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Objective: Seek the Position of Clinical Psychologist
SUMMARY: Exceptionally gifted Clinical Psychologist with over seven years experience in diagnosing and evaluating mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulating and administering programs of treatment.
Summary of Qualifications
Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of modern clinical psychology, including abnormal psychology, diagnostic testing, personality theory, organic defects, psychological therapeutic counseling, statistics, and casework.
Exceptional knowledge of principles and methods of psychological research and diagnosis.
Strong knowledge of principles of mental health education and counseling; community organizations, resources, and allied mental health services available in the local area.
In-depth ability to provide a variety of psychological diagnostic services, therapeutic counseling, and psychotherapy for Behavioral Health Department clients.
Strong ability to administer and interpret a variety of psychological tests and assessment instruments.
Uncommon ability to identify normal and abnormal behaviors, preparing prognoses and psychological case reports.
Immense ability to establish and maintain a good objective working relationship with clients in determining their needs and performing psychological diagnosis.
Excellent ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with people from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Remarkable ability to explain complex and technical terminology and concepts in an understandable and non-threatening manner.
New Flower Clinics, New York, NY 2002 - Present
Clinical Psychologist II
Participate as member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing critical clinical input related to client diagnosis and recommended treatment plans.
Participate in case conferences and consulted with psychiatric staff to review client cases and resolve difficult therapeutic problems.
Perform crisis intervention as required.
Evaluate clients for voluntary and involuntary commitments.
Sign commitments for clients requiring hospitalization.
Perform in-patient hospitalization admissions.
Perform detailed client record documentation and maintain caseloads records.
Prepare intake and discharge summaries, progress notes and treatment reviews.
Provide court testimony in cases involving mental deficiency or commitment proceedings.
Perform program planning to develop and implement services appropriate to assisting both adults and children.
Attend staff meetings; consult with and serve as a liaison with community agencies, schools, and other mental health programs and services to evaluate community health needs and services.
Coordinate special programs and services with schools and other agencies.
Attend and address meetings of professional and lay groups.
Represent the Behavioral Health Department with the public, other County staff, community organizations, and other government agencies.
Provide guidance, training and chart auditing for assigned staff, participate in staff/intern training and quality assurance peer review functions.
May Day Clinic, Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2002
Clinical Psychologist I
Conducted clinical interviews with clients and relatives to obtain information regarding attitudes, social background, developmental history, and other factors relevant to psychological evaluations.
Administered, scored, and interpreted a wide variety of standardized and special intelligence, personality, vocational interest, aptitude, and other psychological tests under the legal guidance of a licensed Clinical Psychologist.
Provided on-going psychotherapy and necessary referrals for clients; performs psychotherapeutic counseling for groups, families, and individuals; assists clients with exploring and gaining insights into their difficulties.
Assisted clients with resolving conflicts and developing more productive ways of coping with issues.
Prepared reports including diagnoses, prognoses, and other psychological findings relevant to the disposition and treatment of cases.
State of New York Licensed Clinical Psychologist
PhD in Psychology University of New York (2002)
Masters Degree in Psychology University of New York (1998)
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology University of New York (1994)