Marriage & Family Counselor

Date Posted: February 28, 2023
Hours Per Week: 20 - 25
Redeemer Counseling Services
New York, NY, USA
Job Type: Counselor
Other Details

Report to: Clinical Supervisor
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Hours: 15+ sessions per week. Some evening hours.
Location: In-person or hybrid. One day a week required at RCS’s midtown office.
Pay Rate: Rates for 50 minute clinical sessions range from $40 to $80 per session depending on Time: Daytime vs peak or weekend session.
Summary: Redeemer Counseling Services (RCS) seeks a Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor/Therapist with couples counseling experience. We are looking for a therapist who is highly motivated to learn our unique framework for integration of theology in psychotherapy and apply the framework in practice. The therapist will provide counseling sessions for couples, families and individuals. They must have a strong interest in integration of theology in psychotherapy and be an active member of an evangelical church. Experience with biblical or gospel-centered counseling is preferred.
The position offers flexibility in scheduling, with one day per week in-person required for sessions and group supervision. To meet client demand, some evening hours are required. Scheduling clients and individual supervision is set by the counselor. We are looking for strong case management skills including accurate documentation, correspondence with clients, and collaboration with other care providers.
Intro to RCS: RCS offers over 400 individual, couples and family therapy sessions each week as well as a 9-month pastoral counseling training program, workshops, group counseling and more. Our vision is to heal and transform lives as we set the standard in connecting the Gospel and clinical excellence.
  • Provide regular psychological counseling to couples, families and individuals, while growing skills to integrate theology and psychotherapy.
  • Meet or exceed the minimum of 440 sessions annually.
  • This role is expected to pursue training and supervision to fully understand and apply Gospel-Centered Integrative Framework for Therapy (GIFT).
  • Demonstrate learning and application of the core values of RCS and care for staff as well as RCS as a ministry.
Compliance to best practices of the profession:
  • Complete appropriate and timely documentation including initial evaluation, progress notes and termination summaries in data management software.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance and payment; complete insurance letter requests.
  • Active collaboration with the Administrative Team in regard to scheduling, clarification of policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the code of ethics.
  • Return calls of clients within 24 hours.
  • Schedule/cancel appointments in timely manner.
  • Consult/Collaborate with other therapist/doctors for client care.
  • Case management: Return calls, schedule and cancel appointments, complete other case paperwork as required.
Staff Meetings:
  • Receive support and training in a weekly group supervision.
  • Receive support in regularly scheduled individual supervision.
  • Attend annual all-staff meeting and occasional required annual trainings.
  • Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (or other related fields such as Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health or Biblical Counseling).
  • Post-graduate experience counseling couples.
  • New York State licensure in the profession is preferred. Clinically-informed Biblical Counselors with five or more years of post graduate experience also encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated commitment to documentation and best practices of the profession.
  • Strong interest in integration of theology and psychology.
  • Member of a church.
  • Theological alliance with Redeemer Counseling Services: assessed using Employee Questionnaire during application process.
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or approval for medical or religious vaccination exemption is required for all employees at the RCS office.
RCS Band: 2 Resident Band for experienced or licensed therapists: The residency/Band 2 role is an introductory 6-9 month training period with a promotion after passing an interview focused on the Gospel-Centered Integrative Framework for Therapy (GIFT).
Rates & Benefits:
  • Individual and group supervision with clinical training in Gospel-Integration is included.
  • Professional Development Fund available to assist with Continuing Education credits.
  • Paid Sick Time.
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid Family Leave as per NYPFL.
  • Rates for 50 minute clinical sessions range from $40 to $80 per session depending on time: daytime vs peak or weekend session.
  • Rates after a 6-9 month introductory period and successful passing of interview include a promotion with 5-10% raise based on merit.
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill set; experience and training; licensure, certifications, and ordination; and other organizational needs.

How To Apply

Please apply using this link: https://rcs.apscareerportal.com/j/01ntekf.