Clinical Therapist (Outpatient)

Western Montana Mental Health Center - Bozeman, MT3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $53,000 - $75,000 a year

ABOUT Western MT Mental Health Center: WMMHC is Montana’s largest community mental health center. We serve over 15,000 clients a year with a staff of approximately 650 employees in more than 15 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care including outpatient and inpatient addiction recovery services, an inpatient recovery center, adult mental health services, children’s and families programs, and emergency detention crises centers.

Benefits: FT - 40 hours per week. Full benefits available, including three options for employer paid medical plans, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, retirement, wellness screenings, gym membership discounts and generous paid time off.

Job Summary: Responsible for providing clinical counseling services to clients at Western Montana Mental Health Center.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical assessment and intake for group, individual, youth, couples, and family therapy sessions;
  • Emergency evaluation and management;
  • Diagnosis; and case management;
  • Work closely with other members of a treatment team and other community agencies;
  • Develop, implement and evaluate service plans;
  • Utilize Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) into daily work with clients;
  • Adhere to policies and procedures including productivity and case load expectations;
  • Treatment planning and ethical and confidentiality expectations;
  • Work effectively under stressful conditions;
  • Assess and manage numerous severe mental health cases;
  • Address one’s own mental health needs and model a mentally healthy lifestyle;
  • Effectively manage time and schedules;
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing;

Education & Experience:

  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution in psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or other clinical behavioral science.
  • License eligible within two years of hire is required;
  • Professional Montana license (LCSW/LCPC) preferred.
  • Community mental health and/or psychiatric hospital experience is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Psychiatric Hospital: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Community Mental Health: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (Preferred)
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) (Preferred)