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Mental Health Therapist/Counselor

Company: Wonder: A Confident Living Company
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job descriptionWonder is seeking a mental health therapist to provide home and community-based treatment centered on a holistic and integrative family systems approach. This is a part-time contract role. -Who we are:Wonder was created with the intent to provide therapeutic support services for pre-teens, adolescents, young adults and their families by combining individual and parent coaching with family therapy. Research shows that engaging teens and young adults in their own environment allows for faster, more authentic and longer therapeutic connection. Therefore, our mental health therapists meet clients in the community rather than in an office. Our aspiration is to ensure sustainable change for a lifetime.What we offer:

  • We value your time so we pay for every aspect of the work you do
    • $50-60/hr for clinical time
      • Partial pay -for time spent doing administrative work, case management, and travel
        • Flexible hours - you work with your clients to create your schedule
          • Be part of a supportive and caring team that collaborates and shares resources
            • Creative approaches grounded in solid fundamental evidence based theories are supportedAbout the role:Our mental health therapists are responsible for helping families work through a large spectrum of behavioral and emotional challenges. As a mental health therapist, you would meet your client in the community, engaging in activities like hiking, going out for coffee, crafting in the park, or job hunting. You would also collaborate with your care team, which includes a Parent Coach and a Clinical Team Leader to support the family as a whole. Our work with our clients focuses on relationship-based support combined with an understanding of systemic needs including clinical, school, work and social skills.You'll be a good fit if you possess the following:
              • Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Counseling (required)
                • Experience working with adolescents, young adults, and families providing individual and family therapy
                  • Experience working with experiential modalities in a community-based setting
                    • Strong ability to personally relate one-on-one with each client and build solid relationships
                      • Willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-business hours, such as after school, evening, and/or on weekends
                        • Ability to travel, driving to meetings at client's homes or to activities
                        • Ability to commit to working with a family on a continuous basis for 3 to 6 months at a minimum.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Wonder: A Confident Living Company, Newark , Mental Health Therapist/Counselor, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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