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Licensed Therapist

Stronghold, Spearfish or Yankton

Description: Stronghold Counseling Services, a faith-based practice has positions available in Spearfish or Yankton. We are looking for a fully licensed therapist. The qualified applicant will demonstrate self-motivation, a high regard for quality client care, and a commitment to on-going supervision. South Dakota licensure as an LP, LPC-MH, CSW-PIP, or LMFT is required.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please fax, email, or send your resume and cover letter to the information listed below.

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Stronghold Counseling Services
4300 S. Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD  57106
Phone: 605-334-7713 
Fax: 605-334- 5348
Website: www.strongholdcounseling.com

Counselor I

The Compass Center, Sioux Falls

Classification: Exempt

Salary Level: DOE

Reports to: Executive Director; professional practice under the direction of Counselor II

Summary / Objective: The Compass Center, located in Sioux Falls, SD is currently seeking a Counselor I therapist. This position needs a dynamic individual with excellent communication skills who can provide trauma-focused counseling and support to survivors of sexual and domestic violence in an office setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide individual and group therapy, advocacy, support, and education to sexual assault and domestic violence clients in accordance with the organization’s Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence who come to The Compass Center is a state of crisis.
  • Keep accurate and timely notes on all client contacts.
  • Assist with training of volunteers and interns.
  • Document contacts with clients and keep necessary statistical information.
  • Attend assigned meetings and training.
  • Keep abreast of developments in Agency’s areas of services and expertise.
  • Member of the 24/7 Rape Crisis Team. Participate in taking on-call shifts with the rest of the staff (about one in every eight weeks).
  • Conduct presentations and trainings for The Compass Center, as needed.


  • Confidentiality
  • Ethical conduct
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Time management
  • Collaboration skills
  • Stress management / composure
  • Problem solving / analysis

Benefits: 10 paid holidays, PTO accrual, Health, 3% employer funded retirement, comp time for on call responsibilities, option to elect additional supplemental coverage, Dental

Required education and experience:
Master’s degree in counseling. LPC is preferred, but will consider LPC-eligible candidates. MSWs may also apply.

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Markgraf at info@thecompasscenter.org