Clinical Mental Health / Family Therapy Internship

Clinical Services · Federal Way, Washington
Department Clinical Services
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation n/a

**Please note! Applications are now closed for Fall 2021. We are still accepting applications for interns and practicum students starting Jan 2022 and after!**


Twin Lakes Counseling is an insurance-based group psychotherapy practice in Federal Way, Washington. We are dedicated to making transformative mental health counseling and family therapy accessible to our community. We are looking for clinical mental health counselors or marriage and family therapists currently enrolled in COAMFTE- or CACREP-accredited masters programs for our competitive internship program.


Candidates must be independent, driven, collaborative, and able to enhance our fun, connected, and positive-minded team of therapists. Evening and weekend availability to see clients is required. Minority and bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply.


We provide:


  • Excellent weekly supervision that meets program requirements
  • A group practice environment that requires independence but provides support
  • A variety of clinical experience, including individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and families
  • A diverse caseload including clients from many ethnicities, religions, backgrounds, and gender identities
  • All marketing to ensure a steady stream of referrals
  • Access to our in-house psychiatric nurse practitioner (ARNP) for referrals and consultation
  • Full office support including in-house billing, intake scheduling, and insurance specialists
  • Weekly group case consultation
  • Comfortable office space
  • Strong potential for employment after graduation


Position requirements are:


  • Evening and weekend availability required
  • Willing to schedule at least 12 clients per week
  • No other internship placements, except with prior approval by the director
  • Prior experience in crisis counseling, domestic violence advocacy, or other service areas a plus
  • Ability to offer bilingual therapy services is a plus


Required education:


  • Completed Bachelors degree, preferably in a psychology-related field
  • Currently enrolled in a CACREP- or COAMFTE-accredited masters program


Location is flexible within Washington State -- can be up to two-thirds remote and/or partially on-site in our beautiful Federal Way offices.


Please Note: To enhance equitable hiring practices, all qualified candidates will be sent a series of assessments by our partner, CriteriaSelect, to determine initial fit and aptitude for the position. These assessments are important to our process and may take between 45 - 60 minutes. If you have not received the assessments within a week of applying, please check your spam folder and/or contact dahlia@twinlakescounseling.com.

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  • Location
    Federal Way, Washington
  • Department
    Clinical Services
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    n/a