Clinical Therapist Job Description

Please fill out the employment questionnaire and email both a cover letter and CV to Dr. Janelle McNeal at

Doctoral or Master’s level therapist fully-licensed in psychology will provide outpatient individual and group therapy to clients of True North Counseling & Development, PLLC.  Clinical therapy services include treatment of adults. Treatment specialties may include: anxiety, depression, trauma, maternal issues, EMDR, couples, etc.

Reports to: Owner.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:  

  • Doctoral or master’s degree in psychology.

  • Active, full licensure as a licensed psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) or Licensed Psychological Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with permission to practice independently and without supervision.  A copy of the license must be provided to True North.

  • Willingness to hold 15 or more patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by True North.

  • Readiness to establish relationships with other service providers in the community

Other Qualification Preferences:

  • Prior experience in a private practice setting.

  • At least three years’ experience post-unrestricted licensure.

  • Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, etc.).


Work hours and schedule may vary depending on client and True North needs.  Hours may include some nights and/or weekends. Therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of clients or sessions per week.  However, it is expected that Therapist will be available to hold at least 15 client sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by True North.  Client sessions are held in the offices of True North.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform on-site clinical counseling services to clients of True North, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies.  

  2. Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to work.

  3. Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed for True North.  

  4. Respond to clients’ requests for service or calls within 24 hours whether such requests are made in person, by phone, voicemail, etc. or through the True North website.  Respond to such requests by meeting, evaluating, and providing services to such clients.

  5. Communicate with a client’s treatment team (i.e., PCP, psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary.  

  6. Complete written records in a timely manner (by Friday of each week) for each patient including, but not limited to: intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contract notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by True North or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the client.  Keep client files accurate and up to date.

  7. Charge and collect payments from clients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established by True North. 

  8. Attend mandatory staff meetings and training as directed by True North.  

  9. Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the good will and reputation of True North.  Be respectful of, cooperative and collaborative with co-workers.

  10. Perform other duties which may by assigned by True North.

True North will provide:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Malpractice insurance

  • Ongoing marketing

  • Compensation for networking/marketing activities

  • Case consultation

  • A supportive and positive team environment

  • Opportunities to develop creative outreach and programming

  • Attractive and comfortable office space

  • Free, plentiful on-site parking