We’re looking for a full-time licensed mental health counselor to join our team!

Barb Shepard, LMHC, PLLC, is a private practice that serves the greater Syracuse area. We specialize in treatment of anxiety disorders. Our practice serves teens, the parents who love them, college students, and adults. Our office is located near the Dewitt Wegmans in a suite shared by several other holistic professionals. The office space is newly renovated and furnished.

Job details:

Candidate will be a W2 employee. Candidate must love working with teens and their parents, as ~60% of caseload will be teens. An ideal candidate is warm, engaging, and comfortable navigating the relationship between teens and their parents. Although your primary identified client will be teens, parent involvement and communication are an important part of the work we do. Candidate must demonstrate cultural competence. This position is ideal for a candidate seeking a high level of training and support.


· Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling

· Current State of New York license as an LMHC or LMHC-P– cannot accept other licenses at this time

· This position will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual sessions (most sessions take place in person).

· All supplies are provided to employee with exception of a computer with high-quality webcam for virtual sessions. This must be provided by the employee.

We provide:

· Steady stream of referrals from our well-established referral network

· Onboarding training on the ins and outs of private practice

· Weekly clinical supervision, as well as support throughout the week with both clinical and administrative questions

· A comfortable, newly remodeled office space in a suite shared with other holistic professionals

· Access to an administrative assistant to assist with clerical tasks such as scanning, mailings, and records requests

· Simple Practice EHR system, which includes calendar; record-keeping and progress notes; appointment reminders; and billing

· Marketing to schools, physician’s offices, and other community resources in our referral network

· Malpractice Coverage

Hours & Compensation:

· 24 hours per week (20 clinical hours per week, 3 admin hours, 1 supervision hour)

· Administrative duties will include record keeping; progress notes; collaboration with referral sources; emails and phone calls; session prep/treatment planning; and completion of relevant trainings.

· Pay structure is commission based. You are paid based on the number of clinical hours that you keep each week, plus additional pay for administrative hours.

· Fully licensed therapist: $75 per clinical hour/$20 per administrative hour (~65,000-70,000 per year)

· Permit: $55 per clinical hour/$20 per administrative hour (~48,000-51,000 per year)

Benefits Information:

· Flexible schedule

· Clinical supervision

· Time off (unpaid – this factors into above mentioned salary estimates!)

· Health insurance assistance (please note that this would be employee funded – we assist with setup of your plan through insurance broker. We do not offer this as a paid benefit at this time).

Apply today!

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