June 27, 2023

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Therapist/Counselor (Full Time)


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Brigid Flynn

Human Resources

Last Update on February 29, 2024

Cornerstone Healing Center is seeking a licensed therapist or Counselor to join our team. In this clinical role, you will provide group and individual counseling to our clients. Your expertise in addictions and mental health will be crucial as you make diagnoses, collaborate with medical staff, and complete vital information for utilization review. You will closely monitor clients’ progress from admission to discharge, keeping the Clinical Director and Case Managers informed of any issues or problems. Additionally, you will ensure all documentation adheres to state licensing requirements.

As a therapist, you will report to the Clinical Director.


LAC, LPC, LISAC, LASAC, or MSW Preferred


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Psychology, Counseling, Mental Health, Professional Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy 

Additional competencies

  • Must have at least two (2) years of clean and sober experience if in recovery
  • Preferably holds a Drug and Alcohol counseling certificate such as CADAC, CAP, CAAP, CRSS, or any other relevant license or certification issued in the state of Arizona
  • Ability to prioritize and provide appropriate treatment protocols
  • Current certification in CPR & First Aid
  • Trauma-Informed Training (EMDR)

Duties and Responsibilities

Your primary responsibilities as a Therapist will include:

  • Following clients’ progress throughout the treatment process
  • Conducting weekly therapy groups
  • Meeting with clients individually to create, revise, and review treatment plans, and provide counseling in individual and group settings
  • Documenting progress notes in client files after each session
  • Maintaining regular contact with the Clinical Director to report individuals’ progress
  • Attending and participating in mandatory weekly staff meetings to discuss client care and treatment-related matters
  • Demonstrating knowledge of the program’s policy and procedure manual
  • Continuing professional development by adhering to Federal, State, and County regulations on client confidentiality and staff code of ethics
  • Pursuing continuous training, attending seminars, and earning CEUs as needed
  • Utilizing crisis intervention techniques to recognize and resolve emotional stress
  • Providing current alcohol/drug information and available resources to clients, groups, and families
  • Assessing and incorporating the client’s case management needs, goals, and objectives into the treatment plan and referring them to appropriate staff or external resources
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with the client’s family/significant other/support network as clinically appropriate during their treatment
  • Collaborating with the client to develop and implement a discharge plan
  • Performing any other duties as assigned


Medical and Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off
Sick Leave

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