Dodini Behavioral Health in Arlington, VA, is pleased to announce that we are seeking to expand our team of dedicated, exceptional mental health professionals. DBH provides long-term, comprehensive psychotherapy to adult individuals, couples, families, and groups in the greater DC area. We are seeking licensed or license eligible therapists to join our clinical team in either full or part-time capacities. Our clinicians work autonomously and in teams, collaborating in co-therapy relationships to provide the very best client care available. We are a diverse group with a variety of areas of expertise and theoretical orientation, sharing a common desire to work relationally and experientially.
The ideal candidate will bring a unique personal background of life experience and professional training, as well as the personality, skill, and style to deliver that expertise in a way that can deeply connect with clients and team members. We value diversity in all ways.
We are specifically looking for clinicians who have interest in and a passion for couples and group psychotherapy. Candidates should have experience with a broad range of conditions including trauma, anxiety/mood issues, relational concerns, and behavioral concerns. Preference will be given to clinicians who have training and/or experience in group, EFT or Gottman couples methods, EMDR, and/or DBT.
This W-2 position can be either part time or full time. Full time status includes a Simple IRA Retirement plan with 3% company match, health and vision benefits, and highly competitive commission rates. Our clinicians set ambitious goals for income and life balance and we help each other achieve those goals. Our criteria of full time status is a caseload of twenty clinical hours, but more can certainly be available.
We highly value continued learning through supervision, our own therapy, and professional development. All employees, including part time and full time status, are eligible for up to $300/month reimbursement for supervision/professional development.
- Licensed or license eligible as a psychologist, marriage & family therapist, social worker, and/or professional counselor
- Couples therapy experience or passion is essential with preference for EFT certification.
- EMDR certification highly desirable
- Group therapy experience highly desirable
- Hunger for personal and professional growth via supervision and personal psychotherapy
- Motivation to grow a case load and pursue excellent psychotherapy
- Ability to work autonomously and as part of a co-therapy team
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Provide psychological and therapeutic services to a range of clientele
- Conduct clinical consultations and diagnostic assessments
- Prepare documentation, correspondence and reports when requested
- Create and manage relationships with the community and referring partners
- Actively engage in the development and maintenance of a vibrant caseload
- Maintain proper and correct records–both clinical and financial– within our electronic medical record system.
- Be an active part of a diverse team dedicated to excellence.
We’ve worked hard at DBH to create a culture that we’re proud of! We are looking for others who are interested in being a part of this amazing team and sharing in our commitment to living and working authentically. Please take a look at our identity statements included below. If you are drawn to the culture we describe, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply, please send your resume and a letter of interest to Rebecca Yeates, Practice Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dodini Behavioral Health
We follow through on commitments, hold one another accountable,
and don’t shy away from tough conversations.
We respond to each other in a timely way. We are consistent and punctual to group supervision, staff meetings, and appointments as well as contacts with prospective clients.
Committed to Self-Improvement
We seek to understand and work with our countertransference
through active supervision and personal psychotherapy.
We seek a comfortable and sustainable work/life balance.
We are driven to learn and grow.
We live and work authentically; we walk the walk.
We are committed to building, growing, and maintaining our internal relationships
as THE foundation upon which the practice grows.
We seek to work as a team, and as co-therapy dyads.
We are always on the lookout for great colleagues to join us.
We value excellence in business acumen. When the practice is financially solid, it provides a
secure base for each clinician to be financially successful. We use this strength to help our clients
experience a secure base so they can do their deepest work.
We are committed to and meet our personal and group financial goals.
DBH Statement of Mission and Goals
DBH is a distinctive psychotherapy practice focused on personal growth and development through long-term collegial and client relationships. We work as a team using a co-therapy model when feasible to combine multiple specialties and deliver the finest ongoing care.
We create an atmosphere where committed, authentic collaboration can thrive, and where our clients can engage in deep character work to address underlying causes of symptoms
As members of the DBH team, the following are the CORE VALUES that drive our individual behaviors and contribute to building a great practice:
Always do excellent psychotherapy– especially when it’s hard.
Be purposeful in everything you do. Take thoughtful risks into vulnerability and use your expertise to make a difference in people’s lives.
Continuously improve, with a commitment to learning and openness.
DBH works with motivated clients and their partners, families, and friends, providing long-term individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. Our client profile is a person open to making difficult climbs in life, in anticipation of greater fulfillment. They are looking for an excellent, upscale practice of open, motivated therapists with whom to form an ongoing connection.
We also build dynamic partnerships with area experts. Our referring partner profile is a professional who values psychotherapy and the holistic approach to health and wellness. We seek experts who have concern for a patient’s behavioral, emotional, sexual, spiritual, and relational well-being, and who are confident in our ability to address these issues.
We maximize efficiency and productivity for the time spent working. This means keeping track of the types of clients we see, the modalities we use, and keeping an efficient and effective balance of individual, couples, and groups and working hard with our co-therapists to maximize quality and efficiency of time spent. All of this is vital to helping us individually find the right balance in our lives for work and life.
2021 Major Strategies:
Develop systems and strategies to make the flow of work easy and seamless, adding to and not distracting from our core work of providing the most exceptional therapy available. Focus on our commitment to each other, our practice goals, and our personal goals for growth. Continue to seek diversity in our staff, clients, and referral network to enrich us and help us to grow.
Commit, Collaborate, Personalize, Grow
Expectations of our Team Members :
At DBH, we are unique because we belong to a family of outstanding professionals who care for the long-term growth and well-being of our clients, referral network, and one another. The following are the minimal expectations of everyone:
-We are dependable. We are punctual and responsive to each other in a timely way. We follow through on commitments and hold one another accountable. We don’t shy away from tough conversations.
-We are committed to consistent self-improvement. We seek to understand and work with our countertransference through active supervision and personal psychotherapy.
-We work collaboratively and in co-therapy relationships. We are committed to building, growing, and maintaining our internal relationships. We are always on the lookout for great colleagues to join us.
-We are committed to the financial stability and success of the practice. We value excellence in business acumen. When the practice is financially solid, it provides a secure base for each clinician to be financially stable. We use this strength to help our clients experience a secure base so they can do their deepest work. We meet our personal and group financial goals.
-We are committed to work in multiple modalities. We strive to work with clients in a variety of settings, including individual, group, and couples therapy.
-We are balanced. We seek to find balance in our work and our personal lives; to live and work authentically. We walk the walk.
Expectations of our Leaders:
In order for DBH to achieve the challenging goals we have set, we require the best in leadership. The following are the minimal expectations of a leader:
-Lead by example. Don’t ask anyone else to do something we ourselves haven’t done, or aren’t willing to do.
-Manage effectively. Accountability to market, generate referrals, maintain relationships with referring agents, hire exceptional clinicians, and maintain the financial health and wellbeing of the company
-Be open to feedback. be receptive to suggestions and conversations,
-Be just, fair and flexible.