Addiction Therapist

Landmark Recovery - Louisville, KY


Landmark Recovery is a Substance Abuse Treatment program operating throughout the state of Kentucky, with plans to grow nationally. Our mission is to save a million lives in the next hundred years. We are passionate, authentic, courageous, and uncompromising in pursuit of excellence.

The Therapist serves to analyze patients, develop their treatment plans, provide individual and group therapy to patients consistent with their treatment plans, and prepare patients for discharge. We are a therapist-oriented culture that views therapists as the lynch pins of our treatment program. We are looking for passionate individuals looking to make a difference in the lives of our patients and our families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages an average caseload of 8 patients for inpatient, or 15 patients for intensive outpatient (may flex depending on census)
  • Assists each patient in achieving a path to hope, dignity, and self-actualization according to each patient's individual treatment goals
  • Develops Master Treatment Plans for all assigned patients
  • Reviews and edits Master Treatment Plans at least weekly, and more often as clinically necessary
  • Attends Treatment Team meetings for all assigned patients
  • Using clinical judgment, selects appropriate treatment modality and carries out the modality during individual therapy sessions with each patient
  • Leads group therapy sessions as assigned by Clinical Director
  • Develops or improves materials and topics for group therapy sessions based on clinical expertise and experience
  • Leads lectures and therapy sessions for patient family members as assigned by Clinical Director
  • Stays abreast of local options for discharge and coordinates discharge process for patient, ensuring adequate follow up care
  • Follows all facility policies and procedures, including those related to licensure, continuing education, patient confidentiality, and documentation standards
  • Carries out all duties and meets all requirements listed under the “Clinician” role described in 908 KAR 1:370 and 902 KAR 20:430
  • Positions are available in both our inpatient facilities and our intensive outpatient program
  • Landmark targets no more than 25 hours per week of therapy per therapist, including group and individual sessions
  • Supervision may be available at no cost for therapists under a provisional license
  • All therapists, including provisionally licensed therapists, may have the opportunity to pick up additional hours and substantial compensation by providing individual, fee for service therapy to patients after discharge


  • Active Kentucky LCSW, LMFT, LCADC, LPCC, LPAT, CSW, LPCA, LPATA, or equivalent licensure, whether independent or under supervision
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or equivalent field
  • Prior experience in the Chemical Dependency field preferred
  • Must be committed to drug-free lifestyle and responsible alcohol use
  • Personal passion or interest in substance abuse issues strongly preferred
  • Candidate must be a self-starter committed to living out our company's values to be passionate, authentic, courageous, and uncompromising in pursuit of excellence


  • $42,000-$45,000 for Recent Graduates with less than 2 years experience
  • $45,000-$48.000 for candidates with a provisional license but more than 2 years experience
  • $48,000 to $55,000 for candidates with an independent license

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $42,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year


  • Master's (Required)

Working Days:

  • Saturday (Preferred)
  • Sunday (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts