Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Along the Path Counseling Services, P.C.
Elgin, IL US
Posted ago
Along the Path Counseling Services, P.C.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor - Recent Grads Encouraged to Apply

Are you searching for a meaningful and self-fulfilling career? Are you a passionate and caring professional? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity at our practice. Be part of our supportive team. We meet clients along their path and together work towards the lasting change they are seeking. We will also meet you along your path and together work towards developing your career in counseling. 

Responsibilities include providing individual and group mental health counseling, diagnostic evaluations, developing tailored treatment plans with goals and objectives, crisis intervention when needed, and following up with patients to ensure they're getting the best care possible.

Our ideal candidate holds a current Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license, is seeking clinical consultation, training, and collegial connection and is able to work until 8 pm three days a week and until 6 pm on the other days. If this sounds like a rewarding opportunity, please apply now!

Along the Path is located in Rockford, IL. Our city features something enjoyable for everyone such as museums, gardens, theatre, and sports. Benefit from the affordable housing options and enjoy the diverse selection of restaurants. Our county has more than 40 Forest Preserves nearby and over 100 miles of hiking trails so you can easily surround yourself in nature. Rockford is a 60 minute drive to O’Hare Airport, 60 minutes to Madison, and 90 minutes to Milwaukee.


  • Assess patients’ mental condition based on a review of medical information, interviews, observation, tests, and collaboration with other staff members
  • Recommend community services or specialists for patients and family members in need
  • Evaluate patients’ circumstances on a regular basis and provide necessary follow-up care
  • Create individualized treatment plans that include goals and objectives for each patient
  • Develop and implement one or more counseling groups
  • Coordinate with social and medical agencies, healthcare providers, and community outreach programs to provide clients with needed services
  • Complete continuing education courses to maintain Illinois state license certification and stay up-to-date on the latest practices
  • Continue to refine clinical skills and the quality of counseling provided as a whole and on a case-by-case basis
  • Develop as well as seek opportunities to inform the community of various mental health topics/issues

  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical ability as well as outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are needed

  • Master's Degree from a CACREP Accredited Counseling Program
  • Illinois LPC or LCPC License or eligible to take the licensing exam within the next few months
  • Possess self-knowledge
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

$52,200 - $63,000 yearly
About Along the Path Counseling Services, P.C.

Along the Path is located in Rockford, IL.

Our mission is to empower people to unlock their full potential. This is true for both the clients and the clinicians at the practice. We strive to provide excellent counseling through collaboration, self-reflection, ongoing education, monthly case consultations and weekly triadic and/or one-to-one supervision.

We offer:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Retirement plan 100% funded by ATP after 2 years of employment
  • Recently updated fully furnished personal office 
  • Opportunity to earn quarterly bonuses as well as a generous perk for education and licensing expenses

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