Full-Time Licensed Clinician
(in Person and/or Online in Berkeley, CA)
We are a group of motivated clinicians who leverage technology to serve children, adolescents, adults, and their families who struggle with mental health challenges and/or substance abuse disorder (SUD). We offer telehealth, in-person, and hybrid services. We are team-oriented and value a positive, supportive, and creative workplace environment to complement the meaningful and challenging work we do. If you are an innovative mental health professional looking to both serve a diverse population and contribute to the emerging digital mental health space, Family Spring is the place for you!
We are seeking applications from motivated clinicians who will provide direct therapy to teens and/or adults. (Child therapists are welcome, too.) The ideal clinician will bring their unique history, skills, and approach to the work and be committed to ongoing learning and improvement. We welcome applicants with personal histories of struggle (SUD and/or mental health symptoms) that have influenced their transformation and work as a professional.
Alongside having relevant expertise and a curiosity to grow as a clinician, the preferred candidate will be technology friendly and have several opportunities for growth within the company.
Duties and Responsibilities
Weekly duties include:
- Provide approximately 25-32 hours per week of direct therapy services via telehealth or in our Berkeley office (if providing in-person services), and/or in the patients’ home (e.g., in the backyard) in accordance with company policies.
- Maintain all clinical documentation using our HIPAA compliant electronic health record (EHR; see below).
- Attend and participate in a 1.5-hour clinical and administrative meeting.
- Send questionnaires to clients and review them to promote patients’ healing.
- Dedicate non-clinical time to administrative, business development, and marketing tasks in addition to the patient hours. This could include networking with colleagues, writing a blog post, preparing content for a webinar, filming short videos for our target population, beta testing a forthcoming web/mobile application, and other similar activities.
- Attend monthly individual administrative/clinical meetings with the clinical director.
- Attend work reliably and arrive on time consistently.
- Be properly licensed and/or certified (if applicable).
- Abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed for Family Spring.
- Respond to patients’ requests for service or calls within 24 hours whether such requests are made in person, by phone, voicemail, etc. or through the Family Spring website.
- Respond to such requests by meeting with, evaluating, and providing services to such patients.
- Communicate with a patient’s treatment team (i.e., pediatrician, primary care physician, psychiatrist, school, probation officer etc.) as necessary.
- Use online EHR to complete written records for each patient including, but not limited to intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by Family Spring or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient in a timely fashion (by Friday of each week).
- Keep patient files accurate and up to date.
- Conduct and organize therapy services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the goodwill and reputation of Family Spring.
- Be respectful and collaborative with co-workers.
- Tend to other important duties which may be assigned by Family Spring.
- Have an active, unrestricted California license (MFT, LCSW, LPCC, PhD, or PsyD) in good standing with the appropriate governing body (BBS or BOP)
- Have a master’s or doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology from a regionally accredited school.
- Have documented expertise and training doing clinical work with teens, adults, and their families.
- Have a minimum of 2 years of direct services with these populations. (This can include practicum and internship experience).
- Be available for 25-32 of direct clinical services hours per week, and 8-15 administrative hours per week.
- Maintain consistent self-care practices.
- Be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues and contribute to a positive workplace culture.
- Have specialized training and/or certification in treatments with our patient population (e.g., ACT, EMDR, SUD training, trauma-specific training, mindfulness training, etc.)
- Have specialized training and/or certification in treatments adjacent to our patient population (e.g., couples therapy).
- Have experience providing play therapy to children.
- Have experience conducting therapy in a language other than English (e.g., Spanish, Mandarin, etc.).
- Have an affinity for technology.
- The schedule is generally Monday through Friday, but work hours and schedule may vary depending on patient and Family Spring needs. The clinician does have some flexibility and input in determining their schedule.
- Applicants must commit to at least two evenings of work per week (3pm – 8pm).
- Weekend hours are also available, if desired by the clinician.
- Salary: $93,000 – $135,000 per year.
- Salary largely depends on license type and relevant experience/training.
- Benefits: Dental insurance, health insurance, and professional development assistance.
- Upload your CV in the appropriate area of the link below (PDF uploads only, please).
- Upload a 4-paragraph cover letter in the appropriate area of the link below (PDF uploads only, please). In your cover letter please address the four areas in the following order:
- (1) Describe your experience providing therapy to teens, adults, and/or families, and describe your experience with with populations impacted by SUD and trauma, if applicable. Please discuss any particular interests or passion you have for this work (one paragraphs maximum).
- (2) List any specific specific training in therapy modalities that apply to teens, adults, families, and/or SUD work (one paragraph maximum).
- (3) Describe the characteristics of your preferred work environment/culture. Please be specific (one paragraph maximum).
- (4) Add anything else you think might be important for us to know about you, personally or professionally, regarding your application for this job (one paragraph maximum).
Please note: We serve teens and families from diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We endeavor to have a provider team that reflects our patient population, so we encourage people with lived experience, people of color, and LGBTQ+ professionals to apply.