Mental Health Therapist Resume Samples

A Mental Health Therapist will work directly with patients and mental health professionals and treat disorders or mental illness. The job description and duties listed on the Mental Health Therapist Resume include the following – listening to clients, providing excellent counseling service, tracking the progress of the patient, developing customized treatment plans, helping the patient in enhancing their skills and improve life quality.

The major skills that are depicted on the resume include the following – strong listening skills, empathy and compassion, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of various concepts including psychology and professional ethics. In addition, the candidate should be well-versed in mental health counseling, observation techniques, and counseling psychology. While a bachelor’s degree is considered mandatory, preference is given to those holding a Master’s degree in relevant fields.

 

Mental Health Therapist Resume example

Mental Health Therapist Resume

Objective : Profile Service-focused behavioral health therapist serving the mental health care needs of adolescents, adults and families. Success working with individuals and families presenting with SMI, substance abuse and co-occurring medical issues, including TBI. Extensive experience assessing client needs, developing client-directed treatment plans and supporting compliance with primary care directives. Excels at developing collaborative relationships with community resources and strengthening the network of clinical support through IDT meetings, inter-agency meetings, and sharing the expanded network of supports with colleagues and team members.

Skills : Social Worker.

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
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters In Social Work


Mental Health Therapist/Crisis Therapist Resume

Objective : Mental health professional with proficiency in direct client skills training, case management and documentation of client records and charts. Experience includes team and group dynamics, coordination of client care, detail oriented tasks and strong organizational and communication skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, DMH Paperwork, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Individual and group therapy, Art Therapy, TF-CBT, Seeking Safety, Gottman's Couple's Therapy.

Description :

    1. Provided individual therapy to children, adults and families within Outpatient Mental Health Clinic;.
    2. Completed individual psychosocial assessments, developed individual treatment plans;.
    3. Maintained updated case files and progress notes along with pertaining billing documentation;.
    4. Assessed individual needs and coordinated services with case managers for individual clients;.
    5. Acted as a Liaison for day treatment program and OMHC, as well as wellness program coordinator;.
    6. Facilitated smoking cessation support group where clients learning about effects of smoking on mental and physical health;.
    7. Facilitated a Yoga and Meditation coping skills group, where clients learned to manage their anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Social Work


Clinical Mental Health Therapist Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Mental Health Therapist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Clinical Interviewing, Psychological.

Description :

    1. Complete comprehensive mental health assessments on MISA clients to determine the best course of action for their mental health treatment plan.
    2. Expert in Locus assessments and utilize them to assess client's overall mental health and needs.
    3. Manage a large and growing caseload of 25+ clients.
    4. Treat each client with respect and get to know them on a first name basis.
    5. Provide clients with linkage to outside resources in the community to help them overcome mental illness.
    6. Teach them to ask for help and reach out to others in their own community.
    7. Motivate clients to be an active participant in their own recovery and treatment plans.
    8. Encourage them to participate in groups and individual sessions of therapy.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work In Mental Health

Mental Health Therapist I Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Mental Health Therapist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : PC, Microsoft Office, Excel, And Spreadsheets.

Description :

    1. Provide individual therapeutic services for clients to assist with functioning independently within the community.
    2. Provided case management for an assigned load of clients.
    3. Provided mental health screening, assessment, and individual treatment plans.
    4. Evaluated client mental health needs to refer to other health agencies if beyond Phoenix center's scope.
    5. Provide family therapy, group therapy, case coordination, crisis intervention services, and medication management.
    6. Completed the Bio psychosocial assessment.
    7. Provided provisional diagnosis for clients with dual diagnosis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MS In Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Therapist II Resume

Objective : I work in three locations that would include clinic in Mansfield, PA, Tioga County Prison in Wellsboro, PA, and Residential Services in Wellsboro, PA. I have twelve years experiences in social services and therapy related field in addition to four years of clinical mental health therapy with a master's degree.

Skills : PC, microsoft office, excel, and spreadsheets.

Description :

    1. Included: Developing and implementing treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
    2. Collaborating with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
    3. Evaluating clients' physical or mental condition based on review of client information.
    4. Referring patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
    5. Counseling family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients.
    6. Evaluating the effectiveness of counseling programs and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and moving toward defined objectives.
    7. Planning, organizing and leading structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation and social activities for clients.
    8. Modifying treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Therapist III Resume

Objective : Motivated to provide strength-based, need-driven, clinical services for families, children, and adults to resolve crisis and cope effectively with mental challenges. Knowledgeable with bio-psychosocial assessments, dealing with inner-city-cultural issues, skill building and active recovery. Familiarized with DMH documentation and HIPAA requirements.

Skills : Bilingual: Spanish-English.

Description :

    1. Conducts family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent individualized intakes / assessments gathering information from family, consumer, significant other and involved agencies in the office or in the field as appropriate.
    2. Includes healthcare, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, employment or housing, as appropriate, in treatment plans.
    3. Completes Service and Coordination Plans, progress notes, and other DMH required documentation within two to three business days of service delivery and meets the standards of the Department of Mental Health Short/Doyle Medi-Cal, Pacific Clinics and its funding sources.
    4. Provides rehabilitative services to clients and/or their families which might include assistance in restoring or maintaining a client's functional skills, daily living skills, social skills, and linking up to needed community services and support resources.
    5. Provides outreach, advocacy, and rehabilitative services needed for ongoing cases and in crisis intervention.
    6. Provides case management, which might include obtaining client information, identifying needs and problems, linking clients and their families to appropriate resources.
    7. Provides services in the community or in the field consistent with program and funding source contractual requirements.
    8. Works with the treatment team to provide appropriate coordinated care services to clients and their families.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work In Families And Children

Sr. Mental Health Therapist Resume

Objective : Client driven, trauma informed and self-directed Marriage & family therapist registered intern with experience working directly and in the community with adults, children and families, seeks employment as a Mental Health Therapist / Clinical Social Worker.

Skills : Director of Counseling Center.

Description :

    1. Community Counseling and Mentoring Services, Inc.
    2. Assess family strengths and needs using a client centered model to reduce anti-social behavior of youth.
    3. Change the interaction of youth by using various therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral, family structural, behavioral therapy.
    4. Submit thorough daily and weekly documentation regarding the progress of cases.
    5. Communicate orally and in writing with school official, medical doctors, nurses, counselors and other service providers regarding the treatment of youth in their environment.
    6. Constantly assess for safety concerns and evidence of physical aggression, verbal abuse and provision of basic needs.
    7. Assist families in accessing community resources, including but not limited to housing, financial, educational, drug treatment, other mental health counseling, bedding, food, educational services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Communication

Jr. Mental Health Therapist Resume

Objective : Sandra Ogbonna is a highly dependable, reliable, experienced and responsible social work professional seeking a challenging and rewarding career in administrative offices, mental health facilities, medical/rehabilitation centers, residential settings, hospice, hospitals, nursing homes and schools as a case manager, social worker care manager, counselor, mental health therapist. Culturally competent, utilizes diversity-sensitive strategies in working with consumers.

Skills : typing.

Description :

    1. Performs intake evaluations/assessments which include diagnostic interviewing, assignment of DSM diagnoses and mental status examinations.
    2. Assesses challenging behaviors and emotional trauma by interviewing and observing consumers, reviewing appropriate records and developing a specific treatment plan.
    3. Assists consumers in obtaining resources necessary for community living, including but not limited to housing, financial entitlements and medical care.
    4. Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, mental retardation and development disabilities.
    5. Using a strength based model, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, person centered planning etc.
    6. Interviews individuals and family members in crisis, as necessary.
    7. Assesses the type and nature of the emergency and triage as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master In Clinical Social Work

Mental Health Therapist/Massage Therapist Resume

Objective : A Master's level Counseling Psychology counselor with experience working with women, children and individuals with disabilities and their transition back into life on their own. I am seeking to further strengthen my experience working within the mental health field; and consistently developing my background in multicultural and diversity issues related to troubled families. Strengths include organizational skills, taking initiative, and program development.

Skills : Individual and group counseling, crisis management, assessment and diagnosis.

Description :

    1. Conducted a comprehensive pre-treatment assessment, including ICD 10 diagnostic impressions and treatment recommendations; refers if other services are needed.
    2. Established a treatment plan, with client participation, which specifies treatment structure, outcomes, goals and objectives.
    3. Provided counseling and community based intervention to individuals, couples and families in group or individual settings, within the framework of the treatment plan; monitored progress.
    4. Provided mental health crisis intervention as needed.
    5. Coordinates care when provided by multiple practitioners.
    6. Inclusion of the family and other significant parties to develop the plan of care that enhances the potential for greater support from the team.
    7. Provided multiple treatment modalities to include cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused therapy, and behavior modification plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.A. In Counseling Psychology

Mental Health Therapist II Resume

Objective : To gain experience and pursue a career where my educational background and degree in Business Management can be utilized.

Skills : Certification: Forklift Operator, 2012.

Description :

    1. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment; collecting, building and filing data, receive and store personal files.
    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. Determine weather or not client is progressing in the program and meets goals to be transitioned.
    4. Receive client criminal history and contact parents/guardians for any additional supporting documentation or clarification.
    5. Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
    6. Counsel clients individually and in group sessions.
    7. Collaborate and prepare files with other staff members to perform assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Mental Health Therapist/Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Mental Health Therapist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Word,Microsoft Excel,Moodle, Blackboard ,eLearning Platform,Research,Academic writing.

Description :

    1. Provide individual, family and group therapy using a variety of therapeutic techniques.
    2. Participate in weekly team meetings to collaborate with fellow employees on challenging clients.
    3. Document services provided daily in specialized computer software.
    4. Communicate with community agencies to coordinate services for clients served.
    5. Completed year long training collaborative to be able to provide Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
    6. Participated in a training to become an instructor of the Youth Mental Health First Aid model and provided the 8 hour training to various community agency organizations.
    7. Organized and lead the Health Department summer camp program for 3 years.
    8. Skills Used Appropriate and professional communication within the agency as well as with outside organizations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MSW In Social Work

Mental Health Therapist Resume

Objective : Accomplished self-starter with a solid background in mental health and wellness, complemented by exemplary communication and interpersonal skills on both a creative and professional level. Combines a strong record of professional and personal achievement with outstanding academic qualifications. Competitive in nature with valuable experience in the areas of clinical mental health practices and services, counseling theories and techniques, diagnosis, case formulation, and clinical intervention, assessment and evaluation in counseling, legal and ethical standards, group theories and process, career and lifespan development, multicultural counseling, and marriage and family counseling.

Skills : Interpersonal relationships communication, mechanic, computer use, general wood work.

Description :

    1. Provide direct counseling/therapy services including individual child and adult counseling, couples counseling, fam- ily counseling, on-site school counseling, group counseling.
    2. Assess, diagnose, and develop treatment plans for all clients assigned to caseload.
    3. Plan and administer therapeutic treatment to assist client in controlling mental health disorders and related problems.
    4. Change method and degree of therapy when indicated by client reactions.
    5. Discuss progress toward treatment goals with client.
    6. Consult with agency psychiatrist and/or other specialists concerning treatment plan and amend plan as directed.
    7. Refer client to supportive services to supplement treatment and counsel- ing.
    8. Maintain excellent client records and complete all agency and/or third party payer required reports and paper- work.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science