Clinical Counselor Resume Samples

A Clinical Counselor offers guidance to patients, couples, families, and groups who are dealing with medical issues, mental issues or any sort of ailments. The most common duties that are listed on the Clinical Counselor Resume include – utilizing talk therapy and other clinical strategies to deal with people who are undergoing mental illness, substance abuse, emotional or mood disorders; counselling and guiding individuals to bring them to the right path, encouraging patients to express their feelings freely, collecting information and assessing the patients risk factors such as –suicide or self-harms; assisting in overcoming dependencies, performing crisis interventions, developing and implementing individual treatment plans, monitoring clients use of medications, observing the recovery process of the patient and maintaining a detailed record of every patient interactions.

The skills that determine success in this career path include – the ability to implement a holistic approach in dealing with mentally ill patients, strong counseling skills, outstanding listening capabilities, and staying updated with relevant technical knowledge. This position normally requires a Master’s degree in Counselling or Social work. A state licensure along with proper training is as well needed.

Clinical Counselor Resume

Headline : A highly motivated individual seeking an opportunity to utilize education and experience with individual and group counseling, treatment planning, and behavioral modification.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Methasoft.

Description :

    1. Developed individual treatment plans using behavioral modification principles to aid consumers in developing appropriate daily living and community skills.
    2. Provides crisis intervention and management.
    3. Provide Community Based Services as assigned.
    4. Conducted group counseling sessions with consumers.
    5. Assisted consumers in tracking and appropriate administrations of medications.
    6. Proved assessment and crisis management services to patients as needed to avoid decompensating and hospitalization.
    7. Assisted clients to reduce risks by creating and implementing risk reduction plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Technology


Sr. Clinical Counselor Resume

Summary : Goal-directed professional with exceptional technical knowledge and skills. Empathetic caregiver who is able to quickly establish and maintain a rapport with patients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems and compliance with treatment.
    2. Received referrals of clients in need of mental health services (performed intake) and monitored client's behavior in relation to treatment plan goals and client's needs.
    3. Maintained a caseload of individuals with personal and social behavior problems including severe mental illnesses.
    4. Responded appropriately to mental health emergency situations and utilizes crisis intervention techniques and procedures.
    5. Provided case management services and coordinating services with various agencies in order to ensure on-going assessment and follow-through of treatment plans.
    6. Conducted assessments of client need through interviews, collateral contacts, and other investigations and develop a casework plan with the client.
    7. Provided clinical support for clients within the judicial system Provided support for families undergoing life transitions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Political Science


Jr. Clinical Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that allows to provide therapeutic service to persons confronting substance abuse, mental illness, and/or other psycho social problems.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided psychotherapeutic services to adult population diagnosed with various mental health disorders, including Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, and numerous substance abuse disorders.
    2. Conducted comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments in collaboration with family members, patients and facility staff.
    3. Assisted with delivery of appropriate clinical services, to include facilitation of treatment; identification of patient strengths and weaknesses; and intensive case management.
    4. Served rotations on the Crisis Stabilization, Affective Disorders, Transitional, Chemical Dependency Units and Intensive Outpatient Program at Palmetto Health Richland.
    5. Collaborated with multidisciplinary treatment team weekly to assist in the development of individualized treatment plans for patients; assessed patient's progress toward treatment goals on weekly basis.
    6. Served as liaison with community agencies to coordinate discharge/aftercare plans and ensure continuity of care; identified potential barriers to treatment.
    7. Completed clinical documentation in accordance with JCAHO, SWS guidelines and facility procedures.
    8. Attended probate hearing for involuntarily committed patients; presented treatment plans and made recommendations for discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Lead Clinical Counselor Resume

Objective : As a Masters level graduate in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, passion is for helping others and empowering people to find independence, improve their self-esteem and autonomy, and discover their full potential. Experience working with substance abuse, mental health disorders, parenting and vocational concerns.

Skills : EMDR, CPT, and TREM trained for trauma care.

