Mental Health Counselor
Austin Anxiety and Trauma Specialists
San Antonio, TX US
Posted ago
Austin Anxiety and Trauma Specialists
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!
Responsibilities
  • Create individualized treatment plans that include goals and objectives for each patient
  • Refer patients and family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
  • Assist with intervention for patients when a crisis occurs
  • Assess patients’ mental condition based on review of medical information, interviews, observation, tests, and collaboration with other staff members
  • Reassess patient situations and provide appropriate follow-up care based on their current needs

  • Provide high-quality therapy to individuals on a mostly weekly basis
  • Maintain proper notes and documentation
  • Guides clients in the development of skills and strategies to deal with their problems. Encourages clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives and helps them develop insight into themselves and their relationships
  • Create a safe space for clients to come to where they feel seen and heard 
  • Evaluates client's mental condition based on review of client information. Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
  • Build a trusting relationship and rapport with clients 
  • Offer resources and referrals when needed and necessary

Qualifications
  • State licensure that is current, unrestricted, and in good standing for a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) or equivalent
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical ability as well as outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are needed
  • Additional certifications required: CPR, BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a clinical setting working as a mental health therapist
  • This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent and a bachelor’s degree in a field such as counseling or social work; we prefer a master’s degree

  • Training and/or experience in treating anxiety and trauma-related disorders
  • EMDR training preferred
  • Must be a licensed LPC, LCSW, or Psychologist
  • Must be licensed in TX
  • Must be comfortable working remotely
  • Must be proficient in virtual technology Ex: Gmail, zoom, electronic EHR, etc

Compensation
$56,000 - $81,000 yearly
About Austin Anxiety and Trauma Specialists

Austin Anxiety and Trauma Specialists is a group practice dedicated to providing high quality therapy to a variety of issues with special attention to our expertise in anxiety and trauma related disorders

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