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Mental Health Therapist

Perry, IA
From $60,000.00 per year


The Behavioral Therapist will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide professional level counseling to individuals under the direction of the Director. As a member of the treatment team, he/she is responsible for providing a broad range of treatment services including individual, group, and family therapy, crisis intervention as well as completing assessments and reports. Work closely with guardians, families, and referral sources to provide quality care to those served.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Attends to the full spectrum of therapeutic needs of individuals served
  2. Collect information about individuals through interviews, observation, and tests.
  3. Guide individuals in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their past trauma.
  4. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to individual’s treatment
  5. Maintain billing information; submit billing information to the business office in a timely manner
  6. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
  7. Act as a liaison with other organizations for the coordination of care of the individual
  8. Ensure all standards by governing agencies and referral sources are met.
  9. Attend all required training and meetings.
  10. Assists with employee training on mental illness, mental health treatment and others at requested or assigned
  11. Interfaces with the community to help promote Inside Out Wellness and Advocacy’s mission and values
  12. Provides on-call services, when necessary
  13. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintainingpersonal networks; participating in professional organizations
  14. Treat all people with respect and dignity; act as an advocate as needed.
  15. Work with all co-workers, staff, and outside agencies in a cooperative and professional manner.
  16. Follow all Inside Out Wellness and Advocacy’s Policies and Procedures
  17. Communicate with other departmental staff (residential, work services, employment services) as necessary to ensure
  18. coordination of quality service provision for clients.
  19. Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in social work or Mental Health Counseling
  • Current Iowa Licensure
  • 3–5-year experience with therapy services
  • Experience with MS Office


  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not restrict or prescribe the tasks that may be assigned.
  • Critical features of this job have been described in the narrative. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Clinic
  • Inpatient
  • In-person
  • Outpatient

Ability to Relocate:

  • Perry, IA 50220: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Please ensure that your application is accurately reviewed by providing updated contact information within your resume. Additionally, attach your resume, cover letter, and references to complete your application. We appreciate your attention to detail and look forward to considering your candidacy for our available positions.

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