Pastoral Counselor Resume Samples

A Pastoral Counselor provides support and guidance to people who approach issues and problems with a spiritual perspective. A well-drafted Pastoral Counselor Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – helping clients approach personal conflict, spiritual issues, or marriage and family problems, guiding clients for emotionally process life changes and decisions; developing strategies; providing spiritual support services including visitation to prisons, hospitals, and bereavement care; and conducting sermons and worship meetings and rites of the sacrament.

In addition to effective counseling skills, the following qualities are also expected from Pastoral Counselors – knowledge, and compassion to offer spiritual guidance; the ability to work through stress, medicating skills; the ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality; and administrative skills. Some possible education path includes a degree in mental health, pastoral care, and counseling. Some states necessitate a license as well.

Pastoral Counselor Resume example

Pastoral Counselor Resume

Objective : Pastoral Counselor with 2 years of experience in Using effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to work with family members as needed and to assist in planning for discharge and for bereavement, utilizing local clergy as needed.

Skills : Counseling, Empathy, Boundary Setting, Active Listening, And So Forth.

Description :

    1. Developed business plans with department directors.
    2. Served on the management program team of the agency.
    3. Provided vision and out-of-the-box thinking.
    4. Implemented a strategic plan for adult services.
    5. Researched and wrote grants.
    6. Developed and implemented trip programs for Asian elderly people.
    7. Served on citywide committees dealing with transportation and nutrition concerns for the low-income adult population.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Pastoral Counselor Resume

Objective : Pastoral Counselor with 5 years of experience in Making visits to patient/family prior to death and be available to family during the bereavement period as needed. Responsible for Meeting mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency and participate in in-service programs.

Skills : MS Word, Management Skills, Counseling.

Description :

    1. Created and maintained an atmosphere of confidentiality.
    2. Analysised and writing summaries of sessions for the Administration.
    3. Membered of Rocky Mountain Mennonite Conference.
    4. Assisted a woman to move from her destructive relationship patterns to health and wholeness during a depressive episode in her life.
    5. Demonstrated Pastoral Care and Counseling as well as Spiritual Support and Prayer skills through this experience.
    6. Assumed administrative on-call responsibility as needed.
    7. Participated in the Agency Quality Assurance Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Pastoral Counselor Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Pastoral Counselor professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Excellent At Public Speaking, Writing, Managerial, And Organizational Programming, Clinical Counseling, Psychospiritual Issues, Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Blessed and encouraged by ministry that was provided by my leadership, love, empathy and compassion.
    2. Provided an Out Reach Ministry where we fed over 500 people at Thanksgiving.
    3. Provided a Clothes Closet to people who were in need.
    4. Provided a safe haven for children and young adults in a Summer Enrichement Program for 100 children ages 3-17 years old; and hired a Director and employed 5 Students with Summer Employment.
    5. Provided support to hospice staff.
    6. Coordinated memorial services sponsored by hospice as directed by the Coordinator of Pastoral Care.
    7. Provided educational programs for community clergy, community providers and hospice staff.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BS

      Pastoral Counselor Resume

      Headline : Seeking a Pastoral Counselor position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Abuse And Mental Health Fields, Counseling, Counseling, Family Counseling, Program Management, Court Involved Teens And Families.

      Description :

        1. Ministered to individuals, marriages, and families offering pastoral counseling and prayer ministry for two mega-churches: Mt.
        2. Completed one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at St.
        3. Acted as liaison and consultant to area community clergy.
        4. Consulted with other disciplines and staff on psycho-spiritual factors of hospice care.
        5. Assured continuity and accessibility of familiar religious resources and traditional practices to patients and their families.
        6. Developed psycho-spiritual treatment plan with patient, family, and hospice interdisciplinary team.
        7. Provided care and counseling including spiritual counseling, crisis ministry, bio-ethics counseling, bereavement pastoral counseling, and sacramental ministry.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                GED

                Pastoral Counselor Resume

                Summary : Motivated, personable Pastoral Counselor professional with multiple college degrees and a successful 14- year track record of Pastoral Counseling. Talent for quickly mastering organizational communication - recently completed Theology and Substance Abuse Training with diverse leadership ability with professionals and non-professionals at all levels.

                Skills : Administrative, Leadership, And Pastoral Counseling.

                Description :

                  1. Linked to volunteer services in the community.
                  2. Coordinated all-volunteer services within the networking system in the community.
                  3. Used Counseling, administration, assessment, intake, facilitating, consultation, etc.
                  4. Offered one on one and group meditation instruction and counseling.
                  5. Organized and co-led multi-day meditation retreats and programs for up to 22 people.
                  6. Created and facilitated a group to explore the unique challenges and issues facing young meditation practitioners Co-led 12-step recovery retreat.
                  7. Assessed hospice patient/family to identify spiritual needs and develop an individualized spiritual plan of care.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  MS

                  Pastoral Counselor Resume

                  Headline : As a Pastoral Counselor, responsible for Mentoring treatment team members to develop/maintain effective skills necessary to respond to traumatized clients and support a trauma-informed care system.

                  Skills : Word Processing, Data Entry, Communication.

