Full or Part-time Therapists in West Des Moines

September 8, 2017

    • Glen Haven Counseling Resources is a thriving private/shared group practice that is looking for full or part time Iowa licensed therapists, (Ph.D., Psy.D., LISW, LMHC), to join us in West Des Moines. We provide professional outpatient clinical services to a wide variety of individuals, couples, families and children in our growing and active suburban community. Feel free to learn more about us at www.glenhavencounseling.com
      If you are interested please send a resume, complete curriculum vitae and 2 letters of recommendation to Dr. Daniel Earle at docearle@msn.com or mail to 3408 Woodland Ave., Suite 102 West Des Moines, IA 50266 and/or call us at 515-225-2015.

Play Therapists-Central Iowa School Based MH Program

September 6, 2017

    Job Opportunities: Hiring Play Therapists for 56 Central Iowa School Based Mental Health Program
    You'll enjoy a Great Work Environment, Great Hours! Great Pay! Fully licensed Full-time therapists earn from 50-60K based on insurance reimbursements. Temporarily licensed therapists may apply and supervision is provided at no cost( with a one-year committment post licensure).
    401 K Plan with generous match after 1 year.
    Positions available in Marion, Polk , Dallas, Jasper, Warren, Greene, Story and Madison schools.
    School-based Mental Health Therapist-
    Integrative Counseling Solutions, Inc. seeks an individual with a Master's degree and a LISW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, to join our growing School Based Team. Additional certification in EMDR, RPT, RPT-S and CADC are desirable.
    Year round position with flexible summer hours and play therapy training offered through Integrative's Institute of Play Therapy.
    • Duties include:
    • Evaluating and assessing children, parents and families and developing specific mental health treatment plan.
    • Providing individual and family therapy services with emphasis on dealing with trauma and building resilience.
    • Collaborating with school staff to meet needs of children and families.
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to:
    Integrative Counseling Solutions, Inc.; 1200 Valley West Drive #302; West Des Moines, IA 50131; Phone-515-267-1340; Fax – 515-267-1355; cgarland@integrativecs.net; or APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.integrativecs.net/hiring
    Hiring: Therapists with experience using Play Therapy Techniques, RPT, RPT-S, or those with CADC and/or EMDR trainning for 56 Central Iowa School Based Mental Health Program
    Come Play with Us! We are an interdisciplinary team of 13 licensed therapists, 6 skill development counselors, Psychiatrist and Psych Nurse. If you are dedicated to changing the lives of children and being a lifelong learner you will be the right fit for our team. We are Integrative Counseling Solutions, Inc. serving Central Iowa schools and 2 offices with School and Office Based Mental Health for over 9 years.
    We have just begun our journey into training with Integrative's Institute of Play Therapy Training. You will enjoy the benefit of training ($20/day including lunch) with Iowa's premier Play Therapist professors/instructors.
    Please apply above or email resume to: cgarland@integrativecs.net
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Mental Health Therapist at UNI

September 4, 2017

    Mental Health Therapist
    Provides assessment and individual and group therapy to a diverse student population; provides consultation to faculty and staff regarding students’ counseling needs; plans and conducts workshops and other outreach activities for various university groups; participates in training and professional development activities; provides crisis assessment and intervention services; and practices in accordance with appropriate legal and ethical standards.
    Master’s or doctoral degree in mental health counseling, psychology, social work, or marriage and family therapy plus at least two years of experience providing direct client therapy required. Iowa licensure as a mental health counselor, psychologist, social worker, or marriage and family therapist or ability to attain a license within one year of hire also required. College counseling center experience and experience serving diverse and underserved populations preferred. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.
    UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
    The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Friday, September 15, 2017 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. UNI is a tobacco free campus.
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Director of Clinical and Community Services; Candeo

