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dandelion psychotherapy, pllc

psychotherapy and counseling for families and individuals

Growing Tenleytown/NW DC-based private practice seeking to add members to our team. Below is a description of the practice and the position.

Practice details:

We are a thriving family psychotherapy practice serving families with children of all ages, college students, young professionals, and individual adults. We are proximal to numerous public (DCPS) and private/parochial elementary, middle, and high schools as well as to a local university, and we are located within steps of a metro station. We provide individual, family, and group therapy. Our client base is diverse: insurance and fee-for-service clientele are welcomed and well-represented. Our team members are independent contractors, and will slowly build and maintain a caseload of 6-20+ clients per week at a rate of competitive compensation. 

Preferred Qualifications/Traits:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related field
  • Licensed to practice independently at the clinical level (eg. LICSW, LPC, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist) in Washington, DC. No graduate-level licensee applications will be considered.
  • Minimum 2 years of post-clinical licensure work experience: experience providing therapy in a private practice a plus; those with experience in agency, school, or healthcare-based backgrounds will also be considered
  • Paneled or will apply to panel with Carefirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Post-graduate psychotherapy training strongly preferred (if no formal psychotherapy training in history, a commitment to ongoing training and supervision is required)
  • Psychodynamic treatment foundation, with adjunctive practice/theory specializations such as play therapy, expressive arts therapies, or mind-body approaches and interventions highly desired
  • Self-starter, motivated, innovative, and creative
  • Available at least one afternoon and evening or weekend day per week, and can provide more than one day or block of availability.
  • Ability to maintain a caseload of at least 6 clients, with a desire to build beyond that to 20+ if desired.
  • Especially seeking child therapists, play therapists, and therapists trained in couple and family therapy! 

Interested individuals should submit a CV/resume, cover letter including availability, and two references (letters of professional reference for consideration are preferred).

Please send materials to

Erika Bugaj, MA, MSW, LICSW, Director at [email protected]