Licensed Mental Health Therapist
Full Heart Family Therapy
Des Moines, IA US
Posted ago
Full Heart Family Therapy
Are you a passionate and caring professional who prides themselves on providing the best possible care for your patients? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity at our clinic for a mental health therapist. Responsibilities include conducting diagnostic evaluations, developing tailored treatment plans with goals and objectives, offering crisis intervention when needed, and following up with patients to ensure they're getting the best care possible. Our ideal candidate holds a current LMHC license (licensed mental health counselor) and has 1-3 years of experience counseling mental health patients. If this sounds like a rewarding opportunity, please apply now!
  • Create individualized treatment plans that include goals and objectives for each patient
  • Use patient medical information, interviews, observation, and testing as well as collaboration with other staff members to determine a patient’s mental health status
  • Assist with intervention for patients when a crisis occurs
  • Monitor each patient situation on a frequent basis and offer the appropriate follow-up care
  • Offer community resources or specialists to patients and family members who are experiencing difficulties

  • Maintain a caseload of 25-30 clinical hours/week
  • Keep all case files organized and up to date
  • Must be available some evenings
  • Attend monthly staff and case consultation meeting

  • Requires CPR and BLS (Basic Life Support) certifications
  • High school diploma or GED and a bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or equivalent; masters degree preferred
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • State licensure that is current, unrestricted, and in good standing for a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) or equivalent
  • Must have 1-3 years of mental health experience in a clinical setting

  • MA/MS or Ph.D./PsyD in Clinical Psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling, or related field
  • Clinical interest in sex and sexuality, sexual addiction, and developmental trauma
  • A high degree of presence and confidence in the room
  • Ability to provide clinical containment for individuals and couples in crisis
  • Experience working with couples and groups
  • Specialized training in trauma treatment (various trauma modalities appropriate)
  • Comfort-providing psychoeducation and directive interventions


  • ASPATS or CPTT trained betrayal trauma certification for working with partners of sex addicts, or willing to pursue certification
  • Addiction/recovery experience and 12-step knowledge
  • CSAT (Certified Sex Addiction Therapist) or willing to pursue certification

$40 - $60 hourly
About Full Heart Family Therapy

Full Heart Family Therapy is a mental health center in Des Moines, Iowa. We focus on helping support our clients with a wrap-around approach to mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual healing modalities. Our mental health team is highly trained and specializes in working with individuals, couples, and families who are healing from the effects of addiction and trauma.

Our team is highly supportive and collaborative. We value being relational and practice it within our center as well as with clients. We believe that caring for our clients starts with caring for ourselves and each other!

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