Grief Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Loss of something or someone close to heart is very painful experience. Such a situation breaks a person completely from inside out. I want to help those unlucky people as a grief counselor and provide them mental and emotional support to cope with their miseries.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in grief and loss counseling
  • Strong crisis intervention and assessment skills
  • Skilled in effective and concise verbal and written communication
  • Detailed-oriented, creative, and critical thinker
  • Adept in solving problems, multi-tasking, and prioritizing work
  • Matured and professional attitude in interacting with clients
  • Sensitive to human needs and their losses
  • Skilled in storing and maintaining electronic records

Work Experience:

Grief Counselor
St. Xavier’s Hospice Center, Dothan, AL
April 2014 – Present

  • Coordinating health care services to patient’s home
  • Offering compassionate and personal support to patients and their relatives
  • Developing and implementing grief care plan
  • Assessing and evaluating mental condition of grieving people and planning counseling
  • Planning and facilitating activities for grieving people to forget their miseries
  • Providing counseling services to clients over phone and in person
  • Engaging clients in spiritual and other activities of their interests

Grief Counselor
Crisis Home, Dothan, AL
October 2012 – March 2014

  • Assisted clients in accepting the fact that they have lost someone close
  • Helped clients in coping with a loss through counseling
  • Prepared programs for beating depression and monitored clients’ progress
  • Provided grief support and psycho-social services to patients and relatives
  • Developed and implemented grief care plan for patients and relatives
  • Conducted patient care meetings and trained volunteers on grief care
  • Assisted people in overcoming the mental trauma of divorce, job loss, and death of near and dear ones


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
    Laura’s College, Dothan, AL


On request.

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