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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



  • 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 



  • 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

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
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