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Job Description:

Cherry Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a mission to improve the health and wellness of individuals by providing comprehensive primary and behavioral health care while encouraging access by those who are underserved.

Newly hired Therapists are eligible for Sign-On Bonuses up to $6,000!  These Sign-On Bonuses are for External Hires only and are being offered in addition to our other great benefits.

We have full time, benefit eligible therapist opportunities in a variety of clinic settings: medical offices, school based health centers, re-entry programs, substance abuse/recovery management, counseling centers, etc. Most of our opportunities have the ability to work a hybrid schedule with at least one day a week from home. 

Cherry Health does offer licensure supervision for therapists with a limited license seeking hours to obtain their full license.

Continuing education opportunities available in house and reimbursement available for external CEU opportunities. We will also support you getting your DBT certification.


Cherry Health has excellent benefit offerings, check out a sample of the benefits available to our team members below!

  • 3 Medical Insurance Plan options for you and your family
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Plans with providers across the State of Michigan
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefit that includes 7 paid full day holidays (Including Black Friday!) and 2 half day paid holidays!
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with generous employer match – fully vested from day 1
  • Onsite continuing education opportunities
  • Loan repayment through the NHSC and Michigan State Loan Repayment Program
  • Pet Insurance!
  • Vendor discounts and much more!



  • One of the following professional licenses in the State of Michigan: Master of Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP).  LLMSW, LLPC, or TLLP licenses are acceptable - as determined by program requirements.
  • Must have a CAADC certification through MCBAP or be able to be placed on a Development Plan within 30 days of hire.
  • Three years of previous mental health and/or substance abuse assessment and treatment experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above.


  • Provide evidence-based practices for individual, group, family, and/or couple therapy – which includes, at a minimum, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Coordinate with community, referral and funding sources to provide needed services.
  • Maintain timely clinical documentation that adheres to CARF, Community Mental Health (CMH), and Agency standards.
  • Assess and diagnose psychopathology including mental health and/or substance use disorders according to the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
  • Create treatment plans that are measurable and follow evidence-based practices.
  • Provide interventions, safety planning, and/or referrals for patients who are in crisis situations.
  • Perform screenings, brief interventions, and referrals to treatment.
  • Maintain current authorizations for service and complete utilization reviews as required by funding sources.
  • Maintain Agency productivity standards.
  • Work effectively with the agency’s Billing/Coding and Finance departments to resolve any authorization or payment issues for patients.
  • Coordinate with internal and external primary care providers and psychiatrists to effectively treat the psychosocial and medical aspects of behavioral health disorders.
  • Participate in case conferences and/or huddles.
  • Complete all required training programs and share knowledge and skills with peers.
  • Adequately prepare for and attend required supervision meetings.
  • May be required to participate in on-call rotation.  On-call work may entail patient assessment and/or crisis intervention by phone or in person at a facility in the community where the patient presents in crisis.
  • Understand and adhere to Agency compliance standards as they appear in Cherry Health’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Keep abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Agency regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Other duties as assigned.


We are accepting applications for this position until the position is filled.


Our policy is to offer all employees and applicants for employment equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected category.


Cherry Health requires all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc.  to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions.  Cherry Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.


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