Mental Health Counselor Resume Examples

mental health counselor (lpc)

  • Counseling for current inmates.
  • Counsel individuals and groups
  • Advise clients on how they can improve their mental health issues through counseling intervention.    
  • Help inmates understand problems, deal with crisis situations, define goals, and develop realistic action plans.
  • Teach class on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention to current employees and new hires. 

mental health counselor

  • Interview clients to obtain information regarding their medical history, background, and issues;
  •  Create and maintain an up-to-date client profile to effectively track patient treatment process;  
  • Proffer recommendations and solutions to address health issues such as depression, stress, suicide impulse, and anger;    
  • Liaise with the families of patients to monitor and assist patients through the recovery process;  
  •  Assist clients to take appropriate decisions concerning their career, marriage, and relationship;   
  • Refer clients to psychiatrics or psychologists for proper medical attention;   
  • Organize group/personal counseling sessions to advise and assist individual(s) struggling with dependencies or adjusting to harsh circumstances;  

senior mental health counselor

  • Provides a positive approach in problem solving and promotes open communication on unit              
  • Demonstrates responsibility and dependability through attendance and punctuality
  • Meets with Nurse Manager to develop and plan directions for the milieu, assisting in new employee interviews, and submitting and reviewing a monthly time schedule for MHC’s        
  • Works closely with training staff to provide strength based, trauma informed care to patients by demonstrating de-escalation techniques, the use of least restrictive measures in managing patients’ behaviors safety, crisis intervention training, promoting problem solving strategies
  • Consulted as key contributor to interdisciplinary team with focus on the intrapersonal, interpersonal and relational function of individuals, groups and families by attending treatment team meetings and closely works with staff to enhance patient outcomes and provide supportive care
  • Performs all functions of MHC for individual patient care responsibilities as assigned by RN
  • Leads daily community meetings with patient discussing their goals and addressing community issues and facilities mental wellness groups

mental health counselor

  • Maintain condentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment.
  • Collaborate with other sta members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Evaluate the eectiveness of counseling programs on clients’ progress in resolving identied problems and moving towards dened objectives.
  •  Guide clients cultivate skills and coping mechanisms necessary in overcoming their challenges;    

mental health counselor

  • De-escalated individuals in crisis situations utilizing coping skills
  • Documented patient information including daily progress notes, recommendations, and treatment plans
  • Directed daily psycho-educational group activities
  • Develop and implement treatment plans/procedures effective in resolving patients’ issues;  

senior mental health counselor

  •  Track the progress of treatment to determine the need for plan adjustment;   
  • Carry out assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs in resolving patients’ problems;   
  • Monitor and regulate the intake/use of medication by patients   Organize programs to educate the community on ways to improve mental health conditions;   
  • Supervise junior/trainee counselors to ensure services provided are up to acceptable standards;  

mental health counselor

  • Counseled individuals on both the adolescent and adult psychiatric care units often meeting with parents and families to coordinate patient care.
  • Led group therapy daily
  • Developed therapeutic treatment plans based on clients’ interests, abilities, and needs.
  •  Participate in conferences and seminars to improve job knowledge/skill; 

senior mental health counselor

  • Identified psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues and diagnosed disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
  • Counseled individuals and groups regarding problems, such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, to modify behavior or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
  • Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health;  
  • Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences  Examine issues including substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships,  self-image, stress and suicide;  

mental health counselor

  • Direct patient care in which promoted safety of patients
  • Provided strength based, trauma informed care to patients by demonstrating de-escalation techniques, the use of least restrictive measures in managing patients’ behaviors safety, crisis intervention training, promoting problem solving strategies
  • Facilitate groups of mental health wellness and substance abuse patients
  • Assisted patient’s understanding self-managing their activities of daily living
  • Participated in discussion of patients contributing to understanding/interventions for effective outcomes
  • Responded to emergency’s all units of the hospital

mental health counselor

  • Counsel individuals to help them understand problems, deal with crisis situations, define goals, and develop realistic action plans. 
  • Help clients define goals, plan action and gain insight;  
  • Take a holistic (mind and body) approach to mental health care;
  •  Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports;