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    About Wayfinder Counseling

    Wayfinder Counseling is a private group practice in the Seattle area. Our therapists provide services of the highest quality to people of all ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, and relationship structures. We work from a trauma-informed and anti-oppressive approach, celebrate neurodiversity and adhere to the principles of fat liberation and Health at Every Size.

    Position Overview

    Clinical therapist associates provide outpatient individual, couples and family therapy to clients of Wayfinder Counseling. Clinical therapy services include treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.

    Our Values

    Wayfinder Counseling lives by values that guide who we are as a team and how we present to our communities. We hire staff who bring these values to life.

    Creating strong relationships
    Building strong, meaningful relationships is a basic need for all of us. We value building relationships within our community and helping our clients do the same. It’s also a hallmark of our business to promote strong, lasting bonds within our team
    and to work collaboratively, both in the office and out in the community.

    Investing in quality
    We are committed to providing the best atmosphere for our clients and our team, whether virtually or in person. Providing clients with wraparound services and a warm, collaborative workplace are hallmarks of our practice. We promote continued education for our clinicians through quarterly training so clients can feel safe knowing their therapist is always growing in their skills.

    Promoting inclusion
    We promote hiring clinicians of varying backgrounds, beliefs, and specialties to better serve the diverse and unique experience of our clients. It’s also important that our office promotes a foundation of diversity, equity, and inclusivity in its culture and practice.

    Our ideal candidate

    • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, independent, and driven
    • Resourceful, collaborative, and receptive to feedback
    • Previous experience with individual, group, and family therapy
    • Strong case management skills
    • Embraces our core values in interactions with clients and colleagues
    • Independently pursues and participates in professional development to enhance professional skill set
    • Complements and adds value to our group of fun, connected, compassionate and positive-minded clinicians
    • Enthusiastic about joining and contributing to our expanding practice
    • Looking for long-term employment and partnership

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling, psychology or social work
    • Current license (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LMHCA, LMFTA or LSWAIC) in the State of Washington.
    • Available to hold at least 25 patient sessions per week
    • Prior experience in a private practice setting is highly preferred
    • Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., children, teens, trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, etc.)
    • Committed to the principles of fat liberation and Health at Every Size and serving clients of all bodies in a fair, equitable and supportive fashion
    • Energized by helping others in a team and contributing to the growth of Wayfinder Counseling
    • Social justice oriented and practices anti-racism work.
    • Creative, engaged in doing good work, and excited by furthering our mission to make HAES an integral part of the therapy experience
    • Able to take direct and constructive feedback and run with it.

    What We Offer

    • Competitive compensation  
      • $45/clinical hour for associate level clinicians 
      • $55/clinical hour for fully licensed clinicians   
      • $20/hr for administrative tasks including paperwork, meetings and clinical supervision.
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance for full time staff (with a low maximum out of pocket amount!)
    • 401K with employer match
    • Steady stream of referrals
    • Advertising and marketing of all clinicians
    • In-house billing support to coordinate benefits and eligibility and submit claims
    • In-house receptionist to answer calls and schedule intake appointments
    • Individual weekly clinical supervision with a Washington State Approved Supervisor
    • Weekly group case consultation and training
    • Practice-specific programs and software, including EHR, electronic billing/claims, and client portal
    • Paid sick time
    • Annual CEU/training fund.
    • Supportive team environment
    • Fun quarterly team activities (think escape room, craft night, catered lunch in the park and dinner out!)
    • Comfortable, inviting office space (when we are back in person!)

    Interested in Working with us?

    Fill in our online application and email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]