Skip Navigation


Counseling Resume 3 

Click here to for a print-friendly PDF format


1234 Oak Lane, Annapolis, MD 21222        555-222-1234


  • Mental health counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults using a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, family and group therapy sessions with a specialization in play therapy with young children.
  • Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) candidate that sat for the National Counselor Exam on April 12, 2008.


Masters of Science in Counseling, Clinical Community Counseling                 May 2008
Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Baltimore, Maryland

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology                                                                         May 2005
Minors in Child Development and Family Studies & Law and Society
Indiana University, Anytown, Indiana


Henry Smith Youth & Family Services, Baltimore, MD                August 2007 to Present
Therapist Intern

  • Conduct weekly individual, family and group therapy sessions with children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with a variety of disorders including Adjustment Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Dysthmic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Cognitive Disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Provide play therapy to clients aged 10 years and younger using the Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) approach
  • Maintain a case load of approximately 10 -12 weekly clients
  • Co-facilitate two anger management groups for middle school males and high school students; conducted prescreening intake interviews to assess appropriateness for group membership
  • Develop and write treatment plans, process notes, and diagnostic summaries
  • Assign diagnoses and prepare for case management
  • Conduct substance use assessments and urinalysis collections to ensure compliance with treatment plan
  • Organize and participate in fundraisers for the agency including establishing relationships with local vendors and ensuring their continued support, obtaining donated prizes, registration and ticket sales, and event marketing

Creative Art, Inc. Glenwood, MD                                               October 2006 to Present
Certified Art Instructor

  • Teach art skills and techniques to school aged children using a variety of media in weekly after school program art classes
  • Prepare curriculum that exceeds the National Standards for Art Education, implement outlined teaching plan and make adjustments to curriculum based on specific class and child needs and abilities, and provide problem solving skills to empower children while allowing them to use their creativity
  • Perform the above tasks in various settings including school programs, workshops, summer camps and at individual birthday parties
  • Participated in marketing opportunities for the company and recruited new students and families by performing at fairs, shows and school assemblies, educating parents and future customers on the philosophy and benefits of the program and actively pursuing alternative venues with which to expand the company

Wellington Family & Child Development Center, Erie, PA               March-August 2006
Therapeutic Specialist II

  • Ran social skills groups for children and adolescents aged 4 to 19 years with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum
  • Implemented behavioral interventions and modifications to children and adolescents as per the treatment plan
  • Documented individual clients progress towards treatment goals and daily activities, participated in case analysis and treatment plan meetings with fellow staff members
  • Aided the Clinical Coordinator in the preparation of group activities and goals, researched best practices and new findings in the research with which to base our curriculum

Indiana University, Department of Psychology, Anytown, IN        August 2003-May 2005
Psychology Research Assistant

  • Participated in two research studies looking at the relationship with empathy and self control and the attachment between children and their primary caregiver
  • Formulated procedures for running the experiments and the schedule for events of the project
  • Trained in observing mother/child dyads and characteristics and reactions of participants in the experiment
  • Reported, analyzed and inputted the relevant data for both studies
  • Presented findings to professors, peers and administrators in various settings
  • Ran the experiments independently and trained peers in proper procedures and format for future experiments
  • Learned the IRB procedure for approval with special attention paid to ethical considerations and many other aspects of the research process

Wellington Family & Child Development Center, Erie, PA               Summer 2003; 2004
Program Assistant Intern

  • Researched and assembled curriculum for social skills groups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Prepared the materials for daily group activities and instruction for the Clinical Director and other staff members
  • Interacted one on one with children and adolescents during group times as an aide for the group leader and wrote progress notes
  • Established a library of various educational and leisure materials for children, adolescents and parents enrolled at the center
  • Organized the center?s appearance in the annual nationwide ?Walk Far for NAAR? fundraising and benefit walk for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder including marketing, registration, donation collection and sponsorship


Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring                                               August 2003-May 2005
Indiana University, Anytown, IN
College Mentors for Kids                                                              August 2004-May 2005
Indiana University, Anytown, IN


Strengthening Families Program                                                          September 2007
Group Leader Training Program, Prince Georges County Health Department, Beltsville, MD
Child Centered Play Therapy Workshop                                                          July 2007
Skills Training Workshop, National Institute of Family Enhancement, Baltimore, MD


American Counseling Association                                                         2006 to Present
Graduate Student Affiliate

Contact Us

Career Services Office
Jennifer Eddinger, Career Counselor
P: (410) 516-9734
F: (410) 516-9922