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Substance Use Disorder Counselor (On-site)

Affect Therapeutics

Affect Therapeutics

Henderson, NV, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

Substance Use Disorder Counselor (On-site)

Company: Affect Therapeutics

Location: On-site; 1397 Galleria Dr, Suite 203 Henderson, NV 89014

About Affect Therapeutics:

Affect Therapeutics is the pioneer of an evidence-based digital recovery program for stimulant use. We combine technology, behavioral support, and medical care to help our members overcome substance addictions, providing virtual support and empowerment.

Job Description:

We’re looking for empathic Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselors to join our team and revolutionize the treatment of stimulant, alcohol, and cannabis addiction. This is an on-site position at our Henderson office providing virtual one-on-one and group sessions.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree
  • Licensure/Certification: Required licensure or certification in Nevada (LCSW, LMFT, LCPC, CADC, or LADC).
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in group therapy within an SUD setting.
  • Passion for Recovery: A genuine desire to help others in their recovery journey.
  • Tech-Savvy: Comfortable with technology, including EMR, email, software, and mobile apps. Comfortable with simultaneously using tech programs and concurrent documentation while conducting counseling sessions.
  • Empathetic & Ethical: Maintain a high ethical standard and show empathy in your work.
  • People Skills: Exceptional customer service, active listening, and relationship-building abilities.
  • Team Player: Collaborative and committed to the success of both the team and our Members.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently.
  • Schedule: Available for afternoon hours, including some evenings. Weekend hours are not often, but may occasionally be needed with advanced notice. (We can always discuss flexible options!)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous PTO: 8 holidays, 10 vacation days, 5 sick days
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance (65% - 100% employer contribution from Day 1)
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term, Long-Term, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Access to Free CEUs via Learning Management System
  • Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Capella University Partnership: 10% Off Tuition, Scholarships, and Free CEUs for Staff and Immediate Family
  • Support for Licensing and Reciprocity


  • Quality Care: Provide superior care in line with Affect Therapeutics policies.
  • Assess Appropriateness: Conduct intake assessments to determine program suitability.
  • Monitor Progress: Use clinical tools to track and support recovery.
  • Group & Individual Sessions: Lead counseling sessions, fostering recovery and community.
  • Support & Intervention: Offer individual support, referrals, and crisis intervention.
  • Continuous Improvement: Measure and enhance clinical practice through feedback and outcomes.
  • Ethical & Legal Compliance: Adhere to all laws, regulations, and ethical standards.
  • Promote Diversity: Actively promote and embrace cultural diversity.
  • Efficient Documentation: Use our custom EMR for efficient progress documentation.
  • Discharge Decisions: Collaborate on discharge decisions based on member progress.
  • Professional Growth: Engage in clinical supervision, training, and professional development.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to applicable law).

How We Support You:

Join our mission to change the way the world treats addiction. We offer comprehensive benefits, paid vacation, remote work, social events, and professional growth opportunities.

Come join the Affect team!