Professional Counselor Resume Samples

A Professional Counselor is the first point of resource for people who need an emotional, career, or psychological support. The exact job duties are determined by the type of counseling the counselor provides, but certain common tasks are mentioned on the Professional Counselor Resume as follows – working with individuals and groups and providing counseling services; encouraging clients to speak about their experiences and emotions, listening carefully to the client’s problems, working with families to solve family problems and referring clients to psychologists or other services.

To work at this level and provide guidance to others, the following skills are required – a good understanding of common mental health issues and problems, familiarity with different medications and side effects; and strong mentoring skills. A Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in counseling or psychology or social work is the minimum level of education expected for this occupation.

Professional Counselor Resume example

Professional Counselor Resume

Headline : Professional counselor, team builder, and organization development specialist brings a Master's Degree and tangible accomplishments in both for-profit and not-for-profit settings.

Skills : Communication Skills, Organized.

Description :

    1. Gave emotional support to the physically and emotionally disabled with ventilative therapy, validation, redirection, and guidance to optimize their mental health stability.
    2. Patients' diagnoses ranged from anxiety, psychosis, depression and physical pain, physical and emotional disability challenges as well.
    3. Served a diverse population with varied diagnoses: some had co-morbid chemical dependency/ abuse issues as well as mood, anxiety.
    4. Common at practiced were patients with dual-diagnoses and/or physical pain management issues as well.
    5. Dealt with panic attacks, PTSD issues, specifically concentrating on Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability based cases in an urban setting.
    6. Responsible for the administrative and initial assessment procedures for admitting a client into the program.
    7. Responsible for describing to the client the general nature and goals of the program and how they relate to client care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A


Professional Counselor II Resume

Headline : Summary An objective-focused, committed, progressive professional counselor who thrives in a collaborative team environment with the goal of providing clients and families compassionate care.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders for children and adolescents.
    2. Documented in a timely manner the Child Diagnostic Assessments, Individualized Service Plans, and Individual and Group Progress notes.
    3. Consulted and led team meetings to specify treatment and track progress for clients, including representatives from local schools.
    4. Attended court hearings to give mental health treatment compliance updates to the Hocking County Juvenile Judge.
    5. Provided monthly probationary client updates to the Juvenile Probation Department.
    6. Co-facilitated and organized groups such as Strengthening Families with local school counselors and local school Psychologists.
    7. Provided case management and counseling services in the local schools, crisis assessment intervention, and support for students.
    8. Consulted with agency psychiatrist regarding client medication management and symptom evaluation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Mental Health Counseling


Professional Counselor II Resume

Headline : obtain a position as a Supervised Professional Counselor. Licensed professional counselors (LPCs) are doctoral and master's-level mental health service providers, trained to work.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided individual, family, and group therapy in a private practice setting.
    2. Consulted with various agencies and conducted presentations on prevalent issues in society.
    3. Case Management Supervisor, For Better Life, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana Supervised Case Management staff, and the quality of services provided to clients of the agency.
    4. Coordinated, scheduled, and monitored the operation of all therapeutic/non-therapeutic activities.
    5. Conducted team meetings with staff on a weekly basis to discuss caseloads and goals.
    6. Received clinical support from Clinical Managers.
    7. Planned Individual and group psychotherapy Individual and multi-family counseling.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Professional Counselor/Executive Resume

Headline : Experience working with individuals of various ages, religions, socio-economic statuses, and sexual orientations. Expertise in the Empowerment Model and assisting individuals with advocacy.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
    2. Conducted intake assessments and counseled clients individually and in group sessions.
    3. Assisted clients with developing skills and strategies for dealing with their problems, using S.M.A.R.T.
    4. Performed administrative-related duties, such as answering phone calls,
    5. Prepared and maintained all required treatment records and reports, including federal- and state-mandated forms.
    6. Gathered the information about community resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy, and referred clients to community resources.
    7. Learned about new developments in counseling and discuss treatment plans for clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Professional Counselor III Resume

Summary : Experience working with diverse, challenging, and at-risk populations Strong working knowledge of diagnostic criteria and treatment planning Decisive, independent, and team-oriented.

Skills : Technical Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Practiced offering in-home and office-based counseling services in Boone and Randolph counties, Missouri.
    2. Provisional licensure supervised by supervision provided by Dana Busche, MAT, LPC.
    3. Serviced include individual counseling, family therapy, and crisis intervention.
    4. Conducted clinical trial research regarding autism and neurodevelopmental disorders.
    5. Assessment and treatment planned Individual psychotherapy and mindfulness-based training Couples and family counseling.
    6. Attended and participated in team meetings.
    7. Scheduled appointments, and filing paperwork.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Biomedical Journalism

Sr. Professional Counselor Resume

Summary : Counseling experience, plus a one year Internship/Practicum. Trained in Eye-movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Certified Facilitator.

