$33,898
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The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist in Knoxville, Tennessee is $33,898 per year.

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$30,877 - $40,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Knox County, Tennessee
185,312
Male:
89,978 (48.6%)
Female:
95,334 (51.4%)
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. The city had an estimated population of 185,291 in 2015 and a population of 178,874 as of the 2010 census, making it the state's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had an estimated population of 852,715. The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961. First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war,...
Knoxville:
$37,200
Tennessee:
$47,275
$772
Knoxville:
$125,900
Tennessee:
$150,600
4.3%

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
1-4 years
90%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Group Therapy
▲3%

Counseling
▲3%

National Average
$34,000

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%