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Therapists and Psychologists (Licensed and Unlicensed)

Company: Aurora Mental Health & Recovery
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a person who cares about putting clients and community first in your job? So do we! Here at Aurora Mental Health & Recovery (AMHR) we serve our clients and our community everyday so that we can help nurture the growth of others. We are a comprehensive community mental health provider and are seeking Master's level Unlicensed Therapists (MA in counseling, LSW, or LPCC), Licensed Therapists (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT) and Unlicensed/Licensed Psychologists to join us in serving our community! One of the many benefits at AMHR is continuous learning and quality supervision for clinical hours towards licensure at no cost to you! Just one of many reasons to join our growing organization!

For over 40 years, AMHR has provided comprehensive mental health care, treating people of all ages throughout our diverse community. If you want to make a difference and touch lives in profound ways, you've come to the right place. The various client populations we serve are:

Homeless population

Refugees and immigrants

People with intellectual or developmental disabilities

People with severe and persistent mental illness

Forensics/Jail-Based Behavioral Services/people on probation or parole

At-risk youth

People with traumatic experiences

Youth and young adults experiencing their first episode of psychosis

People with substance use disorder

People in crisis

General Outpatient therapy

Early Childhood


We are hiring full-time Therapists for our outpatient clinics and community programs as well as PRN shifts at our Crisis Services (WIC and CSU). We have flexible work schedules, including 4- and 5-day workweeks. We have a hybrid work schedule where you can enjoy working remotely half-time and work in the office 2 days per week!

Sign On Bonus Available! *Not eligible for internal employees and re-hired employees within 90 days from separation.

Based on full time (40 hours/week). Prorated if fewer than 40 hours/week. Paid in two installments: 50% on first paycheck, 50% on paycheck following 6-month anniversary.


$2,000 for Unlicensed Therapist.

$3,000 for Licensed Therapist.

$4,000 for LCSW Therapist with adults.

$3,000 for Unlicensed Psychologist.

$5,000 for Licensed Psychologist

Crisis Services (WIC and CSU):

$2,000 for Licensed Therapist/Psychologist - PRN Crisis Only.

$5,000 for Unlicensed Therapist.

$7,000 for Licensed Therapist.

$7,000 for Unlicensed Psychologist.

$8,000 for Licensed Psychologist

Early Child/Family Counseling, Community Transition Counseling Center, Intensive In-Home Team, Homeless Services, and Community Living Program:

$4,000 for Unlicensed Therapist.

$5,000 for Licensed Therapist.

$6,000 for LCSW Therapist with adults.

$5,000 for Unlicensed Psychologist.

$6,000 for Licensed Psychologist

Salary for this role.

Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Fewer than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE. Salary is also based on experience and company equity.

Unlicensed Therapist: $52,799.67 - $72,252.18 per year.

Licensed Therapist: $62,700 - $78,000 per year.

Unlicensed Psychologist: $65,997.36 - $85,800 per year.

Licensed Psychologist: $85,800 - $102,300 per year.

All Crisis Services positions are paid hourly and are eligible for shift differentials.

Bilingual Language Differential Pay. *Rate depends on language requirements for the position and candidate's fluency.

10% of base salary up to a maximum of $6,000/year

5% of base salary up to a maximum of $3,000/year

Additional Perks.

Quality Supervision for clinical hours towards licensure at no cost to the employee.

Loan Forgiveness.

Continued learning benefit. AMHR meets the definition of Deem Status provided by DORA for LPC, LCSW, and LMFT licenses.

Access to an online database of clinical trainings to help you meet the continuing education licensure requirements, reimbursement to attend conferences based on your specialty interests, regular in-person trainings on a variety of clinical topics, and DEI trainings.

Because focusing on clients is what matters most, billing and administrative work is taken care of by your supportive team, so you don't have to worry about your own billing!


Facilitate recovery and optimal quality of life in clients with behavioral health concerns, by providing clinical services, case management and education. In collaboration with the client, create and carry out a consistent plan of treatment, from intake and assessment to closure.

Conduct diagnostic assessments, as well as individual, family and/or group therapy with assigned clients.

Develop and monitor treatment plans; update at required intervals.

Consult with internal and external professionals and collaterals to ensure access to needed services and proactive coordination of care.

Provide comprehensive clinical services designed to decrease symptoms and improve quality of life.

Provide crisis intervention as appropriate.

Assist clients to evaluate strengths and symptoms, and to set their own goals.

Guide and instruct clients in coping skills.

Offer consultation to community partners and providers.

Complete all requests to provide the necessary information and undertake the required activities to ensure timely and ongoing credentialing with third party payers.

Monitor and coordinate care for assigned clients in partnership with the other members of the client's care team.


Unlicensed Therapist: Master's degree in counseling and License eligible: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). At least one year of clinical experience preferred in diagnosing, completing intake assessments, and individual, family or group therapy.

Unlicensed Psychologist: Doctorate degree in psychology and License eligible: License eligible as Psychologist (PhD, PSYD). At least one year relevant experience providing clinical care to appropriate client population, including conducting individual, family and/or group therapy.

Licensed Therapist and Psychologist: at least two years' clinical experience providing care, including conducting individual, family and/or group therapy. Professional licensure: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Psychologist (PhD, PsyD).

Knowledge of theories and evidence-based practices related to clinical treatment.

Ability to learn and utilize an electronic health record with proficiency.

Solid understanding of mental illness and treatment modalities within multidisciplinary approach.

Knowledge of DSM-V.

Ability to understand and effectively respond to all client presentations and crisis situations.

Ability to document interactions with clients, other agencies and mental health professionals.

Required Vaccinations and TB Test.

AMHR has prioritized the health and safety of our clients and staff and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, receive an annual influenza (flu) shot, and receive negative TB test results prior to their first day of hire. Proof of both vaccinations and negative TB test will be required upon your first day of employment. Medical and religious exemptions may be requested for COVID-19 vaccine, annual flu shot, or TB test.


Health insurance: Kaiser

Dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts (dependent care & health care)

Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance

Long-term disability coverage*

403(b) retirement plan which provides 100% vesting immediately, and matching contributions up to 4% after one year of employment

Accrued Vacation pay up to 12 days and accrued Sick Pay up to 12 days per year, plus 10 Paid Company Holidays, and 2 floating holidays (hours calculated pro-rata basis based on full-time equivalency)

Employee Assistance Program

Voluntary term life insurance

Short term disability*

*Eligible for benefit if working 30 hours per week or more

Our Mission, Vision and Core Values.

Mission: Deeply rooted in our diverse community, we deliver state-of-the-art care and meaningful outcomes that impact emotional well-being and addiction recovery.

Vision: To foster hope and healing through compassionate, quality care.

Core Values: Passionate caring; Rising to the challenge; Honoring and respecting all persons; Believing in resilience; Putting clients and community first; Commitment to collaboration and teamwork

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Aurora Mental Health & Recovery and subsidiaries (AMHR) are dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and length, protective hairstyles), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. We do not tolerate discrimination in any form or context including harassment or exclusion.

Diversity Statement.

We are committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive to ensure that it is interwoven into the fabric of our organization. We support and nourish an inclusive and welcoming environment for employees from diverse backgrounds.

Keywords: Aurora Mental Health & Recovery, Aurora , Therapists and Psychologists (Licensed and Unlicensed), Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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