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About the position: The clinical therapist will provide outpatient mental health therapy at Prickly Pear Therapy located in south Austin. Therapy services include individual, group, and/or couples/family therapy, with treatment specialties including trauma, depression, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, etc. There are part-time and full-time opportunities. A full-time clinician will see 15-20 clients weekly at Prickly Pear Therapy. A full-time clinician will see 12-15 clients per week.

As a bilingual group practice, we can offer benefits including a steady stream of referrals, administrative support through insurance credentialing, scheduling, screenings, billing, and marketing, clinical support through bi-weekly case consultation including support specifically for bilingual (Spanish and English) clinicians, bi-weekly educationals seminars on diversity, trauma-informed care, and eating disorders, and comfortable office space (including group and assessment rooms). This position will report to Licensed Psychologists, Drs. Serrata and Hurtado.

About You: Our ideal candidate is a versatile therapist with experience in providing multicultural services (preferably bilingual) and trauma-informed care. The clinician must hold a Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work; active, unrestricted license (Ph.D., Psy.D, LCSW, LMFT or LPC) in the State of Texas (must be fully licensed); and be willing to be an in-network provider on at least one Prickly Pear Therapy & Training affiliated insurance panels. Most importantly, we are hoping to find someone who is comfortable working with clients of diverse backgrounds and identities and who brings to the table a warm, engaging, and fun dynamic. We value diversity and encourage clinicians of all backgrounds to apply.

About Us: Prickly Pear Therapy was founded in 2018 with a mission of providing a space for individuals to rise above their current distress, heal, and transform. Our clients come to us with a variety of concerns but common issues we address are anxiety, depression, trauma, self-harm, suicidality, and eating disorders. We also aspire to provide a culturally affirming and empowering space for the practitioners and staff who are a part of the Prickly Pear team.

Schedule: Clinician will be expected to hold a caseload of 15-20 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Prickly Pear Therapy & Training.

Benefits: This position and salary are based on a percentage of your billed services.

Other benefits include a paid EHR system via Theranest, HIPAA-compliant communication, and telehealth access, paid assistance with the credentialing process for insurance panel, and a culturally affirming, supportive team environment.

The start date is flexible depending on the preference of the clinician and when credentialing is completed.

This is a great opportunity to engage in private practice work within a supportive bilingual (Spanish and English) setting! If you are interested, send us your resume and a letter of interest to info@pricklypeartherapy.com. In your letter of interest, please include (a) reason for your interest in working at a group practice, (b) your clinical specialization areas, and (c) your availability and schedule preferences.