Employment Opportunities

Therapist: Licensed Mental Health or Substance Abuse

$58,921 – $76,790 a year – Full-time

Southwest Counseling Service (SCS) is a Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment facility located in the southwestern corner of Wyoming (Rock Springs). SCS provides a wide variety of professional services which include Mental Health Outpatient, Substance Abuse Outpatient and Residential, Psychosocial Services, Psychiatric Services as well as Child, Adolescent, and Family Services. Preference given to applicants that are eligible to provide emergency services.

Core Values

  • Provide high quality, accessible and cost-effective care.
  • Provide excellent and diverse Mental Health and Substance Abuse services.
  • Provide an environment that treats people with respect and dignity.
  • Provide excellent customer service and continuous improvement through feedback from stakeholders and persons served.
  • Provide a working environment where all employees are valued by the organization.
  • Provide for continual education, advocacy, and collaboration with community partners.
  • Provide business practices that are efficient, accountable and honest.


  • Master’s Degree in a clinical program that is regionally accredited and that is primarily oriented to mental health or substance abuse service delivery.
  • Preference given to candidates who are/will be eligible to provide emergency on-call services.
  • Completion of a supervised clinical experience, preferably as part of the degree program, comprising a minimum of 200 hours.
  • Licensed or licensable in the State of Wyoming.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Capable of performing diagnosis using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual currently in use.
  • Capable of performing written, dictated, or typed record keeping and correspondence as it relates to job functions.
  • Capable of rapport building with clients to facilitate their engagement in the psychotherapy process.
  • Familiarity with generally accepted concepts, techniques and procedures of evaluation and psychotherapeutic treatment.


  • Provide agency and community based behavioral health services to all age groups and diagnostic categories utilizing individual, family, couple and group modalities.
  • Perform professional quality assessments that result in a broad picture of treatment needs.
  • Work collaboratively with clients to effectively address mental health and substance abuse issues.
  • Identify, provide and/or arrange for case management services ensuring quality wrap around services.
  • Interpret and generate reports/correspondence of professional quality.
  • Proficient with a computer and the required software programs as applicable to the job functions.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to conduct his/her self with the utmost of integrity and professionalism and assumes personal responsibility for his/her own actions


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee assistance program

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $58,921.04 – $76,789.57 per year
Schedule: Monday to Friday / On call


Southwest Counseling Service is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for employment without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, age, physical or mental disability.

Please return completed application, letters of reference, and transcript to:
Southwest Counseling Service
Attn: Human Resource Manager
2300 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY 82901