Clinical Therapist

Recovery and Wellness for Addictions

Full Time


Purpose and Scope:
A licensed Clinical Therapist will provide counseling services to patients individually and/or in a group setting, utilizing clinical counseling principles, methods, or procedures to assist individuals in achieving their established goals as outlined in their individual treatment plans resulting in achieving outcomes that are consistent with becoming sober and healthier in personal, physical, social, psychological wellbeing. A Clinical Therapist will assess and analyze emotional conditions, exploring possible solutions, and developing and providing a treatment plan for mental and emotional adjustment or development. It may include counseling, appraisal, consulting, supervision, administration and referral. Engage in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders when under the supervision of a professional clinical counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, independent marriage and family therapist, or independent social worker.  
Education: A Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or in a Related Field is required.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience in Behavioral Health is required.
Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP), or National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) is requiredA Valid State Driver's License is required.

Awards and Recognition 

  • Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years.
  • Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction.
  • Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations).
  • VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades.
  • VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital.