Licensed Psychotherapist In Training

Behavioral Health Clinic is hiring a Psychotherapist – In Training to start in summer/fall 2018 (start date flexible). This is a full-time salaried position with starting range of $20,000 to $35,000 based upon education, experience, and full-time status (open to other arrangements by negotiation). Current Wisconsin In Training license in Professional Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy is required. Exceptional candidates seeking a pre-internship practicum and/or an internship experience who otherwise meet the requirements shall be considered.

The Clinic
Behavioral Health Clinic (BHC) is a thriving group private practice focused on the mental health needs of children, families, and adults. Our mission is to provide the highest quality, state-of-the-art mental health services. We offer a complete range of specialized expertise and services including traditional testing and assessment as well as Accelerated Comprehensive Evaluations ®.  Our professional staff includes licensed psychologists and psychotherapists. Our mental health professionals provide a variety of counseling and testing services to children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. For those who feel more comfortable at home or cannot make it to our offices, we offer telemental health counseling.  Please visit bhcwausau.cloud.fruitionqa.com for more information about the clinic services and staff.

BHC has offices located in Wausau, Plover, and Weston, Wisconsin. Located in the middle of north central Wisconsin, the Wausau, Plover and Weston areas include the communities of Wausau, Rib Mountain, Schofield, Rothschild, Mosinee, Kronenwetter, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids. Surrounded by woods, lakes and hills, the central WI area enjoys the fortunate combination of big-city amenities with the look and feel of the great Northwoods and small-town hospitality. Four seasons of outdoor recreation, a thriving arts community, entertaining festivals and events, diverse shopping and dining are just some of the many things to discover in the Wausau area.

The Training
Psychotherapists – In Training at BHC will gain supervised training experience in providing individual, couple, family, and/or group psychotherapy services to clients in a group private practice setting. Frequent referrals at BHC include mood and anxiety disorders, childhood behavioral disorders, eating disorders, and adjustment disorders. Treatment groups are currently offered for Social Skills and Dialectical Behavior Skills, with opportunities for In Training therapists to offer new groups based on interests and developing competencies. Psychotherapists – In Training also have the opportunity to gain supervised experience in psychological testing for a variety of referral questions including ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental disorders, executive and cognitive functioning, anxiety and mood disorders, and pre-adoption evaluations.

The Position
This position is designed for current master’s program graduates looking for a placement to complete licensure supervision requirements. Candidates must obtain the LPC-IT licensure in Wisconsin by the start date of the position.  This position is ideal for professionals who plan to pursue a career in private or small group practice. We are also dedicated to training interns in business practices that will help them establish a strong practice after psychologist licensure, including marketing, establishing and maintaining collaborative referral relationships, and working with private insurance.  The clinic may be able to accommodate two highly qualified In Training therapists.

To Apply

To apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright at heather.meggerswright@bhcwausau.cloud.fruitionqa.com. Cover letters should broadly outline your learning goals and should comment on preferred client populations, treatment modalities and presenting problems.  Finalists will be asked to submit two letters of recommendation from previous clinical supervisors and an official transcript.