Child & Family Clinician/Therapist

Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Full Time

Ellie Mental Health has an opening for a new fully licensed Child & Family Therapist at our Grand Rapids Clinic – come and join the herd!

If you’re not just a clinician, but also a unicorn (either actually or just in your ability to stand out from all the rest in this field), read on and click that “Apply” button!

Clinic Description

Who the heck is Ellie?

Ellie Mental Health is a bad @ss, rapidly growing mental health and wellness agency based out of the Twin Cities and serving multiple communities throughout Minnesota. We take a fresh, no bullsh!t approach to helping others  through individual, family, and group therapy services, assessments, med management, ARMHS, CTSS, and other unique therapy modalities through our Rule 29 clinics. Ellie Staff pride themselves on being an innovative and creative team that works collaboratively with clients and community providers to deliver the most comprehensive and personalized treatment to all clients. We’re proud to be one of the businesses granted the title of “Top Workplace” by Star Tribune for two years in a row (2021 & 2022), an award that’s voted on by our own employees!

In short, we’re just people helping people! (And, technically, right now we’re also people hiring people…) Wonderful BIPOC & LGBTQ+ humans are encouraged to apply.  

Responsibilities & Duties

Here’s what we expect from our clinicians:

  • Evaluate mental health diagnoses, create and implement treatment plans, complete ongoing documentation (including further diagnoses), treatment plan reviews, and maintain case notes according to policy
  • Full-Time status clinicians must maintain a minimum caseload of 25 client visits per week
  • Provide ridiculously awesome customer service for clients and collaborate with a team of rockstars to further the mission of filling gaps in our community
  • Utilize creativity in your chosen interventions to help clients achieve and exceed their goals
  • Prepare and submit individual documentation for each session per guidelines
  • Coordinate services with case managers, families, work personnel, medical personnel, other Ellie staff, and school staff as needed to maximize client success
  • Attend and participate in all clinical staff meetings and trainings
  • Complete all Rule 29 training requirements
  • Adhere to our core values of creativity, authenticity, compassion, humor, acceptance, and determination

Qualifications & Skills

What you should be able to bring to the table:

  • A master’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university, and on track to obtain licensure in your designated field
  • Must have full clinical licensure (LMFT, LPCC, LICSW, LP etc.)
  • Experience with completing DAs, treatment plans and clinical case notes
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate and model stable, appropriate boundaries with clients
  • Capability (and willingness!) to complete and submit documentation of services provided and all other required documents in a timely manner
  • Comfort and familiarity working authentically with a diverse client base
  • Proficient in the use of typical office technology (computers, e-mail, etc.) and Electronic Health Record systems (Valant software experience is a big ol’ plus!)
  • Ability to pass a background check


What we have to offer you:

  • Flexible hours (you control your schedule – ya know, the way it should be!)
  • Flexible work location (we know that you’re still a great therapist whether you’re in sweatpants or real pants…)
  • Competitive compensation packages with three pay models to choose from
    • Base pay + % commission/billable hour model
    • Straight salary model
    • Straight commission model (coming Sept 2022)
  • Comprehensive and affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Paid time off (including Juneteenth and 1 day the week of your birthday)
  • Awesome team building activities (like parties, not trust falls…) and sweet Ellie swag
  • Incredible learning & development opportunities, including licensing supervision* & CEUs
  • Tons of consultation and support from peers, supervisors, and Ellie leadership
  • Opportunities to get creative in turning your passions into new programs and services
  • Promotional opportunities and career development (if you go with us, you grow with us!)
  • The ability to do meaningful, challenging work on a fun and collaborative team

*Our Clinical Licensure supervision program currently has supervisors for folx seeking LICSW, LPCC, and/or LMFT licensure. This is based on availability, and we cannot guarantee that a supervisor match will be immediately available. We encourage license seeking clinicians to have one supervisor at Ellie and one outside of the fam to help enhance their learning experience, gain additional perspective, and engage in the full range of cultural and clinical experiences that’s only provided by using multiple clinical licensure supervisors.

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.

Ellie Family Services, PLLP expressly prohibits any form of unlawful harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellie Family Services, PLLP employees to perform their expected job duties is not tolerated. Violation of this policy may lead to progressive coaching up to and including the possibility of termination.