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Primary Therapist

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

​​We change lives for the better. We're building a team of special people to make this incredible impact.

Great benefits | Paid Vacation | Competitive Salary | Positive Working Environment


The Blanchard Institute works to provide a road to recovery from substance use and mental health issues. We offer a model of treatment that blends personalized care with the latest research and strategies for those seeking help. We cultivate a safe, comfortable environment for patients and their families to be connected to their treatment providers.

We are seeking a Primary Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team in the Charlotte area. The right candidate is a dynamic and experienced clinician that can adapt to each unique client, as well as display proficient knowledge and experience in implementing and coordinating treatment plans. This role is responsible for providing a full range of therapeutic interventions to clients in treatment. Demonstrating the knowledge and professional skills necessary to provide clinical care for substance abuse, as well as being able to maintain high standards of excellence in an ethical and trauma-informed setting, is a must.

Please carefully review the required experience below. Only candidates meeting these qualifications will be considered.


Establish positive, trusting rapport with patients.
Create individualized treatment plans according to patient needs and circumstances.
Meet with patients regularly to provide counseling, treatment and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
Conduct ongoing assessments of patient progress.
Involve and advise family members when appropriate.
Refer patients to outside specialists or agencies when necessary.
Maintain thorough records of patient meetings and progress.
Follow all safety protocols and maintains client confidentiality.
Contribute to practice by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Other Information/Requirements: 


Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree preferred.
3+ years of experience working in an area related to substance abuse, alcohol addiction, and/or mental health.

How to Apply: 

Please email resumes to

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
The Blanchard Institute
10348 Park Road
State List: 
North Carolina
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