$38,442
Avg. Salary
$24.42
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Albuquerque, New Mexico is $24.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Albuquerque, New Mexico is $38,442 per year.

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Job Description for Mental Health Therapist

The descriptor "mental health therapist" includes a variety of professionals that conduct therapy as part of their daily responsibilities, such as clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school therapists, social workers, and general therapists. Therapy includes the use of psychological methods - such as cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis - to help patients overcome behavioral and psychological obstacles and problems. Techniques used by mental health therapist include cognitive-behavioral therapy, word association, and a wide variety of psychological tests, among many others. A mental health therapist can work in their own practice or for a particular company or organization. As part of a company, the therapist may focus on employees' problems and how they affect productivity and job performance.

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Mental Health Therapist Tasks
  • Interact with clients, provide therapy, and suggest specific services.
  • Write progress notes and coordinate with other care providers.
  • Monitor for and intervene in crisis situations.
  • Document and report on interactions, concerns, treatment, and attendance.

About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
559,131
Male:
273,323 (48.9%)
Female:
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
Albuquerque:
$47,096
New Mexico:
$45,382
$802
Albuquerque:
$189,200
New Mexico:
$164,100
4.2%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
89%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%