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Therapist - Cohen Veteran Network

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
Lakewood, WA
  • Posted: 12 days ago
  • $47,721 to $73,623 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description


The Therapist will provide evidence-based treatment to veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families. The Therapist will have training Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and should be skilled at offering treatment in a measurement-based, time-limited treatment environment. Therapist must have background and training in utilizing evidence-based interventions in the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and adjustment disorders.

Essential Job Functions: (This is not the job description in its entirety)

  • Provide evidence-based treatment and assessment for veterans and their families.

  • Performs and documents patient’s screenings, psychosocial assessments, and progress

  • and referral information.

  • Conduct clinical intake assessments on veterans and family members as needed.

  • Provide individual, couples, and family psychotherapy to patients, with a focus on

    delivering evidence-based treatments.

  • Collaborates and coordinates with the caregiver, physician, director, case management

    and all other disciplines to provide the best care to patients as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program. Shall have completed an APA accredited 2 internship/residency in professional psychology;

  • or a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW/A);

  • or a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC/A);

  • or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT/A).

  • A minimum of three years’ experience working with adults, children, couples, and families required.

  • Knowledge in DSM-IV/DSM-V diagnoses is required; Experience in PTSD diagnosis and treatment are required.

  • Pass required background checks


As a health care entity, the COVID 19 vaccination is required. New hire must provide proof of vaccination upon hire.

Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities’ most important asset – the very heart and center of who we are.  Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission.  We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 11 paid holidays. 

We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.


Company Description
Valley Cities is a community behavioral health center established by the people of South King County in 1965. Today, we operate comprehensive outpatient clinics in Auburn, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Kent, Meridian (Northgate), Midway (Des Moines), Rainier Beach, and Renton.

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care


6103 Mt Tacoma DR SW

Lakewood, WA



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