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CVN - Mission Valley - San Diego, CA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$42.00 - $44.00 Hourly


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About Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at VVSD:

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at VVSD provides high-quality mental healthcare services accessible to all post-9/11 (including National Guard and Reserves), their families, and the families of active-duty service members including spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers, and others.


A Career with the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at VVSD

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic offers a variety of services to post 9/11 Veterans, Active-Duty Service Members, Reservists, National Guard and their family members.  Therapist will provide evidence-based therapy to individuals, couples and families. The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic has a commitment to training, consultation and proficiency in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure. The Clinician will provide evidence-based treatment to veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families. The Clinician will have training Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and should be skilled at offering treatment in a measurement-based, time-limited treatment environment. Clinician must have background and training in utilizing evidence-based interventions in the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and adjustment disorders. Qualified candidates will be proficient in providing individual, couples, and family therapy, with an emphasis on delivering evidence-based care. Certification or documented proficiency in one or more in one or more of the following EBPs: PE, CBT and CPT is required at time of hire or within a year of employment.



The base pay for this position is $42.00 to $44.00 per hour


What you will do

  • Provide evidence-based treatment and assessment for veterans and their families.
  • Performs and documents client’s screenings, biopsychosocial assessments, progress and referral information.
  •  Conduct clinical intake assessments on veterans and family members as needed.
  •  Provide individual, couples, and family psychotherapy to patients, with a focus on delivering evidence-based treatments.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with the caregivers, physician, clinic director, case manager, and all other disciplines to provide the best care to patients as needed.
  • Attend weekly clinical, supervision, and administrative meetings.
  • Provide services via telehealth platform, as required.
  • Perform other duties as required


  • A Master’s degree in social work and licensed to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or a Master’s degree in counseling and licensed to practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or a Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and licensed to practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); or a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program. Shall have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in behavioral healthcare.
  • Experience working with adults, children, couples, and families is required; Knowledge in DSM-IV/DSM-V diagnoses is required; Experience in PTSD diagnosis and treatment is required; Certification or documented proficiency in one or more of the following EBPs: PE, CBT and CPT is required.
  • Experience treating and diagnosing depression, anxiety, bereavement, relationship/family issues, and substance use disorders is preferred.
  • Experience working with military populations and/or Veterans is strongly preferred; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Have and maintain a current license to practice psychology, social work, counseling and/or marriage and family therapy.
  • Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be available and willing to travel to various locations and with such frequency as the business need dictates. Must be available and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needs. Employee should expect to work two evenings a week to accommodate the schedules of the clients being served.


We take care of our people

  • Competitive pay
  • 12 paid holidays a year
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 403b plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

All VVSD employees are required to be fully vaccinated unless otherwise exempt.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

VVSD does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, marital/familial status, sexual orientation, or disability.