Licensed Mental Health Counselor - Therapist
Along the Path Counseling Services, P.C.
Rockford, IL US
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Along the Path Counseling Services, P.C.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Private Practice

RECENT GRADS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY - Along the Path is a small private practice offering benefits generally reserved for larger organizations such as health insurance and retirement savings. Be part of an established practice that provides quality, effective counseling. Enjoy the opportunity to reach your professional goals in a supportive, innovative environment.

Since 2009, our counselors have been meeting clients along their path and together have worked towards the lasting change clients are seeking. We will also meet you along your path and together will work towards developing your career in counseling. With dedication and demonstrated ability both clinically and administratively, there are opportunities to increase earnings and advance within the organization. Life-long learners who are creative and motivated are encouraged to apply.

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. We also encourage community involvement, seeking opportunities to discuss mental health-related topics and networking.

Our ideal candidate holds a current Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license or is exam eligible, is seeking clinical consultation, training, and collegial connection, and is able to work until 8 pm two to three days a week and until 6 pm on the other days. Scheduling is flexible. Apply and find out if Along the Path is a good fit for you!

Along the Path is located in Rockford, IL. Our city features museums, gardens, theaters, and sports. There's something for everyone. 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 with 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
  • Create individualized treatment plans that include goals and objectives for each patient
  • Develop and implement one or more counseling groups
  • 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
  • Actively address mental health topics/issues within the community


  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical ability
  • Illinois LPC or LCPC License or eligible to take the licensing exam within the next few months (Non-Licensed Clinicians MUST have a Master's Degree from a CACREP Accredited Counseling Program)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Motivated to advance my career in counseling
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in technology - electronic medical records, scheduling, Mac and iOS.
  • Possess self-knowledge

$52,000 - $63,750 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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