Outpatient Therapist, Counselor, Clinical Social Worker
Seeking fully licensed outpatient mental health therapist for growing therapy and psychiatry practice. One full time (4 days a week) contractual position is available. Work week would include three days in the Bad Axe office, with one day in the Sandusky office.

Lakeshore Therapy is a growing, high quality outpatient counseling practice with psychiatry services in Sanilac and Huron counties. Psychiatry services include GeneSight genetic testing for most appropriate psychotropic medications. Flexible job options are now available for fully licensed Social Workers or Licensed Professional Counselors to provide psychotherapy for all ages in a supportive, growing, collegial private practice setting. Highly competitive wage based on kept sessions with caseload.  Monday-Thursday 1145am-745pm schedule with Fridays off suggested. Flexible scheduling available with option to work a weekend day if desired. LMSW with experience preferred. Computer literacy and typing skills a must. Liability insurance required.

Job Description Summary: Administer therapeutic treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral modification and motivational interviewing to assist clients in controlling their substance use and co-occurring disorders and other areas of concern. Provide individual and family counseling services to clients and families to assist them in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment. Assess and evaluate as dictated by his/her Master’s, or Ph D degree or at his/her level of licensure.

Requirements: The fully licensed therapist must be able to clinically assess and document the needs of each client, along with forming an effective treatment plan for all age groups. Provision of professional counseling services to individuals, children, couples and family systems to improve social functioning, maximize their potential and work with clients to reach goals. Applicant must be personable, have the ability to manage their caseload and the ability to work with diverse clientele and cultural backgrounds. Evenings are required. Must have computer skills and the ability to utilize an electronic health record as well as complete all necessary paperwork. Organized, detail oriented and self-motivated clinicians desired. A valid license to practice in the State of Michigan is required.

Responsibilities and Duties: Job will consist of running a clinical caseload with 45-55 minute visits up to 40 clinical hours per week. Candidate will be required to do intakes as well as treatment of mental health disorders while coordinating care with medical professionals. Must be competent at intake assessment, diagnosis and treatment, rapport building and ethical use of therapeutic techniques.

Qualifications and Skills: Must have computer skills competent enough to complete electronic medical records and treatment plans in timely manner. 45 word per minute minimum typing speed requested, 60 words per minute preferred. Candidate must have excellent clinical skills and be able to treat all DSM 5 mental health disorders in a manner consistent with ethical and proven therapy techniques.

Benefits: Therapist will be furnished with clinical support staff for insurance verification and initial scheduling of intakes, professional office space (including furniture, laptop, other decorations), billing services, enrollment, participation and credentialing with major insurance companies, intakes and referrals to fill practice, and other requirements as needed to practice.

Send letter of interest and résumé to info@lakeshoretherapy.com