Alexandra Lamb, MFTA
Marriage and Family Therapy Associate- License #A218
Under the supervision of: Sheri Ferguson, LMFT Approved Supervisor 1833 Laurel Road Birmingham, AL 35216 Phone: 205-***-**** E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Objective
To obtain a full time position of a Marriage and Family Therapist, where I can use my education and pursue my passion to help impact individual’s lives through empowering them to create healthy environments and equipping them with skills to improve their well- being using an organized and analytical methodology. Education
Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN Graduation: August 2016
Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Graduation: May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies Relevant Experience
*Have more than 900 face to face client contact hours of the 1000 required for licensure Noah’s Ark Child and Family Treatment Center in home Family Counselor/Intake Specialist March 2017- Present
Managed a caseload of about 25 children and their families, with a variety of presenting problems, but not limited to, mood disorders, ADHD, PTSD, and trauma related disorders.
Consulted, clarified and communicated on a consistent basis with supervisors, co-workers and case managers to better serve children’s treatment, and maintaining progress notes.
Utilized therapeutic approaches such as: Play and Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Talk Therapy, and Parenting Skills Training.
Helped clients to develop healthy emotional expression, coping skills, anger management skills, and conflict resolution skills
Conducted and documented face to face initial biopsychosocial assessment interviews to determine and assess client’s need for treatment
Assessed and gave rule out diagnoses for both the psychiatrist and psychologist to conduct further evaluations.
Created a treatment plan, and crisis intervention safety plan to ensure client was stable, and to assure a productive plan of treatment.
Lipscomb Family Therapy Center Intern May 2015- August 2016
Participated in a supervised internship of no less than 500 hours, which includes experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of cognitive, affective and behavioral problems or dysfunctions in the DSM V.
Managed a wide variety of cases (ages 8-64), with responsibilities, which include, developing and executing treatment plans, managing client files and interpreting relevant inventories. Made in the Streets Intern, Nairobi, Kenya May 2016
Conducted several group therapy sessions with children ages 11-16 who had come to the ministry from the streets of Nairobi, Kenya
Used group therapy time to assess and evaluate where the children were mentally when it came to their past and how they were currently adjusting with their time at Made in the Streets
Conducted individual sessions using Narrative Exposure Therapy, to help assist the individual in processing traumatic events. J.T. Moore Psycho-education Groups November 2015- May 2016
Lead several 6-week grief groups walking middle school students through the Kubler-Ross stages of grief. These sessions included discussions and activities that allowed the students to process their emotions.
Lead a group of middle school-aged children where we processed emotions and educated the students on coping skills. Skills
Licensure: Marriage and Family Therapy Associate, Currently under supervision of an approved LMFT supervisor Technology: SPSS, Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Sharenote software Personal: Empathic, Punctual, Reliable, Thoughtful, Listener, Effective Communicator, Problem Solver, Organized, Avid Listener