Careers

Mental Health Professional

  • Job Title: Mental Health Professional
  • Direct Supervisor: Clinical Director
  • Compensation: Competitive & commensurate with credentials/experience

The Lorenz Clinic is expanding and is excited to announce an opportunity to join its treatment team!
Founded by a systems thinker, the clinic is a group practice focused on the mental health needs of
children, families, and adults. While the majority of our services are provided under the umbrella of
managed care, we have community partnerships that allow us to service those without insurance.
Located on the edge of the Minneapolis Metropolitan area, our four locations (Victoria, Chaska, Prior
Lake, and Rosemount) are located approximately 30-35 miles south/southwest of downtown
Minneapolis and St. Paul and provide needed psychological services to both suburban and rural
communities. In addition to its clinical mission, the clinic has a vibrant training program that enlivens
work at all levels of the organization.

The Position

Our clinic is known for its distinctive approach to psychotherapeutic intervention that integrates
developmental, systemic, experiential, and trauma-informed models. In addition to their outpatient
psychotherapy caseload, Mental Health Professionals serve as local clinical experts among our staff—
resources on best practices and ethics unique to outpatient work. Our clinic realizes the distinctive role
relationally-focused interventionists serve within the mental health profession.

Job Duties

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying psychotherapy caseload as defined by clinic
  • The provision of clinical services including conducting diagnostic assessments, treatment
  • planning, psychotherapy, and discharge planning for patients of the clinic
  • Provision of clinical and administrative supervision within the clinic’s training program (if
    credentials allow)
  • Attending and participating in individual supervision, monthly case consultation, Grand Rounds,
  • business meetings, and other meetings as required by Clinic
  • Compliance with clinic documentation standards
  • Compliance with respective licensing board rules and professional association codes of ethics
  • Maintain professionalism in all interactions with staff, patients, and business associates of clinic
  • Keeping abreast of billing issues and discussing same with patients when necessary
  • Assisting in intermittent peer-reviews of patient files
  • Adherence to directives by applicable direct clinical and administrative supervisors
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, marriage & family therapy, or social
  • work from a regionally-accredited academic program.
  • Full, unrestricted licensure as a Mental Health Professional in Minnesota (LP, LPCC, LMFT, or
    LICSW; or license-eligible)
  • Designation as a board-approved supervisor with respective licensing board (preferred)
  • Ability and willingness to service patients primarily on an outpatient basis
  • The ability to competently and independently provide psychotherapy to one or more of the
    following groups as assigned: children, adolescents, adults, couples, or families
  • Flexibility to meet when patients are available to meet
  • Evidence of a high level of professionalism within the field
  • Strong clinical acumen and competence providing outpatient psychotherapy
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to respect diversity and integrate issues of culture into case conceptualizations
  • Ability to engage with patients who may be ambivalent about treatment
  • Ability to adapt interventions to patients’ strengths, skills, and developmental levels
  • Commitment to empowering patients to solve their own problems when necessary
  • Ability to intervene decisively, when necessary, to protect patient safety
  • Ability to comply with clinic documentation standards and best professional practices
  • Previous experience carrying a full outpatient caseload

The Clinic

The Lorenz Clinic is a private practice focused on the mental health needs of children, families, and
adults. While the majority of our services are provided under the umbrella of managed care, we have
community partnerships that allow us to service those without insurance. Located on the edge of the
Minneapolis Metropolitan area, our four locations provide access to necessary psychological services in
both suburban and rural communities. In addition to its clinical mission, the clinic has a vibrant training
program that, in addition to hosting post-master’s fellows, hosts Minnesota’s only Family Psychology
Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Benefits

Full-time Mental Health Professionals enjoy up to $50,000 employer-sponsored student loan repayment
assistance, paid time off, paid holidays, access to employer-sponsored group medical and dental
insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a generous
continuing education allowance. Licensed clinicians typically earn more than 48 hours per year of board approved
continuing education credit just through working here. The hiring range for this full-time,
exempt, salaried position is competitive and dependent on qualifications, hours, and productivity. The
premier benefit of work at the clinic is mission-driven work in an electric atmosphere only possible at
training sites. The clinic’s training atmosphere coupled with access to contextually-sensitive, in-house
psychological testing make for a truly supportive and exciting work environment for child specialists.

To Apply

To apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to Sarah Cherwien, Psy.D., LP, Clinical
Director, employment@lorenzclinic.com. In addition to your strengths, cover letters should broadly
outline your professional goals, commitment to the common good, and a brief narrative of your
experience providing clinical supervision. Applicants who are invited to interview may be asked to
provide writing samples. More information about the clinic can be found at www.lorenzclinic.com