PRIMARY THERAPIST (Per Diem)
Foundations Recovery Network - Michael's House - Palm Springs, CA

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Michael's House, part of Foundations Recovery Network, is a residential treatment center that provides integrated treatment to persons with addiction and/or mental health conditions. Through the use of the Foundations Treatment Model, our staff addresses the complex needs of individuals who are struggling against co-occurring disorders.

Position Summary

Following intake, our Primary Therapists are responsible for all aspects of client are and therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts individual and group therapy sessions with Residential clients
Responsible for updating and collaborating with referents
Participates in weekly staff meetings regarding each client and gives recommendations
Performs all other duties as required or assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment
Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment
Working knowledge of 12-step, DBT and MI technique and programs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands

Education and Experience

Master's degree in psychology, social work, or related field required.
Licensure preferred, LCSW or LMFT, or be licensed eligible
Minimum 3-5 years of experience required working as a therapist in mental health or substance abuse field

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Sits, stands, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours
Position requires some work on the computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity