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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

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
  • Date Posted Monday, 31 August 2015

The Clinical Director is responsible for the management and planning of how services are delivered through developing policies and procedures that help the organization maintain compliance with evidence-based practices, industry standards and health care laws and regulations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assuring the quality of services delivered to all residents through the use of evidence-informed practice and oversight of multidisciplinary, client-specific treatment plans
  • Regular evaluation of clinical services to insure their overall effectiveness and that they are consistent with the social, emotional, physical, mental, behavioral, spiritual, needs of the clients.
  • Ensure that services delivered are consistent with licensure and accreditation requirements.
  • Holds clinical authority in urgent and emergent cases.


Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree in relevant field, Social Work Preferred
  • Five years of supervisory or managerial experience in a co-occurring/clinical setting required
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of behavioral health services
  • Extensive knowledge of DBT and its application in a residential setting
  • Extensive knowledge of the methods and procedures used in diagnosing and treating psychiatric/substance abuse/co-occurring disorders.
  • Thorough knowledge of the current trends and developments in the field of behavioral health, with particular attention to addictions and co-occurring disorders
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate the practices, techniques and treatment procedures employed by clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practices for treating women with substance abuse/co-occurring disorders


Licensure/Certification Desired:

  • Licensed independently in the state of Tennessee
  • LCSW or LMFT


Competitive pay and 100% benefits.

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Four 10-hour days. 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM or 1:30 PM to 12:00 AM or 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM.
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 June 2015

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. 
Bachelor's with 2-3 years strong work experience in substance abuse and/or mental health required.

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:

  • 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • 1:30 PM to midnight
  • 11:00 PM to 7:30AM. 

Competitive pay and 100% benefits.

  • Job Type As-Needed
  • Schedule Night and PRN Positions Available
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 June 2015

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. 100% Benefits.

Shifts available:  Full time night nurse. PRN day and night shifts.

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
  • Date Posted Friday, 12 June 2015

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.

Position is full-time working Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Competitive pay and 100% paid benefits for employee, spouse and family offered with position after 90-day trial period.

  • Department Communications
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Schedule Sat & Sun 7a-3:30p, Mon&Tues 1:30p-10p, Wed 8a-4:30p
  • Date Posted Wednesday, 19 June 2013

The Communication Coordinator will utilize superior process and customer service skills to respond to inquiries; greet and direct visitors (vendors, family members, public, professional); execute special projects; and complete daily responsibilities in support of clients, Admissions and Brookhaven staff.

Days of work/hours of work: Full time Monday & Tuesday 1:30PM-10PM, Wednesday 8AM-4:30PM, and Saturday & Sunday 7AM-3:30PM; set schedule that is a combination of days and evenings hours/week; set schedule that is a combination of days, evenings and weekends

Desired Skills

  • Associates in business- or communications-related field or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience preferred
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Flexibility, resilience, hardiness and emotional intelligence
  • Excellent computer skills