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Verified Pay Up to $100,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Bradley, Illinois

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Job Description

Job Description

JOIN one of the fastest-growing mental health organizations in Illinois. We offer competitive pay and self-care incentives for all providers.

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? If so, we welcome you to join our team. Work alongside award-winning mental health professionals with decades of combined experience serving the mental health needs of couples, families, and individuals of all ages.

The Ardent Counseling Center is seeking Licensed Therapists and Social Workers to join our growing team of Outpatient Mental Health Therapists and Counselors. Providers at The Ardent Counseling Center provide high-quality and innovative mental health services to those in their care.

Education and Experience

We are seeking applicants who are dedicated to strengthening lives through wellness. We are seeking applicants meeting the following qualifications:

  • Graduate-level degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Licensed Clinical Psychology (PhD), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Licensed or able to complete licensing requirements to provide outpatient therapy services in Illinois (temporarily licensed providers (LPC, LSW, AMFT) are welcome to apply).

Support for You as a Provider

  • Excellent Pay. The average pay for full-time office-based providers is 35% higher than the industry average in Illinois. Providers can expect to earn up to $100,000 per year!
  • We offer no-show protection!
  • Continuing Education Unit credit programs and support.
  • NPI support, licensure renewal tracking and expansion support.
  • State-of-the-art Technology Platform to manage your clients with the best digital care tools (HIPAA Scheduling, Video-call platform, SOAP notes, Patient Progress Tracking, Communication and file-sharing Tool).
  • Flexible Service Delivery. A flexible schedule where you decide when and how many clients you see through our platform based on your personal and professional schedules.
  • In-House Marketing Support. We have a dedicated in-house marketing team who are laser-focused on helping to support your needs as you establish your practice. As a result, most of our providers have a full patient load within two weeks.
  • Automated Billing and support included. Receive on time, payments.
  • Taxes support - we will help you with all your individual practice tax submissions.
  • Collaborative and Supportive Community: Join a tight-knit and supportive community of therapists and team members who foster a positive work environment and provide a network of encouragement and collaboration.


Comprehensive Benefits Package includes health and dental Insurance, earned paid time off benefits, 401k retirement savings account, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, and EAP services for employees.

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Work from home, or Hybrid
  • Administrative tasks: dedicated member success support, scheduling assistant, specialized tech platform (HIPAA compliant video calls, EHR, progress tracking, note-taking...).
  • Continued Education Support (CEU benefits).
  • We compensate for no-shows and late cancellations.
  • Malpractice insurance

What We Need:

  • A genuine partnership with our colleagues
  • Self-guided determination to complete your notes within 24 hours
  • Individuals who enjoy being a part of a team & working together to develop professionally.
  • Strong character: integrity, honesty, adaptability, and true care for clients & colleagues who want to work with couples, families, and individuals covering all age groups

This is a great opportunity to work with a highly motivated client population alongside both seasoned and young counselors, in a small group setting, that is healthy, and supportive, allows for growth, and place an emphasis on providing quality client care above all.

We really do enjoy working with each other here... and we're looking forward to hearing from you!

About The Ardent Counseling Center

The Ardent Counseling Center (Ardent) is an innovative provider of mental and behavioral healthcare services throughout Illinois, including therapy and medication management, for individuals, couples, and families, with particular emphasis on helping people to experience fulfillment in their lives. For more information, please visit Ardent Counseling Center (