Job Posting: Contract Therapist

Job Description

Position/Title:  Contract Therapist

Organization:  The Refuge Center for Counseling

Category:  Independent Contractor

Location:  Franklin Office

Reports to:  Director of the Contract Program

Purpose of the Position:  Therapists for the Contract program will provide excellent services to individuals based on the mission of the Refuge Center for Counseling.

Specific Duties

  • Maintain weekly caseload of Individual and family clients.
  • Turn in monthly stats by the end of each month.
  • Attend regular meetings with Director of the Contract Program.
  • Support policies and procedures of The Refuge Center for Counseling.
  • Demonstrate administrative and ethical excellence in notes, files, reports, EMR, etc.

Critical Qualities

  • A passion for the Refuge Center’s mission, vision, and culture to offer high quality, professional counseling services to everyone, no matter their income level.
  • Understanding of the importance of mental health, therapy, counseling, and the confidential nature of our work.
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Ability to be self-directed and show initiative.
  • Maintain ethical documentation.
  • Maintain all requirements for state licensure during time of employment.

Skills, Education, Experience

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or related field.
  • Current licensure in the state of Tennessee OR necessary Individual Licensure Supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Participation in continuing education opportunities as required by State License and The Refuge Center.


  • Based on level of experience and training.


  • Up to $100 for liability insurance annually (pro-rated)
  • Up to $100 for CEUs annually (pro-rated)

Those interested in applying may send their cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Edwards at

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