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Counsellor sample resume

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Felicity Taylor

148 Cloud St
Sunnybrook NSW 2007
0400 333 888
(02) 9000 1111
[email protected]


Summary

Caring, mature and responsible counsellor with six years of experience as a professional counsellor. Extensive counselling experience encompasses a range of issues including depression, anxiety, addictions, relationship and grief counselling, drugs and alcohol, sexual health, women’s health, trauma and suicide prevention. My particular area of interest lies in mental health as it relates to physical and social wellbeing.


Education

Australian College of Applied Psychology
online
Graduate Diploma of Counselling
Graduated: 2006

 

Jansen Newman Institute
online
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)
Graduated: 2005

 


Work Experience

January 2010 – Present: Private Counsellor
Self employed
Sunnybrook, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Provide counselling services to private clients on issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, addictions and women’s health

Achievements:

  • Demonstrated empathy and professionalism at all times
  • Built up a loyal client base and enjoy excellent relationships with all clients
  • Developed a particular interest in and knowledge of health issues and how they impact on the psychosocial state of clients
February 2006 – December 2008: Counsellor
Meadowvale Community Services
Meadowvale, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Worked in a multidisciplinary team to provide counselling and social services to those in need, including those with health issues, drug and alcohol and other addictions, grief, trauma, anxiety, depression and family issues
  • Assessed psychosocial needs of clients in accordance with professional practice standards and Code of Ethics
  • Advocated for clients and coordinated services with other departments

Achievements:

  • Provided the highest quality of care at all times and helped many clients with both acute and chronic issues
  • Optimised psychosocial outcomes for clients and their carers
  • Worked successfully with clients of different nationalities and backgrounds
February 2004 – December 2005: Volunteer
Lifeline
Sydney, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Provided telephone crisis support services to those in crisis
  • Provided after-hours and weekend support

Achievements:

  • Gained invaluable training and experience in crisis support and counselling

Skills

SoftwareProficiencyExperience
Microsoft OfficeIntermediate12 years

 


Interests

My interests include music, languages and flamenco dancing.


References

Helen Sawyer - Staff Manager
Meadowvale Community Services
Phone:(02) 9111 0000
Email:[email protected]
David McIntyre - Training Manager
Lifeline
Phone:(02) 9333 0000
Email:[email protected]
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