$36,576
Avg. Salary
$18.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $18.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $36,576 per year.

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MEDIAN $36,576
$28,572 - $51,388
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Salary $28,572 - $51,388
Bonus $1,750
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$29,361 - $52,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

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Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%