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Licensing & Accreditation

Brookhaven Retreat is Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations and is licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities.


We are a private pay treatment center and do not accept any type of insurance. Costs associated with care are the responsibility of the client.


Career Opportunities


Brookhaven Retreat is a leading women's residential treatment program, unique among programs nationwide. Our superior staff experiences the opportunity daily to not only do their best but to contribute to extraordinary outcomes for our clients. The Brookhaven treatment philosophy offers the opportunity to be part of a cutting edge, multi-disciplinary treatment team. Our innovative practice model, carried out by our female clinical staff, offers you the chance to deliver client care with a level of integrity and compassion rarely found in treatment settings.

We offer an excellent environment for performance and personal growth and provide competitive benefits. Although each position has unique needs, every position has several key requirements:

  • Professionalism, personal accountability, and responsiveness
  • A drive to excel and to constantly improve
  • Superb client-focused decision-making skills
  • Commitment to client care in a holistic program
  • An unselfish pursuit of results
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Effective, therapeutic communication skills

Current Openings

The following are featured positions for which we are currently seeking candidates.

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Monday-Friday 7:00a-3:30p + every 3rd weekend
  • Date Posted Monday, 15 August 2016

Brookhaven Retreat is a nationally recognized women’s residential substance abuse facility seeking a Housekeeper.



  • Experience in facility housekeeping preferred
  • Must have at least 2 years of recent housekeeping experience



  • Vacuum all carpet and wood floors as needed and damp mop wood floors daily and as needed.
  • Empty trash and replace bags daily.
  • Dust tables, headboards, reading lights, light switches, electric outlets, windowsills and doorknobs daily.
  • Disinfect rooms and furniture twice a week.
  • Strip beds and pull dirty towels twice a week.
  • Strip beds and pull dirty towels twice a week.
  • Wash and dry linens and put away clean linens daily.
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect all rooms once a client has been moved out and prepare room for new client as needed.
  • Stock paper towels, toilet paper and soaps in bathrooms daily.
  • Clean complete surface of shower walls, tubs, toilets and mirrors daily.
  • Sweep and mop bathroom floors, clean sinks and counter tops daily.
  • Empty large trash cans into dumpster and sweep up around dumpster daily.
  • Dust all surfaces in laundry rooms, sweep, mop and check lights daily.
  • Complete and FAX- In order Form of needed supplies for housekeeping and check with dining staff for any needed items weekly.
  • Attends in-house professional development trainings as offered throughout the year.
  • Other duties as assigned which my include assisting maintenance with emptying ashtrays, sweeping outside walkways, breezeway and stairs and deck.



Monday through Friday

7:00 AM to 3:30 PM plus every third weekend


Competitive Pay and full benefits.

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Evening
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 August 2016

Brookhaven Retreat's Program Counselors perform a direct care role and are responsible for performing a wide variety of client care activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for client safety and care under the direction of the nursing staff and Program Director.
  • Maintain quality of care through personal connection and one-on-one service to clients.
  • Orient new clients and represent the program by providing comfort and guidance during first 72 hours of client’s stay.
  • Ensure client understanding and completion of projects as assigned by primary therapists.
  • Conduct experiential groups aimed at creating life-skills, functionality, independence and wellness in women.
  • Ensure clients attend therapy and experiential groups throughout the day.
  • Perform room checks, accompaniment to hospital of clients in a medical emergency and assistance with household duties.
  • Document client status daily in Program Counselor shift report.
  • Ensure client safety through regular and precautionary checks on each client.

Education and Experience
Master's degree in social work, psychology or other human relations field preferred. 

Licensure/Certification Desired
F-endorsement on current driver’s license is required.

Skills and Abilities
Ability to listen to and soothe clients.
Knowledge of state and federal statutes regarding patient confidentiality laws.
Proficient in written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to excel in a direct care role caring for women with complex mental health and substance abuse issues.

Four 10-hour days, schedule options include:

  • Sunday through Wednesday 1:30pm to 12:00am

Competitive pay and 80% benefits.

  • Job Type Part Time
  • Schedule Every Saturday 6pm to 6am
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 August 2016

Brookhaven Retreat is a nationally recognized women’s residential substance abuse facility seeking experienced registered nurses.

The successful candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of nursing practices, client care, charting, etc. They will assist clients with detoxification, medication management, and monitoring of general well being.

A BSN or ASN Degree is required. Candidate must have a current Tennessee State License along with their BLS and First Aid certifications.

Competitive pay. 

Shifts available:  Every Saturday 6pm to 6am

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 August 2016

A Primary Therapist is needed to provide mental health/substance abuse/co-occurring assessments, crisis management and psychotherapeutic interventions to the women residing at Brookhaven Retreat.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete diagnostic assessments and mental status examinations and work with staff to translate this information into practical, multidisciplinary treatment plans
  • Conduct individual and group therapy sessions daily
  • Complete high quality, timely charting and treatment plans according to agency policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with families, outside treaters, etc. to assure their integration into the treatment planning process, as indicated

Education and Experience
Master's degree in mental health, social work, psychology or related human service field required. Ph.D. preferred.
Three years experience in a co-occurring/psychiatric setting
Training and experience in comprehensive assessments and crisis intervention in residential settings is preferred
Experience working in gender-specific female settings is preferred

Licensure/Certification Desired
Licensure to practice clinical discipline in Tennessee, required in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health counselor and/or Certified Addiction Professional.

Required Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Competitive pay and 80% paid benefits for employee, spouse and family offered with position after 90-day trial period.

  • Department Business
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 August 2016

The Business Development Team will coordinate the admissions process. The Business Development Team is ultimately responsible for the facility’s census growth and quality mix. Business Development consults with the Chief Manager, Program Director and Physician as needed and provides any information relevant to the program’s census growth.


Desired Skills

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Psychology, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years marketing experience, preferably in substance abuse or mental health environment.
  • Experience in growing and maintaining facility's census desirable