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Uinta Academy is the nation’s leading multi-dimensional residential treatment center for adolescent girls. We specialize with girls who struggle with relationships or attachment issues and/or who have experienced trauma. Uinta’s clinically intense and sophisticated treatment program is balanced by a warm, nurturing, family-style living environment. Uinta Academy therapists provide intense clinical treatment in the form of individual, family, and group therapy. Our therapists participate in on and off-campus activities, providing support and guiding experiential activities. Uinta Academy provides a research-based therapeutic milieu, accredited academic program, equine assisted psychotherapy, a robust integrated cultural arts program, recreational therapy, and a healthy lifestyles education. Uinta Academy is licensed by the Utah Department of Human Services and a member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. Our academic program is accredited by AdvanEd and the Utah State Office of Education.

Uinta Academy is located at the base of the beautiful Wellsville Mountains in Cache Valley. We are currently housed in five large homes where we replicate a comfortable home setting. This is not an adjudicated population but rather, adolescent girls who are experiencing difficulty in their lives and have increasingly begun engaging in high risk behaviors. Their treatment stay can be 12-24 months. Diagnoses include reactive attachment disorder, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse/addiction, oppositional defiant disorder and marginal eating disorders and personality disorder traits. Approximately 50 to 60% of our girls are adopted and experience the lingering effects and issues that accompany adoption. Position responsibilities are for the treatment process of 8 to 9 adolescent girls in a residential treatment setting. This includes completion of psychosocial evaluation, treatment planning, individual/family/group therapy, attending and providing support during explorations activities, conducting parent seminars, and participation in multidisciplinary treatment team staffing and treatment coordination with milieu staff.

Uinta Academy offers paid trainings to further specialized education and training as well as obtain CEUs. Salary ranges from $55,000 - $70,000, commensurate with education, experience, and licensure. Master’s Degree required. 2-3 years of experience preferred. Full licensure in MFT, Psychology, LCSW, PC, or CMHC preferred, but not required. This is a salaried, full-time position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

To apply: Please email your resume and interest statement to Bridget Rhoten, LCSW, Clinical Director @

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Last Updated: 7/8/21