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Sexual Assault Center

Full-Time Clinical Therapist

Sexual Assault Center


Job Summary

Purpose: 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.

Reports to: Clinical Coordinator 

Job Type:

  • Full-Time position. Some evening hours are required.
  • Salaried position at $45,000 annually. Opportunity for a higher rate of pay for independently licensed clinicians.
  • The starting salary for independently licensed clinicians is $48,000 annually with a $500 increase for every year of clinical experience post-independent licensure.

Job Responsibilities

Major Duties:

  • Provide quality and effective trauma-informed therapy, both individual and group, to various clients impacted by sexual assault/abuse.  This can include clients at SAC as well as clients at MOU partners including Magdalene/Thistle Farms and Nashville Children’s Alliance.
  • Maintain a full caseload of clients seeking therapeutic services.
  • Keep accurate client records and complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner.    
  • Support peers by participating in weekly Clinical Team meetings and case staffing.    
  • Actively participate in individual clinical supervision.    
  • Engage in outreach and community-based activities as needed.  
  • 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.    
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Education: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a master’s degree in social work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology, that meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state of Tennessee.   
  • A minimum of 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience is preferred.
  • Experience with trauma-informed care is required.
  • Experience with the sexual assault survivor population is preferred.

SAC reserves the right to waive any of the above qualifications dependent on work experience and other qualifying factors. 


  • Experience and comfort with providing clinical support and care to survivors of sexual assault. 
  • Ability to provide compassionate, culturally aware, and effective care for a diverse population of clients.  
  • Competence commensurate with experience, providing therapy to clients of various ages, including children, adolescents, and adults.  
  • Strong self and “we” care strategies to support healthy well-being of self.    
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  
  • Ability to navigate electronic record-keeping systems.  
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Additional Information


SAC offers a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, supplemental AFLAC benefits, 401k, and paid time off.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should please submit a cover letter and resume via email with the subject line “Full-Time Clinical Therapist” to Human Resources at humanresources@sacenter.org.

 The Sexual Assault Center is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color and other prioritized populations.

SAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  


  • Date Posted: May 10, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $45,000-$48,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk