Staff Therapist- Licensed Associate Clinician

Associate Level Clinician (LAC, LMSW, LMFTA)

Salary: $27.98 to $33.16 per hour plus benefits

Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time

A vibrant growing peer-led organization is seeking a full-time associate level therapist to see members at our West Valley facility in Avondale, AZ. We are looking for a Licensed Associate Clinician to provide behavioral health and substance abuse counseling in accordance with the agency’s mission statement. As a counselor, you will conduct diagnostic assessments, develop person-centered treatment plans, facilitate group counseling and psycho-education, individual and family counseling, as well as train staff on clinically related topics.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health.
  • Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences.
  • Examine issues including mental health, substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships, LGBTQIA+ issues, self-image, stress management and suicide prevention.
  • Work with families.
  • Help clients define and execute identified treatment goals.
  • Refer members to community resources based on identified needs.
  • Take a holistic approach to member care.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy


  • 6+ month experience providing counseling services to adults
  • Program experience at a recovery center, private practice, or group home setting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Professional Certifications & Licenses:

  • Valid associate level clinical license in the state of Arizona required.
  • Valid associate level substance abuse counseling credential.

Other Requirements:

  • Self-identify as a peer by the International Association of Peer Supporters (INAPS) or Mental Health America definition and/or have (or have had a history) of a Mental Health/Behavioral Health or Substance Use/Abuse Diagnosis
  • At least 21 years of age (Bona Fide Occupational Qualification): Required
  • Valid AZ Driver’s License
  • Criminal Background Verification
  • Pre-Hire and Random Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • Personal Vehicle
  • Covid-19 Vaccination and Booster