Example Cover Letter – Mental Health Clinician (MSW)

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of Mental Health Clinician at your organization. With my Master’s Degree in Social Work and several years of experience working with patients suffering from mental health issues, I believe I am uniquely qualified for this role.

My experience as a Mental Health Clinician has included providing counseling and therapy to individuals, couples, and families; assessing mental health needs; developing treatment plans; and working with both clients and healthcare professionals in an effort to coordinate care. I have also written reports, kept accurate records of client progress, and participated in case reviews.

I am an empathetic and patient clinician with the ability to work well in a team environment. I possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills which have allowed me to build effective relationships with clients. In addition, I am proficient in working with both adults and children, as well as those suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance abuse.

I am confident in my ability to make a positive contribution to your team of Mental Health Clinicians and am excited at the prospect of joining your organization. Please contact me to arrange an interview at your earliest convenience. I look forward to discussing how I can help provide quality mental health care services for the community.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


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