Job Category: <span>Counseling Career</span>

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor Responsibilities & Job Description

This is a salary based full-time position in a hybrid work environment between a private practice and a mission driven organization.

  • Overview:

Counseling of El Paso is a multi-specialty counseling practice that serves the southwest region.  CEP serves children, adolescent, and adults who are seeking an individualized experienced based on their needs and goals.

  • Mission

Counseling of El Paso is committed to improve the quality of life of our clients in relation to their mental, emotional and relational health, with the highest quality and at a fair cost.

  • Vision

Counseling of El Paso’s vision is to be a leader organization in mental health in the El Paso community by providing service with dignity, compassion, respect and kindness to its clients, providers and team.

  • Job Summary:

This full-time position focuses on providing mental health counseling services to clients and their families.  Therapists also complete client related tasks such as research and documentation, while contributing within the clinical team, and conduct community outreach.

Typical Physical Demands

  • Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching
  • Required manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, telephones, and other office equipment
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Typical Mental Demands

  • Ability to give, receive and communicate information, prepare written materials, and multitask
  • Must understand people with a diverse background and be able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to problem solve and work interdependently

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Key Traits in Provider:

  • Rapport building
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Enjoys working and being part of a team
  • Responsive and engaged
  • Reliable and committed
  • Warm and caring
  • Compassionate
  • Curious and open minded
  • Patient and flexible
  • Confident and knowledgeable
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Willingness accepting clients regardless of client’s gender, sexual orientation, abilities or religious background



  • LPC, LCSW, LMFT, PsyD, PhD, (Active & Current Texas License)
  • Computer proficiencies in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Online Software


  • Fluency in both English/Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Experience or specialty in child, family or couples counseling
  • Experience or specialty in substance use counseling

Educational Requirements

Master’s Degree in mental health counseling; social work; marriage and family therapy or psychology


Counseling Services Counseling in one or more areas of specialty:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Telehealth Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marital Counseling
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention

Clinical & Administrative Tasks 

  • Intake:
  • Diagnostic Interview
  • Administration and/or interpretation of tests/assessments to clients
  • Treatment Planning
  • Communicate with clients, family members, other care providers regarding treatment planning, progress, updates and recommendations (as appropriate and depending on legal statues)
  • Documentation such as assessment, client contact, progress notes, summary reports, etc.
  • Conceptualization of client cases and appropriate referrals
  • Manage resources and materials for clinical practice (e.g. books, clinical instruments, questionnaires, assessments, etc.)
  • Caseload review and management
  • Functions (in-service training, staff meetings, orientation, supervision, community events)
  • Maintaining of office space that is safe and inviting
  • Other related duties as assigned

Professional Development

  • Researching and applying relevant research findings/evidence-based practices to inform treatment planning and interventions
  • Conference/training attendance related to continuing education and best practices
  • Consultation and peer supervision
  • Abide by ethical and legal standards set by the licensing board and the state
  • Abide by HIPAA regulations and practices

Community Outreach

  • Conduct and participate in outreach events for prevention, education, wellness, mentoring, and advocacy activities (community workshops, training, education, online blogging etc.)
  • Other related duties as assigned

Experience Requirements

Minimum 2 years of mental health counseling experience


  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (4 Weeks)
  • Flex Time (Flexible Schedule)
  • Retirement Benefits (3% match by organization)
  • Annual Salary $60,000
  • Profit Sharing Plan

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