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Lutheran Services in Iowa Therapist - LPHA - SIGN ON BONUS in Spencer, Iowa

Therapist - LPHA - SIGN ON BONUS - Spencer, IA

Therapist - LPHA - SIGN ON BONUS

  • Mental Health Services

  • Spencer, IA, USA

  • Salary

  • Full Time

Total compensation 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." Jane, 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 a full-time and/or part-time Licensed Practitioners of the Healing Arts (LPHA) of all licensure levels to provide therapy and counseling to couples, families, adults, children, and children and youth in center and school-based settings.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide therapy and counseling assessments in community-based and school-based settings

  • Implement trauma-informed care approaches

  • 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

  • LSI provides clinical licensure supervision to temporarily licensed therapists


  • Licensed or eligible for license in Iowa as an LMSW, LISW, LMHC or LMFT

  • OR temporarily licensed in Iowa as a T-LMHC or T-LMFT

  • 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 believe in work-life balance, flexible scheduling, and family-friendly environments.

Therapist benefits include:

  • Clinical licensure supervision from one of our Clinical Supervisors provided to temporarily licensed employees

  • Compensation commensurate with level of licensure

  • Customized training opportunities, access to paid CEU approved trainings, and one-on-one development with experienced therapists to develop your expertise in areas of special interest like EMDR or play therapy

  • Ability to be involved in advocacy work on an agency-wide scale as the human services landscape evolves in Iowa

  • Flexible scheduling

Benefits for all full-time LSI employees:

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks per year and the opportunity to be credited paid time off up to 5 years of related experience

  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution

  • Special 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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