Mental Health Counselor
Full Heart Family Therapy
Des Moines, IA US
Posted ago
Full Heart Family Therapy
Our clinic is looking for a caring mental health therapist dedicated to providing the best possible therapeutic service to our patients. You'll be in charge of doing 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. The ideal applicant will have 1-3 years of clinical experience treating mental health patients and a current LMHC license (licensed mental health counselor). If you're interested in advancing your mental health career, apply today!
  • Refer patients and family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
  • Assess patients’ mental condition based on review of medical information, interviews, observation, tests, and collaboration with other staff members
  • Create individualized treatment plans that include goals and objectives for each patient
  • Evaluate patients’ circumstances on a regular basis and provide necessary follow-up care
  • Aid with crisis intervention for patients when they are in a state of distress

  • 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

  • High school diploma or GED and a bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or equivalent; masters degree preferred
  • Additional certifications required: CPR, BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • Must have 1-3 years of mental health experience in a clinical setting
  • Current and unrestricted state license as an LMHC (licensed mental health counselor) or equivalent
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and great communication and interpersonal skills

  • MA/MS or Ph.D./PsyD in Clinical Psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling, or a 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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