Career Opportunities

Desert Wise is accepting applications for full-time mental health clinicians who are a good fit for our team culture and who have a specific interest in serving our military-connected population.

We are proudly an interdisciplinary clinic and will consider candidates of all credentialing types (e.g., LCSW, PhD, PsyD, LPCC, LMFT, LMHC, PMHNP, MD, DO). We hire both independently licensed providers and pre-licensure supervisees, and we can work with you to determine if direct employment (i.e., W-2) or contract work (i.e., 1099) is the best fit for you.

We place an unrivaled emphasis on maintaining a safe, supportive, learning-rich environment, and we welcome you to talk privately with any of our staff members to get the real scoop on what it’s like to work here.

Ideal candidates for Desert Wise are compassionate, psychologically flexible, self-regulated, and have impeccable integrity. Additionally, they are apolitical and unbiased in their orientation to our military-connected population.

  • We are enthusiastic about both military-connected candidates and civilians who are passionate about our population and are a good fit with our group’s values and ethos, as described here.
  • We are a DoD authorized industry partner for the SkillBridge program. We are accepting SkillBridge applicants who are existing mental health professionals and applicants with an advanced education in mental health who are pursuing new careers in mental healthcare following their military service. For more information about SkillBridge, visit:

Desert Wise offers the following benefits:

  • Flexibility to work in-person, remotely, or hybrid
  • Autonomy to set your own schedule
  • Humane, manageable caseloads
  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Weekly group case consultation
  • Advocacy opportunities
  • Free individual & group clinical supervision for staff pursuing independent licensure
  • A really amazing team and collegial environment

For more information, contact us at 505-361-1957 or use the contact form to reach us.