Employment/Internship Opportunties

Clinical Mental Health Therapist 

Only complete applications, including a cover letter (see below for specific requirements), a current IL professional license, and three professional references will be considered.

The Center for Self-Actualization, a mental health private practice in Evergreen Park, with a focus on assisting clients toward their unique and full behavioral and emotional potential, is currently hiring licensed clinicians (LCPC, LPC, LCSW, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist) to begin as soon as possible, providing services to individuals, couples, families, groups, children, adolescents, and adults.

New hires will learn every aspect of working in private practice including; outreach and education, building a caseload and providing and documenting counseling services while avoiding being micro-managed and overworked. This is a unique opportunity to work with clients of your choosing during hours comfortable for you, in a beautiful office space, with free parking, and amazing co-workers.

We are looking for self-starters with a proven entrepreneurial spirit to manage his/her own calendar, client communication, intake, etc., while benefiting from the support of an experienced and compassionate supervisor, and full-time admin. We demand a high level of legal and ethical conduct and emphasize a client-centered humanistic orientation. Hours will be few at first, and as the clinician builds up his/her caseload, hours will increase, ideally to approximately 24 client sessions per week. We offer flexible scheduling. Supervision toward LCPC is available.

Compensation is per completed client session; average $50, medical and dental insurance upon full-time status (24 completed sessions per week).

Required Qualifications (please do not apply if you do not meet the following):

-Completion of a minimum of a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or clinical psychology

-Current state license, LCPC, LPC, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist, in IL (provide license # on resume). Do not apply if you are not currently licensed.

-Previous experience in a professional environment; min 2 years.

-Successful internship in the field of counseling or social work, or post-doc in clinical psychology

-Highly motivated, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

-Ability to build your own caseload with a minimum of four hours of outreach per week.

-Commitment to attending weekly supervision meetings in accordance with state law (for LPCs)


-Spanish/English Bilingual (preferred not required)

-Area of expertise not already represented within the practice. What can you offer our clients that we aren't already offering? (Psychological Testing, Autism specialist, Learning disabilities, ADHD testing, Groups, EMDR Certification, etc.)

Please submit position specific cover letter indicating how many client sessions per week you would like to complete, the population(s) you most prefer working with, your specific availability, three professional references, and a resume including IL License#.

No calls no walk-ins please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those being offered an interview will be contacted.

Start date: As soon as possible

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Approximately $50.00 per completed session

COVID-19 considerations:
We are encouraging Telehealth whenever possible. Clinicians can work from home during COVID 19 if providing Telehealth.

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