Description :

    1. Work with adoptions, dependency and DCF cases to provide crisis and transition care.
    2. Deliver in-home and in school counseling for both individuals and families of all ages.
    3. Collaborate with referral sources and area providers including Partnership and DCF to deliver comprehensive treatment, provide outreach services and aftercare planning.
    4. Manage a caseload of Medicaid clients and corresponding documentation.
    5. Skills Used Work with individuals and families of all ages providing mental health counseling for but not limited to trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, and domestic violence.
    6. Conduct intakes, biopsychosocials, FARS/CFARS, treatment plans, transition and discharge summaries.
    7. Communication with clients, team members, supervisors, and outside agencies has been key in providing quality services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Counselor III Resume

Objective : Over 6 years experience in the mental health field working as a therapist/case manager with both adolescents and adults. Focused on substance use, co-occurring, and behavioral disorders within my study and work experience.

Skills : Microsoft, Evolve, ICA Notes, Internet, Spanish.

Description :

    1. Provide clinical and supportive counseling services; individual, group and family therapy, including but not limited to in office, client homes and school community as necessary.
    2. Deliver evidence-based treatment intervention (i.e., Trauma-Focused Care, Infant Mental Health, Substance Abuse Care) Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.).
    3. Generate and maintain necessary reports and paperwork in a timely manner (i.e., Quality Assurance and program accounting/billing reports).
    4. Complete billable units and enter applicable data into the Client Information System (CIS) and other data systems in a timely manner as required by the program and/or contract requirements.
    5. Provide in-depth clinical assessment, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention under the supervision of a licensed clinician.
    6. Provide crisis counseling services to families.
    7. Participate in peer review process to oversee that services provided comply with contract, Medicaid and licensing requirements, COA, and internal quality assurance standards.
    8. Participate in the quality improvement process.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Clinical Counselor II Resume

Headline : Licensed marriage and family therapist with experience in treating individuals, groups, and families with eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, OCD. Experience in providing clinical services to distressed couples and families.

Skills : Eating Disorders Individual, Group, And Family Therapy.

Description :

    1. Conduct intervention services to at-risk adolescent students and their families by improving student discipline and lowering their risk of expulsion through behavioral modification and multi-systemic approaches.
    2. Maintain and secure the confidentiality of appropriate student records and therapy documentation and complete all clinical paperwork in a timely manner.
    3. Develop and implement appropriate service plans which are goal-directed, measurable, have specific behavioral objectives and are time-limited.
    4. Perform assessment, evaluation, intake, consultation, phone triage, crisis intervention, on-going psychotherapy services, case management and other support systems within the college campus for an effective response to students in distress and other emergencies.
    5. Provide clinical case management and counseling services to assigned individual, couple and family clients.
    6. Coordinate the appropriate referrals for students with routine, urgent and emergent complaints who might require additional therapeutic or counseling services.
    7. Obtain weekly individual and group supervision and consultation with faculty members and other departmental staff regarding identified students of concern.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Family Therapy

Clinical Counselor I Resume

Objective : An experience behavioral health clinician and group facilitator with experience working with a wide spectrum of individuals and families using evidence based methods.

Skills : Organizational Development, Supervising, Leadership Development, Risk Management, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Conducting intake assessments, substance abuse assessment, referrals to appropriate resources, facilitating parenting groups, domestic violence treatment groups, suicide prevention classes, and clinical counseling with individuals, couples, and families.
    2. Additional responsibilities include case management for the Family Advocacy Program, domestic violence prevention and intervention, and providing training as needed to outside agencies.
    3. Utilize social work practice, principles, and theories in complex service systems such as child and family prevention outreach programs, organizations and their operations.
    4. Coordination of services with public and private community programs including the Department of Social and Health Services.
    5. Utilize evidence-based practice principals and approaches including findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences study.
    6. Created curriculum for the Positive Parenting class and facilitated three ten-week sessions per year.
    7. Provided suicide prevention, training classes.
    8. Facilitated a domestic violence prevention and treatment group, Women Ending Violence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Clinical Counselor/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Over 17 years of professional experience managed caseloads of the mental health, substance abuse, vocational rehabilitation in the adolescent, adults & geriatric populations. Demonstrated success in reaching individual treatment plans and individualized plans for employment, by providing appropriate therapeutic skills.

Skills : Strong Communication Skills, Ability To Thrive On Fast.

