Licensed Mental Health Professional

Secure Base Counseling Center is hiring Licensed Mental Health Professionals who have completed a master’s or PhD level program at an accredited school, are licensed in the state of Minnesota and are in good standing with their licensing board to work with a variety of clients. Opportunities to offer training, conduct seminars, develop classes or groups and provide supervision are also available for qualified candidates.


This position could be located in any of Secure Base Counseling Center's offices in Northfield, Farmington or New Prague, or at the Northfield Secure Base Wellness Center.


  • Provide patient-centered care to assigned client caseload including children, adolescents, families, couples and individuals

  • Work with clients both in home and in office

  • Conduct clinical interviews with new clients

  • Write required Diagnostic Assessments, treatment plans and case notes

  • Attend weekly mandatory educational and case consultation meetings

  • If working with CTSS clients, supervise the skills workers who work with their clients


Successful candidates must:

  • Possess strong communication skills

  • Effectively counsel patients and work collaboratively with other professionals

  • Have a strong interest in Attachment Theory and cognitive neuroscience

  • Work from a patient-centered/relationship-based approach

  • Be able to effectively apply a breadth of theoretical and philosophical therapeutic approaches

  • Be willing to work from an attachment perspective and with a team approach

Available Benefits

Secure Base Counseling Center is proud to provide the following benefits to our employees:

  • Paid vacation

  • Health insurance (Secure Base Counseling Center provides 50% of the employee's premium)

  • Vision coverage


Licensed mental health professionals are paid $45 per contact hour. A therapy contact hour is between 53-60 minutes in duration, although circumstance will occasionally necessitate shorter sessions. Other billing opportunities are available and will be explained in training.

Secure Base Counseling Center pays employees every two weeks. Paychecks include a statement detailing the sessions being paid. Travel reimbursement, if applicable, is paid every two weeks, along with payroll, at 40 cents per minute. Reimbursement for approved expenses will also be paid every two weeks, along with payroll.

Freedom to Act

Employee is generally free to organize and prioritize own job duties, as well as assignments to other support staff, and knows where to refer people for assistance or guidance when necessary – or appropriately follows up to acquire a resolution. Employee works independently and with minimum supervision in carrying out necessary tasks. Employee is able to make decisions and answer questions using written resources such as the Employee Handbook, policy and other resources. In the rare event the Clinical Administrator is not available and the need is urgent, direct contact with the Clinical Director may be sought.


The responsibilities listed above describe the general nature and level of work performed by staff members assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities required of this position. 

Apply Now

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and three professional references to

All new employees at Secure Base Counseling Center (SBCC) are under an initial 90-day review period. If at any time during the first 90 days, either a representative of SBCC or the employee decides that work for this agency is not a good fit, employment will be terminated.

This SBCC Employee Job Description is for informational purposes and is not a contract, nor is any portion of it a contract or a legal document. SBCC may change any portion at any time, and reserves the right to modify, revoke, suspend or change any or all plans, policies and procedures in whole or part, without notice. All employees shall be provided a copy of this document and indicate its receipt by signature. Employment with SBCC is employment at will. "Employment at will" means that employees may end their employment at any time for any reason; and that the employer (SBCC) may terminate employees at any time for any reason, with or without cause. Items not covered in this personnel policy are at the discretion of SBCC directors.