Outpatient Mental Health Therapist


Stepping Stone Family Services is seeking a licensed mental health therapist to provide clinical services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in a office-based setting. Therapist will provide mental health services to a population ranging from ages 5 to 70 and focus on various needs such as stress reduction, emotional well-being, coping with challenges, and adjusting to new situations. The therapist will develop treatment plans and implement goal-oriented interventions. The ideal candidate must be highly professional, ethical, reliable, self-motivated, and team oriented. The therapist would need to commit to 25+ client contact hours each week, manage their time well, and maintain in regular communication with legal guardians and multidisciplinary teams.

THE LOCATION: The therapist would be providing services in the primary office for Stepping Stone Family Services located in West Des Moines, Iowa.

EDUCATION: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other related human services degree. Must be licensed in Iowa and be in good standing with their board.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Therapist must have good written and oral communication skills as well as effective organizational skills. Therapist must have strong computer skills for documentation and communication purposes. In addition, therapist must be able to meet documentation guidelines consistently and use good judgment and decision-making skills.


Benefits: Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401K Plan (eligible after one year of employment).

Training/CEU Reimbursement options

Licensure Renewal Reimbursement

Two weeks paid time off (annually)

Three paid holidays

Supportive and professional environment

4-6 hours of clinical supervision per month for those with provisional licenses

JOB TYPE: Full-time


$44,000.00 - $54,000.00 per year


$60,000 per year (based on direct client contact hours)


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

  • providing treatment: 1 year (Preferred)


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Required)


  • Licensed Clinical Therapist in the State of Iowa (Required)

Work Location: One location