Understanding Minds Psychological Services Full-Time Experienced Clinical Therapist Position: Psychologist, Counselor, Clinical Social Worker (In-Person/Hybrid) St. Louis, MO · Full time

Understanding Minds Psychological Services is seeking experienced clinical providers for our offices in South and West St. Louis County. We are a locally owned and operated practice committed to delivering high-quality, innovative, and ethical mental health services to our community.


Role and responsibilities:

  • Provide individual therapy
  • Conduct comprehensive intake and follow-up assessments
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation of sessions
  • Attend weekly Treatment Team meetings
  • Function as part of a supportive multidisciplinary team, with opportunities to engage in peer mentorship and clinical supervision if desired
  • Opportunities to provide couples and family therapy if desired
  • Opportunities to develop additional clinical programming if desired

Understanding Minds upholds strong values of integrity, collaboration, understanding, social responsibility, and growth. The ideal candidate has:

  • Full licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist) in the state of MissouriĀ 
  • 5+ years of clinical experience
  • Desire to focus on clinical practice through maintaining a full-time caseload (27+ billed hours weekly)
  • Desire to contribute to a collaborative and innovative approach to mental healthcare
  • Interest in continued learning and growth as part of a dynamic teamĀ 
  • Cultural competence and commitment to providing ethical care
  • Excellent time management, boundaries, communication, and rapport building skills
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours to meet client demand; hiring bonus offered to those who schedule a minimum number of these high-demand hours monthly

Understanding Minds is proud to offer a competitive benefits package. Learn more here.

Why work at Understanding Minds?

  • Mental healthcare is meaningful, intensive, and at times challenging work. Working as part of our team offers mutual support, collaborative reflection and problem-solving, and encouragement.
  • Opportunities for clinical consultation are always down the hall or a quick call or email away. The ability to consult with highly skilled and experienced colleagues when we need it ensures:
  • High-quality care for our clients
  • Increased confidence in your clinical and ethical decision-making
  • Continued learning and growth
  • Both clients and clinicians benefit from contribution from an array of disciplines and theoretical approaches
  • Support from administrative staff and leadership means you can leverage your strengths and focus on the parts of your work you value most. Organizational processes have been thoughtfully streamlined for the benefit of clients and staff.
  • Midsize business with active ownership allows the practice to grow alongside our staff, provide long-term organizational stability, and stay responsive to your needs and goals.
  • Private practice setting accommodates more flexibility with makeup of caseload depending on clinical interests/specialization compared with larger institutional or community mental health offices.
  • Thoughtful, ethical, and approachable leadership is at the core of our business model.