Stepping Stone to Recovery Therapist
Job Details
1214 SSTR - Louisville, TN
Full Time


Cornerstone of Recovery is one of the most well-known and respected drug and alcohol treatment centers in the nation. We are committed to helping our patients find a new way to live, free from addiction, and we are committed to helping our staff advance in their careers.

Whether you already have experience treating Substance Use Disorder, working in a treatment center, or you are just becoming interested in working in this field, it is likely that we have a suitable position available for you. We have training programs in place that will help you advance in your career and increase your earning potential while you work. If you have a passion for helping others recover from addiction, Cornerstone is probably the place for you. We are the premier treatment center in East Tennessee and we offer competitive pay and benefit packages for eligible employees.

We have immediate openings for Therapist.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • N/A


  • Help provide and maintain a therapeutic community for clients.
  • Maintain training requirements as defined by Cornerstone Policy, the Joint Commission and TN State Licensure.
  • Maintain patient safety at all times. Monitor and assess patients for suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Complete CSSRS, personal safety plan and risk assessment as warranted.
  • Coordinate weekly or biweekly treatment team meetings with program staff.
  • Assist in formulating a diagnostic summary identifying special issues, problems and co-morbidity through review of assessments.
  • Initiate the referral process as needed based on the need for psychiatric services, specialty groups and address special needs related to referral contact.
  • Develop treatment plans and treatment summaries weekly and or biweekly based on diagnostic summary findings.
  • Individual therapy weekly (residential) or biweekly (IOP) based on individual need to address treatment progress, review of treatment plan, and psychological issues.
  • Conduct Individual and family therapy weekly and or biweekly. Schedule patient and family for family fundamentals weekend.
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate assigned groups per week including specialty groups DBT, Anxiety Management, Anger Management, Pain management, Mindfulness and Accudetox, veterans, Wings, Impaired Professionals, and Group therapy.
  • Coordinate weekly or biweekly referral source contact and update and discharge conferences.
  • Coordinate post discharge follow up with the patient.
  • Supervision of interns and staff licensure candidates.
  • Maintain licensure requirement and or working toward licensure
  • Document patient progress; complete charting and paperwork in a legible, accurate and timely manner.
  • Lead education groups and lectures as assigned.
  • Provides trainings as assigned for clinical and COR staff.
  • Documents in patient schedules accurately and timely for the purpose of census and treatment individualization.
  • Facilitate each patient receiving and completing the progress assessment each week. Document the results in weekly and biweekly updates.
  • Assist when requested with family fundamentals coverage and any evaluations.
  • All other duties assigned as permitted by training, experience, working conditions and physical demands.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills
  • The ability to work effectively with others from various backgrounds
  • Must have a good clinical and assessment knowledge in the field of addictions and psychiatric disorders.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the 12 steps of recovery and the ability to implement it into the treatment process of our patients
  • Comprehensive understanding of Schema Therapy and the ability to implement it into the treatment of our patients
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 4 days per month (one Saturday and/or Sunday per month), in order to sustain PRN Status




  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy, or related field.



We Offer:

  • A competitive salary plus benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Opportunities to provide care through a variety of specialty treatment programs
  • Professional growth opportunities