Counselor (Adult Services

West Central Behavioral Health

Job Description

We are looking for Counselors to join our dynamic outpatient Adult Services team.

SIGN-ON BONUS: $10,000

Full-time, Part-Time, hybrid opportunities! Flexible schedules available.

At West Central our mission is to ensure access to advanced counseling, treatment, and support for people of all ages—regardless of their ability to pay.  Since 1977, we have been a grassroots network of locally-focused professionals dedicated to improving the lives of our clients and community.  That includes therapists with a working passion--clinicians like you. 

At West Central Behavioral Health, clinicians are members of a supportive and multidisciplinary environment. Our organization provides office-based and telehealth therapy to clients living with severe and persistent mental health concerns. West Central Behavioral Health is the Non-Profit Community Mental Health Care provider for Sullivan and Lower Grafton Counties. 


  • Counselors work with clients to promote optimum mental health.
  • Collaborate with other team members to perform clinical assessments, develop treatment plans and set goals.
  • Counsel clients individually and in group sessions to assist them in overcoming dependencies, making necessary changes and adjusting to life.
  • Therapists support family members in helping to understand and relate to your client.
  • May participate in In-Service Activities—such as: Supervision of assigned trainees, co-therapy with Residents and disposition conferences, act as clinical supervisor for other clinical staff members as requested.
  • Assist clients to gain insight— plan action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment to defined goals.

We train our counselors in evidence-based treatment: DBT, Trauma Therapy, etc.

Ask us about creative work schedules, remote/hybrid work, full time/part time, geographic options, different shifts, job sharing, even cross-functional work to keep things interesting!


Employment opportunities available at our Claremont, NH location also.


  • Master's degree in mental health discipline
  • Eligibility for licensure in the State of New Hampshire


  • Some experience working with this population, strongly preferred.


  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn necessary computer skills essential for electronic medical record
  • Ability to maintain skill competencies in customer service, quality improvement, compliance and safety

Be a part of our team!

West Central provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, local discounts, paid holidays and paid time off!

Ask us about creative work schedules, remote/hybrid work, full time/part time, geographic options, different shifts, job sharing, even cross-functional work to keep things interesting!

We are committed to continuous improvement of our employees. We provide ongoing education through e-Learning, in-service programs presented by internal staff and external presenters. CEUs are available for most in-service programs.

Loan Repayment Program: As a nonprofit organization providing services to underserved populations, you may be eligible to participate in the following loan assistance programs:

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Agency Student Loan Assistance Program – eligible up to $10,000 over 3 years
  • NH State Loan Repayment Program – NH professional license required

For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community.” To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals. Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran-Friendly Workplace!

Posted 2 months ago
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Education Requirement
Master's Degree
Experience Requirement
1-5 years