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Psychologist

Experienced

Offered full-service case management services, which included creating treatment plans and putting clients and families in touch with the right specialists. Supported young children by running specialized after-school activities and used rigorous testing procedures to assess their emotional and behavioral needs.

  • Designed special programs to guide adult participants affected by family violence, low self-esteem, mental crisis, and unstable relationships.
  • Helped young patients develop skills to prevent relapse after treatments and followed up with their families to ensure a steady mental recovery.
  • Mentored a group of 10 practicum students on ethical rehabilitation practices and counseling techniques while leading educational and therapy groups for patients affected by brain injury.
  • Provided mental evaluations to 75 foster children and analyzed the impact of living within foster care facilities. Educated foster parents on how to support a child's growth as well as how to handle attachment and separation.
  • Drafted written reports for 25 patients every week, summarizing symptomatology, diagnoses, and treatment modalities.

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School psychologist

Senior

Provided a confidential, nurturing, and positive environment to diverse client populations including individual, group, and family counseling for children ranging from 2-18 families in a variety of environments and capacities. Counseled 520 students.

  • Provided crisis intervention and long-range counseling to high-risk individuals and groups; conceptualized and implemented Intensive Family Services Program.
  • Identified and resolved personal and environmental problems/concerns that threatened family functioning and jeopardized family units.
  • Facilitated groups in conflict resolution, career counseling, anger management, social skills, and parent training; accessed community resources for clients and families.
  • Offered vocational education for Special Education Students; scheduled tours and speakers for career exploration.
  • Led academic/career counseling for general student populations; initiated classroom meetings served as CARE Team Leader, and scheduled home visits.

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Psychiatrist

Senior

Counseled patients ranging from 15-30. Handled complex patient cases specializing in treating patients with severe substance addiction, mental disorders, classified as Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity(NGRI), and patients who exhibit severe resistance to treatment and therapies.

  • Evaluated patients during scheduled visits and prepared comprehensive and individualized treatment plans utilizing the biopsychosocial model.
  • Prescribed Psychotherapeutic treatments and medication to treat mental disorders; regularly monitored individual patients’ response to ensure sustainable mental and physical health.
  • Led and organized teaching and training sessions for junior psychiatry residents, medical, and psychiatric assistant students during psychiatry rotations.
  • Selected to participate in performance improvement projects to reduce violence within the inpatient psychiatric unit.

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Psychologist

Senior

Integral member of a small professional team responsible for growing the company from 200 to over 2K cases on a permanent basis for a psychological corporation created to serve the community specializing in the prevention and treatment of violence.

  • Served as the primary therapist; personally, handled over 500 clients annually.
  • Monitored client progress in therapy, addressed concerns, discussed goals, and wrote progress reports for courts, probation officers, and county workers.
  • Conducted psychological/forensic evaluations for Immigration Attorneys’ clients who were applying for U-Visas and other immigration programs.
  • Facilitated groups in conjoint children/family therapy, domestic violence, anger management, sex offender treatment, and parent training.
  • Established and maintained relationships with external agencies; facilitated referrals and ongoing services and support to families.
  • Consulted with the prospective patient's family members to determine the person's physical, cognitive or emotional needs.
  • Gifted in client assessment/evaluation and development/implementation of effective treatment plans.

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School psychologist

Entry level

Promoted academic achievement and lifelong success for high school students by facilitating behavioral, emotional, and social-related support. Completed multi-factored initial and re-evaluation on-site psychological services in compliance with county and state regulations within a designated time frame.

  • Served as an instructional intervention specialist at the school, planning and conducting group intervention education.
  • Reviewed and revised behavioral and intervention plans, updated score reporting discrepancies, and trained staff on updated activities.
  • Delivered short and long-term crisis counseling for individuals and groups, and made referrals for additional support services.
  • Assisted school administrators in establishing and implementing behavior and intervention programs to encourage and support positivity.
  • Developed, organized, and implemented prevention education activities designed to provide students with information to cultivate healthy and happy lives.

