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Counseling Residency in Dialectical Behavior Therapy/Clinical Assistan

Beach Therapy & Consulting, PLLC Virginia Beach, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you passionate about wanting to become a therapist? Do you have a master's degree in counseling, psychology, mental health, or social work? Do you want to learn as much as you can in a supportive environment that will train you how to become a therapist in private practice? The counseling assistant position then is for you. It offers a unique environment where you learn how to work in a practice from the ground up from clinical triaging, HIPAA and HITECH, patient care, marketing, working with area therapists and doctors, free licensure supervision (LPC, LMFT, LCSW). Must have had clinical internships, carried/facilitated a client load previously. Must have computer skills in Apple, Word, and Excel and the ability to organize space and prioritize. 30-40 hours a week.

The counseling assistant is a unique position that combines administrative duties and clinical work with patients with primary support to the office and the primary clinical assistant. The counseling assistant position manages the daily activities and business of the private practice office. The counseling assistant provides liaison between patients, clinicians, and billing; represents the office to patients, potential referral sources, and community professionals; and participates in all aspects of trainings provided to the community.

This position is specific to offering a clinical residency to learn Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Candidate must be willing to pay for all initial training with direct individual and group supervision by the clinical team. Multiple training opportunities to provide direct individual and group therapy to this population. Must have an interest in working with trauma and complex clinical issues. The ideal candidate will have an interest in adolescents and young adults as well as trauma, PTSD, and self-harming clients.

Beach Therapy & Consulting, PLLC

Beach Therapy & Consulting is a small private practice that provides multiple services to patients, community agencies, and other practitioners in multiple areas. We provide psychotherapy services to patients, supervision for licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMFT), consultation to community agencies, and training for area practitioners. We are family friendly, warm, and professional while valuing and emphasizing clinical competency. How are we different? We emphasize the clinicians relationship to the patient as primary and promote a good fit between clinician and patient through our intake process. We encourage clinicians to think outside the box and bring creative or innovative approaches to the patient services (e.g., group services). We only hire masters level clinical residents (MSW, MA, MS) as support staff. We recognize when patients communicate to our practice team, the person answering the phone needs to be trained to respond therapeutically and effectively. We support community awareness and action for mental health. We work closely with area physicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, to provide ongoing assessment, treatment planning, and appropriate referral. We have an intensively trained team in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and offer a DBT program for adolescents and adults and offer a variety of other services to adolescents, families, couples, and adults. We are a different private practice on purpose. Consider joining our team.


Virginia Beach, VA