Therapist - DBT

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Pay is based on experience. $39,598 - $69,257 annually, FT 40 hours per week, benefits eligible. 

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Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of Compassion, Integrity, Equity and Hope reflect in everything we do. 


The primary responsibility of the Intensive Outpatient/Dialectical Behavior Licensed Therapist will be to provide a wide range of mental health services for clients who are in need of intensive and acute mental health treatment.  The primary intervention method used will be Dialectical Behavior Therapy adapted specifically for this population and level of care.  Training and on-going supervision in this methodology will be provided.  Therapy services will be provided in the office, home and community environment.  

Some specific duties include:

  • Providing psychotherapy that includes goal oriented, and empirically based models for individual, group, family, and couples in the office and in home or community settings with an emphasis on intensive, acute-need and crisis stabilization services;
  • Providing services with the goal of collaboration and coordination with family and community service providers;
  • Providing services related to court evaluations and testimony, and  consultation and education activities;
  • Completing systematic assessments that include a thorough evaluation of psych-social, diagnostic, strengths and liabilities of the client and assisting in accessing resources available to the client in the community.  The evaluation will include a collaborative process with the client and/or family in setting realistic goals and objectives for the process utilizing best practice standards of care.
  • Implementing intervention techniques that are based on continual evaluation of treatment goals and focus of the process.  Goals for treatment will be written in measurable and objective language to monitor and evaluate treatment outcomes.


  • Degree from an accredited four-year college or university plus a master's degree from an accredited school required
  • Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Kansas, Licensed PhD Psychologist by the Behavioral Sciences Board in Kansas, Licensed Social Worker who in process of attaining clinical licensure with education and/or experience in DBT will be considered.