July 25, 2017

    Candeo is offering a unique opportunity to the right individual. Candeo has historically been a Home and Community Based provider of services to individuals with an intellectual disability, brain injury and/or mental health diagnosis and specializes in dual diagnosis of ID/MH. We are expanding services to include BHIS and therapy to give our clients the opportunity for a holistic approach to services. Our Director of Clinical and Community Services will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with our HCBS services and work with strong operational and executive level teams to build the mental health supports.
    The right individual will have a proven track record of expanding services and a strong supervisory history. Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences, Human Services or Social Work. All applicants are required to possess a current licensure as an LISW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist with at least 3-5 years of clinical and supervision experience and the ability to provide counseling and mental health services.
    The Director of Clinical and Community Services will be responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating through supervisors and key professional personnel the functions of the community-based services to assure effective programs and operations in accordance with the agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies, standards and practices. Direction and guidance are available from the Chief Executive Officer. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and full benefits.
    Education/Training/Experience/Licenser/Certification Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences, Human Services or Social Work
  • Current LISW, LMFT, LMHC or Psychology with at least 3-5 years of clinical and supervision experience and able to provide counseling and mental health services.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to promote implementation of effective service delivery
  • Understanding of both clinical and community outcomes
  • Knowledge of and the ability to implement current theoretical approaches
  • Knowledge of and the willingness to utilize viable resources within the community as an adjunct to treatment
  • Knowledge of service evaluation and development
  • Training in psychosocial functioning, assessment skills and intervention strategies, mobilization of individual and/or family strengths, and the role of the social, economic, and environmental factors in the development and resolution of personal and family needs.
    Skill or Proficiency Requirements:
  • Demonstrates importance of empowering individual and the value of person-centered services.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and familiar with EHR Software
  • Exceptionally effective organizational, time management and stress management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
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Ames: Clear Brook Counseling Professionals

June 22, 2017

We each have our specialty. And at Clear Brook Counseling Professionals, we work together to provide therapy — family, couples, or individual — that will deliver the best results for all unique needs. We believe life has meaning, and every moment is worth living. That’s the end goal. At Clear Brook the experience is a coordinated team of counselors, proven treatment, and techniques that work. Counseling and therapy are more than sitting on a couch. The process is about finding clarity in the situation, taking action and seeing change. Clear Brook Counseling Professionals weave proven practices and life-exercises into therapy to help foster results.

Specific Clinical Therapist Duties:
  • Facilitating client access to care
  • Documenting and reporting to referral providers
  • Participating on multidisciplinary teams to present cases for proper treatment
  • Attending monthly in-service trainings, and weekly case reviews


Required education:

  • Master's
Required licenses or certifications:
  • LMFT
  • LISW
  • LMHC
  • Temporary Licensed MHC or MFT
  • Licensed Psychologists
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Therapist Wanted in Quad City Area

May 10, 2017

Iowa licensed mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, or social worker needed part time for a thriving private practice in the Quad City, Clinton area. This is an independent contractor position with a good referral base and unlimited clientele potential. Good office and billing support with quick turnaround. Must be willing to work with children and adults. This is an excellent opportunity for extra income for those of us who love doing therapy. If interested, please contact Jan Green at healingplace215@hotmail.com

Positions Available With Family Legacy Counseling in Johnston, IA

March 10, 2017

Family Legacy Counseling in Johnston, IA is expanding our services and we are looking for clinicians with experience working with adults, providing outpatient counseling, including individual, group, couples, premarital, adolescent and family therapy. Our practice is very well-established in the Des Moines metro area, and has provided mental health services from a Christian perspective for the past 25 years. We are looking for quality clinicians with a Master’s degree in clinical social work, counseling psychology, or marriage and family therapy, etc. Those working towards licensure are also welcome to apply. The practice has high name recognition in central Iowa, in the church community, in the local medical and counseling professions, as well as in the community at large. Our referral base is solid, drawing from a wide area of the Des Moines metro area and surrounding communities in central Iowa. Job Description: Provide outpatient counseling, including individual, group, couples, premarital, adolescent and family therapy Provide direct clinical service delivery consistent with best practice standards Offer clinical consultation to parents, extended family, teachers and other adult caregivers as needed Develop and grow clinical practice through consultation and networking with pastors, physicians, schools Conduct formal clinical assessments of newly admitted clients Develop and oversee the of implementation of treatment plans. Job Requirements: Minimum Education: Master’s degree in a clinical discipline (i.e., clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy). Job Requirements: Minimum Education: Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or related field OR Master’s degree in a clinical discipline (i.e., clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy). Minimum Licensure Requirements: Licensed as a PSY. D, LISW, LMHC, or LMFT. Pre-licensed individuals will be considered. Compensation: Typical compensation for full time work (25 client hours per week) is estimated at a salary of $100,000/year. Qualified candidates wanting more information may contact our office at (515) 727-1338 and ask to speak with Dr. Joel Ashby or email their vita to joel@familylegacycounseling.com

