Job Posting: Contract Therapist

Position/Title:  Contract Therapist

Organization:  The Refuge Center for Counseling

Category:  Independent Contractor

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 contacted caseload of Individual and family clients.
  • 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 affordable, professional counseling services in order to empower, educate and support individuals, couples and families in need.
  • Understanding of the importance of mental health, therapy, 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.


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