Chemical Dependency Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a chemical dependency counselor for “Universal Health Services, Inc.” and perform appropriate diagnosis, evaluation, and intervention for treating addicts.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in counseling patients dependent on chemicals, drug, and alcohol
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate, intuitive, matured, and compassionate individual
  • Ability to work independently and with healthcare professionals
  • Experience in handling stressful situations and violent behavior of addicted
  • Excellent assessment, diagnosis, care-giving skills
  • Knowledge of the counseling and treatment procedures, equipment, and tools
  • Ability to manage caseload and coordinate with multidisciplinary systems

Work Experience:

Chemical Dependency Counselor
Triumph Treatment Center, Stockton, CA
April 2014 – Present

  • Assess, diagnose, and evaluate patients’ conditions and plan treatment
  • Apply best policies and standard practices in treating patients
  • Coordinate with clinical service manager for patient treatment
  • Perform triaging and handle referral cases at priority basis
  • Communicate with family members, collect addiction history, and inform patient’s recovery
  • Identify, prioritize, and document clinical issues for treatment and care
  • Recognize and document symptoms of addictions for diagnosis

Chemical Dependency Counselor
HTO Foundation, Stockton, CA
May 2012 – March 2014

  • Developed personalized treatment and continual care plans
  • Coordinated with heathcare professionals, family members, friends, and outside agencies
  • Performed family counseling and conducted short training on handling addicts
  • Identified the root cause of additions in patients and found ways to reduce dependency
  • Engaged patients, family members, and the staff in fighting crisis
  • Provided psychiatric services and ensured proper mental health of patients
  • Assessed chemical dependency and planned individual counseling
  • Performed intensive case management working closely with healthcare professionals


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling
    BRC College, Stockton, CA


On request.