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Licensed Mental Health Clinician (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPCC or LMFT)

Veteran Staffing Network
Oceanside, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

Clinician (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPCC or LMFT)

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to work as Mental Health Clinician. Provide evidence-based treatment to Veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families. . Position requires full-license in California to independently practice psychology, social work, counseling or marriage and family therapy (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPCC or LMFT); 3+ years clinical in behavioral healthcare; full covid vaccination with booster, and proficiency in one EBPs: PE, CBT and CPT.


Work Week: 40 hrs weekly, with 2 evenings a week and some weekend days during the month to accommodate clients’ schedules. Work in office at least 3 days a week.


Responsibilities: Military Veteran:

  • Provide evidence-based treatment and assessment for veterans and their families in a measurement-based, time-limited treatment environment.
  • Perform and document patient’s screenings, psychosocial assessments, and progress and referral information. Conduct clinical intake assessments as needed. Provide individual, couples, and family psychotherapy to patients, with a focus on delivering evidence-based treatments.
  • Treatments include mood disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder/PTSD and adjustment disorders.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the caregiver, physician, director, case management and all other disciplines to provide the best care to patients as needed.
  • Attend weekly clinical, supervision, and administrative meetings.
  • Provide services via telehealth platform, as required.


  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service, placing the child, family, Veteran or client first.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means. Present a friendly and positive demeanor to clients, staff, clinic support personnel, funders, and the public. Make oral presentations.
  • Remain calm and maintain self-control in difficult circumstances and emergencies. Respond in a professional manner in all situations.
  • Negotiate veterans or their family members down from stressful situations, potential threatening behaviors. Persuade clients to make appropriate life decisions.
  • Think analytically and evaluate the impact of case management recommendations. Set work priorities. Evaluate and create solutions to work-related problems.
  • Interest, desire and passion in providing high-quality evidence-based, time-limited care.


Education and License:

  • PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology and internship/residency in professional psychology; or
  • Master’s degree in social work and licensed to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or
  • Master’s degree in counseling and licensed to practice as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC); or
  • Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and licensed to practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

Requirements: Military Veteran

  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse preferred
  • Experience working with military populations and/or Veterans is strongly preferred for cultural competence
  • Fully licensed in California to practice psychology, social work, counseling and/or marriage and family therapy independently
  • Certification or proficiency in one or more evidenced-based practices: 1) Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), 2) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and/or 3) Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • 3+ years’ clinical experience in behavioral healthcare.
  • Experience working with adults, children, couples, and families.
  • Full Covid vaccination with booster
  • Knowledge in DSM-IV/DSM-V diagnoses. Experience in PTSD diagnosis and treatment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of clinical services and community resources
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Daily use of a personal vehicle without prior notice, a valid driver’s license and willing to travel locally
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays as required by business needs
  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel. PowerPoint and Access also preferred
  • Strong math skills



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Company Description
The Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) at Easterseals is a nonprofit staffing agency that connects employers with top-tier military talent and helps veterans and their spouses find meaningful jobs.

Veteran Staffing Network


Oceanside, CA



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