We are who we are because of our employees!

Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is successful because of our team of dedicated professionals. It takes many people working together to provide the life-changing support our clients need. We appreciate our employees and offer a positive work/life balance that recognizes your needs outside of the office and provides growth opportunities to meet your professional goals.

Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is a team in the real sense of the word. We collaborate. We support each other. We have a conscious and collective intention to help our community to be stronger, resilient, and healthier.

Bryan Cook, LMLP, Director of Crisis Services
Started with SEKMHC in 2004

I enjoy working at Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center for many reasons, but two of the most important factors are my coworkers and the support we offer each other. As a therapist, I am excited when those I work with have that moment of clarity and self-determination.

Debora J. Higginbotham, LMSW, LMAC, Outpatient Therapist
Started with SEKMHC in 2016

I enjoy the work/life balance at Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center. I really like working for an agency that cares about its clients, community, and employees all the same.

Megan Byram, LSCSW, Intake Therapist
Started with SEKMHC in 2022



SEKMHC provides a full benefits package to our employees.

Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
PTO, Sick Leave, & Holidays
Competitive Wages

Career Opportunities at SEKMHC

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Application Process

  1. Download our application here and complete it. Save it.
  2. Email or upload your completed application and resume. Our email address is: If you’re emailing, please include the job title in the subject line. You will receive an automatic confirmation that your application was received.
  3. If you would prefer to mail your application and resume to us, please send them to: Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center ATTN: Human Resources PO Box 807 Iola, KS 66749