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The Refuge Center for Counseling

Contract Therapist-Child &Teen Program

The Refuge Center for Counseling


Job Summary

Contract Therapists in the Child and Teen program will provide excellent services to individuals based on the mission of the Refuge Center for Counseling. 

Job Responsibilities

Specific Duties

  • Maintain weekly caseload of Individual and family clients.
  • Turn in monthly stats by the end of each month.
  • Attend regular meetings with Director of Child and Teen Programs.
  • Support policies and procedures of The Refuge Center for Counseling.
  • Demonstrate administrative and ethical excellence in notes, files, reports, EMR, etc.

Critical Qualities

  • A passion for the Refuge Center’s mission, vision, and culture to offer high quality, professional counseling services to everyone, no matter their income level.
  • Understanding of the importance of mental health, therapy, counseling, and the confidential nature of our work.
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Ability to be self-directed and show initiative.
  • Maintain ethical documentation.
  • Maintain all requirements for state licensure during time of employment.


  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or related field.
  • Current licensure in the state of Tennessee OR necessary Individual Licensure Supervision
  • Previous experience working with child and adolescent clients.
  • Training in modalities specific to working with children and adolescents.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Participation in continuing education opportunities as required by State License and The Refuge Center.

Additional Information


Compensation based on level of experience and training.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:  Rob Fitzpatrick, Director of Children and Teen Program:  rob.fitzpatrick@therefugecenter.org



  • Date Posted: April 6, 2021
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)