Seeking Part-Time Psychotherapist

  • 12 Apr 2022 5:06 PM
    Message # 12705991

    Psychotherapist Job Description

    Position Description:

    Falcone Institute is a non-residential psychoeducational practice that develops and implements individualized, holistic skill-based therapeutic programs for children and families with learning, social, emotional, and other challenges in a safe, positive, and heart-centered environment. We transform lives by shifting hopelessness into hope through teaching clients to ‘learn how to learn.’

    We welcome an experienced psychotherapist who is comfortable with and enthusiastic about serving children, adolescents, young adults, and families. One who is willing and skilled in addressing therapeutic and related educational and social issues among this school-age population – which frequently includes learning and language processing disorders, neurodevelopmental delays, anxiety, depression, trauma, attachment-issues, ADHD, parent-child conflicts, and behavioral concerns. Thus, this individual must embrace this unique opportunity to conduct therapy using a variety of techniques and approaches – including using a client’s academic content as a “backdoor” therapeutic tool to foster insight and skill development.

    The ideal candidate is highly self-aware, understands the effect of trauma on clients, and demonstrates the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a therapeutic team. We expect the candidate to demonstrate healthy, compassionate boundaries, cultural/diversity sensitivity, and remain personally centered and coherent when addressing trauma and crisis-related issues.

    The position provides an opportunity for the therapist to integrate his/her expertise and skill set within Falcone Institute’s synergistic blend of psychotherapeutic, educational, neurocognitive, and other therapeutic modalities. We hire self-aware, open-minded, and resilient individuals who wish to undergo personal transformation while serving and making a positive, lasting difference.

    Overview of Psychotherapist role and responsibilities:

    • Provide individual and group therapeutic psychoeducational support to children, adolescents, and adults
    • Parenting psychoeducation and family systems therapeutic support
    • Participate in client IEP Meetings and review IEP goals and objectives
    • Monitor client progress through individualized and integrated programs
    • Administer various assessments, including Falcone Institute’s proprietary skill-based assessment, qEEG brain mappings (upon training), cognitive assessments and others as needed
    • Participate in collaborative team processes with other psychotherapists, speech language therapist, and psychoeducational coaches, to plan and manage each case  
    • Learn, apply, and teach specific techniques for stress management and anxiety reduction
    • Keep detailed, comprehensive notes on client progress, behaviors, etc.
    • Participate in psychoeducational support sessions with client, family, and school teams
    • Mentor / supervise MFT intern (requirements must be met)
    • Assess for suicidal ideation and provide suicide intervention and management of
    • high-risk clients
    • Provide and participate in team trainings

    Desired Qualifications, Experience and Affect:

    • LMFT, LCSW or LPCC from an accredited graduate program
    • 3 years+ post-licensure
    • Competence in individual, family, and group psychotherapy
    • Experience in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a broad range of conditions and developing therapeutic treatment plans
    • Comfortable, creative, compassionate, and playful approach to supporting children, adolescents with learning and emotional challenges
    • Experience supporting academic/learning challenges and related trauma
    • Ability to individualize and implement developmentally appropriate therapeutic interventions and techniques
    • Adaptable, emotionally resilient, professional, and ethical
    • Experience with telehealth and in-person therapy
    • Able to work in a sometimes fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Growth mindset, open to sharing and learning new/alternative therapeutic methods
    • Knowledge/understanding and receptivity of energy therapy
    • Spanish-speaking experience a plus

    Position Available:         June 2022

    Compensation:                TBD based on experience

    Job Status:                         Part-Time

    Operating / Therapeutic Hours*:

    Academic School Year (est. 3rd week of August through 1st week of June)

    Monday through Thursday:          12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Summer – 10 Weeks (2nd week of June through 2nd week of August)

    Monday through Thursday:  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    *Schedule varies per client load/schedule. Total hours estimated between 24-28 hours per week.

    Last modified: 26 Apr 2022 4:19 PM | Madeline Falcone

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