Clinical Therapist Job Opening

Clinical Therapist

Hope Grows Center for Counseling

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 a year — Full-time, Part-time
Category: Social Worker

Hope Grows Center for Counseling (HGCC) is a community of helping professionals working to enhance the mental well being of kids, adults, families, and couples in our community. We are a fun, dynamic, and collaborative group of clinicians who value working collaboratively and helping improve the health and wellness of our communities.

Clinical therapist will provide outpatient individual and group therapy to clients of HGCC in Tuscaloosa, AL. Clinical therapy services include treatment of adults, adolescents, couples and families. Treatment specialties may include: children, couples, trauma, EMDR, family, etc.

Reports to: Owner and/or Clinical Director.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling or social work; and
  • Active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT or LPC) in the State of Alabama (must be fully licensed). A copy must be provided to HGCC.
  • Available to hold at least 15 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by HGCC.

Other Qualification Preferences:

  • Prior experience in a private practice setting.
  • At least three years’ experience post-unrestricted licensure.
  • Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., children, teens, trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, etc.).
  • Current approval as an in-network provider with BCBS.

Hours: Work hours and schedule may vary depending on client and HGCC needs. Hours include some nights and/or weekends.

Therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of clients or sessions per week. However, it is expected that Therapist will be available to hold at least 15, 20 or 25 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by HGCC. Patient sessions are held in the offices of HGCC.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Perform on-site clinical counseling services to clients of HGCC, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies.

2. Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to work is required.

3. Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed for HGCC.

4. Respond to clients’ requests for service or calls within 24 hours whether such requests are made in person, by phone, voicemail, etc. or through the HGCC website. Respond to such requests by meeting, evaluating, and providing services to such clients.

5. Communicate with a client’s treatment team (i.e., PCP, psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary.

6. Timely complete written records for each client including, but not limited to: intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contract notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by HGCC or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the client within a timely fashion (by Friday of each week). Keep client files accurate and up to date.

7. Charge and collect payments from clients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established by HGCC.

8. Attend mandatory staff meetings and training as directed by HGCC.

9. Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the goodwill and reputation of HGCC. Be respectful of and cooperative and collaborative with co-workers.

10. Other duties which may by assigned by HGCC

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • Master's (Required)


  • LPC or ALC (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Benefits offered:

  • Employee discounts
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 7PM