Job Openings @ TCP

TCP is hiring a new Clinical Director to lead its clinical team. We are a diverse group with varied experiences in our racial identities, gender identities, and sexual orientations. Our clinicians come from diverse backgrounds and offer expertise in psychodynamic, family systems, and gestalt therapy approaches, relational-cultural theory, EMDR, and mindfulness. TCP also has specific programs focusing on trauma work utilizing EMDR, a group for LGBT prospective parents, a psychodrama group for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and seeks to expand group programming to heal racialized trauma. TCP strives to be trans-affirming and anti-racist in it’s culture and programming.

 
The clinical directorship is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned clinician with special interest and experience in training, supervision of the clinical process, gender and racial equity, and the self of the therapist. We are looking for a clinical director who embodies the following qualities in guiding TCP staff to live out its mission:
  • Deeply invested in anti-racism and trans-affirming work which may be demonstrated by one or more of the following:
    • Experience that reflects engagement social justice work focused on race and gender liberation
    • Leading anti-racist and/or trans-affirming training
    • Community organizing
    • Teaching around race and gender- related issues
    • Writing or publishing related to race and racism, gender and cissexism, and other aspects of social justice
  • Understanding of self and social locations (race, gender, sexuality, and others)
  • Conceptualize supervisees and staff in a way that considers their social locations and gives them power
  • Knowledge of systemic theories and social justice theories. Understands how to utilize these theories in their work and holds the same standard for supervisees and staff.
  • Experience with individual and group supervision
  • Ability to contribute to ongoing systems change at TCP that bring the agency closer to being socially just.
  • Interest in doing social justice work aligned with your personal values in service to a community which reflects your racial identities
  • Ability to embrace and further our commitment to retaining and expanding our community of clinicians and clients of color.
 
The Clinical Director (CD) manages all clinical operations including the intake department, case assignment, group, individual, and couples therapy, all TCP training programs and clinical supervision, and interviewing and hiring of all new clinical staff and trainees.
 
The CD supervises and supports all clinical supervisors and the intake coordinator, particularly around sensitive clinical situations. They also oversee and provide guidance around compliance with all ethical and legal requirements, including HIPAA regulations and PA Law on Reporting Child Abuse. The Executive Director relies
heavily on the CD and works very closely with them.
 
Expectations for the role include:
  • PA Licensed Psychologist or Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor
  • 3-5 years prior clinical supervisory experience with seasoned clinicians and trainees
  • Leadership and facilitation experience preferred
  • Experience with using EMDR a plus
  • Attendance at monthly supervisor’s meetings on 3rd Friday of the month from 12:30-2:30 pm
  • Attendance at monthly staff meetings on 1st Friday of the month from 2:30-4 pm
  • Fridays are required, as well as at least one other day on site.
  • Recommended prior clinical supervisory experience with seasoned clinicians and students
  • Knowledge of relational and feminist therapies 
 
This is a salaried part-time position at 12 hours a week. As a not-for-profit organization that primarily serves people who are financially anxious, we are limited to offer a salary of $20,000 + paid vacation days. This salary rate allows TCP to continue to offer a sliding scale to our clients that, on the most accessible end, sets a therapy session rate
less than 1/5 the market value.
 
Due to Covid-19, all operations are currently virtual, but the supervisor will be expected to commute to our Center City office for meetings upon office re-opening (date not yet determined). Opportunities to carry a small caseload of clients can be considered too.
 
Application Process
Please apply by emailing a cover letter and recent resume/CV to TCP’s Executive Director, Marquita Bolden at
 
No Calls Please
TCP is hiring a new Clinical Supervisor to join its supervisory team. We are a diverse group with varied experiences in our racial identities, gender identities, and sexuality. Our clinicians come from diverse backgrounds and offer expertise in psychodynamic, family systems, and gestalt therapy approaches, relational-cultural theory, EMDR, and mindfulness. TCP strives to be trans-affirming and anti-racist in it’s culture and programming.
 
The supervisory team, led by the Clinical Director, provides clinical oversight and individual supervision to a caseload of clinicians, including senior level therapists, associates obtaining hours for clinical licensure, and students. In line with its mission, the supervisor team also plays a strong leadership role with the Executive Director and Board to guide program and policy directions for the agency. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician with special interest and experience in the clinical process related to gender, race, sexuality, and social justice issues in therapy.
 
In addition to providing individual supervision to staff and interns, the Supervisor will facilitate the Clinicians of Color clinical supervision group (COC group), which is a closed group supervision specifically for TCP staff who identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color. TCP is looking for a Clinical Supervisor who identifies as a Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color due to the focus of the group.
 
