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Primary Therapist

Primary Therapist

The Willows is a healing sanctuary for young adult women, led by women. Located just outside of Asheville NC, The Willows is a transformative women’s addiction treatment center for 18–35-year-old women. Our focus is on clinical care, and we utilize the latest research-supported clinical modalities to ensure positive outcomes. During their time at our gender-specific treatment center, clients receive a minimum of 25 hours of clinician-led group and individual therapy sessions each week. This level of care ensures that our clients receive the attention they need and deserve while progressing toward growth and change.


  • Health, Vision, & Dental insurance available to full-time employees after 30 days
  • Company-paid professional development and training
  • Desirable PTO plan with no rollover limits
  • Access to on-site Gym/Weight Room while on breaks
  • Employee discounts through local retailers


  • Provide therapy for individuals with substance use, trauma and co-occurring mental health disorders including but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, client education, discharge planning and referral, all of which will be reflected by accurate record keeping
  • Develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with clients and their families
  • Accurately assess clients and develop individualized treatment goals, using client input, and client strengths, abilities, needs and preferences
  • Provide ongoing therapeutic interventions to assist clients in overcoming challenges
  • Produce assessments, treatment plans, and other records in a timely manner
  • Work in collaboration with other professionals as part of a treatment team
  • Complete and upload to EMR all documentation within one week of service or as indicated by supervisor: including pre-admission assessment, clinical assessment, treatment plan, weekly progress note, group note, discharge summary and transition plan.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with referring professionals
  • Initiate appropriate referrals to continuing care programs
  • Utilization review and ASAM for insurance companies


  • Dual licensed in both addiction and mental health treatment (or willing to seek both)
  • Experience working with young adults in an eco-therapeutic setting
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Master’s degree in human service field
  • LCSW, LPC, or LCAS, or pursuing licensure
  • Current CPR/AED/Basic First Aid certification
  • Current Nonviolent Crisis intervention certification
  • Experience in facilitating group therapy
  • Experience with experiential therapy


Vision, 401(k), Dental, Medical, Life Insurance

About Red Oak Recovery and The Willows at Red Oak Recovery

RED OAK RECOVERY® & THE WILLOWS AT RED OAK RECOVERY® are clinically-driven trauma focused substance use and mental health treatment programs that offer gender specific care to young adult men (ages 18-30) and women (ages 18-35). Our developmentally specific treatment methods take into account clients’ unique stories, trauma history, gender challenges, substance use history, relapse triggers, and mental health struggles. Our multi-credentialed (clinical addictions and mental health) master’s level clinicians integrate research-based practices with complementary modalities to help clients honor themselves, recognize their self-worth, and pursue positive change.

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Low self-esteem, Failure to launch, ADHD: These are just a few of the many issues that impact young men recovering from trauma, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. Red Oak Recovery helps build self-esteem, self-worth and a community of lifelong relationships equipping clients to reach long-term recovery.

At The Willows, we address trauma alongside of substance use and mental health issues to help women overcome underlying issues fueling harmful behaviors. Our trauma-informed treatment program utilizes an integrated approach – based on theory, research, and clinical experience.

Both programs also offer recovery management services based on the Gorski-CENAPS model of relapse prevention for clients who have experienced or are about to experience a return to use after 90 days of being in recovery.

To apply, please send your resume to