Door of Hope,

Licensed Therapist

17 days ago
Employment type
Closing date

About this organization

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of families facing homelessness? Door of Hope, a Christian nonprofit that empowers families facing homelessness to transform their lives, is hiring a therapist. At the core of the therapist’s responsibilities is providing high quality therapy, primarily with adults. This position may also require therapy with couples, children, and families as needed. The therapist creates a safe therapeutic environment where residents can process their experiences, increase self-awareness, communication skills, and make positive changes.

About this job


-20 hours/week (flexible days and times depending on client availability)

-95% in-person appointments with clients based at our Transitional Homes in Pasadena and surrounding areas

-5% telehealth appointments via telephone for alumni residents of the program

Expected compensation (depending on experience):

-Clinical Rate: $42-58/hr. (~16-19 hours/week, depending on needs and caseload)

-Nonclinical Rate: $25-32/hr. (~1-3 hours/week, depending on needs and schedule)

Competitive benefits package including:

-Paid Vacation Accrual: 1 hr./30 hrs. worked

-Paid Sick Accrual: 1 hr./30 hrs. worked

-403(b): 3% dollar-for-dollar match

-Paid clinical supervision provided if needed

-Self-care stipend and paid self-care days

Roles & responsibilities

Conduct weekly individual sessions with adult residents for issues related to trauma, domestic violence, depression, and anxiety, in addition to couple’s therapy as needed.

Attend weekly case conferencing to learn about resident’s progress and provide input.

Administer consent forms, complete initial intakes, and additional assessments as needed, as well as clinical notes each session with clients.

Provide psychoeducation to clients on mental health, effective communication, positive coping strategies, problem solving skills, and emotional regulation techniques.

Familiarity and application of evidence-based modalities in therapy sessions, including but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Problem-Solving Therapy (PST).

Discuss and develop treatment goals with each resident; conduct quarterly goal reviews.

Complete quarterly surveys on treatment progress as needed; submit monthly reports.

Conduct follow-up sessions with graduates of program for one year after graduating.

Perform any other task necessary to support Door of Hope’s mission.



LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, or equivalent (ability to provide licensed therapy) preferred. AMFT, ACSW, APCC or equivalent accepted. Proof of credentials to provide therapy in California by the BBS is required.

Minimum 2 years experience in a setting where clinical skills were applied preferred.

Bilingual Spanish speaking, preferred; Bilingual in other languages welcomed.

Must be able to schedule therapy around residents’ schedules. Morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend opportunities for scheduling are available.

Preferred experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence, diverse racial and ethnic groups, and unhoused populations.

Character (Do you embody Door of Hope’s four core values?)

Christ-centered, expressed through:

-Faith: We have an active and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

-Calling: Out of a sense of calling, we go above and beyond to meet our mission.

-Character: We demonstrate the character of Christ toward colleagues and families.

Empowering, expressed through:

-Trust: We trust one another, believe in one another, and give each other the freedom to take risks. (Mistakes are learning opportunities.)

-Accountability: We nurture God-given strengths through coaching and accountability.

Holistic, expressed through:

-Whole Person: Our emotional, spiritual and personal well-being matter to one another.

-Whole Organization: We are on one team with one mission. (We don’t do silos.)

Relationship, expressed through:

-Family: We love, celebrate, and pray with one another.

-Reconciliation: We manage conflict, practice vulnerability, and pursue diversity with honesty and grace.

To apply

To apply, send your resume and brief cover letter to In your cover letter, please explain 1) your understanding of Door of Hope’s mission and faith-based nature and 2) why you are the perfect fit for this opening.

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