We are looking for a supervisor who embodies the following qualities in facilitating the COC
supervision group:
  • Deeply invested in anti-racism work which may be demonstrated by one or more of the following:
    • Experience that reflects that engagement
    • Leading anti-racist training
    • Community organizing
    • Teaching around race-related issues
    • Writing or publishing related to race and racism
  • Understanding of self and social locations (race, gender, sexuality, and others)
    • How the facilitator’s identities show up in group dynamics and their facilitation
    • How the facilitators identities show up in their work with others
  • Conceptualize clients in a way that considers their social locations and gives them power
  • Knowledge of systemic theories and social justice theories. Understands how to utilize these theories in their work and holds the same standard for supervisees.
  • Experience with group supervision
  • Ability to contribute to ongoing systems change at TCP that bring the agency closer to being socially just.
  • Interest in doing social justice work aligned with your personal values in service to a community which reflects your racial identities
  • Ability to embrace and further our commitment to retaining and expanding our community of clinicians and clients of color.
Expectations for the General Clinical Supervisory role include:
 
  • PA Licensed Psychologist or Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Attendance at monthly supervisor’s meetings on 3rd Friday of the month from 12:30-2:30pm
  • Attendance at monthly staff meetings on 1st Friday of the month from 2:30-4 pm
  • Recommended prior clinical supervisory experience with seasoned clinicians and students
  • Knowledge of relational and feminist therapies
Responsibilities for both roles include:
  • Training and clinical supervision of clinicians and student therapists
  • Informing agency policy working with executive director to actualize mission and vision
This is an independent contractor position that is fee-for-service. The average hours are 10-15 per month. As a not-for-profit organization that primarily serves people who are financially anxious, we are limited to offer a salary of $35/hour for this position. This supervisory rate allows TCP to continue to offer a sliding scale to our clients that, on the most accessible end, sets a therapy session rate less than 1/5 the market value.
 
Due to Covid-19, all operations are currently virtual, but the supervisor will be expected to commute to our Center City office for meetings upon office re-opening (date not yet determined). Opportunities to carry a small caseload of clients can be considered too.
 
If interested, please email your resume/CV and cover letter to Marquita Bolden, Executive Director, at
 
No phone calls please.

Hours: 10-15 hours a month, schedule tbd (must include some Fridays and regular presence at the agency)

Status: $35 per hour

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Clinical Supervisor (CS) will clinically and administratively supervise TCP therapists (licensed, unlicensed, post-doc, and interns) based on their hours needed for their clinical licensure and according to their TCP contract. The number of supervisees will be determined based on number of current staff. You are expected to offer 10-15 hours a month in the position. This includes having a presence at the office particularly on Fridays, participation in monthly staff meetings, and supervisors meeting. The CS will have additional responsibilities including training, clinical policy making, and offering leadership and guidance around mission and growth of the agency.

DUTIES:

  • Supervision of clinical staff and trainees
  • Provide supervision that is rooted in the values and mission of TCP, and promotes racial and gender equity in clinical practice and organizational culture.
  • Provide a supportive supervisory presence at the agency including being on site, being accessible to staff, being available via phone/email, providing flexibility around supervision
  • Provide orientation for new supervisees (staff and interns) to clinical policies and procedures
  • Establish goals for supervision and supervisory learning styles (relational, homework, readings, etc)
  • Meet regularly (can be monthly, bi-monthly, or weekly) for individual supervision with an assigned set of clinical staff and trainees.
  • Be available to offer consultation to supervisees between scheduled meetings as needed
  • Hold legal and professional responsibility for the clinical work of any non-licensed staff or trainees under their individual supervision.
  • Provide monthly group supervision as needed
  • Evaluate clinical supervisees on a yearly basis and invite feedback as supervisors
  • Ensure that supervisees submit all required paperwork, and review their supervisees’ progress notes,
  • Transfer/Termination Summaries for clinical content.
  • Co-sign reports and letters written by any trainees
  • Sign receipts for insurance purposes as the Supervising Clinician.
  • Monitor supervisees’ caseloads and addresses issues related to low caseloads, frequency of cancellations/no-shows, delinquent fees, boundary issues, and countertransference
  • Model and ensure appropriate standards of ethical and professional conduct.

Policy:
In collaboration with the executive director, clinical director, clinical coordinator and other supervisors, the CS offers their leadership and participates in the development and implementation of policies relevant to clinical issues and the mission and growth of the agency. They also monitor clinicians’ and trainees’
compliance with TCP policies, and participate in the development and implementation of corrective measures in the case of supervisees’ non-compliance with TCP policies.

Training:
In collaboration with the clinical director, the clinical supervisor assesses their trainees’ professional development needs, and participates in the development of training plans to meet these needs.

Accountability:
All supervisors are supervised by the clinical director. Supervisors meet monthly with the supervisory team and individually with the clinical director, and with the executive director as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PA Licensed Psychologist, LCSW, LPC, LMFT
  • Demonstrated competence around social justice in clinical practice, delivery of trans-affirming, racially just, and gender equitable therapy, issues of social location, person of the therapist, and intersectionality.
  • Significant demonstrated knowledge of mental health and trauma-informed therapy in an outpatient setting with low-income women and transgender/gender non-conforming communities
  • Excellent clinical judgment, ability to hold the complexity and clinical nuances around clinical work and at times dual role dynamics; ability to respond appropriately to staff around crisis intervention or ethical dilemmas
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multi-tiered systems and to provide leadership and representation of clinical issues within the agency and in collaboration with the clinical director and executive director.

