseload of eight individual clients providing weekly individual therapy utilizing varying treatment modalities including supportive-expressive short term psychotherapy
  • Collaborated with individual and group clients to develop personalized treatment plans
  • Completed incident reports and other associated facility paperwork such as progress notes, treatment team notes, and discharge paperwork
  • Collaborated with other professionals on clients' treatment teams such as psychiatrists, case managers, probation officers, and family members to provide all-around care
  • Supervised four student interns during group sessions and offered additional support outside of group
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Social Work
MA
Human Sexuality
7

Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided individual and group counseling to adults, families, children and couples with mental health and/or drug and alcohol issues or who were experiencing difficult changes in their lives.
  • Maintained daily progress notes and paperwork, created and implemented treatment plans to address client needs and created curriculums for treatment as required
  • Designed and implemented anger management and domestic violence groups
  • Provided group (IOP) counseling to individuals with a drug and alcohol diagnosis
  • Maintained regular contact with referral sources for drug and alcohol clients and submitted necessary paperwork to extend stays or provide information or treatment participation and progress/prognosis
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Clinical
8

Outpatient Therapist

  • Observed and monitored client behavior and response to treatment
  • Conducted individual and family therapy sessions
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans
  • Diagnosed clients in attempts to give best treatment available
  • Directed strengths based, culturally competent individualized intakes and assessments
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
Msw
Bsw
9

Adult Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided trauma-informed individual and group therapy to adults, clients, utilizing Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), psycho-education and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments on adults diagnosed with DSM V and substance abuse problems
  • Completed intakes, assessments, treatment plans, and discharge planning, collaboratively with clients.
  • Employed attention to detail in utilizing electronic medical record, and accurately and efficiently completed documentation in a timely manner.
  • Evaluated crisis situations and implemented appropriate interventions.
  • Worked closely with the psychiatrists to ensure comprehensive care for the client.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Counseling Psychology
MBA
Business Administration
10

Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided individual & family therapy using variety of treatment modalities
  • Conducted Clinical Assessments in homes and in nursing home
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans
  • Developed crisis plans and implemented as needed
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Social Work

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