Licensed Mental Health Therapist – Independent Contractor – Edina, MN

Looking for a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of adolescents? Join our team of passionate professionals who are dedicated to providing services to youth and their families in a compassionate, caring and healing environment. Currently, Steps For Change is seeking part-time Independent Contractors to join the team.

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide cognitive behavioral and psycho-dynamic therapies grounded in attachment theory, with particular focus on the Good Lives Model(GLM) as a framework for growth
  • Provide individual therapy to adolescents weekly and/or bi-weekly
  • Facilitate family therapy with youth and their identified families
  • Facilitate a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills group for adolescents and their parents/guardians
  • Deliver services to specialized populations (e.g., females, low functioning, youth under 12 years-old)
  • Prepare comprehensive Diagnostic Assessments
  • Work effectively with a team of therapists and collaborative with community partners
  • Strong case management experience
  • Complete mental health assessments (e.g., PHQ-9, BDI-II etc.) and make assessments of youths’ mental, emotional, and behavioral status

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and have:

  • Master’s degree or higher in psychology or social work, and/or a closely related field
  • Licensed as either a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Psychologist (LP)
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, as it is expected that employee’s will work out of both the Edina and Brooklyn Center offices


Steps for Change
Tracy Mitchell