Chicago Counseling is growing

and looking for an independently licensed therapist to provide excellent services to our private practice clients!

Chicago Counseling, a private practice that provides mental health services located in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, is seeking dedicated counselors that want to commit to this practice as it grows over time. You will enjoy the freedom of working in private practice without the nitty gritty hassles of running operations. 

This position is a for a 1099, independent contractor status where you determine the times and ways you work with the added supports of referrals, advertising, intake, benefit verification, insurance credentialing and billing. Office rent, utilities, internet, client appointment reminders, and CMS/EHR software are also included.

Applicants must have an independent license, e.g. LCPC, LCSW, LMFT, Licensed Psychologist, in the state of Illinois and be in good standing. Applicants must have evening and/or weekend availability and must be currently available to work at least 10 hours per week and may build up to full-time status as the practice grows.  Candidates that have a specialty, e.g. EMDR certified, Spanish speaking services, Eating Disorders, etc. will be given special consideration.

Candidates will need a National Provider Identifier (NPI) and set up on CAQH. If you are not set-up, this can be completed during the application process. You can get started with this process by visiting https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/#/ and https://proview.caqh.org/PR/Registration

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

-Conduct diagnostic assessment of clients to determine level of need/care as outpatient, and to establish a working diagnosis and develop a treatment plan

-Carry out psychotherapy services according to the established treatment plan to increase client functioning and alleviation of symptoms

-Provide psychotherapy services in accordance to state regulations, laws and the ethics codes of ACA and NBCC

-Committing to safety and risk reduction by providing triage care, determining and providing appropriate referrals, and committing to ongoing continuity of care follow-ups as necessary

-Maintain the schedule of all active clients and collect client payments based on quotes received from billing

-Complete timely case notes that comply with standard insurance contracts and demonstrate appropriate skills and interventions utilized and progress made during sessions with the appropriate levels of disclosure

-Collaborate with other providers including but not limited to general physicians, psychiatrists, and hospitals to ensure coordination of care efforts and effective case management

-Participate in consultation to ensure best practice care, legal, and ethical compliance

Current Office Hours Available:

Monday 7am-12pm; Wednesdays 7am-9pm; Fridays 7am-9pm; Saturday 7am-6pm; Sunday 7am-6pm

To apply, please send a cover letter describing why you’d like to join Chicago Counseling and the value you would add to the practice, as well as your resume to info@chicagocounseling.com.