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| Affiliate Professionals Program

One Year Affiliate Professionals Program for Clinically Licensed Psychotherapists

Program Overview

Live Oak’s Affiliate Professionals Program (APP) provides professionals with a clinical license an opportunity to develop and strengthen psychotherapy skills. This one year program is specifically designed for professionals who work in an agency setting and are thinking about the possibility of private practice and/or individuals who are working in an agency setting in a non-clinical role, or a role in which they would like additional clinical training and supervision.

While the APP provides a broad range of clinical training opportunities, it is specifically structured for individuals looking for advanced clinical training and supervision in the areas of: Affirmative Practice with the LGBTQ community, Trauma Informed Practice, Multisystemic & Multicultural Practice, and Creative, Expressive & Body-Centered Therapies.

Qualifications

  • Full Clinical Licensure (LMFT, LCPC, LCSW or Licensed Clinical Psychologist)

  • Ability to function independently

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Flexible schedule in order to complete responsibilities listed here

Affiliates are provided with the following:
  • Weekly individual supervision (1 hour)

  • Referrals, office space, marketing & support on caseload development

  • Opportunities to practice systemically focused psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups

  • Payment at an hourly rate for all clinical work

Expectations of Affiliates include:
  • Average of 5-10 hours/week on site at Live Oak

  • Maintain a caseload of clients including individual, couples, families, and/or groups

  • Participation in weekly individual supervision

  • Potential for group consultation given other Affiliates availability

  • Documentation in client file, billing, and insurance management

To Apply

Those interested in the Affiliate Professionals Program at Live Oak should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Erich Heintzen, LCSW
Affiliate Professionals Program Coordinator
eheintzen@liveoakchicago.com

Applications accepted at any time. The program will last 12 months.