Aurora is looking to hire a part-time eating disorder psychotherapist. This small group practice specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image issues, and related mental health concerns, using an integration of mindfulness-based approaches, CBT, DBT, RO-DBT, and psychodynamic interventions.
The Eating Disorder therapist will work up to 25 hours per week, including daytime and evening hours, providing individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, meal support therapy, and intake assessments, among other tasks, to patients diagnosed with eating disorders and other mental health issues (depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders). The Eating Disorder Therapist will receive twice weekly supervision (individual and group), as well as additional clinical learning opportunities and training.
The ideal candidate should have some experience providing psychotherapy in an outpatient setting, and preference is given to those with experience treating eating disorders. Training in DBT and CBT is strongly preferred.
Given the nature of our clinical work, it is important that our staff have a good relationship with their body (don't diet) and food (don’t engage in rigid food/diet beliefs and behaviors). Ideal candidate possesses commitment to high clinical standards as well as self-motivation. Please be team oriented, clinically ambitious and motivated by opportunities to grow and learn. High level of ethics and concern for client care – upholding clear boundaries is a priority, along with willingness to self-examine in service to clinical advancement.
Any applicant that does not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.
Minimum Requirements for Applicants:
Completion of a Master's Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage & Family Therapy
Minimum 1 year experience providing psychotherapy
Eligible to practice psychotherapy in New York State either as a licensed professional OR hold a limit permit
Previous experience treating patients with eating disorders
Training in CBT, DBT, and RO-DBT
Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Experience leading psychotherapy groups