Sahaya Therapy, LLC is a Psychotherapy and Counseling Telehealth service provider in the downtown area of Washington, DC. Immediate openings for DC licensed professionals who possess in the clinical profession (counseling, social work, psychology, or related field) or a master’s degree in related field strongly preferred. Strong knowledge of evidence-based therapy and counseling for adults with anxiety, depression, and traumatic challenges and experience providing individualized care. Experience working with couples, families, and adults from various socioeconomic backgrounds.

Responsibilities:

Provide individual and family counseling to adults in virtual and office settings. Provide short-term crisis intervention and management as warranted to adults who display risk factors and may benefit from connection to mental health services.

Please note: This job is typically performed in the office setting. As a result of Covid-19, this is temporarily performed 100% through telehealth. We will train the successful candidate on this modality.

Requirements: Must have MA Degree in a behavioral, social science, or psychology field and be culturally sensitive. NCC/LGSW/LGPC/Psych Associate. Also, must have a reliable mode of transportation and liability insurance.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: Based on experience and qualifications; Independent Contractor

Experience:

  • Counseling: 1 year (Required)
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's (Required)
  • License/Credentials: LPC/LGPC/LCPC/LMFT in the District of Columbia (Required)
    • Other credentials with a supervisor can apply- Psych Associate/LGSW.
  • Work Location: Currently Remote
  • Benefits: Work from home; Flexibility of creating your own schedule; Billing and Scheduling Assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with challenging population

Sahaya Therapy, LLC Describes Its Culture as:

  • Professional-- Diverse, Stable, traditional, evidence based therapies in practice.
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday. Weekends
  • Company website: www.sahayatherapy.com

Individual, Group and GOP Addiction (Substance Abuse) Therapists

Sahaya Therapy, LLC a private practice in DC is looking for people who are excited to join our passionate, authentic and courageous team. We’re uncompromising in the pursuit of excellence: our core values are more than just words on a page - we live and breathe them. To work at Sahaya Therapy, LLC is to make a promise to help our patients achieve their wildest dreams.

Our mission is to provide quality psychotherapy services to late teens, adults, couples and families to assist them in reaching their fullest potential and personal growth. Our staff specializes in offering Individual, Couples, Substance Use and Recovery Therapy to Individuals suffering from Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Substance use issues, Life transitions and co-occurring disorders. Our treatment is individualized and delivered with sensitivity, respect for diversity and individual needs. We do not believe in a “one size fits” all type of treatment.

We are seeking multiple Individual and Group Addiction Therapists for our private practice in DC, eventually want to move into Maryland and Virginia.

Expectations of the Applicants:

Our most successful candidates as Individual Therapists will need to be as follows:

  • calmer, feel deeply, organized, proactive and responsive self-starters, working independently and also collaboratively, as part of a care team.
  • They will need to be optimistic, realistic, didactic, authentic and passionate, willing to meet clients where they are, stabilize them and move them forward. The aim is progress not perfection - to understand and make the most of everything.
  • The most successful candidates will do everything in the context of patient engagement. The most successful candidates will have some capacity with being entrepreneurial and nimble, as we are always developing new approaches.
  • They’ll flow easily with what others call stress and be comfortable with addressing differences and conflict while simultaneously also humble and eager to receive and integrate feedback.
  • They’ll also bring great care, integrity, and customer service to all they do.

Our best Group Therapists need to be more energetic, engaging, extroverted and sense of Humor. They are able to skillfully assess the group and adapt to help them move through to the next stage. They tend to also be better organized and easily able to be more directive to hold the cohesiveness of a group from start to finish (1-2 hours).

Responsibilities

Our Addiction Therapists analyze clients, develop their treatment plans, provide individual or group therapy (each specializes in one of these) to be consistent with their treatment plans, and prepare clients for discharge. This role works independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively as part of an integrating team.

Our Addiction Therapists:

  • Are responsible for a set of assigned clients
  • Develop Master Treatment Plans plus review and edit them at least weekly
  • Attend weekly staffing, clinical meetings and other meetings as necessary
  • Individual: Using clinical judgment, select appropriate treatment modalities and carry them out in sessions
  • Group: Lead group therapy sessions. Develop or improve materials and topics for group therapy
  • Lead lectures and therapy sessions for client’s family members
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all practitioners.
  • Work cooperatively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies
  • Do additional duties as assigned
  • Report directly to the Clinical Director or Supervisor
  • Knowledge of ASAM Criteria
  • Demonstrates patience and consideration in dealing with others
  • Demonstrates thoughtful decision-making
  • Ensures client confidentiality in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Maintains objectivity towards all clients and make clinical decisions based on accurate information.

Qualifications

  • Active state LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LCADC, in the DC MD, VA area or equivalent licensure. 2+ years of experience in a clinical role preferred
  • UNLICENSED- if no licensure is established, must be under active supervision and able to submit documentation (may include meeting with Clinical Director for 1 hour/week to review caseload and provide evidence of state supervisor)
  • MS/MA or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or equivalent field
  • Experience in Chemical Dependency field preferred
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Comfortable working with electronic health records
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Personal passion or interest in substance abuse issues strongly preferred
  • Commitment to drug-free lifestyle and responsible alcohol use is essential
  • Authorization to work in the US is required

Compensation is (Based on Experience and Licensure)

1) A passionate and honest cover letter that includes why you are interested in this position and our mission, what you feel is special about yourself, why you are the right person for this job and our organization, a description of your most relevant experiences and salary expectations

2) A current resume

3) Links to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn, if you have them

4) If you are applying for the Individual and/or Group Therapist positions

At Sahaya Therapy, LLC we believe diversity is a strength. We seek talented, qualified employees regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law.

We respect the time and energy it takes to apply for the next step on your career path, so we will make every effort to contact you quickly after receiving your application. Thank you for your consideration and interest in working with us at Sahaya Therapy,LLC

Job Type: Part-time to Full-time 1099 Contracting

Specialty:

  • Addiction Counseling

Schedule:

  • 8 hour Monday to Friday
  • 25-40 hrs
  • Weekend availability

Education:

  • Master’s in Psychology, Social work, Professional Psychology or Counseling Psychology. (Required)

Experience:

  • Addiction counseling: 2 years (Preferred) Work Remotely:
  • YES and HYBRID

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