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Primary Therapist

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The Rose House is seeking an experienced and motivated Primary Therapist to join our small, dedicated clinical team. The Primary Therapists are the heart of our unique therapeutic program, responsible for facilitating all group and individual therapy in an intimate and nurturing environment. Are you looking to join a supportive team of passionate individuals, providing high quality mental health services that allow us to witness genuine and meaningful transformation? If so, you are who we are looking for. Reach out and apply today to come see what makes The Rose House different and why our staff enthusiastically show up each day.
The Rose House has been providing high quality, evidence based treatment to women since 2007. We are a dual diagnosis, extended care, residential program that focuses on treating trauma as the underlying cause to mental health and substance use disorders. See more about our program at
Statement of Purpose- The primary therapist provides direct services, including individual, couple/family, group psychotherapy, consultations, assessments, diagnosis and crisis intervention. The primary therapists are the heart and core of operating the intensive clinical day program and community building at Rose House. Primary therapist reports directly to the Executive Director and Clinical Lead.
Conduct assessments of clients at the time of admission, re-assessments as required, mental status examinations. Provide appropriate diagnoses and treatment recommendations based on a review of the client’s history, signs, and symptoms
Insurance Authorizations and Concurrent Reviews
Treatment Planning
Individual therapy - maximum case load of 8-9
Family Therapy
Group Therapy -Responsible for creating therapeutic lessons and facilitating four therapeutic process oriented/experiential groups per weekly schedule. Responsible for co-facilitating four trauma paper/project presentation groups and one Gestalt group per weekly schedule
Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Contingency Planning, Suicide risk assessment and prevention planning
Appropriate, thorough and timely documentation

Other Information/Requirements: 

Check and respond to emails daily - offer input to email conversations regarding handling client issues
Read shift notes daily to stay informed of activity across shifts and within the milieu
Read clients’ focus sheets daily and follow up on anything that stands out or requires attention.
Provide weekly supervision and training to clinical interns/practicum students as needed
Attend staff meetings Tuesday and Weds and actively participate in case conceptualization and treatment planning. Offer guidance and insight to staff about how to best support clients.
Engage with family/support systems as appropriate
Treatment planning and lesson planning based on evidence based modalities for treating mental health/substance use/trauma. Relevant documentation strategies such as DAP notes.
Knowledgeable and experienced in mental health, substance use and trauma treatment modalities
Crisis intervention services.
Knowledge of current legal standards pertaining to professional practice, reporting requirements, professional boundaries, and related issues.
Knowledge mental health, family systems and 12 step/recovery resources in the community.
Demonstrate professionalism in communication and action
Ability to demonstrate respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff.
Masters or Doctorate degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or social science. Licensed by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies as an LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LAC or by the Board of Psychology as a licensed Psychologist.
Minimum of 3 years experience in private practice or within a treatment organization, including having group therapy and trauma therapy experience
Experience with CBT, DBT, IFS, ACT, Gestalt, MI, EMDR preferred
Must have valid driver’s license.
Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination must be adequate for performance of job duties. Able to sit at desk, use keyboard, write and physically perform other job duties. Able to move about the facility to observe clients and staff
CPR/First Aid/AED certification, obtain within 90 days of employment and maintain current thereafter.
Computer skills adequate to perform word processing duties and to thoroughly document treatment in EHR within expected timeframe.
Competitive pay based on experience and skill. Robust benefits package.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
Addiction Medicine
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Bonus pay
Ability to commute/relocate:
Lafayette, CO 80026: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

How to Apply: 

Email resume to or call 720-471-0780 for more information

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
The Rose House
601 Snowpeak Ln
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