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Nina Harvey-Bolden

Summary

Recent counseling graduate who is passionate about assisting clients in completing treatment plans aimed at improving mental health conditions. Possesses excellent communication and active listening abilities. Known for connecting with clients, maintaining comfort and promoting progress during sessions. Easily collects information about clients through conversations, questions and in-depth interviews. Uses excellent observational and analytical skills with great insight into clients' mental state.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience

Work History

Counseling Intern

Virginia Wesleyan University
2023.01 - 2023.12
  • Counseled young adults in an outpatient therapy setting.
  • Utilize a variety of interventions including CBT and Person-Centered Therapy
  • Assessed patient behavior, moods, and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Promoted a safe and supportive environment for clients, fostering trust and open communication in therapy sessions.
  • Assessed clients for depression and anxiety through routine GAD-7 and PHQ-9 assessments
  • Administered Biopsychosocial Assessments
  • Maintained a high level of patient confidentiality to comply with all federal and company regulations.
  • Fostered resilience within clients by integrating strengths-based approaches into therapeutic interventions.
  • Enhanced client progress by implementing evidence-based counseling techniques in individual and group sessions.
  • Developed strong rapport with diverse clientele by demonstrating empathy, active listening, and cultural sensitivity during therapy sessions.
  • Assisted clients in exploring feelings and understanding behaviors.
  • Determined clients' risk of self-harm or other dangerous behaviors.
  • Participated actively in supervision sessions to continuously enhance professional knowledge and counseling skills.
  • Maintained confidentiality and adhered to ethical standards throughout all interactions with clients, colleagues, and supervisors.
  • Developed case conceptualizations and client-centered treatment plans.
  • Utilized Therapy Notes to electronically manage appointments and store client files.

Practicum Student

Pembroke Psychotherapy LLC
2022.08 - 2022.12
  • Performed individual and group counseling in collaboration with site supervisor
  • Conducted intake interviews and initial psychological assessments
  • Engaged in sand play with adolescent client in order to help them express their understanding of themselves, their world, and aspects of their reality
  • Provided administrative support for the LMFT supervisor
  • Researched best practices for various assignments and projects as assigned by supervisor

Paralegal

Goss And Fentress PLC
2020.08 - Current
  • Manage a caseload of clients with mental and physical disabilities
  • Input data into a case management system
  • Sort and scan mail
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Complete and execute daily tasks off of a checklist
  • Meet with clients at the office for appointments, provide customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Generate documents for clients to sign
  • File paperwork to Social Security Administration and Disability Determination Services
  • Make daily phone calls to clients and the Social Security Administration regarding case status and medical treatment updates
  • File social security disability applications
  • Train new legal assistants
  • Interview clients to obtain information relevant to cases.

Education

Master of Arts - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Regent University
Virginia Beach, United States
05.2024

Bachelor of Science - Psychology

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
05.2011

Skills

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Treatment Planning
  • Administrative Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Excellent Decision-Making Skills
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Leadership Skills
  • Microsoft Word, Outlook, Blackboard, Instructure Canvas, Therapy Notes, Needles

Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association

Accomplishments

  • Telehealth: Legal and Ethical Issues Certificate: 1 Continuing Education Credit Completed 8/22/22
  • Mandated Reporters: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect: 1 Continuing Education Credit Completed 2/7/24

Timeline

Counseling Intern

Virginia Wesleyan University
2023.01 - 2023.12

Practicum Student

Pembroke Psychotherapy LLC
2022.08 - 2022.12

Paralegal

Goss And Fentress PLC
2020.08 - Current

Master of Arts - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Regent University

Bachelor of Science - Psychology

Virginia Commonwealth University
Nina Harvey-Bolden