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Best Treatment Programs. Best Work.

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Why Lifeskills?


Lifeskills is committed to treating all teammates, clients, clinical partners, families, and everyone else we interact with each day with dignity and respect. We care deeply about each of our teammates and invest in them through formal and informal training.


Extensively trained in DBT, REBT trained and EMDR trained. Doctorate level therapists & licensed psychologists. Each therapist has a certain expertise but at the same time is able to effectively serve outside of that expertise. logo
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Career Growth

Taking the next step in your career is a big step and selecting an organization you can grow within is important. We offer multiple defined paths for growth including our Executive Development Program, Functional Career Development, and Succession Planning programs.

A Powerful Network

Lifeskills South Florida is a part of the Odyssey Psychiatric Network. This powerful network of facilities across the country offers clinical excellence and compassionate care for their clients. Each facility maintains its own unique treatment models while maintaining the high standard of clinical excellence and compassionate care shared by each facility.

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As a trusted treatment provider of behavioral health services, we believe that individuals have the intrinsic ability to change with the support of compassionate and nurturing care-givers. Our belief inspires us to be a national center of excellence, transforming lives and empowering clients to sustain long-term recovery.


  • Treat all with dignity and respect.
  • Individual intrinsic ability for self-healing
  • Client-centered care
  • Collaborative strength-based culture with all partners: clients, team, families, and community partners
  • Practice informed by research and training.
  • Innovative, flexible approach to treatment
  • Authentic commitment

Treatment Philosophy

Lifeskills South Florida provides unique, superior, evidence-based mental health treatment not traditionally available within the care continuum especially for individuals with complex psychiatric conditions. We offer long-term, sustainable solutions to achieve optimal levels of health and independence.

Andrew Kosow, MS

“The word welcome has special meaning for me here. The care and compassion that each team member demonstrates here embodies that word. We want to provide the best overall experience because every touchpoint helps someone on their pathway towards long-term recovery.”

John Mills, PHP Supervisor

Andrew Kosow, MS

“How can I help is an important question that I think is an important component to what makes working at Lifeskills a joy and in turn makes us so successful. It’s a mindset that we embody as we stay mission-driven towards our goal of providing high quality care.”

Joe Soutar, Director of Residential Operations

CEO COVID-19 Update

“We all learn from one another is a phrase I use a lot to describe the culture at Lifeskills and how we become better through that mentality. As a national clinical center of excellence, we’re consistently striving to provide the absolute best clinical and individualized care possible to each client. It’s what drives us.”

Klay Weaver, CEO

Competitive Benefits

Benefits are an important part of overall compensation; we are pleased to offer a comprehensive array of quality benefits to protect your health and your family. We sponsor 100% of the premiums for several benefits including Aetna EAP and life insurance. Additional benefit offerings include:

  • Health Insurance (HDHP & PPO)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental
  • Vision Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Cell phone allowance (position specific)

Leadership Development Program

Our strength is owed to the strength of every individual team member and collective teams. We are committed to providing multiple paths for employees to continue to grow and develop in their career within our network of services. Three different pathways are offered for ambitious employees who wish to advance in their career with us.

Career Advancement Pathways




Functional Career Development
(Career Ladders)



Each pathway includes variations of the following Core Elements. These Core Elements inform the training and development structure for each pathway. Each pathway is designed using a combination of internal mentorship, collaborative partnerships, self-guided learning, and formalized training elements. This combination of Core Elements ensures each pathway provides a structure and plan for professional growth and success.


Review all current opportunities online HERE. You can sort by location and position type using the filters on the left-hand side of the page.
One of our professional recruiting staff will review your application and accompanying materials. While the process may vary slightly based on location and position, generally speaking the following steps are taken to become part of the Odyssey team:

  1. The recruiting team will review your application with the hiring team and will call/text you to set up an initial “getting to know you” call.
  2. Applicants we’d like to get know further are invited to participate in the interview process, which may include some or all the following: phone interviews, virtual interviews, and/or onsite interviews.
  3. Those selected are extended a verbal offer followed by a formal offer letter and new hire information.
A member of our recruiting and Human Resources team would be happy to connect with you. Connect with this team via email at [email protected]
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Brianne Shintaku


Interested in providing the best care for our clients? I’d love to hear from you!

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