First Step - Behavioral Health Therapist

Job Locations US-CO-Fort Collins
Hidden (28125)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Bonus up to $10,000 available for those who qualify!  Ask us about the details today.

SummitStone Health Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Behavioral Health Therapist, to join us and experience a level of caring and a spirit of teamwork that is uncommon in behavioral health today. We provide much-needed services for people at their most vulnerable times, often overlooked and underserved. We know we must support our teams passionately and with dignity to succeed in our purpose.

We Embrace Diversity

We're more than welcoming to people of different backgrounds, identities, and experiences. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are the cornerstones of our entire organization. We embrace diversity in all its dimensions. We also honor our hard work and celebrate who we are. We invite everyone to share our journey and are proudly an equal opportunity and open access employer. 


  • Location: Orchards, Loveland, Colorado
  • Status: Full-time, Salaried, Hybrid

Our First Step Team focuses on providing clients with greater access to services and provides a range of strength based brief approaches to children, adolescents, families, and adults. Services are provided via telehealth and in person, with clinicians imbedded in various teams and community partners. Our services include mental health and addictions, medication assisted treatment, DBT, CBT, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and trauma informed care. We are looking for individuals who enjoy working within a team, are versed in Evidence Based Treatment practices, and those seeking to grow their clinical skills in a fast-paced environment.


Job Duties:
- Provide action oriented brief therapy to clients starting services
- Provide Evidence Based treatment for a range of mental health and substance use disorders
- Provide on-going assessments, crisis intervention and case management to clients and their families
- Develop and monitor service plans, treatment progress, and maintains clinical documentation and other reporting data
- Coordinate services in a treatment team model with internal as well as external services
- Have a strong understanding of how to adapt service delivery to meet the client’s needs.



We have an impressive range of benefits, programs, and perks that we offer: Based on working 20/hrs. or more per week.

Generous PTO and leave times

  • Flextime Scheduling
  • Bereavement and Medical Leave
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Leave Bank (ELB)
  • Family Leave

Financial benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Cafeteria 125 Plan
  • Loan forgiveness program

Health, Medical, and Wellness Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Malpractice Insurance

Experiences and Background We Look For

  • Required: Master's degree in related field from accredited college or university; 1+ years of experience providing individual and group therapy; proficiency in using computers and telehealth systems; Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS), Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC), or willingness to pursue CAS or LAC; some evenings required
  • Preferred: Bilingual/Bicultural. 

Wage Ranges

The typical hiring range, for a 40-hour work week, based on relevant qualifications and experience:  


Unlicensed Therapist - $50,000 to $60,000 annually 

Licensed Therapist - $52,958.50 to $66,198 annually 


Additional Sign-On Bonus up to $10,000 available for those who qualify!  Ask us about the details today.


Clinical staff working within the SummitReach Program can earn between $2,000 - $23,400 in addition to their base wage, depending on the position and FTE level.  


Join us today. To learn more about SummitStone health, or to apply on our site, visit us at


This position may require the top candidate to go through the pre-hire credentialing process to be able to provide services to our clients.  In this case, to help maintain and expeditious process, the top candidate will complete the necessary credentialing forms within 48 hours of receiving the job offer. 


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