The Family Institute at Northwestern University, a leading behavioral health system that integrates clinical service, education and research, has openings for full-time staff psychotherapists on the Couple Services team. The team provides theoretically grounded, scientifically informed treatment to couples with diverse backgrounds across the lifespan.
Primary responsibilities include effectively managing a caseload (25 sessions weekly), being a collaborative member of our Couple Services team, and demonstrating an ongoing investment in professional development. Opportunities for teaching, clinical supervision and program development may be available for qualified applicants.
Evening and weekend hours are required.
We are seeking Doctoral- or Master-level clinicians (LCSW, LMFT, LCPC, Ph.D., Psy.D.) who are licensed or license-eligible in Illinois. Our ideal candidates possess a background in systemic psychotherapy, demonstrate cultural humility, flexibility working across levels of the system (e.g., individual, couple and family) and competence in incorporating scientifically informed treatment into their practice.
About The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Since the 1960s, The Family Institute at Northwestern University has been committed to strengthening and healing families and individuals from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research. The Institute provides counseling and psychotherapy throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and now helps more than 7,000 people annually.
The Family Institute also operates graduate programs in marriage and family therapy and counseling at Northwestern University and conducts important research projects that lead to better understanding of mental health issues. The distinguished professional staff and faculty include internationally recognized experts who combine the roles of therapist/teacher/scientist.