Therapist Birmingham, AL(#0387)

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

Office Location:

201 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham, AL


Position Summary:

The therapist is responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive counseling, education, and other therapeutic interventions and treatment services for adult patients with substance use disorders.  The therapist works closely with the director of behavioral health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.


Primary Responsibilities:

-To provide individual, group and family counseling to adult men who have a substance use disorder at the Finley Men’s Residential

-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum

-Crisis and family intervention and involvement

-To seek and provide resources

-To serve as a liaison between the client and other service providers as needed
-Linkage and referral; 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 director of behavioral health, clinical director, chief operating officer and/or executive director



-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral health with a clinical practicum required.

-At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred

-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (AADA/ADC Certification) preferred, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within thirty months of hire.  Must be eligible for Medicaid approval.


Job Salary:

$38,000 – $50,000



F/T, Exempt – 40 hours a week

Monday -, Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (some evenings may be required according to clients’ needs)



Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave.  We also provide educational opportunities that prepare staff to become certified as addiction professionals, licensed counselors or licensed social workers.


To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to

Please insert in the subject line (TH-0387).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

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.


Closing Date-Time: 

Friday, 05/22/20 – 5:00pm

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