IDEAL CANDIDATE This position is best suited for a highly motivated therapist who enjoys private practice but does not want the hassle or stress of running their own practice (marketing, billing, scheduling, rent, etc...). It is also suitable for someone who prefers working as part of a collaborative team of therapists, rather than practicing in isolation, and has a passion for providing MFT supervision in addition to practicing therapy.
*Weekly EFT Supervision from Dr. Lisa Gold, EFT Certified Supervisor, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
*Training from Dr. Gold on practicing EFST (Emotionally Focused Sex Therapy) *Training and practice in Integrated Sensate Focus (ISF intervention developed by Dr. Gold)
*EFT supervision toward certification (live, video review and consultation)
Professional growth and development, including:
*Support with developing your own interests and specializations
*Opportunities for providing attachment-based, trauma-informed groups and educational workshops aligning with your interests and areas of specialization
*Opportunities for providing Hold Me Tight Workshops and weekly groups
*Front Office Staff with Scheduling Support
*Website (opportunity to create your own blog articles through the website and/or video blog)
*Facebook and Google Ads/SEO
*Marketing for groups and workshops you provide *Business cards
Technology for video recording and storing video of sessions on our HIPPA compliant secure server for review in supervision
This position requires a strong work ethic and the ability to take pride in the quality of services you are providing. We are looking for someone who has a vision of what is possible and has the creativity, professionalism and drive to bring that vision to fruition. A balance of attention to detail and paperwork with personability and warmth is a must. You must be willing to work within the constraints of agency regulations and insurance reimbursement with a positive attitude. Dedication to the team and the overall growth of the practice is vital.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist OR Licensed Professional Counselor
Completed EFT Externship (or imminent plans to attend)
Completed EMDR Level I & II Training (or imminent plans to attend)
AAMFT Approved Supervisor (or willingness to pursue this designation, Dr. Gold will provide supervision of supervision as a benefit)
Commitment to becoming a Certified EFT Therapist
Maintain membership in AZEFT and ICEEFT (or imminent plans to join)
Provide EFT and EMDR therapy to individuals & couples
Must not practice independently outside of the agency in any capacity
Commitment to continuing education in EFT, EMDR and trauma-informed care 20 client hours per week (plus the additional time needed for case management, consultation & record-keeping)
Willingness to work weekends as needed (weekends are compensated at a higher rate than weekdays)
Willingness to comply with documentation protocol necessary for receiving insurance reimbursement
Competency with documenting “medical necessity” in progress notes and treatment plans
Completion of notes and other required documentation within 24 hours of completion of session
Comfortable working with high status, high conflict couples
Supervision provided shall include:
Video review supervision
Self of the therapist supervision
Assistance with complying with agency’s documentation protocol
AREAS OF INTEREST/ SPECIALIZATION
Participation in weekly supervision and administrative meetings
Emotionally Focused Sex Therapy with a focus on treating female sexual difficulties.
Trauma informed care
Spirituality integration with diverse faith orientations
Willingness to assist with facilitating Hold Me Tight workshops
Must have a smartphone, computer access and be comfortable with technology Technical Proficiency
Using electronic management software for client records
Comfortable using Microsoft Office 365 products (outlook, word, excel, power point, etc)
Video recording sessions and reviewing therapists’ sessions
Additional Salary Information: This is a commission-based employment (W-2) position with growth potential and increased revenue as your caseload grows. You will also be compensated for providing MFT supervision to MFT interns and LAMFTs.
Internal Number: 001
About The Arizona Relationship Institute
The Arizona Relationship Institute is a licensed counseling agency providing Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and EMDR to individuals, couples, families and groups. The AZRI team mission is “facilitating resilience through healing relationships”. All our therapists are trained in and pursuing certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and EMDR. As a licensed facility, we are proud to serve clients who carry Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance as well as self-pay clients.
Our clients are high functioning professionals dealing with various life transitions and seeking to improve the quality of their lives. We specialize in treating relational distress within couples and families, infidelity, trauma, sexual difficulties, desire discrepancy, faith crises and faith transitions. We pride ourselves in being a safe haven and secure base for clients and therapists of diverse populations.