Skills : Treatment Of PTSD, Marriage Counseling.

Description :

    1. Accurately diagnosed under time constraints and in consultation with a clinically licensed supervisor.
    2. Worked with a diverse clientele, including the physically disabled, mentally disabled/underdeveloped, and clients from all socio-economic backgrounds.
    3. Efficiently documented all elements of assessment, treatments, and follow-up care.
    4. Provided treatment based on specific needs and diagnoses, to individuals and couples, ages.
    5. Ensured safety and well-being of clients, including monitoring for signs of suicidal ideation, and enacting safety measures accordingly.
    6. Coordinated with other healthcare professionals, primarily Doctors, Psychiatrists, and Case Workers.
    7. Facilitated ongoing fundraising efforts, including newsletters, mailing lists, and annual events.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Professional Counselor/Representative Resume

Summary : Intelligent, dedicated, and initiative-taking professional emphasizing efficiency while utilizing analytical thinking and problem solving skills. Experienced in chart auditing, and tracking, identifying.

Skills : Communication Skills, Organized.

Description :

    1. Counseled children, adolescents, adults, and families using a systems approach.
    2. Met with school personnel and parents to develop a viable education plan for various students (IEP's and 504's).
    3. Assisted clients in obtaining modifications and accommodation for the ACT, GED, and LSAT testing as well as accommodations for college.
    4. Performed in school observations for children undergoing Attention Deficit evaluations.
    5. Administered Conner's Continuous Performance test for children and adults.
    6. Administered Integrated Visual & Auditory Continuous Performance Test (IVA+Plus).
    7. Trained for and administer Woodcock-Johnson III Cognitive and achievement tests for various individuals.
    8. Trained for and administer the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children IV.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA

Lead Professional Counselor Resume

Headline : Trained in Eye-movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Certified Facilitator. Leader of skills and processing groups. Experience treating Bipolar, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Marital Issues.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Leading Skills.

Description :

    1. Specialized in drug and alcohol treatment, marriage, and individual counseling.
    2. Responsible for the daily function of the office including first-line client contact for questions regarding services, acceptance of insurance, and appointments.
    3. Responsible for accounts receivable and payable, using Excel and Quickbooks.
    4. Processed daily/weekly accounts receivable cash, credit, and check payments.
    5. Responsible for weekly financial analysis and reports.
    6. Extensive calendar maintenance and scheduling for the owner of the center and 2 full-time counselors.
    7. Developed and maintenance of company database system using FileMaker.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Professional Counselor Resume

Summary : Experience working with families, high conflict families, addiction, military life, teaching and providing academic advising.

Skills : Technical Skills, Team Building.

Description :

    1. Launched and facilitated an ongoing support group for patients with a dual diagnosis.
    2. Participated in intensive out-patient therapy services which included attendance at team meetings with colleagues.
    3. Stayed actively involved in community connections in order to better benefit clients and families' needs.
    4. Collaborated closely with staff members on the development of appropriate case plans to meet clients' needs.
    5. Demonstrated outstanding case management (caseload of up to 105) and dedication to clients.
    6. Worked well with clients as well as staff. Being recognized for outstanding performance 6 months in a row.
    7. Worked closely with Psychiatrists who saw clients on work premises.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts

Asst. Professional Counselor Resume

Headline : Licensed counseling experience consisting of relapse prevention for chemical dependent adults. Also, counseling of children ages two to 18, group and individual therapy.

Skills : Management, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted intake evaluations and clinical interviews, Providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed.
    2. Formulated diagnoses and developing evidence-based treatment plans.
    3. Transcribed psychiatric evaluations and medication management notes.
    4. Provided consultation and supervision to Masters's level interns.
    5. Co-facilitated DUI/DWI and substance abuse groups.
    6. Assisted with psychological assessment including developmental and educational assessments.
    7. Maintained ACA ethical guidelines of confidentiality.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts

Professional Counselor Resume

Headline : Experience in guest interaction, communication, teaching, and client services. Strong academic training in clinical assessments, counseling, psychopharmacology.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Led counseling sessions with residents of the Community Corrections Facility.
    2. Led family therapy sessions with residents and their families in the effort to improve family functioning and reduce recidivism.
    3. Conducted diagnostic and psychological assessments for residents.
    4. Collaborated with front line staff and support staff to ensure consistent quality client care.
    5. Accumulated of direct clinical experience and Indirect clinical experience.
    6. Currently hold Professional Counselor status.
    7. Received weekly supervision from a board-approved licensed clinical psychologist.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma