Job Openings @ TCP

  • Hours: 15 hours/week
  • Salary: $14,000

Therapy Center of Philadelphia is seeking an Intake Coordinator to join our dynamic staff. The successful applicant will possess strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, excellent interpersonal skills and experience working within a mental health setting.


The Intake Coordinator will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the intake department. This includes:

  • Answering calls from potential clients in timely manner
  • Clinically assessing appropriateness of potential clients for TCP’s level of service and managing a plethora of presenting affects of clients calling with vulnerable concerns
  • Clinically responding to clients in crisis, triaging clients out when appropriate
  • Managing calls from other professionals/organizations requesting information about TCP
  • Overseeing matching process of intakes with therapists
  • Conducting various administrative tasks such as closing charts, updating client database, and overseeing client archived files
  • Effectively communicating with Executive Director regarding status of Intake Desk and administrative and clinical concerns
  • Participating in monthly Operations meetings
  • Orienting and training new staff in the intake process, including: charting and evaluations
  • Supervising Post-Doctoral Candidate and agency volunteer’s support of intake desk

Competitive Applicants will demonstrate the ability to foster strong working relationships with members of both the leadership team and staff members and navigate dual-relationships sensitively and establish/hold strong boundaries. The ability to work autonomously is also essential.

Requirements: master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related fields or at least a bachelor’s degree along with five years of experience working in a mental health setting. This is an ideal position for a graduating Masters-Level Clinician.

  • Hours: 12 hours/week
  • Salary: $20,000
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

Thisis 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.

Please apply by emailing a cover letter and recent resume/CV to TCP’s Executive Director, Marquita Bolden at mbolden@therapycenterofphila.org
 
No Calls Please
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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, with an emphasis on Self of the Therapist and Intersectional Feminism as
frameworks. At TCP, we have created a highly relational culture of accountability and vulnerability, and expect that incoming psychotherapists can meet us in this challenging and rewarding work. Additionally, our community of therapists at TCP hold experience in a variety of therapy modalities, and we welcome applicant to bring their therapeutic expertise, around: psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theorygestalt therapy, EMDR/trauma work, mindfulness and somatic work, narrative, dance movement, art, 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
  • 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, Gender Non-conforming, and Non-binary people
  • experience working with Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color
  • one evening or a Saturday a week (this may be flexible depending on space)
  • participation in monthly staff meeting
  • participation in individual supervision and group supervision
For clinicians working toward their license:
  • a weekly commitment of at least 15 hours, of which 10 hours should be client contact
  • biweekly individual supervision
  • monthly or biweekly participation in group supervision (depending on experience)
  • reimbursement is at a rate of $29 per psychotherapy session, $50-$70 per group session, and $20 per hour of administrative work
For clinicians who are fully licensed:
  • a weekly commitment of at least 10 hours, of which 8 hours should be client contact
  • monthly individual supervision
  • monthly participation in group supervision
  • reimbursement is at a rate of $31 per psychotherapy session, $70-$90 per group session, and $20 per hour of administrative work
This is an independent contractor position that is fee-for-service. As a not-for-profit organization that primarily serves people who are financially anxious, we are limited in what we can offer around reimbursement to our staff. We have set the therapist reimbursement rates to allow 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 staff will be expected to
commute to our Center City office for meetings upon office re-opening (date not yet determined).
 
Transgender, Gender Non-conforming, Non-binary clinicians, clinicians of Color, EMDR clinicians, and bilingual clinicians are especially encouraged to apply.
 
If interested, please email your resume/CV and cover letter to Marquita Bolden, Executive Director, at mbolden@therapycenterofphila.org. No phone 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

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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