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Behavioral Health Therapist

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Category Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Position Type Contract


Grow your career with the industry leader in behavioral health - Proud Moments ABA / BHT.

The nation's fastest growing behavioral health organization, Proud Moments ABA provides the gold standard of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children on the autism spectrum from birth to age 21 AND ONLY in New Mexico the BHT (Behavioral Health Therapy) line of Service.

Proud Moments has a separate extended BHT program offered only in NM. This program offers therapy to individuals of all ages and there is no limit to what we can to do help. Our Behavioral Health Therapists offer support for all disorders (not specific to ABA) i.e., anxiety, personality disorders, trauma, PTSD, Schizophrenia, and much more.

We are looking for someone to join our team that is highly qualified, personally dedicated, and a fully licensed (LPCC, LCSW, LMSW) Therapist for our BHT (Behavioral Health Therapist) Department. Our therapists are independently contracted through Proud Moments ABA, helping to serve our clients and their families. Therapy is offered via telehealth, home, or office setting. This program is unique and completely separate to our ABA program - The BHT department offers support to individuals of all ages and disorders, it is not tailored specifically to ABA. Our therapists combine their extensive knowledge and experience with innovative treatment techniques to improve clients' social, behavioral, and adaptive skills. Proud Moments BHT delivers individually tailored treatment plans with compassion in homes, schools, offices, and our conveniently located centers.

Behavioral Health Therapy is to provide high-quality behavioral health services to Proud Moments' clients and their families, relying on their professional expertise and clinical experience. The Behavioral Health Therapist coordinates with the Program Care Coordinator, the Administrative Director, and other Proud Moments ABA staff as needed for scheduling, billing, program materials. The Behavioral Health Therapists services to clients are guided by Proud Moments' Policies and Procedures and professional standards and best practices are expected to be maintained while working with clients.

Proud Moments ABA currently serves families across New York, New Jersey, Nevada, Virginia and the Washington DC/Maryland area. The BHT line of service is the first of its kind her in New Mexico! We continue to expand through partnerships in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico and North Carolina.



As a Proud Moments BHT, you'll be challenged and rewarded every day:
  • Provide individual and/or family counseling to clients via Telehealth, in the client's home, community, and/or the Behavioral Therapist's office.
  • Give individual support and therapy to Parents, Guardians and Siblings of clients with developmental disabilities in the client's home or the Behavior Therapist's office and group therapy for families and siblings of individuals with developmental disorders

The ideal BHT candidate:
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Behavioral Health Therapy: 1 year minimum
  • NM License: LPCC (Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), and LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker)
  • Considerable knowledge of the basic needs of youth, techniques of crisis intervention/behavior management, and the principles and practices of youth supervision.
  • Ability to exhibit emotional maturity and good judgment, to include high standards of morals and speech.
  • A broad knowledge of community problems and/or areas of concern involving the youth in the community.
  • Must be able to establish an effective rapport in all dealings the clientele of the program.
  • Must be dependable and flexible about working hours..
  • This is a professional position, which requires organizational, and communication skills, as well as judgment, tact, and diplomacy in contacts with Proud Moments employees, community residents, parents, and local government agencies.
  • Strict adherence is required to all regulation concerning confidentiality.
  • Some travel is required by employee and proof of satisfactory car insurance is required.
As a Proud Moments BHT, you'll enjoy professional respect, recognition, and rewards:
  • LMSW applicants will receive free group supervision 2 hours per month (4 per group)
  • Clinical Support Sessions 1 hour per month (group setting)
  • Free CEUs offered 1 hour per month (group setting), recommendations/request for CEUs encouraged
  • Competitive pay with your experience and location
  • Meaningful work-life balance with flexible full and part-time working schedules
  • The best of both worlds - the resources of a large organization combined with the collegiality and support of the care team at your Proud Moments ABA center
  • Career opportunities within your center and as Proud Moments ABA expands
  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
    • 401K Retirement Savings Program
    • Employee Asisstance Programs
You deserve to work with the best - Proud Moments ABA.

If you're ready to accelerate your BHT career with a fast-growing, highly respected behavioral health organization, Proud Moments ABA encourages you to submit your qualifications for this position today. Candidates who meet our requirements will be contacted via email.

Proud Moments ABA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Proud Moments ABA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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  • Job Reference: 718501283-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Proud Moments
  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent