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    Full Time Therapist


    Job Title: Clinical Counselor

    Position Overview: Inner Courage Counseling values working with passionate therapists who prioritizes the needs of their clients in a professional and compassionate manner. Therapists at Inner Courage Counseling will be responsible for maintaining their assigned caseload in addition to the following: meeting all required deadlines for documentation (case notes, treatment plans, diagnosis, etc.), attending scheduled staff meetings and required trainings, maintaining appropriate CE’s required for licensure and attending supervision as it applies to the candidate’s level of licensure. Please see below for a more detailed list of position requirements. 

    Role Description

    This is a Clinical Mental Health Therapist position at Inner Courage Counseling:

    -W2 position


    -In-person, with opportunity for hybrid but the schedule will be 3/4’s in-person at Wheaton Location

    -Must be willing to treat children, couples and families

    -Schedule will include 2 evening shifts and 1 weekend day shift

    We are looking for someone who cares deeply about their work, their clients, and their working environment. This is not just a job to us, it is an opportunity to change lives sharing the knowledge and skills we have acquired to help others achieve the growth they are looking for. We are looking for someone who would like to be apart of a caring therapeutic community because that’s us!

    Why ICC?: Inner Courage Counseling is a local business that promotes the mental health and wellness of our community as a whole. We believe in creating and maintaining an atmosphere in which our staff and clients both feel supported and cared for. Our mission is to help clients find their truth through compassionate and quality counseling, to bring emotional peace and normalization to mental health struggles; one person, one counselor and one community at a time. We are a welcoming, dynamic, and collaborative team who takes pride in the work we do and values opportunities we have to make a difference in our communities. Our work environment promotes a connected community where clinicians and professionals can learn and grow to reach their highest potential and assist clients on that same journey.


      • Establish positive, trusting rapport with clients and staff
      • Diagnose and treat mental health disorders
      • Complete all required clinical documentation per ICC requirements in an accurate and timely manner
      • Meet with clients regularly to provide counseling and appropriate treatment 
      • Maintain a caseload of an average of 25 clients per week (with 35-40 hours of availability) for up to 60 days to be considered a full time therapist or a caseload of 15 clients per week (with 20 hours of availability) to be considered a part time therapist. 
      • Arrive to all scheduled sessions and meetings on time
      • Conduct ongoing assessments of client progress and adjust treatment plans as necessary
      • Involve and advise Client’s family members when appropriate
      • Refer clients to outside specialists or agencies when necessary
      • Maintain thorough records of client meetings and progress
      • Follow all safety protocols and maintain client confidentiality
      • Contribute to practice by accomplishing related tasks as needed
      • Identify and communicate regarding termination of clients
      • Confirm clients information is correct in system
      • Learn and competently utilize EHR system
      • Schedule all appointments following client’s initial appointment 
      • Communicate with clients as needed
      • Provide two recorded sessions per month to use as tool within the supervisory setting as well as for training/educational purposes
      • Introduction phone calls to new clients prior to their first session
      • 90 Day Review with Brittany and Christine
      • Attend any mandatory trainings and meetings including supervision, mentor, and staff meetings
      • Attend performance reviews, as needed

      Qualifications and Skills

      • Must adhere to mission and values of Inner Courage Counseling
      • Must maintain confidentiality of clients by adhering to the requirements of HIPAA
      • Must demonstrate effective and consistent time management
      • Must be organized and detail oriented
      • Must value collaborative work and be a team player
      • Must be competent in basic use of technology
      • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Must promote inclusivity within the workplace while avoiding engaging in any negative actions which would be harmful to our team environment


      • Minimum of a Masters degree in psychology, counseling, or social work
      • Must either have obtained or be in the process of obtaining minimal state licensure

    Pay Structure

    Licensure Level   Pay Rate
    MA$40/clinical hour
    LPC/LSW$45/clinical hour
    LCPC/LCSW$50/clinical hour



    Benefits packagePart-TimeFull-Time
    Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance available

    (50% of medical benefits paid)

    Supportive Team Environment
    401k Matching plan
    Individualized Schedule
    In-House CE Credit Opportunities
    Working with Awesome People!
    Responsive owners/leadership