Therapist (Residential) JobFayetteville, NC

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Mental health start with you, by making the impossible possible! Are you up for the task? Do you seek a therapeutic career path that transforms the minds of vulnerable adolescences overcoming life challenges and hardships?

if so, this is the job for you and this is what we offer our employees:

Thompson Child & Family Focus is the leading provider of clinical and prevention services for children and families across the Carolinas and Florida. The Charlotte, NC-based, nationally accredited nonprofit agency empowers children and families through therapy, education, and prevention-based care. Thompson has multiple campuses specializing in clinical and behavioral treatment, developmental education, and proactive care.

Thompson offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including:
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance options)
  • 401K Retirement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple pathways for upward mobility within the agency
  • High quality technology for staff including iPhones, Tablets & Laptops
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Paid Time Off specific for Volunteerism in the community


The therapist position is a foundational component of the program’s overall successful team and is responsible for providing individual and group therapy services for up to 8 youth in care.

The therapist will work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of direct care staff, rec therapist and others to ensure each youth is receiving high-quality, trauma informed care.  

Skills & Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in a human services/psychology/social work-related area of study, plus an active full or provisional license to practice therapy in North Carolina (LPC, LMFT, LCSW).
  • This is an ideal position for clinicians looking for experience and exposure to complex adolescents, and who are interested in being trained and certified in evidence-based practices
  • A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required.

Thompson Child & Family Focus will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination as a part of the background screening and credentialing process for all applicants.

Thompson is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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