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Position Summary

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania

Independent Contractor | Virtual

Heal Your Roots Wellness is looking for a compassionate and fully licensed psychotherapist to join our remote team as an independent contractor. Heal Your Roots Wellness is a growing 100% remote group practice, and we want to add to our amazing team of professionals.  We are looking for Pennsylvania mental health professionals credentialed as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with counseling experience who specialize in a variety of areas: couples therapy, individuals therapy, sex therapy, life transitions, depression, trauma, anxiety disorders, or ADHD

We offer independently contracted providers (1099) the opportunity to build a practice while having the resources, marketing, systems, and client pipeline support of a group practice. Heal Your Roots Wellness will provide you with an email address, business line, business cards, telehealth platform, Electronic Health Records platform, a steady stream of clients, and will handle billing and insurance claim submissions. 

Practitioners must be able to offer a minimum of 10 (and up to 30) clinical sessions per week and will receive a 60/40 split; 60% to you.  As independent contractors, our practitioners have the flexibility to choose their own schedule based on what’s right for them, and Heal Your Roots Wellness provides the caseload to fit the chosen availability.  Heal Your Roots Wellness prioritizes the wellbeing, job satisfaction, and growth of our therapists which is why we limit sessions to 30 per week to avoid burnout. Practitioners must be licensed as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania, and all practitioners must carry their own individual liability insurance. 

If you are qualified and would like to learn more about joining our group, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@healyourrootswellness.com or submit your application via LinkedIn.

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Core Duties

Licensed Psychotherapist | Independent Contractor | Virtual

  • Interact with and counsel clients to assist them in gaining insight and awareness, defining goals, and planning action to improve personal, social, educational, or vocational development and adjustment.
  • Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, or reference materials.
  • Consult with or provide consultation to other doctors, therapists, or clinicians regarding patient care.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of counseling or treatments and the correctness and completeness of diagnoses, modifying treatment plans or diagnoses as necessary.
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary.
  • Keep accurate documentation of patient information including intake documents, session notes, progress notes, recommendations, and treatment plans within 24 hours after the service has been completed. 
  • Ensure that all necessary documentation (data, HIPAA, consent) has been collected from new clients.
  • Attend bi-weekly or monthly check-in meetings as determined by management.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude in face-to-face interactions.
  • Effectively create and carry out treatment plans using evidence-based practices.
  • Complete timesheet daily reflecting the billable hours worked.
  • Maintain client’s charts and keep complete and correct documentation.
  • Complete discharge summaries as required.
  • Complete discharge summaries as required.
  • Develop rapport with clients in order to facilitate a healthy professional relationship.
  • Exercise sound clinical and professional judgment using evidence-based practices.
  • Establish open lines of communication for individuals with mental or emotional issues.
  • Implement and review treatment plans.
  • Provide therapy to Individuals and Couples

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Expertise in clinical skills in evaluation, crisis intervention, and case management.
  • Proven ability to interact with diverse populations and be culturally sensitive..
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Must be computer literate and able to type clinical notes and reports in word processing format.
  • Must be able to provide Individual and Couples Therapy
  • 1 year or more of experience (preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport with clients

Requirements

  • Reliable high-speed internet connection (for telehealth sessions)
  • Private, quiet space (for telehealth client sessions) 
  • Secure, HIPAA compliant filing cabinet for client records
  • Must have your own computer with webcam (for telehealth sessions)
  • Must have your own phone (you will be provided a VOIP phone number)

Education and Certifications

  • Master's Degree completed
  • Current status of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania

Compensation

Licensed Therapist | Independent Contractor | Virtual

Splits are 60/40 with 60% going to the independent contractor mental health provider.

Client rates differ based on individual, couples, insurance, or private pay. The average of all four options is approximately $128 per session which comes out to $75 per session on average for the Independent Contractor Therapist.

As an independent contractor, you get to dictate your schedule and availability, size of caseload, and clients.

What does this mean to you? Your income could differ based on how many sessions you take per week, how many weeks you work per year, and the balance of your clients (i.e. individual, couples, insurance, or private pay).

Check out the calculator below to get a better estimate.

Disclaimer: The calculator below is an example only and does not constitute a guaranteed income

Disclaimer: The calculator above is an example for illustrative purposes only and does not constitute a guaranteed income.

The projected figures generated by this calculator aren’t guaranteed, are provided as an illustration only, and may vary from actual results. The calculator is to let you test, or model, how your choices may affect your potential income.

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