Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Family Based Therapist in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Devereux Community Services has a current opening for a Family-Based (Masters-level) Therapist.

Our Family-Based Therapists:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care, treatment, and services for the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents (ages 5-18) in a therapeutic format.

  • Collaborate with colleagues regarding individual client progress/barriers and overall treatment

  • Demonstrates the skills, knowledge and abilities in the areas of regulatory compliance and adherence to professional standards

  • Responsible for accurate completion of all clinical documentation, within required time frames (i.e. progress notes, assessments, Treatment Plans, Discharge Summaries, etc.)

The goal of the Family Based Services Program is to keep individuals facing the possibility of placement in residential treatment facilities, psychiatric hospitals, or foster placements in their own homes and communities. Family Based Mental Health Services address an individual’s symptomatic behaviors and/or the dysfunction of the family system that threatens the option of in-home care.

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

/Family Therapist, child therapist, Community Therapist, Family Advocate/


  • Masters Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work.

  • 2 years of experience: can include clinical Internship and one year relevant experience working with children and adolescents in a residential setting, required.

  • Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of software programs (i.e. Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc).

  • Must have a valid Driver's License