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Sexual Assault Center

Clinical Therapist

Sexual Assault Center


Job Summary

Provide direct clinical support to clients including crisis intervention, therapy, advocacy, psychoeducation and referrals to support healing from the impact of sexual assault in their lives. The employee will provide services to clients at the Debra K. Johnson Rehabilitation Center through “Thistle on the Inside” program and Sexual Assault Center, with part of their time dedicated to “Thistle on the Inside” and part of their time to Sexual Assault Center clients.  The “Thistle on the Inside” clients will be seen at the Debra K. Johnson Rehabilitation Center and once released will continue to be seen at SAC.  Sexual Assault Center clients will be seen at SAC or other partner location.    

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide quality and effective trauma-informed therapy, both individual and group, to a variety of clients.
  • Maintain a caseload of clients seeking therapeutic services.
  • Keep accurate client records and complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner. 
  • Work collaboratively with “Thistle on the Inside”.   
  • Support peers by participating in weekly Clinical Team meeting and case staffing.    
  • Actively participate in individual clinical supervision.    
  • Collaborate with other teams within the Sexual Assault Center, such as intake, advocacy, prevention, training, the SAFE Clinic, and the state-wide crisis line, in support of client needs, and on agency initiatives as needed.    


  • Graduation from an accredited college and university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling, and working towards licensure.
  • Active TN Health Related Board independent clinical license preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of post-graduate clinical experience preferred.
  • Experience with trauma informed care required.
  • Experience with sex trafficking victim/ survivor population required.

Additional Information


Competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision, and 401K.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

                Human Resources at

Alicia Bunch Vargas at

Emily Simpson at


  • Date Posted: December 17, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Working Hours: 40