Center for Discovery

Program Therapist - Resilience - Residential Program

8 months ago(4/5/2017 4:33 PM)
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# of Openings
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On Call


Great Opportunity for flexible part-time therapists or therapists in private practice wanting to supplement their income! Great opportunity for interns looking for extra hours or wanting to get their foot in the door of a great and well-established company with treatment programs across the country

At Center For Discovery the On-Call or As Needed Therapist is a support to the clinical treatment team in the event that time has to be taken off. Licensed clinicians (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.) and registered interns must possess knowledge of general behavioral and mental health issues (i.e. mood disorders, SIB, anxiety, etc.) as well as eating disorders. Clinicians must be licensed or registered in the state to which the program they are applying. 


Please Note: This job is located in Brentwood (Northern California) 


  • The Primary Therapist must possess Masters or Doctorate in appropriate field with Licensure. Center for Discovery utilizes MFT and LCSW interns and psychological assistants under the supervision of an appropriate Licensed Independent Practitioner. 
  • The Primary Therapist must have at least one year in acute care or residential treatment or closely related experience.


When covering for a member of the treatment team, the On-call therapist can expect to provide:

  • 50-60-minute Individual psychotherapy sessions, 2-3 times/day for each client being managed by the Primary therapist (up to 4 clients).
  • Co-facilitate process groups
  • Support client intake during admission, by completing Biopsychosocial assessment
  • Interface with insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial certification and continuing stay certification as required.
  • Assesses suicidality and possibility for danger to self or others; when necessary
  • Document after every group covered or individual session facilitated.
  • Begins and ends groups timely.

Additional Information:

  • Coverage is on an as needed basis and generally based on your availability.
  • Thorough Training is provided
  • Coverage can last up to 1 week.



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