Come and Grow with Us

We are seeking clinicians who are independent driven, collaborative, and creative. 

Bright Light Counseling Center is a group private practice with locations in both Chicago, IL and Austin, TX. We are dedicated to providing high quality, dependable, authentic, and empowering psychological services to the members of our communities. We view therapy and counseling as a collaborative process wherein we join our clients where they are currently. When therapy is tailored to the needs and context of each individual, couple, or family, growth can happen. We are dedicated to helping light a path through life’s most complex and difficult matters and are seeking clinicians whom share this passion.

At Bright Light Counseling Center we want you to focus on providing clinical care, finding balance in your work and personal life, and growing as a clinician. We support you in this through maintaining the day to day business administration. 

We are seeking clinicians who will join our group and enhance our fun, connected, and positive approach to our mission of offering exceptional therapeutic services to our clients.

We have part time and full time opportunities available at our Austin, TX and Chicago, IL locations. Starting with part-time hours, this position has the potential to grow into full time. Psychotherapist must have a niche(s) (children, couples, trauma, EMDR, family, substance abuse, eating disorders, etc.) and be willing to market themselves to grow their referral base and contribute to Bright Light Counseling Center's recognition in the community.

  • If applying for our Austin, TX location: Current State of Texas license as a Psychologist (PhD, PsyD) LCSW, LMFT or LPC obtained prior to start date (Please do not apply if you are provisionally licensed).

  • If applying for our Chicago, IL location: Current State of Illinois license as a Clinical Psychologist (PhD, PsyD), LCSW, LMFT or LCPC obtained prior to start date (Please do not apply if you are provisionally licensed).

  • Desire supportive, collaborative, and positive work environment

  • Contribute to our team through engagement with others, laughter, and commitment to personal and professional growth

  • Requirements for Part Time Employment

    • Hold a minimum of  15 sessions per week, Scheduling 18 to account for cancellations

    • Schedule at least 1 evening per week (until 8P) or 1 Saturday morning

  • Requirements for Full Time Employment

    • Hold a minimum of 25 sessions per week, Scheduling 28-30 to account for cancellations

    • Have at 1 evening per week (until 8P) and 1 Saturday morning or 2 evening (until 8P) per week. 

Benefits of working with Bright Light Counseling Center

 

  • Supportive, collaborative, and collegial team environment

  • Steady stream of referrals

  • W-2 Employment Status

  • Competitive Compensation

    • Compensation is based on commission/a percentage session reimbursement

    • Non Clinical/Administration Hourly Rate

  • Compensation for attending networking events and writing blog posts

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Ability to provide Telehealth sessions from the comfort of your own home or in our offices

    • When in-office work resumes, ability to continue to provide telehealth sessions from home or in office

  • Paid Malpractice Insurance

  • Electronic Health Record

  • HIPAA secure email and phone 

  • Insurance Credentialing

  • Administrative and billing/claim submission

  • Focus on employee appreciation and recognition

  • Social gatherings and focus on team building to create a positive and supportive environment 

  • Monthly Clinical Consultation Group

  • Individual Case Consultation

  • Monthly Cultural Awareness Group

  • Opportunities and support to create your own groups, trainings, or other services 

  • Freshly updated, comfortable, and beautifully furnished office

  • Office amenities such as tea, coffee, water

  • Convenient location in Central Austin and the Loop in Chicago

  • Plenty of parking at Austin Office

  • Easily accessible by Chicago transit

Benefits for Full Time Employment

  • Professional Training Opportunities - CEU Reimbursement

  • Retirement (Simple IRA) Plan, with employer contributions

  • QSEHRA: Monthly tax-free reimbursement for qualifying medical expenses (e.g., health insurance plans and other qualified medical expenses). No waiting period. 

Benefits for Part Time Employment

  • Professional Training Opportunities - CEU Reimbursement

  • Retirement (Simple IRA) Plan, with employer contributions

Clinician Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Maintains regular and predictable work schedule

  • Provides individual/couple/family and/or group counseling sessions

  • Timely documentation via Theranest (Practice Management Software)

  • Timely response to direct inquiries for services/scheduling

  • Attendance at mandatory staff meetings and consultation

  • Commitment to clinical growth as well as personal and professional reflection

  • Engage with clients, colleagues, and others in a consistent and professional manner

  • Other duties as needed

We are strongly focused on connecting with each other to provide support in our clinical work, professional lives, and personal lives. Thus, by joining our group practice you will be around other clinicians and afforded opportunities to connect and receive support. Walk on down the hall and see an open door to have a chat, ask a question, or get feedback. We know that when we as clinicians are fulfilled, it is reflected in our work. Working together creates a positive and supportive environment; which will speak to our clients. As such, Bright Light Counseling Center strives to develop and maintain an open environment in which employees are willing to reach out for guidance, support, and collaboration. Thus, this will be reflected in your relationships and work with your clients. 

At Bright Light Counseling Center we want you to focus on providing clinical care, finding balance in your work and personal life, and growing as a clinician. We support you in this through maintaining the day to day business end of things. With small assistance from you we will take care of the billing, following up with insurance companies, maintaining contracts, promoting the practice, and more. This means less stress, risk, and work for you and you can focus on being an amazing clinician. 

Why Join a Group Practice?

To Apply:

Complete our Employment Questionnaire

and

E-mail us your CV/Resume

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- Alfred North Whitehead