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Careers at Thrive Family Services | Denver CO Therapist position

Denver Tech Center Therapist Careers

At Thrive Couple & Family Counseling Services, we always want to meet therapists with great instincts, natural talent, and a hunger to develop and grow. If this describes you, we’d love to learn more about you. We offer a counseling career opportunity to hone your clinical skills in a community of caring, fun and positive therapists.

We currently have a full time therapist position for someone trained in or interested in learning Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Therapist will primarily provide couples and individual therapy for people (mostly adults) with relationship concerns.

We offer regular individual and group EFT consultation, and clinical supervision for licensure if needed. We encourage our pre-licensed therapists to secure additional outside clinical supervision as needed.

Job Description

This is an employment (W2) Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling position with growth potential! Schedule and income grows as your caseload grows, but is ideally 26-28 available client hours/week, with additional time as necessary for case management, consultation and paperwork.

The current counseling position requires your availability for:

  • ~23-25 hours a week of scheduled client sessions
  • Additional hours for note completion, client engagement and communication, consultation, and session preparation
  • A minimum of two evenings a week until 8 PM
  • Flexible schedule options, including a Tuesday-Saturday or a 5-day schedule with alternative “weekend” midweek.

Schedule to be determined between the therapist and practice owner and is able to be flexible within the above parameters. Currently, counseling clients are seen mostly in-person with some teletherapy via secure video platform.

Eligibility for bonus compensation with higher client contact hours, achievement of licensure and EFT learning milestones, as well as contributions to marketing efforts. Additional tenure benefits include education stipend and a 401K retirement plan with matching.

Our practice specialty is couples counseling using Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. Our goal is to have a community of relationship specialists supported to grow in their EFT skills while providing exceptional care to clients. We are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive, diverse, safe and welcoming community for our staff and our clients. Therapists of color and LGBTQ+ therapists are encouraged to apply. 

Your Counseling Career Duties

  • Provide excellent care to individuals and couples using Emotionally Focused Therapy.
  • Commitment to learning and honing your EFT counseling skills, working together on your stuck places and growing edges, and collaborating as needed on cases.
  • See clients flexibly as your caseload grows, ideally available for 26 client hours per week, including at least two days with evening hours.
  • Learn and utilize our systems for scheduling, phone, and billing.
  • Timely completion of notes and other required documentation.

Your Required Skills and Qualities

– Colorado License (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, PhD, PsyD) or eligibility for licensure. Master’s or Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health, or Social Work, etc. is encouraged.

-Or, currently enrolled and graduating from a Graduate level Mental Health program this semester.

-Reside in Colorado, or willingness and imminent plans to move to Colorado

-Experience or interest in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy

  • EFT Externship or imminent plans to attend. Cost is candidate’s responsibility. Some scholarships are available.
  • EFT Core Skills completion or imminent plans to complete. Compensation increases upon completion.
  • Some experience or strong interest in working with couples or families
  • Attachment orientation required

-Eagerness to see lots of couples, and some individuals with relationship concerns. Our new client inquiries are 80-90% couples.

-Practice with integrity and ethics. Know your growing edges and refer to a team member when needed.

-A commitment to ongoing anti-racism and cultural humility development

-LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming

-Must not be currently in private practice, or no longer interested in being on your own. This position is best suited to those candidates that do not desire to be on their own, running a private practice.

-Must have a smartphone, laptop computer, and feel competent technically

-Ability to see clients at least 2 evenings a week.

-Dependable and responsive. Grounded and easy to get along with.

-Eager to learn, with a coachable, positive attitude

-Plus if you have additional experience in any of the following:  addictions, trauma or EMDR, sex/intimacy therapy, child and/or family therapy

Why we think this is a great counseling career opportunity

You get to provide therapy with lots of independence, but also be an important part of a warm and supportive community, in a private practice setting. You would receive lots of client referrals, office space, marketing support, and all the systems and amenities to operate in a polished and busy private practice. The position is best for someone who would like to be in a private practice setting but doesn’t want to bother with the expense or marketing efforts of opening up your own office. Win-Win!

To Apply for our Counseling Job Opening:

Please email include a cover letter, resume, and answers to the following questions to Professional letters of recommendation are welcomed.

  •  Please describe any previous education or work experience with couples, including approximate number and duration of couple clients, and preferred modalities.
  • Please describe how you approach couples from an attachment perspective. Please also describe your understanding of what would NOT be an attachment approach to couple distress and challenges.
  • Please describe your experience or knowledge of Emotionally Focused Therapy, and/or imminent plans to pursue training. If you have completed any EFT training, please describe. Attendance at an ICEEFT endorsed EFT Externship (4-day training), is a requirement of the position. Imminent plans to attend are required before a job offer would be made. All ICEEFT approved EFT Externships are listed here:
  • What types of clients do you most want to work with? Are there any client issues or concerns you do not feel comfortable working with, or are beyond your current competency?
  • Please describe your training and/or activism in anti-racism, cultural humility and your plan for continuing to learn in this area.
  • Please describe your interest in being part of an LGBTQ+ affirming practice that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and their relationships.
  • What do you hope to gain individually and professionally from this counseling job? What are your 1, 3 and 5 year career goals? How much does couples work and being part of a team factor into those goals?
  • What appeals to you about being in a group practice as opposed to being on your own?
  • Please describe your schedule, availability, current location, and your current employment (if applicable). What, if any, changes would you need to make in your current situation to take this position?

We offer options for either in-office or online video counseling sessions & are currently accepting new clients. Contact us to learn more or schedule now.
68 Inverness Ln E STE 106, Englewood, CO 80112 | 303-513-8975

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