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Associate Intern position in Private Practice setting

Internship positions currently available for Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFT) or Associate Professional Clinical Counselors (APCC). Chosen clinicians will be providing direct therapeutic mental health services in a private practice setting in Danville, CA, through tele-mental health, phone and in-person sessions. Direct supervision will be provided by Patricia Shirley, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT #107445, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC #7376, Registered Addiction Specialist, Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.

Details of Intern position and supervisor with EBCC

  • collection of clinical hours toward licensure

  • volunteer position

  • free supervision by experienced LMFT / LPCC in private practice setting

  • potential for referrals

  • free office space and WiFi

  • training in SimplePractice for documentation

  • supervision from a lens of addiction, trauma, domestic violence, anger management, women’s treatment, grief, dementia-related behaviors, co-occurring disorders

  • supervision from theoretical orientations such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, SensoriMotor, Somatic Experiencing, Motivational Interviewing, etc.

  • potential for working in various modalities, i.e. individuals, teens, couples, families, groups

  • consult group, networking, professional development, collaboration experience available

  • guidance for establishing a successful and thriving private practice, including building a client base, formulating appropriate marketing, developing a niche

  • retain your client caseload for launch of post-licensure private practice career

  • flexibility in hours and days

  • training in various subjects including assessment, case conceptualization, case consult, case presentation, diagnosing, evaluation of care, electronic note and record keeping, documentation (SimplePractice), establishing and utilizing tele-mental health skills, integration of spirituality, treatment planning

Office Space

  • well-furnished office space suited for individuals, couples and families in suite of mental health clinicians

  • beautiful, award-winning building

  • conveniently located in Danville, CA

  • private waiting room

  • client call lights

  • privacy exit for greater confidentiality for clients

  • availability to see clients in-person, by phone or video

  • strong WiFi for tele-mental health

  • window that opens providing fresh air and sunlight

  • air purifier

  • free parking nearby for clients


  • your own business cell phone

  • self-motivation for growing caseload with guidance from supervisor

  • prospecting / networking / marketing

  • performance of documentation, assessment, treatment planning and evaluation of care for clients

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Psychology / Counseling

  • Registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) as an AMFT, APCC or recent MA graduate pending

  • ability to learn electronic health documentation (SimplePractice)

  • word processing skills

Believe you would be a good candidate for an internship position with EBCC?
Email your resumé today to Interns@PattyShirley.com (PDF only please)

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