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Currently hiring Associate position

If you are looking for a position which will grant you autonomy and support you in building your own private practice with a social justice lens, please consider applying.

This position is perfect for a clinician who is interested in:
 

  • Opportunities to expand work across ages and formats of treatment - working with children, adolescents, families, couples and individuals,

  • Providing treatment within a social justice and anti-oppression framework,

  • Centering race and intersectional identities in healing,

  • Mentorship from an experienced therapist of color,

  • Rooting clinical work in the power of a holistic, relational, and attachment-based framework.

Benefits for joining this practice:

 

  • High quality clinical supervision, training, and support from a practitioner with 20 years of clinical experience

  • Learning opportunities including, but not limited to:

    • racial justice/anti-oppression frameworks

    • somatic treatment models

    • treatment for trauma (including complex trauma)

    • couples treatment (Gottman, EFT)

    • interpersonal neurobiological models

    • developmental model across the life span

    • working with children, adolescents, and families

    • wide array of experience in treating various clinical presentations (OCD, ADHD, anxiety/depression/mood disorders, PTSD, grief, bipolar disorder, neurodiverse populations)

  • Guidance in how to run and manage your own private practice

  • Freedom to pursue clients based on interest

  • Support with private practice finances and business management skill acquisition

  • Professional development and growth approach to supporting your practice

  • Administrative overhead structure to manage finances, provide access to online documentation system (Simple Practice), and app-based payment system (IVY)

  • Beautifully decorated and comfortable private practice office with natural light, waiting room, building security, and prime location near Rockridge BART station

  • Reasonable compensation building in autonomy for setting fees, schedule and caseload.  Salary range approximately $70k-93k for total of 15 weekly clients depending on clinician's level of experience, rate of acquiring clients/attrition/cancellation, and client fees set.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • 15-20 hours per week, depending on office schedule opportunities

  • Attend weekly supervision

  • Maintain a collaborative approach with supervisor and other treating clinicians

  • Commitment for 1-2 years

  • NPI number, liability insurance, and BBS registration

  • Maintain tracking and recording of hours for licensure and for payroll

  • Upholding standards of service operations, documentation, and confidentiality at all times

  • Willingness to hold space for conversations involving race and intersectional identities with curiosity and openness

  • Desire to learn through active engagement with supervision and other collateral supports

  • Practicing within legal and ethical parameters

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My approach to Supervision

Collaboration and Relationship

Over my career, I have supervised and managed in many settings.  I've run non-profit programs, supervised interns and associates, and have taught in graduate programs for students at UCLA, USC, LMU, and UCB.  The framing for supervision and management follow my approach to clinical and professional practice:  Collaboration and Relationship.

I provide space for a supervisee to find their own process and develop their own autonomy in their work.  As a dynamic therapist, so much of our work requires personal reflection, honesty, brave steps, and growth. My goal is to come along side someone and support them in their professional passions and areas of learning.  I am also an employer as well as a supervisor, so balancing these roles requires communication and respect cultivated in a working relationship. I am willing to have active and open conversations about a supervisee's experience and welcome such dialog.

I have a passion for supporting folks with historically marginalized intersectional identities as a way to hold an anti-racist and anti-oppression lens.  Such professionals, like myself, are doing important work to re-shape the essential field of mental health into one with an anti-oppression and truly healing field of work.   We, however, face many barriers and stressors in our field. This is why providing a rich, depth-oriented, and positive learning environment acts as a key focus of mine. My hope for this group is to create an environment of community, connection, and lasting professional relationships.

 

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