Therapist for Non-Profit
Denver, CO Nest56
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JOB TITLE   Nest56 Therapist
REPORTS TO  Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness

SUPERVISES Nest56 Clinical Interns

FLSA STATUS  Exempt, Full Time



At TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes), we are building a movement that galvanizes communities, empowers young people, and puts an end to youth homelessness. We won’t stop until every young person is valued, empowered and safe. TGTHR is committed to building a culture of equity, inclusivity, and non-violence for all individuals. For more information, visit

The following values guide all of our efforts:

  • We believe growth is rooted in relationships.
  • We believe in wildly celebrating resilience.
  • We believe there is strength in diversity. 
  • We believe in promoting youth voices. 
  • We believe that housing is a fundamental right.

Are you an experienced trauma informed therapist that is passionate about working with young adults that were involved in the child welfare system or have experienced homelessness? Do you enjoy building relationships with young adults in creative ways? Do you take initiative and enjoy building community collaborations?  Do you enjoy supervising and training counseling and social work students? Do you also enjoy a dynamic work environment where you get to mentor staff on the best relational approaches to connecting with young people? Do you have a high threshold for sometimes chaotic but always rewarding work? Then join the team at TGTHR! 


Nest56 at Denargo Market is a 56-unit supportive housing complex for young people between the ages of 18-24 in which TGTHR is the contracted service provider. While living here, residents are offered employment and education assistance, support and inclusivity groups, counseling services, life-skills development, mental and physical wellness support, housing navigation when they leave, and an array of individual and group activities. 


  • Provide individual and group therapy for residents ages 18-24.
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety assessments, and occasionally issue M-1 holds
  • Utilize regular assessments to monitor client well-being and progress towards goals
  • Provide supervision, mentorship and guidance to clinical interns from both counseling and social work master’s level programs
  • Manage the data entry of clinical notes into Salesforce, TGTHR’s EHR system
  • Audit notes for accuracy and Medicaid compliance
  • Work collaboratively with the program manager and case managers to provide excellent individualized therapeutic supports including creating treatment plans, attending staffings, and collaborating with outside professionals
  • Mentor staff on youth specific approaches and philosophies including attachment theory, trauma informed care, and positive youth development. 
  • Ensure program compliance with state licensure, accreditation, and county contracts. 
  • Establish and maintain positive rapport and relationships with all residents, staff, or other community members involved at Nest56.
  • Network and build relationships with community partners to support the program.
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness to implement emerging best practices. 
  • Currently licensed as a  clinician (LPC/LCSW/LAC/MFT/Psychologist) in the state of Colorado for at least 3 years, and be supervisor eligible (for LPCs this is the 3-3-4 rule)
  • Ability to flex schedule for evening groups
  • Ability to act as “on-call” one time monthly to support staff
  • Has a deep understanding of trauma informed/responsive care
  • Culturally competent and demonstrates commitment to continued education of social justice, especially the intersection of systems involving youth,race, sexuality, gender, ability, and socioeconomics. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Leadership and team building skills. 
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Able to understand and respect the importance of confidentiality.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a dynamic environment, in a team setting.
  • Strong computer skills, including GSuite, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time while also performing typing duties.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and other strenuous activities. 
  • TGTHR's important work classifies our employees and program participants as high risk. Our staff's health, safety and ability to provide critical services remain our most important priorities. If you are hired, you will be required to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or are able to receive one within seven weeks of hire.


  • Experience working with youth/young adults
  • Experience working with individuals who have experienced homelessness
  • Experience working with youth who have systems involvement  
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION Salary Range: $70,000-$74,000 / yr  

  • $2000 hiring bonus (after completing 12 months of employment)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Accident Insurance, TGTHR pays 85% of employee only premiums and 100% of AD&D and Basic Life insurance
  • Paid Time Off (96 hours earned for first two years of service)
  • Paid Sick Leave (48 hours earned each year)
  • Paid Parental Leave (up to 4 weeks for eligible employees)
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 10 Paid Holidays & 1 Floating Holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program / Counseling Services
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with up to 3% match 
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Training
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Staff Appreciation Events
  • Annual Professional Development & Educational Stipend

TGTHR is a drug-free workplace. Candidates and employees must be able to pass a criminal background check.

TGTHR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are strategically invested in creating an equitable, diverse, just, and inclusive work environment. All interested individuals, including people of color, LGBTQ+ folks, women, and people with different levels of ability are particularly urged to apply. For more information on our justice, equity, diversity and inclusion efforts, visit our website here.   

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