                  Description :

                    1. Provided individual, marital, family, and group therapy; short and long-term treatment.
                    2. Conducted clinical evaluations, screenings, and assessments.
                    3. Completed required documentation.
                    4. Collaborated with team to arrange appropriate services and treatment plans for each client.
                    5. Led emergency crisis interventions for mental health and substance abuse clients.
                    6. Provided tracking and reporting of client progress data to the management team.
                    7. Participated in case conference and staff education seminars, and received over 800 hours of documented clinical supervision.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  MS

                  Pastoral Counselor Resume

                  Objective : License-eligible, Pastoral Counselor with extensive experience, training, and certifications. Experienced in providing individual, group, couples, and family therapy to all age groups and cultural demographics. Experienced dealing with a broad range of disorders and issues including, anger, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, behavioral issues, personality disorders and comorbidities with substance abuse.

                  Skills : Italian Language, German Language, Spanish Language.

                  Description :

                    1. Worked specifically with youth with substance abuse issues and co-occurring mental disorders such as bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, Adjustment Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety.
                    2. Used a people-centered and family systems philosophy, employs a variety of intervention approaches based on the situation, primarily Cognitive, Narrative Exposure Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral therapy techniques for individual, and Family Structure/Functional Family Therapy for couples and families.
                    3. Provided formal, curriculum-based Psychoeducation to adolescents and family members focusing on relational skills, communications skills, and emotional self-regulation.
                    4. Developed and teaches an extensive marriage enrichment/enhancement seminar curriculum for local churches and organizations.
                    5. Interceded in prayer for healing of people's problems (mostly sickness and disease) as an Intercessory Prayer Warrior Visit Nursing Homes with Healing Prayer Operate a counseling ministry for those people who are contemplating suicide Worked for Crystal Cathedral Ministries - as an online counselor for people contemplating suicide.
                    6. Visited church members who are hospitalized.
                    7. Refuged of Hope Healing Room in House every night.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BA

                  Pastoral Counselor Resume

                  Summary : As a Pastoral Counselor Professional Counselor in South Carolina for two years, and as a Pastoral Counselor for seven years. I enjoy working with individual adults, couples, and groups.

                  Skills : Licensed Professional Counselor, Pastoral Counseling.

                  Description :

                    1. Met with over 700 individuals and couples to help them understand presenting issues from a biblical perspective; help shape and define goals for change; develop realistic treatment plans in the areas of grief/loss, marital/relationship issues, identity/self-esteem, healthy boundaries, and life transition issues.
                    2. Developed and led one-day seminars and pastoral counseling groups on the topics of marriage, grief and loss, and co-dependency.
                    3. Trained volunteers and equip East Lake staff to better serve in their pastoral ministries.
                    4. Participated in sacramental duties of the church, including baptism and communion.
                    5. Provided staff oversight on East Lake's Peacemaking Team that assisted with church and ministry restoration issues.
                    6. Provided professional support to pastoral counseling student interns.
                    7. Provided quality pastoral counseling, assessed, diagnosed, and referred clients, provided quality pastoral care, kept diagnostic and treatment plan notes, attended and was involved in counseling staff training meetings and counseling staff meetings, and communicated important office issues with the office staff.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Diploma

                  Pastoral Counselor Resume

                  Objective : Seeking a position as a pastoral Counselor, leveraging experience and knowledge and professional pastoral care skills to maximize the quality of chaplain care towards patients, family members, and healthcare staff.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Computer, Typing 65 WPM, Editing, Filing, Faxing, Graphic Design, General Office, Counseling.

                  Description :

                    1. Administered the sacraments and ordinances to the congregants.
                    2. Established curriculum to train ministers for license and ordination.
                    3. Participated in community activities to foster goodwill throughout the community.
                    4. Membered of various boards of directorates.
                    5. Provided pastoral counseling services to individuals, couples, and families, as well as children and adolescents.
                    6. Counseled individuals as part of an employee assistance program for several large and medium-sized corporations.
                    7. Taught adults on the topics of mental health, self-care, stress, anxiety, and spiritual development through workshops, seminars, conferences, and retreats.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Pastoral Counselor Resume

                  Summary : Pastoral Counselor with 7 years of experience in Managing to purchase for 300 room hotel Recognized for improvement of purchasing department Scheduling Customer Service Pastor Typing lessons. Responsible for Collaborating with clients' families to implement rehabilitation plans including behavioral, residential, social, and employment goals.

                  Skills : Computer Proficient in PC/Mac word processing and spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Internet, social networking, Photoshop, and website creation and maintenance via Dreamweaver.

                  Description :

                    1. Provided Pastoral Counseling to individuals and couples.
                    2. Marketed Services through Social Media, designed brochures, distributed, and produced bulk mailers.
                    3. Conducted workshops with clergy groups on depression and other emotional health challenges.
                    4. Impacted marriages, families, and individuals.
                    5. Provided alternative perspectives to achieve goals and outcomes.
                    6. Collaborated with local clergy as needed. Assist in the development and update of the comprehensive POC.
                    7. Conducted services of prayer, worship, and ritual for patients/families, as appropriate, offering different philosophies and belief opportunities to discuss and share.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      BA