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Psychiatrist

Entry level

Helped patients by evaluating medical and psychosocial conditions, developed and implemented treatment plans, and prescribed psychotropic medications. Monitored and evaluated treatment results by interviewing patients, family members, and others in close contact with the patients.

  • Developed medical treatment plans by determining the nature and extent of behavioral, cognitive, developmental, emotional, and social disorders.
  • Defined goals with patients and provided instructions for prescribed medications while consistently monitoring their effects.
  • Maintained interdisciplinary treatment plans by reviewing progress and collaborating with primary care physicians.
  • Assured safe and high-quality service for patients by upholding policies, procedures, standards, and regulations.
  • Maintained medical treatment records by documenting symptoms, medications, progress, and events.

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Psychologist

Entry level

Applied therapeutic communication methods with five patients every day to establish rapport and facilitate informal conversations. Cultivated knowledge about mental health best practices by attending professional workshops and conferences regularly.

  • Aided senior psychologists in conducting neuropsychological evaluations on children and adolescents through diagnostic assessments and personality tests. Redirected each patient to local mental health providers based on test outcomes.
  • Gathered patients for weekly group sessions where they were assisted in developing fresh coping mechanisms for life stressors and problems associated with their conditions.
  • Referred patients to psychiatrists and other specialized physicians as needed, and counseled family members on how to deal with their loved one's mental challenges.
  • Managed a caseload of 20-25 psychotherapy patients, developing goal-oriented educational activities and improving clients' level of functioning.
  • Provided individual consultations discussing patients' mental disorders through tests, observation, surveys, and interviews.

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School psychologist

Experienced

Conducted pre-referral consultation, interventions, and psycho-educational assessments for students with suspected and documented disabilities. Screened at-risk children, prescribed therapies, monitored their progress, and consulted with teachers and parents to enhance instructional strategies.

  • Provided counseling and clinical services to students aged 5 to 12, and assisted with educational planning, programming, and home management.
  • Consulted with students, parents, and other personnel individually and in groups on matters related to the education and mental health of patients.
  • Designed and implemented “The Achievers Program” which focused on developing motivation, resilience, resourcefulness, and goal-setting skills.
  • Developed and facilitated a large group program for children transitioning from elementary school to middle school.
  • Addressed aggression, anger management, and self-esteem issues to at-risk middle school students from low socio-economic communities.

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Psychiatrist

Experienced

Demonstrated extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric orders. Observed behaviors, reviewed medical histories and related documents, selected and administered psychological tests, and developed treatment plans by determining the nature of various disorders.

  • Assessed and appropriately handled potentially dangerous situations, defusing stressful scenarios, and liaising with physicians, patients, and family members.
  • Treated patients by using psychotherapeutic medications and methods, and discussed progress with patients.
  • Designed assessment and peer-review tools, sourced and scrutinized best business practices utilized in other facilities to enhance internal applications.
  • Served on multidisciplinary teams with other mental health specialists, focus groups, and patient and family groups to determine the effectiveness of treatment methods.
  • Identified critical needs and provided a full range of support, employing a highly empathetic approach and quickly building rapport with patients.

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Psychologist

Experienced

Assessed patients’ mental disorders and proposed effective treatment options based on their cases. Reviewed patients' charts every week and updated documentation with new information about their health status and health progress.

  • Assisted hospital employees with specialized counseling concerning work-related stress, patient interaction, and overall mental balance.
  • Encouraged patients to adhere to the objectives of their treatment plans by discussing their health status with families and relatives and explaining the benefits of at-home recovery compared to the hospital environment.
  • Conducted one on one therapy sessions with 10-15 clients per week, discussed their current condition, and defined goals of treatment using various modalities such as Psychodynamic theory and Systems theory.
  • Provided behavioral health services to patients with long-term psychological disorders by conducting thorough screenings and providing guidance to break their rehabilitation barriers.
  • Attended 3 didactic sets of training every month to learn more about common issues that may arise in therapy.
  • Summarized all information in detailed spreadsheets and used the data to outline accurate diagnoses as needed.

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