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Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW, LADC, LMFT, PhD, or PsyD) - Substance Abuse

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Institute of Living


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.

The Professional’s Track in Addiction Services at the IOL is an Intensive Outpatient Program treating working professionals/persons who have substance use disorders. This abstinence based program is designed to provide education and group counseling to address the many issues involved in the recovery process.  Often patients are involved with DPH and/or HAVEN and are working toward reinstatement of their professional licensure. Weekly random drug screens are given along with medication management provided by our attending who is an addiction specialist.

Job Summary
The Institute of Living is seeking a qualified clinician in the Young Adult Services early psychosis program at the Institute of Living. This program sees a variety of diagnoses consistent with first episode psychosis and psychotic spectrum illnesses and is looking for a clinician who has experience in group psychotherapy, individual, and family work. Familiarity with skills-based therapy including CBT is preferred. In addition, the person hired will need to be able to provide case management services and understand insurance approval and reviews. Experience with first episode psychosis or serious mental illness is preferred.


  • LCSW, LADC, LMFT, PhD, or PsyD licensed to practice in the state of CT.
  • Ability to meet requirements for internal credentialing in individual and group or family therapy required.
  • Demonstrates competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age specific patient needs.

We take great care of careers.

 As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
  • Located on the Institute of Living’s historic park-like grounds designed by Frederick Law Ohlmsted

 With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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