Inova Health Systems BH IND THERAPIST 4 in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

Job Description

Become part of the team for Integrated Behavioral Health Services in the Primary Care Setting.

Provide individual therapy services, team case consultation, screenings and assessments to those in the primary care setting. Demonstrates advanced clinical expertise in the provision of a range of therapeutic services, psycho-educational programming and behavioral interventions to assist the client in achieving progress towards the goals and objectives of the individualized treatment plans. Clinical Independence Provides case management. Provides documentation and performs administrative functions appropriate to clinical role. Adheres to Inova's Culture of Safety. Participates in maintaining a Professional Culture in Inova Behavioral Health.


5 years in addiction treatment/ mental health treatment 7 years in addiction treatment/ mental health treatment; Experience working addiction counseling, mental health counseling or social work .

Master's Degree in mental health, social sciences, or behavioral health related field required: PhD in mental health, social sciences, or behavioral health related field preferred

Training in mental health, psychology, alcohol, and drug addiction including physiological and psychological effects; understanding of theory application, group and individual therapy work, treatment-specific methods and techniques as it applies to treating an array of disorders such as mood, anxiety, psychosis and personality disorders.

Completion of a graduate courses in Mental Health Counseling, Clinical or Psychology Counseling, and Substance Abuse Counseling Completion of all courses required to be certified as a Master' level expert in the field of Behavioral Health.

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor or equivalent

BLS obtained in 3 Months & CPI obtained in 6 months Advanced certification by SACAVA or NAADC BLS & CPI

Licensed in the Common Wealth of Virginia LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LSAP, or LCP2 LPC, LMFT, LCSW or LSAP

Strong written and verbal skills. Basic computer skills


Work Site Address: 2501 PARKERS LANE

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA

Shift: Day