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Primary Therapist

Primary Therapist

Gateway Academy Utah

11706 S 700 E
Draper, Utah 84020
United States



Posted on March 25, 2024


Gateway Academy in Utah is hiring a Primary Therapist

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Clinical Mental Health Counselor preferred, ACMHC or CSW may apply
  • Salary competitive with private residential treatment pay structure
  • 4 day work week – Weekend plus Thursday off

Gateway Academy is a residential treatment center for adolescent boys located in Draper, Utah.

Gateway Academy is the industry leader in treating adolescent young men from the age of 14 to 18, who are dealing with depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD and school difficulties. Gateway Academy provides an atmosphere where each employee is a part of a team that provides quality treatment to each of our students and is seeking someone to fill the position for a Primary Therapist.


The candidate will need to develop strong individualized treatment plan(s) that are rooted in a relationship-based model. Provide and direct comprehensive therapeutic services that include the student, the family and the treatment team. Create treatment goals that produce positive therapeutic gains throughout the treatment process. Participate with the clinical team in all aspects of clinical staffing, clinical development and clinical team goals. Clinicians are to provide a positive enthusiastic tone for the overall treatment team.

Salary Range: $80,ooo to $90,000


Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

1) Direct clinical services including weekly individual, family, and group therapy.

2) Maintain contact with Referral Sources regarding the progress of their students and families.

3) Maintain current clinical documentation.

4) Effective communication with all staff including complimenting and confronting when necessary.

5) Coordination with co-therapists, academic and staff teams.

6) Maintains current and up-to-date training log.

7) Participate in staff meeting and training.



1) Master degree, prefer 3 years related Residential Treatment Center experience.

2) Pass a Background Check

3) Valid Driver’s License

4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills

5) Self-starter, creative, committed to ethical business practices

MINIMUM QUALIFIERS: Must be able to pass a yearly criminal background check, be eligible to drive company vehicles and maintain all required trainings. Completion of Masters level degree in Mental Health related field, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to walk up and down stairs and travel between Gateway Academy locations. Must be able to engage in physical activities with Staff and Students, including outdoor recreation. Must be able to lift or move up to 30 pounds on occasion. Must have near, distance, and peripheral vision.


401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance