Full-Time Therapist: Early Career Therapist/Leadership Development Track (for Post-Doctoral Fellows/Provisionally Licensed Clinicians) 

Centered Therapy Chicago (CTC), is a female owned and operated group private practice in the Ravenswood/Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. We view clients from a holistic perspective and take a mind/body/spirit approach to our work. We utilize a feminist, relational, strength-based, collaborative approach in our work. We offer a range of evidence-based practices and integrate mindfulness, meditation, movement, creative/expressive therapies, and somatic approaches as needed.

We are looking for a full-time therapist to join our growing group practice. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, relational, and team-oriented therapist who would like to grow as a clinician, supervisor, leader in a supportive community that has a focus on training and learning. Someone who is open, curious, independent, driven, collaborative, relational, creative, fun, connected, and social justice minded would be a great fit for CTC.

We are open to clinicians who would like to work in person, remotely, or a blend of both.

CTC values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of all genders, sexual identities, ability statuses, religions, immigration statuses, and racial and ethnic identities to apply. CTC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual identity, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

We provide:

  • A fun, engaging, respectful, relational, supportive learning environment
  • Abundant and intentional referrals with attention to finding a good fit between therapist and client
  • Billing support which includes medical billing, coordination of benefits/eligibility, and claims submission
  • Intake coordination
  • Comfortable office space
  • Website profile
  • Weekly training didactics during academic training year. 3 team meetings a month with a focus on practice/professional development, ethics, and peer consultation
  • Weekly individual supervision for first year (biweekly after therapist is independently licensed)
  • W-2 Employee status
  • Liability Insurance
  • Competitive Salary with one week paid time off and paid holidays
  • Employee funded health insurance plans (CTC pays 25% of individual premium)
  • Retirement plan with matching after 2 years of full-time employment
  • Paid sick leave
  • Monthly Technology stipend
  • Talk Route Phone Number/Extension to protect clinician’s private phone number


*Completion of Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree requirements prior to employment.

  • Experience with a variety of client populations and clinical issues, particularly trauma, attachment, relational and/or relationship issues, grief and loss, life transitions, eating concerns, and/or identity issues.
  • Multicultural competence and ability to demonstrate respect and appreciation of cultural issues and how they impact the therapeutic process.
  • Strong ability to work from a multicultural, feminist and/or relational cultural framework. Must have a strong understanding of identity issues and sociocultural influences
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Two or more of the following:
    • Trauma Informed Care: A strong understanding of trauma informed care and/or strong ability to work with developmental/complex trauma
    • Body-Oriented Psychotherapy: Training in body-oriented psychotherapy such as Somatic Experiencing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, NARM, Yoga Therapy, or willingness to gain additional training in this area after starting employment
    • Couples/Relational Therapy: Couples training and experience (EFT or Gottman preferred) or willingness to gain additional training in this area after starting employment
    • Child/Adolescent Therapy: Play therapy training and experience with young children, children, or adolescents or willingness to gain additional training in this area after employment
    • Family Therapy: Parent-child and/or Family therapy training and experience or willingness to gain additional training in this area after employment
    • Eating Concerns: Training and experience working with disordered eating from HAES, Intuitive Eating and/or other non-diet approaches or willingness to gain additional training in this area

This is a full-time position (40 hours a week)

To Apply:

Click here to apply for Postdoctoral Position.

Click here to apply for Provisionally Licensed Position.

Email ctc@centeredtherapychicago.com if you have any questions.  We require an individualized cover letter, CV, and list of 3 references. We will not review incomplete files.  We will begin reviewing files on March 1, 2022 and review until the position is filled. Please note, to protect therapists, staff, clients, and our community, we are providing services via telehealth and in person. We are open to clinicians who would like to have a balance between office sessions and telehealth once we return to the office.

Are you ready to join us?