Mental Health Therapist LMFT Job at Ellie Mental Health - Clarkston, Independence, MI

  • Ellie Mental Health - Clarkston
  • Independence, MI

Job Description

Who is Ellie?

Ellie clinics are structured to remove many of the daily obstacles that get in the way of providing world-class mental health services. Ellie makes the clinician’s experience a priority by offering excellent compensation, benefits, training, and flexible scheduling. Not to mention providing centralized administrative, technology, referral and inquiry support, scheduling, client/therapist matching, billing and collections, and even CEU programs. Ellie strives to lower the administrative aspects of providing care to the absolute minimum, so our practitioners have more time to focus on what they love - serving clients! We want our people to be happy because happy therapists do better work and provide better client care!

What’s it Like to be a Part of a Team That Prioritizes Your Work/Life Harmony:

  • Let's begin by highlighting that, as a full-time W2 employee, you won't need to bear the burden of tax-related stress.
  • Our hybrid work model provides a balanced mix of in-office hours and the flexibility of telehealth
  • Seize the opportunity to express your creativity and shape your passions into exciting new programs and services
  • Empowerment to play a pivotal role in shaping the culture and vision of an entirely new clinic
  • Easing the administrative load of your private practice while enhancing your payor mix for improved compensation
  • The cozy ambiance of a small practice, complemented by the perks usually associated with larger organizations
  • Simplified credentialing process expertly handled on your behalf
  • Access to some of the best technology on the market

Responsibilities Include:

  • Evaluate mental health diagnosis, create and implement a treatment plan, complete ongoing documentation including further diagnosis, treatment plan reviews, and case notes according to company policy
  • Provide excellent customer service for clients and collaborate with a dynamic team to further the mission of filling the gaps in our community
  • Utilize creativity in interventions to help clients achieve and exceed goals
  • Prepare and submit individual documentation for each session per company guidelines and protocol
  • Full-time clinicians are expected to maintain a minimum caseload of 25 hours of client visits, as well as actively engage with the community and our valued partners
  • Coordinate services with case managers, families, work personnel, medical personnel, other Ellie staff, and school staff as needed
  • Attend and participate in all clinical staff meetings and trainings
  • Other stuff we probably forgot to add but just as meaningful and important to your role ;)

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university
  • Required to have valid state of Michigan License licensure (LMFT)
  • Required experience with completing treatment plans and clinical case notes
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate and model stable, appropriate boundaries with clients
  • Ability to complete and submit documentation of services and other documents in a timely manner per the employee handbook
  • Comfort and familiarity working with a diverse client base
  • Proficient in the use of Office 365 and Electronic Health Record systems
  • Credentialed with insurance panels is a plus!


  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Benefits
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(K)
  • Opportunity to be creative and develop your passions into new programs and services
  • Free CEUs annually
  • Flexible schedule
  • Awesome company culture!


$55,000-$93,000 based on experience and caseload

Ellie Family Services, PLLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran by following applicable federal, state and local laws. Ellie Family Services, PLLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Seeking creative & collaborative humans with a passion for changing mental health care in fun and meaningful ways.

Don’t meet EVERY requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Ellie Mental Health is devoted to purposefully building an inclusive and diverse workplace where all of our humans can be their authentic selves! (Authenticity is one of our core values, after all…) If you’re excited about the chance to be a change-maker with us, but your past experience doesn’t perfectly align with every single qualification of the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. Our mental health jobs need dedicated individuals from every background who are willing to care for others. And who knows, you might just be the perfect candidate for another role!

Employee Experience

We take care of our people. It’s that simple. From investing in their financial future, to providing wages that shatter the ceiling in our industry to reasonable caseload expectations we ensure that our people are happy. Happy employees do better work and provide better client care! No matter

what it is that you do in your mental health career at Ellie, our clients depend on us cultivating an environment where our employees can thrive so that they can thrive too!

Y’all, jobs in mental health are tough jobs with a high risk of emotional fatigue and burnout. At Ellie, we use all of our core values of humor, creativity, authenticity, acceptance, determination, and compassion not just out in our communities, but we turn them inwards too! Our employees have

clear growth paths for advancing their careers.

We have created a culture that reminds us that our employees are our leaders!

In short, we’re just people helping people.

Wanna join the herd?

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Private practice, Local area, Flexible hours,

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