Mental Health Counselor Resume Samples

The main job of a Mental Health Counselor is to advise, educate and counsel people dealing with mental health issues. The variety of duties listed on the Mental Health Counselor Resume include the following – diagnosing and treating all types of emotional and mental disorders, grief, stress or anxiety; addressing issues that affect the patient’s health and relationships; treating patients and helping them in developing their skills to deal with changes and behaviour, suggesting appropriate community resources if needed, developing therapeutic processes; and helping patients deal with their LGBTQ and suicidal issues.

Even though earning a UG degree in counseling or psychology can earn this job, employers additionally expect the following skills – computer proficiency including familiarity with internet and email communications; a positive mannerism and attitude; the ability to deal with emotionally or mentally disabled persons; and a solid understanding of common issues faced by people.

Mental Health Counselor Resume

Objective : I am a LCPC and RPT. I am a Maryland State Supervisor and I have spent the past 12 years counseling children, families, and adults. Core Qualifications Team Player Dependable Child & Family Therapist Detail Orientated Interest in Helping Families Clinical Experience Willing to learn Personable Commitment to children Interest in more training on abuse.

Skills : Mental Health, Counseling, Management.

Description :

    1. Provide individual and family therapy for patients placed in foster care environment.
    2. Serves as the primary advocate for children with a wide range of behavioral, emotional and developmental disorders.
    3. Responsible for all documentation related to child's psychological care.
    4. Provide direct therapy and consultation to children with identified psychotherapy needs as indicated by evaluation and on the Individualized Educational Plan or on an Individualized Family Service Plan as referred by the South Carolina Department of Youth Advocates.
    5. Coordinates and maintains effective relationships among numerous agencies to include South Carolina Department of Social Services, Department of Education and Department of Youth Advocates ensuring optimal psychosocial functioning of patients placed under care.
    6. Assisting foster child with learning how to control anger, behavioral issues, being respectful, etc.
    7. Skills Used Considerable knowledge of psychopathology and patient management within the foster care setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Counseling


Bilingual Health Counselor Resume

Objective : Dedicated behavioral/mental health professional, combining experience in mental health counseling with more than 10 years of experience in clinical patient care. Extensive experience working with pediatric, adolescent, adult and elderly patients, as well as mentally, physically and emotionally disabled adults and elderly patients (depression, bipolar disease, emotional instability, chemical dependency, eating disorders, self-injury, PTSD, schizoaffective disorders, physical, sexual, emotional abuse).

Skills : CPR Certified, Nebraska Notary Pubic.

Description :

    1. Provide direct counseling and therapeutic care in an acute adult unit (depression, bipolar disease, emotional instability, chemical dependency, eating disorders, self-injury, PTSD, schizoaffective disorders, physical/sexual/emotional abuse) with multiple high-risk patients.
    2. Float to all units as needed, including adolescent and geriatric acute psychiatric units.
    3. Assist in psychiatric emergencies (chemical, dementia, paranoia, etc.).
    4. Conduct patient intake assessments, interview families, gather medical and psychiatric histories and develop and implement treatment plans from admission through post discharge.
    5. Participate in interdisciplinary staff meeting to assess treatment plans and implement research-based changes to ensure patient progress.
    6. Create and conduct individual and group therapy sessions, as well as patient training courses in various areas of anger management, self-awareness, self-esteem and spirituality, as well as strategies to identify and manage symptoms.
    7. Teach patients coping skills; provide resources for after care plans.
    8. Participate in staff meetings to develop and implement programs and standards focused on providing a more safe and effective environment for patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts In Christian


Assistant Mental Health Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking a rewarding and challenging position where I can utilize my skills to assist the populations that I serve in the organization in which I am employed.

Skills : Microsoft, excel, word, bilingual English/Spanish.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assigned caseload of single homeless men and women who are entering with mental illness diagnosis (SPMI) and substance use disorder.
    2. Assist with intake and admission process, application and re- certification of entitlements and data into HMIS awards.
    3. Developed and updated service plans, maintain chart documentation, provide supportive counseling.
    4. Provided linkages and referrals to community resources such as mental, medical and or substance abuse services as needed.
    5. Provided referrals to housing providers and placed the clients in supportive housing.
    6. Provided active follow up calls to ensure stability and further progress towards sufficiency.
    7. Facilitated a housing group to prepare the clients for housing interviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors In Human Services

Registered Mental Health Counselor Resume

Objective : 20+ years of experience in the counseling field. 16 years professional experience. Experienced in counseling a wide variety of clients including children, adolescents, families, survivors of domestic violence, inpatients in a psychiatric setting, and alcohol/drug addiction. Experience working with individuals, couples, families, and group sessions. Experience supervising interns. Skills, techniques, and areas of interest: individual, family, and group therapy, facilitating psychoeducational groups, substance, and process addictions, psychiatric disorders, grief counseling, trauma, cognitivebehavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), psychospiritual approach, mindfulness, meditation, conscious breathing.

Skills : Proficiency in Spanish.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
    3. Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
    4. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
    5. Counsel clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes regarding addiction issues.
    6. Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests.
    7. Gained experience with working with individuals with Mental Health issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Addiction Counseling Certification In Addiction Counselling

Private Practice Mental Health Counselor Resume

Headline : In pursuit of a position within a company in which my skills, education, and experience may serve as an asset that will foster an opportunity for growth and advancement in a long-term professional atmosphere in my field of study, Social Work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Crisis Intervention, CPR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Description :

    1. Provided diagnostic assessments, formulated treatment plans, and provided ongoing individual, family and group therapy for children and adolescents for the Youth Opportunity Center, a residential treatment facility for troubled children and adolescents ages 8-22 years of age referred by the Department of Child Services and the Juvenile Probation Department.
    2. Responsibilities: Psychotherapy with individuals, groups, and families Developed individualized treatment plans for each client based on clients' interests, abilities, and needs.
    3. Attended and participated in psychiatric medication reviews upon request.
    4. Provided objective information to attending psychiatrist for use in medication planning.
    5. Psychodiagnostic and educational assessments with children and adolescents for the Department of Child Services, Juvenile Probation Department, the YOC treatment team, and diagnostic clarification Submitted court recommendations in a timely manner for oversight and approval by the Director of Psychological Services.
    6. Made recommendations to the court as directed and responded to the inquiries of the court and YOC representatives regarding resident progress, recommendations and discharge planning.
    7. Participated in a multidisciplinary treatment team Administered psychological assessment instruments such as MMPI-A, MACI, SASSI, BASC, WISC-IV and TAT Wrote integrative assessment reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Arts In Clinical Psychology

Mental Health Counselor II Resume

Objective : I live a love-driven, people oriented life. I believe investing in the welfare of others is the most meaningful pursuit we can take. My life's work reflects my love for people and my desire to be an agent of hope and healing for those needing freedom. I am pursuing a graduate education in mental health counseling to empower people to be their best and hope to dedicate my personal and professional life to walking with people through their pain.

Skills : Advanced Computer Skills, Project Planning & Management Recruitment/Interviews Budget Development /Administration Policy Drafting & Implementation Workshop Development/ Training.

Description :

    1. Functioned as advanced psychiatric social services specialist providing administrative, consultative and supervisory role.
    2. Performed highly technical work under professional supervision involving the diagnosis, and evaluation.
    3. Administered various psychological examinations, analyzes and interprets the results, and discusses findings with appropriate staff, and develops appropriate treatment plans Successfully managed a caseload of 60 plus patients in a residential treatment unit (RTU) and intensive stabilization unit (SU).
    4. Provided individual psychotherapy to assigned caseload on a weekly or biweekly basis.
    5. Facilitated weekly groups such as: PTSD, Anger Management, Substance Abuse, Grief & Loss, and Team Building.
    6. The group sessions increased the quality of patients' insight, which was evident by patients' pretest vs.
    7. Lead weekly treatment team meetings that evaluated and formulated patients' treatment protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Community Counseling

Mental Health Counselor APTU Resume

Objective : A challenging and rewarding position within a progressive organization where prior experience, personal ability and a commitment to professionalism would be of value. Position should allow for personal and professional growth commensurate with achievements.

