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Primary Therapist – Retreat Behavioral Health – Ephrata, PA

Retreat Behavioral health in Ephrata has an immediate opening for a

Primary Therapist.

A dynamic, internally motivated professional who oversees the emotional and behavioral well-being of individuals with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorder(s) by developing and implementing a comprehensive therapeutic plan for each patient, along with encouraging pro-social interactions and behaviors for community integration. The therapist oversees a multidisciplinary team within the comprehensive clinical program, provides individual therapy, group and family therapy, documents services in the clinical record, engages in interdependent care coordination, and documents service outcomes.

QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of clinical assessment methods, individual and group therapy techniques, as well as knowledge of residential treatment programs is required. Good facilitation skills, and the ability to participate as an effective team member. Understanding of human behavior in the process required to facilitate change. Excellent writing skills as well as the ability to produce comprehensive documentation, including measurable objectives-reports. Must have excellent skills in verbal communication, good organization and time management skills, and familiarity and competency with personal computer applications. The initial assessment of these qualifications will be conducted during pre-hire interview by senior management staff members and Clinical Supervisors.

A Master’s Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in human services) or other related field which includes a practicum in a health or human services agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If the practicum did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual’s written training plan will specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Master’s (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Company’s website:

  • Retreat Behavioral

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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