Licensed Mental Health Clinician

Join Our Team!

Organization Description: Basal Therapies is a multidisciplinary pediatric outpatient clinic providing Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, and Physical Therapy services to the community. Group programs and specialized preschool opportunities are also part of our service offerings. Basal Therapies offers a unique therapeutic experience with accessibility to all services under one roof, leading to team collaboration and a holistic approach to each child’s treatment.

Basal Therapies believes that by focusing on foundational learning, there is an increased likelihood of future progress. The following values guide our decision-making and service provision alike, and are relevant to both the children and families we serve, and also for our team and their own families.

Passion: a deep sense of commitment, and compelling action, to work toward the goals we set.

Growth: progress and positive change over time.

Collaboration: sharing ideas and skills to produce an outcome or common goal greater than one that would be developed individually.

Adaptability: an ability and willingness to change in order to accommodate different conditions.

Community: being connected and collectively responsible for adding value to what happens to and for a group.

As a team member of Basal Therapies, you will be working within a collaborative and innovative environment to bring the vision of “progress through passion” to families in our community! This drives our mission through our passionate providers who share a love for building strong foundations for families and the children that we serve.

Position Description: Join our Basal Therapies team and contribute to the growth and development of children and their families in Frederick and surrounding communities. We are currently seeking a full-time Licensed Mental Health Therapist to play a vital role in providing clinic-based counseling services. This position offers an immediate start date, competitive compensation, and a supportive work environment.

As a licensed Mental Health Clinician, you will provide outpatient therapy services to children under 18. You will assist families in locating and utilizing community resources, agencies, and organizations to coordinate services. As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to work with other developmental therapists to create and implement programs that cultivate treatment in a fun, comfortable, safe environment. to join our Basal Family as we grow!

Candidate must be either a LMSW, LCSW-C, LGPC, or LCPC and have current state licensure. Open to strong LGPC or LMSW candidates and willing to provide in-house supervision. Experience in providing mental health therapy to children under 18 is ideal.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Direct Client Contact
    • Provide therapeutic assessment and diagnosis evaluations
    • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans to support the child and family
    • Collaborate with families, other therapists, and teachers to create a supportive and integrated therapeutic environment
    • Provide direct therapy services, conduct regular progress monitoring, and adjust treatment plans as needed
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of treatment session notes, assessments, treatment plans, and progress reports
  • Other Duties
    • Help keep your caseload full by communicating your available openings to the Intake & Service Coordinator regularly
    • Help develop new programs and/or services in collaboration with other team members and upper management.
    • Be professional and courteous in all written and verbal communications with clients, colleagues and other business associates
    • Follow legal, ethical and professional obligations of your respective Maryland governing Board


  • Master’s degree from an accredited program in Social work or Professional Counseling
  • Current and valid license to practice as a LCSW, LCSW-C, or LCPC or ability to operate under a Maryland-approved supervisor with a current and valid graduate license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Work as an effective team member yet be independent as necessary. Exercise sound judgment and initiative
  • Comfortable with computers and web-based apps. Our primary record-keeping, billing and scheduling system, is browser-based (we provide software training)


  • Competitive compensation
  • Full-time employment with a supportive and collaborative team
  • Materials reimbursement for resources essential to therapy services
  • Processes that foster a work-life balance
  • Mentorship and training
  • Multiple opportunities to work with other team members to develop programs to support the needs of families as well as the growth of the practice
  • A fun and rewarding work environment
  • health/dental/vision insurance
  • paid time off
  • short-term disability and other supplemental insurance policies
  • 401(k) with company match