Outpatient Therapist, Counselor, Clinical Social Worker
Seeking fully licensed outpatient mental health therapists for a growing therapy practice.
Lakeshore Therapy is a growing, high quality outpatient counseling practice in Sanilac and Huron counties. 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. We are proud to offer a highly competitive wage based on kept sessions, health and dental insurance, matching retirement savings, Health Savings Account employer contribution, CEU funds, AFLAC and more. Monday-Thursday workdays 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 are a must.
Job Description Summary: Administer therapeutic treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral modification, trauma treatment and/or motivational interviewing to assist clients in improving ability to cope while decreasing symptoms in their identified 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 scope of practice within domain of Master’s, or PhD degree and 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, 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. Some evenings are required. Must have computer skills and the ability to utilize an electronic health record as well as complete all necessary related casework. 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 from 20, up to 35 clinical hours per week. Candidate will be required to complete intakes as well as treatment planning for mental health disorders while coordinating care with Community medical professionals. Must be competent at intake assessment, diagnosis, 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 utilizing Evidenced Based Practices.
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