Counselor Resume Examples and Templates

Writing a great counselor resume is an important step in your job search journey. When writing your resume, be sure to reference the job description and highlight any skills, awards and certifications that match with the requirements. You may also want to include a headline or summary statement that clearly communicates your goals and qualifications.

The following counselor resume samples and examples will help you write a resume that best highlights your experience and qualifications. If you're ready to apply for your next role, upload your resume to Indeed Resume to get started.

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Malik Rabb
Atlanta GA | (123) 456-7891 | mrabb@email.com
Summary
Conscientious counselor with 3+ years of experience staying attentive to the needs of children, students and parents, while ensuring a welcoming, trusting environment. Enjoys creating customized plans and programs to spur educational and emotional growth.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Aug '13-May '15
Master of Science in Social Work
Experience
CRANE & JENKINS, Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Develop comprehensive guidance and counseling programs in collaboration with faculty and staff for 1,200+ students
  • Conduct career awareness sessions and meet individually with parents and students to explore education options based on career goals
  • Serve as a resource and coach students in the areas of academic development and crisis intervention
  • Pioneered and coordinated Career & College Day, introducing 800 students and parents to 60 universities, colleges, and companies
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Camp Counselor
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Supervised children aged 8-12 with special needs, including Down syndrome and autism
  • Recognized and tended to needs regarding diet, medication, and behavior
  • Planned and coordinated daily indoor and outdoor activities, encouraging participation, engagement, and teamwork
Certifications
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Skills
  • Program Development
  • Special Needs Care & Medication Administration

Resume samples

Malik Rabb
Atlanta GA | (123) 456-7891 | mrabb@email.com
Summary
Conscientious counselor with 3+ years of experience staying attentive to the needs of children, students and parents, while ensuring a welcoming, trusting environment. Enjoys creating customized plans and programs to spur educational and emotional growth.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Aug '13-May '15
Master of Science in Social Work
Experience
CRANE & JENKINS, Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Develop comprehensive guidance and counseling programs in collaboration with faculty and staff for 1,200+ students
  • Conduct career awareness sessions and meet individually with parents and students to explore education options based on career goals
  • Serve as a resource and coach students in the areas of academic development and crisis intervention
  • Pioneered and coordinated Career & College Day, introducing 800 students and parents to 60 universities, colleges, and companies
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Camp Counselor
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Supervised children aged 8-12 with special needs, including Down syndrome and autism
  • Recognized and tended to needs regarding diet, medication, and behavior
  • Planned and coordinated daily indoor and outdoor activities, encouraging participation, engagement, and teamwork
Certifications
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Skills
  • Program Development
  • Special Needs Care & Medication Administration
Cody Fredrickson
San Francisco CA | (123) 456-7891 | cfredrickson@email.com
Summary
Insightful and devoted Counselor with 15+ years of experience formulating personalized treatment plans to promote recovery and achieve long-term sobriety.
Education
HAWAII WESTERN
Jan '00-Aug '02
Master of Arts in Psychology
Experience
TRADELOT, Substance Abuse Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Provide intervention in individual and group settings for 100+ substance abuse patients with psychiatric diagnoses
  • Build rapport with and counsel family members while discussing patient treatment plans and progress
  • Continually assess and revise treatment plans dependant on patient progress
CRANE & JENKINS, Counselor
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Evaluated and addressed patient needs, providing guidance, education, and support
  • Collaborated with specialists and counselors to coordinate referrals and create comprehensive treatment plans
  • Conducted evaluations and helped patients develop measurable treatment goals
Certifications
  • Master Addiction Counselor Certification
Skills
  • Substance Abuse & Crisis Intervention

Common Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Data Entry

  • Excel

  • Microsoft Office

  • Organizational Skills

  • Powerpoint

  • Special Education

  • Teaching

  • Typing

Common Certifications

  • CPR/AED

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Elementary Education

  • Microsoft Office Specialist

  • Notary Public

  • Secondary Education

  • Teaching Certificate

  • TEFL

  • TESOL

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