925-212-1018 Patty@PattyShirley.com

Associate / Trainee Intern position in Private Practice setting

Internship positions currently available for Marriage and Family Therapist or Professional Clinical Counselor Associates or Trainees.  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 Patty Shirley, LMFT #107445, LPCC #7376, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Addiction Specialist, Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.


Potential benefits of Intern positions and supervision with EBCC
– collection of clinical hours toward graduation and licensure
– instruction of integration of spirituality into the therapeutic model
– supervision by experienced LMFT / LPCC in private practice setting
– supervision from a lens of addiction, trauma, domestic violence, anger management, women’s treatment,
   grief, dementia-related behaviors, co-occurring disorders
– being supervised from a theoretical orientation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, SensoriMotor, Somatic work,
   Motivational Interviewing
– opportunity for working in various modalities, i.e. individuals, couples, families and groups
– guidance for establishing a successful and thriving private practice, building a client base and formulating
   appropriate marketing
– consult group, networking and collaboration experience
– flexibility in hours and days
– training in various subjects including
      – case conceptualization
      – case consult
      – case presentation
      – assessment
      – electronic note and record keeping, documentation (SimplePractice)
      – establishing and utilizing tele-mental health skills
      – integration of spirituality
      – treatment planning
      – diagnosing
      – evaluation of care


Office space

– well-furnished office space suited for small groups and families in suite of other therapists
– beautiful, award-winning building
– conveniently located in Danville, CA
– client call lights
– waiting room
– privacy exit for greater confidentiality for clients
– free parking nearby for clients
– free strong WiFi for tele-mental health
– window that opens providing fresh air and sunlight
– air purifier
– availability to see clients in-person, by phone or video



– your own business cell phone
– self-motivation for growing caseload with guidance from supervisor
– prospecting and networking for generating leads
– performance of documentation, assessment, treatment planning and evaluation of care for clients


Minimum Qualifications

– Masters in Counseling Psychology
– Registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an AMFT, APCC or recent MA graduate pending
   BBS registration (application must have already been submitted)
– ability to learn electronic health documentation (SimplePractice)
– word processing skills

If you feel that you would be a good candidate to work at EBCC, email your resumé today to Interns@PattyShirley.com (PDF only please)