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Lead Therapist (Outptient) 

About the Organization CenterPointe Hospitals and Signature Psychiatric Hospitals are premier providers of behavioral health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families, respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals, accountability for clinical and ethical performance, and responsibility to the communities we serve. We are free-standing acute psychiatric hospitals with locations in St. Charles, Columbia, Kansas City and Liberty, Missouri.

Treatment is based on the belief that, through a combination of medically managed care and therapeutic intervention and education, patients can learn to effectively manage their illnesses and cope with the effects on their lives.

Location Signature Psychiatric Hospital - Liberty  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Various Shifts  
Position Lead Therapist  

The Lead Therapist performs therapy service functions to include assisting patients in meeting their bio-psychosocial needs while enabling them to gain/improve skills needed to achieve their optimal level of emotional health. Includes providing consultation, education, specialized therapy services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, therapy, and providing information and referrals as needed. The Lead Therapist assists with staff oversight, program monitoring and crisis management. Helps to organize the clinical services team and ensure quality patient care is being offered on their unit(s).

Position Requirements

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

Experience: Therapist I: One (1) year experience, but will consider new grads in an entry-level capacity with a supervisory plan. Therapist?II: Five (5) years experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills.

License: Therapist I: State certified in social work or a clinical related mental health field (LCSW) or (LPC) within two (2) years of employment. Therapist II: State certified in social work or a clinical related mental health field (LCSW) or (LPC).

Additional Requirements: CPR certification and Crisis Prevention (CPI) during orientation and prior to assisting in a restraining procedure. May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.

Chemical Dependency Specific Requirements: Experience with the provision of individual, family,

and group therapy services required. Must be familiar with chemical dependency issues and have knowledge of 12-step programs and philosophies.



  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of a wide range of psychosocial, cognitive and/or developmental disorders.

  • Basic computer knowledge

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Req Number SOC-22-00025  

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