Hickory Trail Hospital - PHP/IOP Adolescent Therapist

PHP/IOP Adolescent Therapist – Full-Time


Job Type: Salary


Department Summary:

Hickory Trail Hospital’s Outpatient program (“Better Days” Day Hospital PHP/IOP) offers treatment for adolescents and adults Monday - Friday.  Better Days has earned exceptionally high client satisfaction scores, as we have compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated therapists who take pride in their work and focus on assisting clients in successfully reaching their goals.


We concentrate on promoting our mind-body-spirit therapeutic philosophy, ensuring clients are not only connected with our respected psychiatrists to address medication needs for mental health concerns, but we also offer animal-assisted therapy, music and art therapy, movement therapy, and other research-driven therapeutic approaches.


Position Summary:

Hickory Trail’s Outpatient Therapist role involves using evidence-based therapeutic treatment skills to assist clients in meeting their biopsychosocial needs, enabling clients to achieve their optimal level of emotional health.  This includes providing psychoeducational and skills building groups, process groups, individual and family therapy as needed, assessments, case management services, crisis intervention, and thorough aftercare planning. 



Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Counseling, or related mental health field.


Experience:  Requires a minimum of (1-3) years of direct experience in group therapy facilitation and/or direct clinical treatment for a variety of mental health concerns.

Must have excellent client rapport-building abilities, sound clinical documentation skills, assessment skills, and the ability to work efficiently and independently while providing exceptional service for our valued clients.

Combination of education, experience, and/or student internship hours may be considered.

LCSW supervision available.


Please visit hickorytrail.com and submit an application under “Careers” section or email resume to karla.perez2@uhsinc.com.