Primary Therapist

Three Strands is a 90-day, wilderness-based addiction treatment program for young adults struggling with substance abuse. Three Strands utilizes experiential therapies, wilderness expeditions, ranching, livestock care, trauma-informed treatment methods, and various other approaches to treat chemical dependence and substance abuse. Three Strands will start out as a male only program and we will grow into a male and female program in the next couple of years. We are a team passionate about bringing Hope. Grit. Healing. to those in need and believe our approach is unlike any other program in existence today.


A Primary Therapist has the overall responsibility for providing therapy within managing a client’s treatment of addiction and other co-occurring disorders.  Behavioral health treatment is provided by the Primary Therapist to improve a client’s quality of life through interventions that impact interpersonal behavior, social relationships, family relationships, leisure activities, vocational and avocational functioning, legal obligations, spiritual growth, education, and overall recovery. The Primary Therapist is responsible for assessing each individual’s needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences as they relate to the recovery process, assisting with planning that supports recovery, and providing ongoing support of the clients’s evolving needs. 


Must possess a college degree or equivalent experience in the substance abuse/mental health field. Must be able to interact positively with clients in all age’s groups, particularly adolescents, and have knowledge and understanding of the influences on their behavior. Must possess the ability to read, write, and understand both written and verbal instructions. MINIMUM: B.S. or equivalent experience with two (2) years experience and Board Certification in Substance Abuse or Social Work. PREFERRED: B.S. with B.C.S.A.C. and five (5) years experience in all facets of Substance Abuse Counseling.

Hours Per Week: 40+


Hope. Grit.