Couples Therapist Position - Full and Part time

Individual and Relationship Therapy Center was founded by Laura Cross, LMFT, who was inspired to create a thriving community of relationship therapists, passionate about helping clients heal and grow through Emotionally Focused Therapy and other attachment focused models such as Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) . Though we specialize in couples counseling, we also work with individuals, often in support of their couples work. We all share the common core value of maintaining a positive work environment which naturally promotes collaboration and a sense of support for each other!

We are expanding and looking to invite one or two more skilled and dedicated couples therapist to join our team. If you are excited to commit to a growing caseload and would like to be part of a thriving private practice, we would like to connect with you.

As an employee of IRTC, you will work with your clients independently, while benefiting from a supportive environment of collaborative EFT therapists. Our weekly and monthly meetings provide an opportunity for supervision, case consultation and EFT consultation towards certification. We also take these opportunities to learn and grow from each other’s experiences. 

Additional benefits for IRTC therapists include:

Lots of client referrals

Paperless client record system, Online Calendar

Beautiful office space with amazing views of Downtown and the mountains with Free Parking

Opportunity for financial support for ongoing related trainings (excluding the EFT Externship and Core Skills)

Eligibility for 1-week of your vacation to be PAID

Automatic participation in IRTC’s Peers-Teaching-Peers Community meetings

Weekly/monthly clinical supervision with Laura Cross (MFTCs and LPCCs can count this towards licensure supervision requirements) both in group and individual environments

Emotionally Focused Therapy Consultation

Working in a community of private practice therapists who share a desire to connect regularly with each other in order to avoid feeling isolated and burning out

Our goal is to maintain a cohesive team environment as we grow our community of therapists. Finding the right fit is very important to us. If you would thrive in an environment such as the one described above, you might be a fit!

As an IRTC employee, you would provide the following:

Provide exceptional care to your couples and individuals, focusing on Emotionally Focused Therapy and Attachment Theory

Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth through training and supervision as an Emotionally Focused Therapist

Possess an ability and willingness to contribute to increasing your caseload through networking and collaborating with other therapists and mental health professionals

Learn and efficiently utilize practice management systems such as online scheduling, credit card processing and online client records

Ideal Candidate:

Licensed or pre-licensed as an LMFT, LCSW, LPC, MFTC, LPCC etc.

Experienced in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, with the ability to effectively see couples’ distress from an attachment perspective

Ability to work with individuals through an attachment lens on relationship issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma

Provide ethical care with high integrity by honoring your strengths and seeking collaboration & support from colleagues when necessary

Work independently to provide clients with an exceptional therapy experience by representing IRTC through excellent judgment and professional conduct at all times

You are not interested in building your own private practice. If you are currently in private practice, you do not intend to continue in that position should you join IRTC

Professional Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Social Work/Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling/Psychology or related mental health field from an accredited University program

Colorado Licensure (preferred) or pre-licensure status, currently working with a Supervisor

Enrollment in, or completion of, EFT Externship and/or Core Skills (or the sincere intention to do so)

Must possess effective written communication skills to facilitate respectful, engaging correspondence with clients and other mental health professionals

Must feel competent with practice technology including online scheduling, credit card processing and online client records

Dependable, responsive and eager to connect with clients and colleagues in a meaningful way.

Adapts well to change and growth - we are constantly growing which means we are constantly changing!

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter, resume and answers to the following questions to [email protected]. Please answer every question, as incomplete applications will not be considered. Professional letters of recommendation are welcomed.

  1. What appeals to you about working in a group private practice setting?

  2. What most piqued your interest about this position and what do you hope to gain from it?

  3. Please describe your experience working with couples, including:

    1. amount of experience

    2. primary modality

    3. what you find most fulfilling about this work.

  4. Please explain how you approach couples and individuals from an attachment perspective.

  5. Please describe a Non-attachment approach to working with couples or individuals.

  6. What types of clients are you least comfortable with? Most comfortable with?

  7. What are you most excited to contribute to IRTC by joining the team?

  8. What is your 3-year career plan? 5-year?

  9. Which license do you currently hold (i.e. LMFT, LCSW)? If you are pre-licensed, please provide an explanation or where you are on the path towards licensure (i.e. MFTC with 1 year left before licensure)

Thank you for your interest in IRTC! We look forward to hearing from you and will hopefully connect with you soon.