The Suquamish Tribe seeks a Mental Health Counselor to provide mental health therapy sessions for individuals, couples, and families, dealing with obstacles to healthy functioning. The counselor will possess knowledge of the lifespan of the individual, with particular emphasis on the potential effects of trauma and addiction on an individual and their relationships. Additional job requirements include but are not limited to prevention and outreach education services; crisis intervention; case management services; the development, use and/or enhancement of diagnostic, treatment and prevention instruments; psychosocial evaluations; educational/process groups; group therapy, and consultation/collaboration with tribal programs. The counselor may specialize in one particular treatment modality, but is flexible and capable of providing treatment to family members and others outside that modality.


·        Must have a Master’s degree or PhD in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field, and be licensed as a counselor, social worker, or psychologist with the Washington State Department of Health.

·        Preferred minimum of two years’ experience, post licensure, and in direct client care in the mental health field including direct clinical services to older adults and the seriously mentally ill.

·        Preferred experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams.


State /Tribal/Federal Background check required

Valid WA State Driver’s License required

Pre-Employment drug testing required

Native American preference

Salary D.O.E. plus benefits package

To Apply:  Please visit our website at www.suquamish.nsn.us and complete an application.  If you experience technical difficulties with the online application you can download, complete and submit the hardcopy version to our HR Dept. with your cover letter & resume.

To request a copy of the job description to see duties & requirements, please call 360-394-8414 or email mmickel@suquamish.nsn.us.

Open until 3-16-2020


Tagged as: mental health; counselor; wellness