Therapy Center of Philadelphia (TCP) is a mental health non-profit whose mission is to provide affordable affirming psychotherapy, to women, transgender, and gender non-conforming communities. Our 25 therapists offer all our services on a sliding fee scale to over 350 low-income clients a year. TCP programs include individual, couples, and group work as well as trauma-informed yoga, a program for prospective LGBT parents, letter writing for gender-affirming surgery, and music therapy. We have been in existence since 1972 and work from an intersectional framework that attends to aspects of social location and oppression as integral to the therapy relationship and work.
TCP seeks a psychotherapist who is experienced in practicing clinically through a racial and gender equity perspective. The successful applicant will work among clinicians with a wide range of expertise and backgrounds including using person of the therapist frameworks, psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory, gestalt therapy, EMDR/trauma work, mindfulness and somatic work, and couple 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) and experiences of oppression operate within the clinical frame and relationship
~ experience working with transgender and gender non-conforming/non-binary communities
The position requires:
~ 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 GNC/non-binary clinicians, clinicians of color, EMDR clinicians, and bilingual clinicians are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants should send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Post-Doctoral Training Position
Therapy Center of Philadelphia (TCP) seeks a full-time post-doctoral resident to join its dynamic staff for the 2018-2019 year. We offer opportunities for the successful candidate to enhance skills in conducting psychotherapy, supervision, and assessment, while learning how to incorporate a social justice, relational and intersectional approach. We are seeking a Post- Doctoral candidate who will possess these values and who is interested in growing in within this clinical framework.
The post-doc 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 non-conforming 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Deadline for applications is February 1st, 2018. No calls, please.