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Psychotherapist - Work/Study Program

Who We Are:

BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ is New York City’s leading eating disorder treatment center. We are committed to our client’s recovery, with our goal being to not only reduce one’s eating disorder symptoms, but to support our clients in moving towards a more harmonious relationship with food and their bodies.

Who We’re Looking For:

BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ is seeking a dynamic part time psychotherapist for our work/study internship program; this is a unique and comprehensive training opportunity for someone dedicated to working in the field of eating disorders, who is new to the field and eager to learn. This is a one year assignment with rotations in our Day, Evening, and Saturday treatment programs; participant will be a part of our multidisciplinary team experience and gain indispensable knowledge on treatment of eating disorders. It is unpaid.

Title: Psychotherapist - Work/Study Program

Details: 15-20 hours per week

What You’ll Do:

Clinical Schedule: Available for a combination of daytime, evening and Saturday hours


  • Co-lead psychotherapy groups including CBT/DBT, body image, and family groups

  • Co-lead therapeutic meals, including pre-meal and post-meal processing groups

  • Individual Case Management and coordination

  • Attend all rounds, staff meeting, and group supervision

  • Complete all required clinical notes

  • Additional responsibilities as requested 

Who You Are:

  • Passionate about eating disorders prevention and intervention

  • Our ideal candidate must hold a preliminary license in NYS (MHC-LP, LMSW preferred)

  • Dynamic, flexible, team player, takes initiative

  • Interested in the possibility of continuing to work with BALANCE post-work/study assignment