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Lutheran Services in Iowa Therapist - LPHA in Des Moines, Iowa

Therapist - LPHA - Des Moines, IA

Therapist - LPHA

  • Mental Health Services

  • Des Moines, IA, USA

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package.

"I work at LSI so that my clients know that although their journey may be difficult, they do not have to endure it alone." Shantel, an LSI therapist

At LSI, we are dedicated to wrapping compassionate care around the children and families we are privileged to serve. Our therapists are central to our mission and serve as expert advisors to LSI's early childhood, behavioral health, and family safety teams.

We are seeking an occasional Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) to provide therapy and counseling to couples, families, adults, and children in Polk and Story counties.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide therapy and counseling assessments in a community-based setting

  • Have the potential to see clients in a school-based setting

  • Serve a diverse population of children, adults, couples, and families

  • Develop individual treatment plans to fully address each client's various behavioral and mental health care needs

  • Manage case plan oversight and re-evaluate as necessary to build the best possible outcomes for our clients

  • Have the ability to receive free clinical licensure supervision from one of our Clinical Supervisors


  • A Master's in Social Work or an approved related field (LMFT, LMHC)

  • Must be licensed in the state of Iowa (temporary and provisionally licensed applicants are encouraged to apply!)

  • A valid driver's license, good driving record, and auto insurance

  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry, and a criminal history check

Benefits and Perks

We view each staff member as a holistic person with concerns, interests, and commitments outside of work. We are a team who cares about each other, believes in work-life balance, and provides flexible scheduling to meet your needs. LSI offers a 401(k), generous paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance. We also provide Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon.

Ready to get started and join Team LSI? Apply today!

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