Mental Health Therapist
Courageous Kids Counseling
New York, NY US
Posted ago
Courageous Kids Counseling

Licensed Mental Health Professional

Our clinic is looking for a caring mental health therapist specializing in working with children and adolescents, dedicated to providing the best possible therapeutic service to our patients. You must have the passion and desire needed to work with children and families!

You'll be in charge of doing diagnostic evaluations, developing tailored treatment plans with goals and objectives, providing counseling services on a regular basis, offering crisis intervention when needed, and following up with patients to ensure they're getting the best care possible. The ideal applicant will have 1-3 years of clinical experience treating mental health patients, specifically children and families, and a current LMSW (licensed master social worker) license or its equivalent, such as LCSW, LCAT, LPC, LMFT, and LMHC. Candidates with a limited permit may be considered depending on experience.

Full-time and part-time fee for service w2 opportunities are available. You create your own schedule. We offer clinical hours with supervision in a supportive and fun environment to help you complete licensing requirements, collaborate with other therapists, and perfect your skills. Must be available to start in early July. Benefits, including health and vision insurance, are offered to therapists with a full-time caseload. If you're interested in advancing your mental health career, apply today!

Responsibilities
  • Determine the status of patients mental health by using medical information, interviews, observation, and testing, as well as collaboration with other staff members
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed
  • Work with patients to develop individualized treatment plans with goals and objectives

  • Provide counseling via Zoom to children and families struggling with anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns
  • Collaborate with parents and other providers to ensure the child is making progress toward their goals
  • Document progress within EHR
  • Attend regular training and continuing education as needed

Qualifications
  • 1-3 years in a clinical setting working with mental health patients is required
  • State licensure that is current, unrestricted, and in good standing for a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) or equivalent
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work or similar mental health equivalent
  • At least one year of experience providing therapy to children or adolescents. Strongly prefer Clinical Psychotherapy experience with children and adolescents
  • Licensed to work in New York
  • Familiarity with Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and similar modalities
  • A desire to participate in continuing education training to learn and use new therapeutic strategies and modalities

Compensation
$40 - $45 hourly
About Courageous Kids Counseling

Courageous Kids Counseling is a child and family-oriented group psychotherapy practice providing counseling services for children, adolescents, and families throughout New York State both in person in our Westchester office and virtually. We offer clinical hours with supervision in a supportive and fun environment to help you complete licensing requirements, collaborate with other therapists, and perfect your skills. Must be available to start in early July. Benefits, including health and vision insurance, are offered to therapists with a full time caseload. Join this fun and caring team!

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