Now Hiring! 

We're now accepting applications for

pre-licensed AMFT, ACSW, or APCC candidates

registered with the BBS

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Job Overview 

The Creative Healing Group is a small group practice focused on bringing quality support and care to individuals, teens, couples, and groups. Our practice is hiring for an Associate Clinician with a desire to grow their therapeutic skills and learn more about private practice in a group setting with experienced supervision and training. Our style infuses psychodynamic therapy, CBT, mindfulness, and somatic awareness into practice. 

 

Some of our values include:

  • Commitment to providing safe and clinically sound therapy to a diverse array of clients

  • Continued self-growth and personal inquiry 

  • Valuing clinician self-care in order to create models of wellness

  • Curiosity and creativity in the therapeutic process

  • Engagement within the clinical team and community at large

  • Continued education and growth regarding bias and multicultural perspectives


 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide weekly psychotherapy to individuals, couples, teens, and families as  appropriate, with a caseload of a minimum 10 clients - with the understanding it will take time to build a caseload. Associate has the option to increase caseload at Clinical Director’s discretion

  • Ability to work in a hybrid model of video telehealth therapy and in-person sessions (office in Albany); potential to work fully in-person should Associate desire

  • Own a personal computer or laptop to conduct telehealth video therapy and maintain confidential electronic documentation via SimplePractice 

  • Have access to a private, personal space in home to conduct telehealth video therapy

  • Provide 15-minute initial phone consultations with prospective clients, as needed

  • Develop and document intake assessment for each client case

  • Develop a treatment plan for each client case

  • Provide community and adjunct resources to clients as appropriate and liaison with other health professionals as appropriate

  • Utilize SimplePractice platform for documentation and scheduling of sessions

  • Write process notes for each client in addition to progress notes for supervision and training purposes

  • Attend 1 hour of individual supervision and 1 to 2 hour of group supervision each week, to be adjusted according to caseload and BBS supervision requirements

  • Complete all progress notes promptly after each session

  • Bill each session at time of service and create superbills at the end of each month, as needed

  • Notify the supervisor immediately for any imminent concerns or crisis

  • Complete any required reading given as part of didactic group supervision

  • Prepare and present case presentations for learning and guidance purposes

  • Attend the required amount of CEUs for an associate level therapist and maintain updated registration status with the BBS

  • Be responsible for all required BBS paperwork to be signed and noted by the supervisor during training employment

  • Track weekly hours and submit them in a timely manner for prompt bi-weekly paycheck


 

Qualifications:

  • Masters/Graduate degree in Clinical Psychology (or equivalent field)

  • Registered and up-to-date with the BBS requirements for Associates

  • Licensed as an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, Associate Clinical Social Worker, or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

  • Have at least 1,000 hours of clinical experience

  • Some experience or interest in learning more about psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness practices, and other trauma-informed somatic-based awareness

  • Personal characteristics that would thrive in this role include self-directed, motivated, clinically confident, organized, effective communicator, problem solver, and ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Passion for working with a diverse, multicultural population 

 

Benefits:

  • Base wage of $15/hr + commission per client-facing hour (varies on experience ~$40-$70)

  • Accrued paid sick pay

  • Reasonably flexible schedule

  • Office space provided 

  • Learning everything you need to know about private practice

  • High quality supervision with experienced Clinical Director

  • Periodic trainings on clinically relevant topics

  • Considered a W-2 employee

 

To Apply:

Email Clinical Director, Michele Bachmeier, your resume and cover letter at contact@thecreativehealinggroup.com.

The Creative Healing Group is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages applicants of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, races, ages, cultures and abilities to apply.

The Creative Healing Group