Psychotherapist / Trauma Specialist

Job Description:

Forward Learning Youth and Young Adults (FLYY) is seeking a Full time Psychotherapist/Trauma Specialist with a passion for supporting youth and young adults. The ideal candidate will have experience in serving the LGBTQIA community and providing gender-affirming care to members of the transgender and nonbinary (TGNB) community.

Responsibilities include providing a continuum of mental health services to a diverse clinical population, primarily adolescents and adults with a history of trauma. This position requires a strong foundation in trauma-informed care and a willingness to be flexible and creative about therapeutic approach and treatment. The position requires travel to most clients in their home and/or in the community in and around Dane County. Most work will be held outside of the office, but seeing clients in an office setting is also a possibility.

Qualifications:

A master’s degree in counseling, creative arts therapy, family therapy or social work and a valid Wisconsin clinical license. You must be fully licensed for this position, a training license will not be considered.

Preferences:

A therapist who is a self-motivated team-player and demonstrates excellent clinical judgment. A dynamic clinical approach that incorporates aspects of mindfulness, embodied processing, internal family systems, DBT, CBT, creative approaches, motivational interviewing, and a nature-based therapeutic modality. Strong background in clinical counseling, crisis work, and leadership roles with young adults. Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Valid Clinical License in WI (not a training license)
  • Willingness to travel to see clients in their home or in the community*

Job Type: Full-time

Hours: 20-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Flexible schedule is important, particularly in after school hours, with the possibility of evening hours. Bilingual in English/Spanish and being certified with the Dane County CCS program are a plus.

Compensation: Wages and benefits offered are based on experience and hours committed.

Application Submission: Interested individuals are invited to submit their resume and cover letter via email to Lucy McLellan, Clinical Director here: lucy@flyy.org. All responses will be handled with strict confidence. FLYY will only respond to candidates that match the desired criteria.

* FLYY follows Madison and Dane County Public Health guidelines pertaining to Covid-19 safety to keep clients, communities and our staff safe as possible.

FLYY is committed to employment equity. We welcome all candidates regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. FLYY is committed to ensuring that the trauma-informed services we provide reflect the intersecting identities of those we support.

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