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Mental Health Manager

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
September 10, 2018

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Kristian Wilson

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH11336)

Jacksonville, FL 32244


Willing to relocate to: Florida

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Owner/Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Aspirations - Jacksonville, FL

March 2017 to Present

*Assist people with affordable mental health counseling.

*Conduct individual, couples and group therapy.

*Assist EAP providers and clients.

*Motivate individuals to do their very best.

Lead Analyst

Cherished Angels Inc. - Jacksonville, FL

October 2017 to July 2018

Implement data collection, review, and modify treatment according to data. Create behavior plans for each child on caseload as needed. Create and modify Individualized Treatment Plans for each child on caseload as needed. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities. Facilitate Natural Environment Training when appropriate. Observe patients during treatment, compile and evaluate data on patient responses to treatments and progress.

Lead Therapist

Helping Hands Inspire Happy Hearts, LLC. - Jacksonville, FL February 2017 to July 2018

*Oversee Client Satisfaction by the use of surveys and contact.

*Work closely with QAQI/CEO department to address concerns regarding quality of services and client compliant issues.

*Oversee/enforce compliance of productivity standards for all Clinical Programs.

*Oversee Clinical duties to ensure that all policies and regulations are current and are being followed.

*Oversee Outreach and Referrals process to ensure increase in client referrals and monitor compliance of the intake process, and meet a mandatory quota of 10 referrals per week. Fresh Foods Associate (temporary position)

Pubix/Remedy Intelligent Staffing - Jacksonvile

March 2017 to October 2017

*Fulfill fresh food orders for Publix stores.

Picker/Packer Seasonal Position

Fanatics, Inc - Jacksonville, FL

August 2017 to September 2017

*Pick orders for online clientele.

*Accurately document inventory.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Sequel Youth and Family Services - Saint Augustine, FL March 2016 to June 2016

*Conduct group and/or individual counseling as scheduled and required.

*Ability to develop treatment plans in required time frames which accurately and clearly: identify needs, problem areas, strengths; state goals; identify measurable objectives; and specify interventions.

*Ability to interact effectively with court and social services workers, probation officers, and community contacts.

*Work closely with referring agencies to keep them informed both verbally and in monthly and quarterly summary progress reports, and to coordinate, family sessions, and post-release placement plans.

*Work effectively with the treatment team to facilitate team and individual development, to foster meaningful and harmonious relationships among team members, and to ensure that each team member and the team, itself, is accountable for the success of the youth. Independent Contractor

Jacksonville Center for Counseling - Jacksonville, FL January 2015 to February 2016

* Certified knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

* Excellent knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.

* Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

* Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made, and ask questions as appropriate.

* Patient, detail-oriented and very easy to communicate with. Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Quality Life Center - Jacksonville, FL

November 2013 to April 2015

* Provide individual and family counseling

* Provide long term counseling

* Create treatment plans providing life changing goals

* Progress notes with Medicaid standads

Military & Family Life Consultant

Magellan/TekSource Inc

March 2013 to August 2013

* Respond to critical incidents and special requests as directed by the POC and approved by the OSD program


* Provides non-medical, short term, solution focused, counseling directly to children and youth of service


* Create a presence on the installation in which the service and family members feel comfortable approaching the counselor and recognize the program to be confidential.

* Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations according to DOD protocol and staffs the cases with Regional Supervisor/Regional Director.

Evaluator Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Riverpoint Behavioral Health

March 2010 to February 2013

* Conducts needs assessments and completes high risk notification forms.

* Ensures HMS is updated with admissions, discharges and bed transfers to ensure an accurate daily census.

* Reviews patient with accepting MD to determine level of care.

* Pre-certifies patient with insurance company and documents authorization information on the 1371. Children's Outpatient Therapist

Northwest Behavioral Health Services Inc

January 2010 to March 2011

* Develop individualized treatment/discharge planning.

* Individual and family counseling services.

* Complete progress notes accurately, addressing treatment goals, major treatment issues and changes in mental status.

* Maintain related records and charts.

Targeted Case Manager

Jacksonville Youth Sanctuary

January 2007 to May 2010

* Increase quality of life and maximize independence in the most integrated setting.

* Ensure client's needs and desires are adequately represented and considered.

* Ensure client's rights are maintained.

* Monitor the timely implementation of planned and necessary services. Child Protective Investigator

Department of Children and Families Jax

February 2009 to December 2009

* Respond to allegations of abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or special conditions, determine findings and enter information into FSFN.

* Conduct child safety assessments.

* Make contact with families with allegations of abuse, neglect and/or maltreatment.

* Open, maintain and close files related to families being served. Internship, Children's Outpatient Therapy

Northwest Behavioral Health Services Inc

August 2008 to May 2009

* Develop individualized treatment/discharge planning.

* Individual and family counseling services.

* Complete progress notes accurately, addressing treatment goals, major treatment issues and changes in mental status.

* Maintain related records and charts.

Internship, Family Service Counselor

Daniel Memorial Inc

January 2006 to April 2009

* Provided advocacy services for clients and linked people with area resources.

* Provide counseling and support services to adult and child clients of the agency.

* Promote self-reliance through an empathic and caring atmosphere.

* Prepare proper documentation for all client files and record's. Behavior Assistant

The May Institute - Orange Park, FL

December 2008 to February 2009

* Implement program protocols and document critical incidents.

* Work closely with the Behavior Specialist on clinical documentation and data collection and participate in research opportunities.

* Assist Behavior Analyst with writing Behavior Support Plans, implementation plans, monthly reports and skill

acquisition programs.

* Provide support to Behavior Specialists with completing competency-based checklists and recording and entering data.

Day Treatment Coordinator/Lead Adult Case Manager

Koinonia Dynamis Inc

May 2008 to August 2008

* Teach client's about their illness.

* Educate clients on the importance of medication.

* Supervise and participate in intake and case selection.

* Recruit, train, supervise and orient all site specific program staff in conjunction with the program. Internship, Child Services Worker

Episcopal Children's Services

January 2005 to April 2005

* Provided guidance and direction to the day to day activities of the children.

* Participated in approved outings, activities and assisted in daily meal preparation.

* Conducted home visits to assess family living conditions and recommended appropriate levels of intervention.

* Gained valuable experience in early childhood education and experience working with children on a one- to-one basis and in groups.

8445 ENGLISH OAK DR. JACKSONVILLE FL 32244 904-***-**** Education

M.A. in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy

Webster University - Jacksonville, FL

2006 to 2009

B.S. in Psychology

University of North Florida - Jacksonville, FL

2004 to 2006

A.A. in General Studies

University of North Florida - Jacksonville, FL

2003 to 2004

High School Diploma

William Marion Raines High School - Jacksonville, FL August 1999 to May 2003

Links Certifications/Licenses

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

March 2012 to March 2019


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