Trans and gender non-conforming/non-binary clinicians, clinicians of color, EMDR clinicians, and bilingual clinicians are especially encouraged to apply.

TCP seeks a psychotherapist to join our dynamic staff. TCP strives for racial and gender equity and affirmation and seeks someone experienced in practicing through this lens. The successful applicant will work among clinicians with a wide range of expertise and backgrounds including using Self as Therapist frameworks, psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory, gestalt therapy, EMDR/trauma work, mindfulness and somatic work, and marriage and family therapy approaches.

Requirements include (please read carefully):

  • at least a master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or related fields
  • around TWO years of post-masters clinical experience
  • experience and commitment to attending to how social location (i.e. race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, etc) operate within the clinical frame and relationship
  • experience working with transgender and gender non-conforming/non-binary communities
  • at least 10 hours of client contact per week or 15 hours if you need to obtain hours for clinical licensure
  • one evening or a Saturday a week (this may be flexible depending on space)
  • agreement to become credentialed with third party insurance
  • participation in one staff meeting per month on a Friday afternoon
  • participation in monthly individual supervision and group supervision

Trans and gender non-conforming/non-binary clinicians, clinicians of color, EMDR clinicians, and bilingual clinicians are especially encouraged to apply.

Therapy Center of Philadelphia (TCP) seeks a full-time post-doctoral fellow to join its dynamic staff for the 2021-2022 year. Located in Center City Philadelphia, TCP has been providing affordable, quality, psychotherapy services to women, transgender, and gender-expansive people since 1972. We offer therapy services that welcomes diverse experiences across race, sexuality, class, gender identity, culture, religion, and nationality. We offer all our services from an trauma-informed, intersectional framework that attends to aspects of social location and oppression as integral to the therapy relationship and work. We offer opportunities for the successful candidate to enhance clinical skills in conducting psychotherapy, supervision, and assessment, while learning how to incorporate a social justice, relational and intersectional approach. We are seeking a Postdoctoral candidate who will possess these values and who is interested in growing in within this clinical framework.
 
The postdoc will receive two hours of individual supervision per week and participate in group supervision and staff meetings. The position is full time and includes managing all community outreach activities as well as program evaluation conducted at the agency. Compensation includes a stipend of $30,000 for the year with 10 paid personal days. We are particularly interested in therapists of color, bilingual therapists, and transgender or gender expansive therapists.
 
Applicants should email a letter of interest, your CV, and two letters of reference with at least one being from someone who knows your clinical work to Deborah Seagull, PhD, LCSW at deborah.seagull@gmail.com for consideration.
 
Deadline for applications is March 6, 2021. No calls, please

If you are interested in becoming part of our team and are committed to our mission, please send your resume and a cover letter indicating your interest to ed@therapycenterofphila.org

Community Partners Program

What is a Community Partner?

TCP’s Community Partners is a group of like-minded psychotherapists who support the TCP mission and client community by offering their time, pro-bono, to take on a low-income client when TCP is at capacity. The client’s sliding scale fee is then donated back to TCP as a tax-deductible donation from the Community Partner.

This program has raised almost $12,000 to date in support of TCP’s mission and services. We are deeply grateful and touched by these clinician’s generosity and support of TCP’s mission.

Why become a Community Partner?

In exchange for supporting our mission, TCP seeks to make sure that our Community Partners are a part of the TCP family.

By becoming a Community Partner, you will:

  • Join a unique and talented group of clinicians invested in helping marginalized folks – specifically – women, transgender and non-binary people heal and transform their lives.
  • Be prioritized as a referral source for other callers who may be a fit for your private practice at your fee
  • Fulfill your Code of Ethics expectation of providing therapy to someone in need.
  • Receive tax benefits for your pro-bono work
  • Receive discounts and/or may attend free of charge – on all of TCP’s events, trainings and meeting space.
  • Grow your professional networks
  • Attend our annual Partner’s reception and receive complimentary CEUs (if available)
  • Participation in a special Peer supervision group for partners

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to support our programs and operations. We request that all volunteers:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Agree to abide by Therapy Center of Philadelphia’s confidentiality agreement
  • Be willing to work during business hours on weekdays
  • Not be a current client of Therapy Center of Philadelphia

Below are some areas where we could use your help:

  • Office support –  Routine office tasks like filing, shredding, etc.
  • Project support – for therapy groups, workshops, and training
  • Event outreach – with women’s events, gay pride, cultural events
  • Fundraising events – help publicize, organize, and manage
  • Host a fund raising house party in support of Therapy Center of Philadelphia

If you are interested in volunteering with TCP, please fill out the contact form on this page.

Donations

If you would like to send a donation by check, please make your check out to:

Therapy Center of Philadelphia
215 S. Broad Street, Suite 702
Philadelphia, PA 19107

If you would like to make a donation by credit card, click the DONATE button below:

Therapy Center of Philadelphia is a United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania agency.

If you contribute to the United Way at work, you may earmark your support for TCP by specifying Agency: Therapy Center of Philadelphia – Donor Code #1201