Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist - PBMG Mat-Su in Palmer, Alaska


Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapist to the Physicians Service Organization at Providence Behavior Medical Group (PBMG) in Palmer, AK.

Provides therapeutic counseling interventions and psycho-education to patients and their families on an outpatient basis.

In this position you will:

  • Develop specific treatment plans in identifying clinical problems for individual patients and their families.

  • Facilitate and co-facilitate groups, family therapy sessions, and individual treatment sessions.

  • Work cooperatively with other team members in providing patient care and crisis management.

  • Monitor all patient and family progress in treatment and outcomes as a result of interventions.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the program's policies and procedures.

  • Actively solicit parents and family members to become part of the treatment process.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field.

  • Current State of Alaska Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA).

  • Family counseling or therapist experience required.

  • Knowledge of mental health issues, both theory and practice; crisis intervention techniques; assessment techniques; and understanding of family outcomes.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, group work skills, and knowledge of age appropriate developmental issues for adolescents and their families.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with child & adolescent therapy

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Palmer

Req ID: 134947