Chari’ McMahon, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Profile
Innovative thinker, excellent communicator, and solution-oriented clinician poised to apply hands-on experience in a dynamic therapeutic environment utilizing therapeutic group and individual counseling to achieve positive mental health outcomes. Reputation for excellence and as receptive and emotionally mature team member that forms exceptional relationships with peers, clients, and colleagues.
CLINICIAN Anka Behavioral Health, Hemet, CA 2017 to Present
Collaborate with case managers and conservators to deliver therapeutic services and assess clients’ behavioral health and rehabilitation needs in a 15-bed residential facility; facilitate one on one and group therapies, implement treatment plans, evaluate progress of psychotherapy, and adjust treatment plan as necessary.
Earned reputation for effectively providing individual and group psychotherapy to program participants utilizing an eclectic approach grounded in evidence based practices.
Successfully played integral role in ensuring the facility consistently remained at full census in 2018.
Served as a consistent client advocate, successfully graduating 15 clients from the program in 2018.
NEPHROLOGY SOCIAL WORKER U.S Renal Care, Honolulu, HI 2016 to 2017
Effectively launched, implemented, and directed an education and support program for patients and families to assist patients in meeting and exceeding treatment and psychosocial goals; effectively applied for new grant funding and managed existing grant reserves for the program in a dialysis clinic serving up to 126 patients.
Recognized for serving as consistent patient advocate; facilitated group sessions, arranged for guest speakers, and provided psychoeducation to a group of ten on a monthly basis.
Created new process to streamline responsibilities and track patient’s mental health progress; coordinated and participated in monthly patient care conferences as part of multidisciplinary team.
Facilitated resource referrals to national and local partners to assist patients with biopsychosocial needs.
PSYCHOTHERAPIST Pacific Pain Care Consultants, Wildomar, CA – 2017
VOLUNTEER & MENTOR Navy COMPASS Program, Annapolis, MD – 2012 to 2014
VOLUNTEER & OMBUDSMAN Navy Information Operations Command, Fort Meade, MD – 2011 to 2013
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES
Master of Social Work University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA – 2015 (Dean’s List)
Bachelor of Science, Psychology Walden University, Minneapolis, MN – 2012 (Summa Cum Laude)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker California 88220