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Professional Psychologist Resume Examples & Guide for 2021

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Volen Vulkov
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Updated on 2021-04-21

A psychologist can forge a strong connection with patients, and if that sounds like you, you already have what the job entails. But to get the job, your Psychologist resume must be equally effective in connecting with recruiters.

If you need help with that, this guide is for you.

Jan Allison


Neuropsychologist Trainee
Keeling Group2017 - Ongoing
Keeling Group is a private clinic specialized in Phoniatrics, Neuropsychiatric and Neuropsychology rehabilitation.

My role:
Over 90% of patients with Learning Disorders showed progress in Reading & Writing within the first 3 months.
Facilitated workshops for over 6000 students about gender equality
Prepared and lead psychology classes (9th grade)
Psychological assessment and counselling of children and adolescents, (aged from 5 to 17 years old).
Industry Expertise
Youth development
MBA in Executive LeadershipVSB-TU Ostrava
2015 - Ongoing
GPA6 / 6
Doctor of Psychology (APA Accredited)Baylor University, Waco TX, August 1999
Working as a psychologist
with children with special educational needs in school
Singing bass in the choir in Beethoven's 9th
in Bulgaria Hall on April 6th 2016 under the batton of maestro Yordan Kamdzhalov
Singing tenor in Saint Sofia choir
on March 3rd 2016 in Bulfaria Hall under the batton of academic Valentin Bobevski
Training / Courses
Australian Psychological Society Associate membership

Here’s what a recruiter is looking for in a Psychologist resume

  • Academic degree in Psychology or other related fields: Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Your expertise in identifying, diagnosing, and treating psychological conditions, according to the DSM-IV, using the right methodologies designed to collect relevant information for diagnoses and treatment, creating programs for improving mental health in workplaces or communities, etc
  • Your ability to connect to various types of people or patients, work and empathize with others, and customize treatment plans according to unique demands and needs
  • Interpersonal and other necessary skills, including excellent verbal and non-verbal communication, organization, time management, flexibility and adaptability, trustworthiness, and confidentiality
  • Membership or affiliation with the according institutions, such as the American Psychological Association or the Society of Clinical Psychology

PRO TIPIn writing your resume, you will no doubt want to list your previous duties - as you should. But steer clear of just listing your duties, instead of your achievements. Make your resume stand out by communicating what you have done, and not merely what the job needed you to do.

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