Associate Assessor
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Employment Opportunities

Associate Assessor

We are offering a unique training program for APCCs to learn and practice therapeutic psychological assessment of neurodivergent populations. Training will be provided by Grace Malonai, PhD, LPCC and Katie Malone, LPCC, LMFT.

    We specifically train our associate assessors in supporting and helping neurodivergent populations of all ages, including children. As your skills grow, we support you to foster your unique evaluative strengths, and will encourage you to develop a therapuetic and collaborative assessment style that compliment our mission of serving neurodivergent clients. This is a rare opportunity for APCCs who would like to be trained in therapeutic psychological assessment and evaluation.


      • Learning TheraThrive’s therapeutic assessment technique
      • Psychoeducation about the assessment process to prospective clients
      • Diagnostic, evaluative and/or second-opinion assessments using a therapeutic and collaborative approach
      • A small therapy caseload may be possible, if desired
      • Write client-focused comprehensive reports, within provided time frame (we really understand how long some assessments can take)
      • Records keeping according to policies and procedures
      • Provide informative therapeutic feedback sessions to clients
      • Offers consultation and/or training to providers when needed



      • Part-time is 18-24 per week (15+ client hours, and 3 admin hours)
      • Full-time is 30-40 hours per week (25+ client hours, and 5 admin hours)



      Compensation is $50-54/hr for direct client service hours and $20 for administrative hours (admin time is typically for supervision meetings and other required meetings; most of the work hours should be direct client service hours).


      Part-time Associate Therapist Compensation Example:

      17 client hours per week at $50/hr, and 3 admin hours per week at $20/hr, x 50 weeks is $45,500 gross annually, plus sick time and 401K matching (subject to applicable state and federal withholdings)

      Full-time Associate Therapist Compensation Example:

      25 client hours per week at $50/hr and 5 admin hours per week at $20/hr, x 50 weeks is $67,500 gross annually, plus health insurance benefits, life insurance benefit, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and 401K matching (subject to applicable state and federal withholdings)

      Requirements include

      • Current California Registration as an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC)
      • An interest in working with clients of all ages (we serve children and adults)
      • Part-time is 18-24 per week (15+ client hours, and 3+ admin)
      • Full-time is 30-40 hours per week (25+ client hours, and 5+ admin)
      • Very strong writing skills and enjoyment of writing
      • A keen interest in learning about neurodiversity, giftedness, high sensitivity, autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities is essential
      • A strong desire to also learn and practice therapeutic clinical assessment that is collaborative, reparative and neuroaffirming
      • Neuroaffirming
      • LGTBQIA+ ally
      • Sex positive
      • Ability and desire to work at least 18 hours per week
      • Excellent report writing skills
      • Willingness to write a comprehensive website bio to help grow your recognition in the community
      • Some technology skills (we use CounSol, Google Meet, and Google Workspace)


      A big plus if you have

      • Top notch clinical ability and therapy skills
      • Prior knowledge of neurodiversity populations, autistic, ADHD, gifted, learning disabilities/differences, highly sensitive populations, and other challenges
      • Report writing and/or professional writing experience
      • Particular experience/knowledge that will complement our mission of serving neurodivergent populations
      • Ability to start soon


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