$38,000
Avg. Salary
$23.11
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Memphis, Tennessee is $23.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Memphis, Tennessee is $38,000 per year.

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$35,675 - $43,680
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MEDIAN: $38,000
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Salary $38,000
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,803 - $57,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
91%
5-9 years
9%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%