Staff Counselor Des Moines University

March 9, 2017

Des Moines University is currently accepting applications for a Staff Counselor who will provide psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. The primary goals of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) are to contribute to DMU’s commitment to provide a supportive campus environment, to promote psychological health and well-being for all students, and to empower students to achieve academic and professional success. Over 100 years old, Des Moines University is a health sciences graduate university comprised of three colleges offering eight graduate degrees. Located in the #1 Best City for Young Professionals (Forbes.com, 2014), Des Moines University continues its vision of being a leader in innovative health education that promotes life-long learning. Qualifications include: • Master's degree in counseling or clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or related field. • At least two years post-degree experience required. Experience providing psychological services in a University counseling center preferred. • Must be licensed in the state of Iowa. For complete job description, benefit summary, or to apply visit www.dmu.edu/employment. Please submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references at time of online submission. Application submission deadline is April 7, 2017. Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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Private Practice Therapist-Urbandale

January 20, 2017

Open position in our private practice--Join our team! www.newheightscounseling.org   We are currently expanding with an opening for a new addition to our private practice! We are seeking an independently licensed individual that is interested working along side an excellent team of other therapists! Qualified candidates will have a master’ degree or higher in psychology, counseling, or social work field. Candidates must be independently licensed in the State of Iowa (LMHC, LISW, LMFT, LP), and must have at least 2 years experience in the counseling, psychology, social work, or mental health field. For more information about the opportunity to join the New Heights Team please contact us at: info@newheightscounseling.org; 515-274-9690. Ask for Jessica Romey or Jim Wilwerding    

Mental Health Therapist- House of Mercy

January 10, 2017


Provides the following services to clients including: conducting face-to-face assessments; establishing diagnoses; making treatment suggestions; ordering Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) services (when indicated); and, assisting with referrals to BHIS providers. Provides mental health, substance abuse, trauma, and personal growth related therapy services to clients. Responsibilities encompass the provision of advanced evaluative, preventive, therapeutic, restorative and personal care services to assist in meeting the complex psychosocial needs of clients and their families, thus enabling them to better utilize program services and resources in order to achieve their optimal level of change/well-being.


Provides therapy services in individual and group sessions.

Provides crisis intervention and conflict resolution assistance. Demonstrates ability to differentiate between emergency and non-emergency tasks and responds accordingly.

Provides immediate supportive counseling and necessary assistance to clients dealing with a crisis or emergency situation.

Provides continuum of services that includes appropriate mental health supports, etc.

Completes an initial assessment through utilization of proven tools including the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM). Obtains bio-psychosocial history information and identifies client needs by interviewing the client, reviewing available records, conferring with other professionals and appropriate House of Mercy staff, and contacting other information sources as necessary and appropriate. Analysis and evaluation of client situation consistently reflects advanced competency in psychosocial assessment and diagnosis.

Performs a comprehensive assessment (psychosocial history) to analyze and synthesize the client’s status and addresses the client’s strengths, problems, and areas of clinical concern. On an ongoing basis assesses client needs/strengths, behaviors, and progress toward desired outcomes. Specifically monitors client progress in areas of personal growth, education, prenatal care, parenting, employment, living skills, etc. Determines need for outside professional evaluations and independently refers to community practitioners/agencies as needed.

Provides psychosocial counseling/treatment services to restore clients to optimum social and physical well-being (within their capacity). Provides therapy in individual and group sessions for co-occurring, mental health, trauma, and personal growth related concerns.

Provides family and/or couples therapy services in designated situations.

Develops treatment plans based upon assessment and in accordance with program requirements, state regulations, etc. Communicates pertinent treatment plan information to clinical staff as needed. Implements plan and monitors patient's progress.

Conducts regular case review meetings to review and discuss client progress, assure consistent implementation of treatment plan goals/objectives, and promote team involvement in problem solving/resolution.

Coordinates services with community agencies as needed to provide an extended, high quality continuum of care.

Prepares and distributes required reports and other documentation of services according to House of Mercy policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations and licensing requirements.


Provides statistical and research information as requested and/or required by laws, regulations or licensing requirements.

Participates in public relations and media efforts to promote House of Mercy; attends community and informational meetings to keep House of Mercy current and to network with other agencies; attends training on relevant topics to stay current in meeting requirements of licensing and other regulations, and to obtain information to better serve clientele.

Participates in the education and training of residents, students and providers in coordination with supervisor.

Assists with referrals to community resources when appropriate.

Assists the Director in the development of programs and/or curriculum, as directed.


Master’s Degree in a human services related discipline, required.

Temporary license to provide mental health therapy in the State of Iowa, required.

Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within first 30 days of employment.

Understand medical terminology and communicate effectively with healthcare professionals.
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