Mental Health Counselor

Lafayette, Louisiana

External Description

Merakey is currently seeking a Mental Health Counselor to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lafayette, LA location.


Position summary or overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

Provide individual and group therapy, choosing applicable modalities according to individual needs and treatment plan.
Provide mini treatment team leadership.
Develops treatment plans.
Provide recovery based, person centered services.
Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members.
Monitor record-keeping, ensure that client charts are up-to-date and include all necessary documentation.
Ensure timeliness and quality of treatment plans and develop progress notes.
Coordinate resources and information pertinent to client needs.
Develop, write, implement, evaluate and revise, as necessary, individual's treatment plans in collaboration with the Treatment Team.

Rate of pay: $47,000 Annually + $6,750 Annual Travel Stipend


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In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at .

Benefits include:

Retirement plan with company matching and immediate vesting
Medical, dental, vision insurance (majority company paid)
Life insurance, short term and long term disability coverage - free
Vacation time, holidays plus sick time (carryover of some days is allowed)
Tuition reimbursement

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!



Master's degree in Human Services related field, such as Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling; AND
1year of PAID clinical experience, post-Master's required.
PLPC or LMSW fully licensed or license-eligible
Prefer candidates with experience working with chronically mentally ill adults and/or dual diagnosis population.
Must have appropriate state and federal clearances.
Must hold valid driver's license and have access to an automobile during working hours.

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