Therapist – Full-Time – Birmingham, AL (TH-0245)

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Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse in the Jefferson County area. This position is located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Office Location: Finley Avenue, Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive treatment and counseling for individuals with substance use disorders. The Therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator-Central to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To provide individual, group and family counseling to adult men and women who have a substance use disorder and who are involved in the Birmingham Drug Court.
  • Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
  • To serve as a liaison between the client and other service providers as needed.
  • Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Coordinator-Central, Clinical Director, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral health with a clinical practicum required. Licensure or certification is preferred.
  • At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
  • Ability to be eligible to perform Medicaid approved activities.
  • Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.

Job Salary:
$38,000 – $40,000 (Depending on experience and licensure).


  • F/T, Exempt, Monday-Thursday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – 40 hours a week


Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to Please insert in the subject line (TH-0245).
To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• 3 Questions – Three questions are as follows:

1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?
* Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date/Time:

Wed, 11/29/2018 – 5:00pm

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.



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