1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Columbia

Mental Health Therapist (LMSW, LGPC, LCSW-C, or LCPC) - Outpatient

  1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Columbia

Job description

Company Description

Compensation range is from $60,000 - $95,000 per year depending on licensure, education and experience. 

This full-time position is in-person at our Columbia Outpatient Program. Our office is open 9a-7p.  

If you’re looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates the diversity of thought and exemplifies a culture of caring, come grow your career with us and help turn lives around. As a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field, Discovery Mood and Anxiety offers world-class treatment for those struggling with behavioral health and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve. We also provide competitive benefits and development opportunities, such as:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days (including mental health days)
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusements parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education programs and training.

Every day, we embrace the challenge to save lives – are you ready to join us?

Job Description

The Therapist works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Clinical Model. Therapist responsibilities include ensuring patient safety, providing milieu interventions, leading psychoeducational and process-oriented therapy groups, facilitate clinical assessments, conduct individual and family therapy sessions, and other case management tasks, as assigned.


  • Ensures clinical documentation is completed timely throughout the course of treatment.
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with patients and families/loved ones.
  • Carries a case load of 10-15 patients in OP.
  • Facilitates admission assessments and the admission process for new patients with professionalism, courtesy, and a welcoming attitude.
  • Understands role in providing expeditious access to care for individuals seeking services.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team and communicates weekly treatment goals with all team members.
  • Completes appropriate number of therapy sessions weekly for patients, including family/support system sessions aligned with the patients’ level of care.
  • Facilitates process orientated and psychoeducation groups one to two times, daily in OP.
  • Effectively manages crises in sessions and the milieu.
  • Works collaboratively with the entire treatment team and milieu staff to always ensure the highest level of clinical quality.

This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday 9am-7pm. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com. 


  • Master’s or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required
  • Completion of state requirements to conduct therapeutic interventions, required
  • Holds an active clinical license in the state of Maryland or operates under a Maryland approved supervisor
  • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire
  • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire
  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be in good standing

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/



Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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