Description :

    1. Responsible for treatment planning, evaluation of treatment goals, case management for clients in all stages of treatment.
    2. Maintained general caseload of between 50-65 clients in numerous stages of treatment for opiate dependence and other poly-substance abuse.
    3. Developed topics and curriculum for Women's Issues in Treatment and Coping Skills for Grief while in Treatment process groups.
    4. Experienced in consulting with clients outside physicians and making referrals to alternate agencies for a client as appropriate.
    5. Fluent in Methasoft computer programming used in a treatment center -Skilled in developing positive treatment focused relationships with clients while keeping the protocol of treatment center in place.
    6. Skilled in communication with clients, staff and supervisors.
    7. Maintained current knowledge of pharmacology, mental health issues, and physical and mental disabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Mental Health

Associate Clinical Counselor Resume

Summary : Seeking a position where can utilize training and understanding of social and behavioral sciences, human behavior, communication, sales, business and marketing.

Skills : MS office.

Description :

    1. Studied and filed client medical records and determined counseling methodologies relevant to each client's needs.
    2. Conducted intake interviews and kept up with (SOAP) progress notes.
    3. Worked with and classified a variety of different mental disorders.
    4. Developed goals with students which encouraged accountability, motivation, and commitment to action.
    5. Conducted mindfulness groups which were designed around ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) concepts.
    6. Co-counseled an additional group which focused on cohesiveness activities, communication techniques, conflict resolution, mindfulness techniques, and various other group therapy techniques.
    7. Provided counseling to clients with HIV/AIDS, co-occurring mental health disorders and other medical problems Conducted a psychosocial evaluation to assess for mental health, medical, and environmental needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Counseling

Clinical Counselor/Technician Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Clinical Counselor with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Professional Counselor, Clinical Assistant.

Description :

    1. Provided psychological counseling and case management services to service members of all branches of the military, their dependents and to retirees, reservists, and veteran service members.
    2. Provided timely and effective assessments to identify crisis situations such as addiction risk, stress responses, suicide risk, homicide risk, domestic violence risk, child abuse risk, and sexual assault risk.
    3. Provided case management and treatment services to groups and individuals that targeted at risk and substantiated victims and offenders of family violence, often with co-occurring addictions to drugs and/or alcohol.
    4. Served as the Mobil Outreach Team Lead providing crisis response counseling services during critical incidents.
    5. Provided counseling and advocacy services to clients who had been sexually assaulted or sexually harassed.
    6. Maintained case records and statistical reports in accordance with Navy policies and regulations.
    7. Served as the Family Advocacy Representative, providing administration services to the Family Advocacy Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Lead Clinical Counselor Resume

Summary : Motivated to learn and advance quickly. promoted from a per-idem counselor to full time clinical counselor after seven months with my previous employer.

Skills : Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Counseled children and adolescents age 0-17 using evidence-based treatment interventions, with a target market centered on youth in the foster care system.
    2. Provided counseling to families of children in the foster care system using brief strategic family therapy, parent management training, and Infant Mental Health modalities.
    3. Made collateral contacts to assess client progress and functioning.
    4. Communicated with multidisciplinary teams and members of the court system to ensure the quality of care for clients.
    5. Developed and maintained clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards.
    6. Completed billable units and entered applicable data into the Client Information System.
    7. Participated in the peer review process to oversee that services provided comply with contract, Medicaid and licensing requirements, COA, and internal quality assurance standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Counselor Resume

Objective : Experienced Substance Abuse Counselor and Master Level Social Worker with extensive work in chemical dependency treatment for a variety of patient populations. Over 16-years' experience in mental health and substance abuse counseling, case management, and care coordination with internal and community agencies.

Skills : Retail/Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Excelled as intake coordinator communicating with patients in a genuine, positive, friendly manner.
    2. Demonstrated outstanding verbal skills in all interactions with patients and staff.
    3. Exemplified superior written communication skills in progress notes, psychosocial assessments, integrated summaries, and discharges.
    4. Generated a feeling of self-worth among patients through empathic, positive, informed feedback via individual counseling sessions.
    5. Coordinated counseling efforts with other health care professionals including doctors, nurses, and social workers.
    6. Maintained team perspective in working with staff to provide the most appropriate individualized care for patients.
    7. Intervened effectively in crisis management situations.
    8. Participated in didactic counseling sessions aimed at imparting knowledge about addiction, recovery, treatment, and relapse.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology