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Mental Health Counselor

The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for the coordination of service delivery to clients with mental health concerns and in providing the following core services: diagnostic and assessment, individual, and family therapy.

Individuals who have their LPC and Spanish speaking are highly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explain and uphold client’s rights, including confidentiality and mandated reporting
  • Complete a diagnostic and assessment on all clients referred, gathering information from referral source, client chart and other pertinent sources, including family members and past providers of care
  • Determine 5- axis DSM V diagnoses
  • Complete Treatment Plan and authorizations for services as required by individual insurance payers.
  • Provide individual, and family therapy to assist clients in their insight development and achievement of personal goals through treatment planning process
  • Document all contacts, referrals and other necessary information
  • Maintain client records that are accurate, comprehensive and adhere to documentation policies and billing timelines.
  • Meet weekly productivity standards as set by Director.
  • Engage families and significant others as needed to support treatment goals.
  • Apply crisis management skills when necessary to stabilize clients.
  • Maintain monthly statistics and provide reports as needed to Program Director 
  • Participate in weekly case reviews of clients in peer group supervision
  • Accept cultural diversity and integrate the family’s values and culture into initial conversations
  • Identify and participate in other trainings or committees that can further enhance professional growth
  • (Licensed staff only) Opportunities to provide clinical supervision to licensed graduate social workers, interns and others, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

Education – Requires a Masters in Counseling. Individuals must have their LPC

Experience – Must have 3 years of relevant experience providing therapy to child/youth, families, adults. The ability to communicate proficiently in English. Working knowledge of Windows and Word; knowledge of patient confidentiality issues and HIPAA compliance/regulation are essential. Valid Driver’s License needed.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex, multi-step instructions and make appropriate independent decisions as necessary

Physical Demands – Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment – Mostly in a typical office and/or home setting with quiet to moderate noise level. May be exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity due to outside weather conditions.   


Contact Dr. Phyllis Braxton for application.


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