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Therapist or Therapist Trainee - Bridges 


What are we looking for in a Therapist?

Therapists at Bridges are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides mental health treatment to clients in our adult evaluation & treatment facility. Working within a trauma-informed environment, Therapists assess clients’ needs, coordinate with the team and client to develop a brief treatment plan, and implement evidence-based practices to help stabilize the client and prepare them for outpatient treatment. In addition, Therapists assist with case management, communicate with clients’ support systems, and collaborate to develop a comprehensive discharge plan. This position requires a confident Therapist who is comfortable working with clients whose symptoms are highly acute, can establish rapport quickly, and excels at collaborating with other treatment teams and community providers. Schedule: Sunday-Wednesday 7am-6pm

Bridges is a sixteen bed facility that serves adults who require inpatient treatment due to an emotional crisis or change in function due to a mental illness. The program provides evaluation, stabilization, and brief treatment for men and women age 18 and older. An integrated, multidisciplinary team of professionals provides individualized treatment and coordinates a comprehensive discharge plan that emphasizes community resources and family support.

Therapist duties may include:

  • completing mental health assessments for clients upon admission to Bridges
  • collaborating with each client to create an individualized treatment plan
  • providing individual and group therapy
  • assessing client safety and providing crisis evaluation & intervention
  • adhering to agency policy, training, and techniques for managing aggressive behavior and maintaining staff & client safety
  • thorough and timely completion of required clinical documentation
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Therapist: Master's degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or related field. Therapist Trainee: Bachelor's degree in related field and currently enrolled in a master's degree program in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field. Must have already completed one full year of the master's degree program at time of hire; master's degree must be obtained within 12 months from date of hire.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration.

Location Yakima  
Employment Classification None Specified 

Available Shift None Specified 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or

Pre-employment drug screening is required.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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