Join Our Mission

At Maitri Path to Wellness, we are dedicated to transforming lives through compassionate behavioral health and substance use disorder services. Our team of experts is committed to fostering recovery, building resilience, and advocating for wellness in our community. We invite you to become part of this meaningful journey, contributing to a world where mental health and substance recovery are accessible and supported.

Clinical Therapist Job Description

Who We Are:

Maitrī Path to Wellness is dedicated to fostering a nurturing environment for both clients and staff. Specializing in a range of therapeutic services, we address addictions, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief, and life transitions. We emphasize individualized care through various therapies such as Individual Psychotherapy Counseling, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, SAP Evaluations, and Substance Use Disorder Counseling. “Maitrī,” symbolizing benevolence and loving-kindness, underpins our philosophy of compassionate and equitable treatment for all beings.

Our Founder’s Vision:

Kelly Jones, LCSW, CADC, envisions a community where individuals and families are empowered to overcome challenges and achieve beyond their expectations.

Position Overview:

As a Clinical Therapist at Maitrī Path to Wellness, you will provide individual and group therapy in an outpatient setting. We seek professionals with expertise in mental health, behavioral health, substance use disorder, or addiction. You’re encouraged to apply your specialized skills across diverse client groups, including adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families. Ideal candidates will demonstrate an inclusive, non-judgmental attitude, a commitment to social justice, and a willingness to collaborate in a dynamic team.

Caseload and Compensation:

Our goal is to ensure a balanced workload for our clinicians, prioritizing client care, accurate record-keeping, and personal well-being. Clinicians typically manage 5-8 individual clients per day, depending on their schedule. Compensation details will be discussed individually, with flexibility to accommodate preferences.

Reporting Structure:

Directly reports to Kelly Jones, LCSW, CADC, SAP – Founder/Therapist, and Brenden Fasken – Chief Operating Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site clinical counseling in line with company policies and ethical standards.
  • Maintain punctual and reliable attendance.
  • Uphold licensing requirements and adhere to relevant legal and ethical codes.
  • Collaborate with external treatment teams as needed.
  • Ensure timely documentation of client records.
  • Participate in mandatory meetings and training sessions.
  • Maintain professionalism to uphold the organization’s reputation.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.

Licensing and Education Requirements:

  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Counseling or Social Work with an active, unrestricted Illinois license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LMFT, LCPC). Provisionally licensed professionals (LSW or similar) are also welcome.
  • Bachelor’s Degree holders with CADC certification may apply for substance/alcohol use disorder counseling roles.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Alignment with our mission, vision, and values.
  • Capacity to manage an average of 29 client sessions weekly.
  • Organizational and detail-oriented skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in a private practice setting is advantageous.
  • Specialization in a niche market is desirable.
  • Active CAQH ID# and NPI number preferred.

Onboarding and Credentialing Process:

Credentialing with insurance companies may take 4-8 weeks. We assist with CAQH registration, NPI number acquisition, license/certification renewal, and insurance company contracting.

Who Should Apply:

Professionals passionate about contributing to the community’s well-being, eager to engage in meaningful work, and interested in promoting mental health inclusivity and awareness.

About Maitrī Path to Wellness:

We are committed to reconnecting individuals with essential life aspects and advocating for mental health self-care. Our values focus on meeting needs, caring, respecting, empowering, and leading in community service. We invest in quality, promote inclusivity, and foster strong community relationships.

Maitrī Path to Wellness is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Are you ready to join the team?