Sample Resume for a Job as MFCC Therapist (Marriage, Family and Child Counseling / Psychology):
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Ian Sanders, M.A., M.F.C.C.
123 Christopher St.
New York, NY 12345
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Lindenwood Institute, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, 1999
B.A., Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1981
M.F.C.C. License # MFC 123456
Certification, Imagery-In-Movement Expressive Art Therapy
1998-pres., THERAPIST INTERN
Group Therapy Intern, 2004-present
Village Drop-In Center, New York, NY
+ As co-therapist, facilitate sessions for 13 men from diverse cultural backgrounds, working on intrapsychic and interpersonal relationship issues.
National Expressive Art Therapy Intern, 2003-present
Harris Sylvan, C.E.A.T., Brooklyn, NY
+ Built a private client base of individuals, couples, and groups.
+ Focus on the Imagery-In-Movement method, which integrates artistic expression, psychodrama, journaling, and dream work.
Marriage & Family Child Counselor Intern, 2002-2003
Centrum, New York, NY
+ Provided therapy for a client base of individuals, couples, and groups.
+ Designed and delivered public lectures and workshops, introducing expressive art as a means of addressing:
M.F.C.C. Intern, 1998-2002
Lindenwood Counseling Center, Yonkers, NY
+ Worked with individuals and couples, drawing upon:
Psychodynamic theory (Heller)
Process psychology (Conley)
Family systems theory
Body Right, Inc., New York, NY
+ Manage the administrative operations of this firm that grew from a start-up to a $10M business in eight years.
+ Resolve personnel issues (interpersonal and performance); handled customer relations.
1989-1996, CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE, Food and Beverage
Buffalohead Hotel, Buffalo, NY, 1994-1996
The Chasman Inn Hotel, Buffalo, NY, 1989-1994
New York Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (NYAMFT)
National Expressive Art Therapy Association