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Careers at Northstar Center

Seeking Virginia Licensed Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Family & Marriage Therapists


Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellows

Northstar is seeking therapists interested in treating or learning how to treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, cPTSD and trauma-related conditions using evidence-based practices and interventions. If you have experience providing psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, groups, children, or families and have an interest in trauma-informed, evidence-based practices, Northstar would love to hear from you. Please see more details about the position below. This is a W-2, full-time position for licensed clinicians.

Ideal candidates must have:

  • Degree from an accredited training program, completed Doctoral Internship OR license in good standing in the state of Virginia

  • Clinical experience working with diverse populations

  • Demonstrated experience or interest in learning evidence-based practices

  • Experience or interest in learning about how to treat trauma-related disorders, anxiety, and depression

  • Experience or interest in learning crisis interventions and referring to higher level of care when necessary

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Openness/receptivity to feedback and dedication to learning and professional development

  • Commitment to anti-racism and be affirming of LBGTQA+ & neurodiverse individuals and communities

  • Availability to provide in-person services and offer telehealth based on client preferences

  • Completed and passed background check before hire date

Position Description and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial evaluations and follow-up therapy sessions with clients

  • Provide evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions to clients based on clients’ needs and presenting problem

  • Complete proper documentation timely and according to established standards

  • Attend treatment meetings, staff meetings, and clinical supervision as needed

  • Coordinate additional client care as necessary

  • Schedule follow-up sessions and collect payment as needed

  • Attend community outreach and networking events as desired

  • Other relevant duties as assigned

Northstar Center provides a collegiate, friendly, supportive and inclusive environment for staff and clients.
Northstar offers the following for employees:

  • Competitive compensation based on credentials and experience

  • Quarterly performance bonuses

  • Flexible schedule with required in-person hours

  • Steady stream of referrals

  • Free marketing

  • User-friendly EHR portal

  • Supervision and case consultation meetings

  • Furnished, windowed office with nearby restaurants, coffee shops and grocery stores


Don’t meet every requirement? That’s okay! Apply anyway. If you are excited about the chance to do what you love in a fun, passionate and motivating environment, please apply!  To apply, send cover letter and resume or CV to:

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