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Therapist Position, Outpatient ($3,000 Sign on Bonus) for AMFTs and LMFTs

  • Mon, February 28, 2022 2:54 PM
    Message # 12631300

    Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program    

    At Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.

    If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

    Job Description
    The Primary Therapist is a therapeutic guide, journeying with the clients on their road to recovery, from admission through discharge. The Primary Therapist provides clinical assessments and contributes insightful, practical and meaningful information to the development of treatment plans. He/she orients new clients to the treatment program and makes introductions to the staff and other program participants. Each Primary Therapist carries a caseload and provides clinical treatment in the form of, but not limited to, individual, family and group counseling. As a member of the treatment team, the Primary Therapist meets weekly in collaborative fashion with the rest of the team to discuss cases. Licensed clinicians (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.) and registered associates must possess knowledge of mental health conditions, dual diagnosis, and/or chemical dependency.


        Completing the Biopsychosocial assessment within one day of admission (the parent and/or client components**)
        Meeting with clients within twenty-four hours of admission to establish therapeutic rapport
        Completing the Comprehensive Treatment Plan and Integrated Treatment Summary within three days of admission
        Identifying weekly treatment goals and writing contracts specific to individual client needs
        Writing and facilitating the Discharge Summary
        Individual psychotherapy sessions, 1 time weekly for each client
        Conjoint family psychotherapy sessions once per week
        Facilitating professional groups as assigned
        Facilitating Multifamily and Alumni groups
        Interfacing with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as required
        Meeting with each client in individual sessions as clinically indicated, providing psychotherapeutic interventions to thoroughly educate each client to the treatment plan and its intent, target dates, and revisions
        Being appropriately accessible to family members
        Conjoint family therapy is scheduled at least once each week to address issues related to the client’s family experience. The therapist ensures that each family member is fully educated to the CTP, its goals and methods and the client’s discharge plan. It is key that the family know how to approach and implement all discharge recommendations.
        Facilitating group therapy, workshops, and educational groups as directed by the program schedule
        Assessing suicidality and the possibility of danger to self or others
        Charting each client’s progress throughout the treatment experience
        Charting after each individual, group, and family session
        Educating each client as needed
        Beginning and ending groups in a timely fashion
        Creating a written plan for continuing care (DC plan) and discharge summary
        The Primary Therapist attends all treatment planning meetings, all treatment review and goals setting groups, in-service trainings, and general staff meetings and clinical retreats
        The Primary Therapist “oversees” the daily treatment experience of each of his/her clients
        The Primary Therapist may provide additional clinical support for other clinical team members in their absence
        The Primary Therapist may be required to travel to other facilities to attend trainings

    This is a full-time position that will work Monday through Friday, 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at


        The Primary Therapist must possess a Master’s or Doctorate degree in an appropriate field
        Clinicians must be licensed or registered in the state in which they are applying
        Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program utilizes MFT and SW associates and psychological assistants under the supervision of an appropriate Licensed Independent Practitioner.
        The Primary Therapist must have at least one year in acute care or cliental treatment or closely related experience.
        Must understand the therapeutic process, understand confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethics

    Additional Information
    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

    For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at

    Last modified: Mon, February 28, 2022 2:57 PM | Anonymous

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