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Mental Health Counselor

The Well is a growing non-profit in Norfolk, Nebraska that was established in 1991. Our services provide mental-health, and addiction recovery services to Northeast Nebraskans. Our services are expanding, as is our growing team member roster.

Job description

We are growing and in search of a mental health counselor. We’re looking for dynamic counselors that are driven to provide exemplary services to the consumers we serve! The Well offers a supportive work environment, flexible scheduling, and limitless opportunities to learn and grow. We are thrilled to be able to offer the opportunity for our counselors to be trained in PCIT, EMDR, DBT, IAEDP, HeartMath and Neurofeedback over the next three years thanks to a generous ARPA grant!

We are strong believers in the importance of work/life balance and offer paid paternity/maternity leave benefits, compensation time, and paid holidays.


Must be licensed as a counselor in Nebraska or be eligible to obtain licensure; (P)LMHP, LIMHP, and/or (P)LADC.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In this role, you will conduct individual sessions and assessments within the scope of your counseling license.

Counselors are expected to maintain an adequate caseload and provide services to all clients on their roster. Required documentation includes SUD/MH assessments, individual session notes, group session notes, treatment plans, aftercare plans, and discharge plans.

The WELL provides extensive training in personality disorders, trauma, and DBT to give you the tools that you need to be an amazing residential counselor!


Full-Time Team Members are eligible for;

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance:  The Well pays 75% of the employee premium and 60% of any elected spouse/dependent premium. The Well contributes up to $2,000 annually toward the employee’s HSA account.
  • Dental and Vision Insurance:  The Well pays 95% of the employee and family premium.
  • Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment for $15,000 coverage paid by The Well.
  • Matching SIMPLE IRA Contributions, Dependent Care Cafeteria Plan, and Voluntary Insurance Policies are available!
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave for the loss of family members and close friends.
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid Continuing Education
  • Compensation Time for Salaried Team Members

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $48,000.00 – $68,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Nebraska: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Work Location: In person

*All salaries are calculated with our wage matrix using: years of experience, education, and other credentials. We utilize a wage matrix to provide a systematic and fair approach to salary determination, promoting transparency and reduces salary disparities for current and future team members.

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