About the Role
Nature informed therapists are mental health professionals who embrace principles of ecopsychology. At the Center for Nature Informed Therapy, we believe that reconnecting to nature can improve mental health while encouraging people to uncover new solutions to long-standing mental health challenges. We are seeking to add to our team of nature informed therapists.
Therapist Job Responsibilities:
Establishes positive, trusting rapport with clients.
Diagnoses and treats mental health disorders.
Creates individualized treatment plans according to patient needs and circumstances.
Meets with clients indoors and outdoors regularly to provide counseling, treatment and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
Conducts ongoing assessments of client progress.
Maintains thorough records of client meetings and progress.
Contributes to practice by accomplishing related tasks as needed. Potential for leadership role with the Center for Nature Informed Therapy.
Experience working with and a continued desire to work clinically with children and families
Strong interest in integration of nature and the outdoors into the clinical practice
Excellent communication and listening skills
Ability to build rapport quickly
Team oriented work style
Ability to communicate with compassion and empathy
Strong ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field
1-2 years experience providing psychotherapy to children under the age of 12 and their families
Current with all state licensing requirements, LG/LM and LC level clinicians welcome.
Certified Nature Informed Therapist or willingness to complete the Certification Program in Nature Informed Therapy.
Compensation & Benefits
Competetive base salary
Annual bonus base on average Clinical Billable Hours (CBH)
Annual Profit Share – Everyone is a part of CMHC’s success! Each year, CMHC will take out a portion of the pre-tax profit and share it with all employees at the owner’s discretion.
Flexible hybrid work schedule of your choice. Work in our beautiful office, or from the comfort of your own home, or a combination of two. You design your own work hours.
Medical Insurance with CMHC subsidized premium
Dental and vision option
Paid time off
IRA retirement plan with CMHC match
Free weekly supervision counts towards your license status by a certified clinical supervisor
Free in-house training and professional development
Discount on CMHC facilitated offsite training, CEUs, and other events
External CEU reimbursement
 CBH needs to be between 7 am to 8 pm
 3 options of CareFirst BCBS to choose from
 6 paid holidays: New Year Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
 Up to $250 per year
About the Company
Center for Nature Informed Therapy (CNIT), a division of Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative, is a community of mental health professionals including social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, and mindfulness practitioners who have dedicated their professional lives to the advancement of nature informed mental health work.
A Mental health focused community that assists people in cultivating a healing reconnection with the natural world.