Allies For Health + Wellbeing Receives Staunton Farm Foundation Funding For Full-Time Mental Health Therapist Position

Resumes Are Being Accepted - The Position Will Remain Open Until Filled.

Pittsburgh, PA - November 28, 2017 – Allies for Health + Wellbeing (Allies), formerly Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, the region's most comprehensive provider of HIV treatment and support, is pleased to announce the addition of mental health therapy to our continuum of services.  Through a generous grant from the Staunton Farm Foundation, Allies is adding a full-time therapist position and actively seeking a professional to fill the post.

Allies Therapist will be a key member of Allies staff providing individual and group counseling. The Therapist will work closely with Community Health, Client Services, and Clinic staff to integrate behavioral health into the spectrum of services Allies offers.  Over the course of a two year funding period, the Therapist will work to create a self-sustaining client base.

Allies is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the community through integrated medical care, supportive human services, and community-based education.

"I came in today for tests and everyone I met … were incredibly compassionate, caring, professional and knowledgeable. The type of services you all provide is inspiring…"

Allies strives to deliver quality, culturally competent services for individuals living with or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis or sexually transmitted infections. The inclusion of mental health services is a key milestone toward our goal of providing integrated care. The Mental Health Therapist will be responsible for seeing patients in need of mental health services as well as those with substance abuse disorders.

Licensed therapists interested in working at Allies should submit a resume and cover letter to Mark Marsen via (mmarsen@alliespgh.org). Visit and share the job description available at www.patf.org/about-us/employment-opportunities.

About Allies for Health + Wellbeing

In order to improve health and wellbeing, Allies for Health + Wellbeing (formerly Pittsburgh Aids Task Force) provides integrated medical care, supportive human services and community-based education for individuals living with, or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis or sexually transmitted infections. Building on three decades of experience, Allies provides the region's most comprehensive treatment and support for HIV-positive individuals, as well as primary and specialty medical care for the community regardless of HIV status. For information, please contact Allies for Health + Wellbeing at 412-345-0593, bmcgowan@alliespgh.org, or visit www.alliespgh.org

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