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Are you a licensed, practicing Psychologist, Social Worker, or Mental Health Counselor who has an active provider status with regional health plans? Are you passionate about providing excellent counseling care, but would rather not manage burdensome administrative tasks or deal with the crushing costs of building and running a practice? If so, we should talk.

Capital Counseling is experiencing rapid growth in our counseling programs. We are expanding our team of professional clinicians and building the premier counseling practice in the Capital Region. We are on the cutting edge of new initiatives in the provision of mental health care in our community.

Position Summary

Candidates must be currently licensed practicing Psychologists, Social Workers, and Mental Health Counselors who have active provider status with regional health plans. Responsibilities include some combination of individual, family, child and group therapy based upon experience. The capacity to complete therapeutic assessments, assess therapeutic needs, develop, update and review treatment plans, and implement therapeutic treatment modalities in a culturally competent and compassionate manner is vital.

Why Capital Counseling

• Flexible hours
• Graduated fee schedule with above-average per-diem rates
• Agency-provided administrative support for client management, charting, scheduling and appointment confirmation
• New client marketing and promotion
• Agency-provided office in one of five Capital Region locations
• Modern facility with amenities
• Medical insurance processing
• Agency-provided liability insurance coverage
• Referrals from Capital EAP – the Capital Region’s largest regional EAP
• Referrals from The Behavioral Workshop – public behavioral health training
• Paid training
• Additional earning potential through group counseling and training
• Health Care benefits cost-offset available over base-line case load

Job Requirements

• Counseling and Therapy Responsibilities
• Provide culturally competent counseling services to clients both in-person and through phone appointments if requested
• Accurately assess client needs and strengths
• Develop treatment plans with clients
• Prepare progress notes and document client contacts in an electronic medical system
• Provide some on-call crisis phone counseling when necessary
• Provide for safety and confidentiality of clients and staff
• Complete and provide documentation as required to maintain program contracts
• Participate in monthly agency clinical and staff meetings, and any required training
• Positively represent our Agency
• Medication Management (if Applicable)


• Medical, master’s degree or doctorate from an accredited university
• State of New York – Licensed Psychologist, (PSYD or PHD), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) — Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist —(LMFT), or MD/DO/PNP required
• Active provider status with one or more regional / national health plans
• Knowledge of and skills related to one or more: individual therapy, family therapy, play therapy, group therapy and couples therapy
• Knowledge of ethical and professional standards
• Ability and willingness to function as active and cooperative member of a professional team

Work Hours and Locations

This position is available part-time, and the applicant must be flexible to meet client and program needs.
Positions available in one or more of our Capital District locations:

  • Albany
  • Schenectady
  • Troy
  • Clifton Park
  • Saratoga
  • Colonie
  • Gloversville

Submit Resume

Interested clinicians should respond to this post with a cover letter and résumé by email or upload through this site

Due to the volume of responses, only qualified individuals will be contacted. EOE/M/F/D/V

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