Skills : Microsoft office, meditace, fax,.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    3. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    4. Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    5. Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    6. Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
    7. Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
    8. Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical Assistant

Private Practice Mental Health Counselor Resume

Objective : Compassionate and supportive qualified mental health worker with an ability to relate to clients and their families to facilitate an environment that provides opportunities for independence and social acceptance. I have 9 years experience with clients/ students diagnosed with mental health conditions. I am seeking a rewarding career in mental heath where I can contribute my knowledge and skills in working with clients to promote mental health within any setting.

Skills : Good communication skills, Dependable,and Friendly micro soft word word excel power point.

Description :

    1. Assess inmates for risk of suicide attempts, psychotic symptoms, and medication regimen.
    2. Counsel inmates individually to provide strategies for becoming aware of their strengths and adjusting socially to their environments.
    3. Refer clients to psychiatrist and other specialist.
    4. Collaborate with a treatment team to develop a treatment plan for clients.
    5. Skills Used Maintaining confidentiality of clients treatment.
    6. Maintain client paperwork which includes diagnostic records and progress notes.
    7. Organizing and planning skills to prioritize and accomplish work.
    8. Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Counseling Psychology

Mental Health Counselor Resume

Objective : Results-oriented professional with experience in communications, procedure writing, and training. Performed in diverse aspects of customer service, production, educational, pharmaceutical development and chemical operations. Demonstrated ability to meet the needs of patrons, dependable, hard working, reliable, and punctual.

Skills : Skills: Microsoft Word, Office, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Typing 55-57 Wpm.

Description :

    1. Worked with individuals and groups to promote ideal mental health.
    2. Assisted individuals with stress management, self-esteem, and issues associated with emotional and mental health.
    3. Maintained confidentiality of client's treatment and records.
    4. Reviewed and successfully wrote IPOCs, progress notes, and necessary documents concerning clients.
    5. Counseled group sessions and individuals mostly school aged clients.
    6. Served as a client advocate, that coordinated required services, and resolved emergency problems in crisis situations.
    7. Met with families, community support, and other interested parties in order to correspond necessary information during treatment process.
    8. Referred clients/parents/family members to community resources or specialists as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Professional Writing

Mental Health Counselor III Resume

Summary : Compassionate and dedicated professional eager to secure patient care coordinator position with a reputed organization. Demonstrated ability to work in a complex environment capable of managing crisis situation and still able to provide reliable care to patients. In-depth knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques of social work. Resourceful, with time management skills and ability to adapt easily to new situations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Crisis Management, Project Management, Analytics, Team Leader.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    3. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    4. Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
    5. Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    6. Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    7. Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition, based on review of client information.
    8. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Mental Health Counselor III Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic Certified Nursing Assistant with a solid history of achievement in Home Health Care. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Problem Solving, Attention to detail and Team Player.

Skills : CPR Certified, Medication Manger, First Aid Certified, typing.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    3. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    4. Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
    5. Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    6. Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    7. Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
    8. Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Mental Health Counselor Resume

Summary : My experience is mainly in hospitals working with mentally challenged clients and customer service. I have also worked as a prep cook in hotels in my early years along with heavy equipment skills in construction/refineries.

Skills : First Aid & CPR and AED, Handle With Care, TOVA, Verbal De-escalation, Boundaries, Cultural Diversity.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    3. Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
    4. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    5. Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
    6. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
    7. Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    8. Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Insurance, Medical