Posted on 11/7/2018

Expected Start Date:  March 1, 2019


Foundations Behavioral Health Services is a community-based behavioral health center serving Mercer County and surrounding areas. Established in 1975, Foundations has been providing professional counseling and support services to local residents for over 40 years. In 2012, the former Gateway Outreach Center merged with Foundations Behavioral Health, allowing us to offer a wide range of mental health and substance use disorder treatment.


The behavioral health therapist will provide mental health and substance use assessments, counseling, and crisis intervention services to clients with behavioral health disorders.  The position will be primarily based in an office setting with Monday through Friday hours, with one evening per week required.  Crisis intervention rotation will be for back up on-call only, during work hours, for when our dedicated crisis therapist is unavailable.


Minimum of a Bachelors degree with Ohio license is required (LPC, LPCC, LSW, LISW)  Preference will be given to those with a Masters degree and independent license through the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board.


Starting salary is up to $50,000 annually, depending on education, license and experience.  Full benefits package available, including health and life insurance, voluntary dental and vision plans, retirement plan with agency match, generous vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays annually, paid CEU’s, paid license renewal, and a supportive professional work environment.


To be considered for this position, please send resume and a letter of interest to  The selected applicant will be required to successfully pass fingerprinting and drug screening.


Foundations is an equal opportunity provider and employer contracting with the ADAMHS Board of Mercer, Paulding, and Van Wert counties.