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Mental Health Therapist

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION : The Psychotherapist provide diagnostic assessments, therapy, and counseling and support services for a mixed caseload including adults, adolescents, and families experiencing mental health issues, communication challenges, or family conflict. 

  • Conduct a series of sessions with a client - normally lasting 1hr to assess need, build trust and explore issues
  • Encourage the client to talk about and explore their feelings, attitudes and behaviors
  • Run group sessions with people undergoing therapy in a clinical setting 
  • Help clients develop strategies for coping with issues and for making positive changes to the way they think and behave
  • Keep up with collateral communications, clinical documentation of therapy sessions and outcomes 
  • Undergo clinical supervision, with a qualified Clinical supervisor (where applicable for licensure) in order to reflect on sessions, and to raise personal issues and professional concerns arising from work
  • Keep abreast with developments in theory and research 
  • Network within the health professional community and other potential business areas to maintain continuity of work and client base
  • Work towards employment goals as set by Simms Health 
  • Attendance to weekly group supervision 
  • Participation in bi-weekly site supervision

· WV eligible license – must be up to date or acquired before start date.
· LICSW, LPC preferred, but will consider LCSW, LGSW, and Provisionally Licensed Counselors.
· Experience with making treatment plans.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Strong work ethic.
· Practical problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Areas of Expertise:
· Addiction
· Mood Disorders
· Anxiety
· Grief and Loss
· Anger Management

· Competitive salary
-commensurate with experience ($40,000-$55,000)
· Healthcare
· Paid time off
· Flexible schedule
· Professional development assistance

Simms Health is a private practice located in downtown Martinsburg with a mission to provide extraordinary therapeutic services, be an integral resource for the community, and work to end the stigma associated with mental health treatment through a client-centered approach.

Job Type: Full-time