About Being a Mental Health Worker at the Brattleboro Retreat

Do You Have a Passion for Helping People in Need?

The desire to help people who are experiencing significant challenges with mental health and addictive disorders is an important part of being a mental health worker at the Brattleboro Retreat.

So is a college degree in psychology, humans services, or a related field. In short, you're a caring, patient person who is also:

  • compassionate
  • observant
  • respectful
  • stable
  • physically healthy
  • able to be firm when you have to be.


What do Mental Health Workers Do?

Mental health workers at the Brattleboro Retreat help meet the needs of children,
adolescents and adults who have been hospitalized for mental health and addiction issues.
For example, you will:

  • provide direct supervision and patient support
  • engage patients in therapeutic activities
  • organize and run group programs.


How Can I Learn More?