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Outpatient Therapist

Website Penny Lane Centers

Full Job Description

Penny Lane’s mission is to foster hopes and dreams by empowering children, youth and families to reach their highest potential. It represents our commitment to delivering safe, high quality care to our clients.

Job Summary:

Outpatient Therapists provide mental health services including individual, group and family therapy in the clinic, school and client’s home. Therapists will be working with clients referred from DMH, DCFS, other provider agencies and all Penny Lane programs. Therapists work collaboratively with the Case Manager and treatment team to assess and link the families to needed community services and coordinate all the services that the client receives. Therapists document all service according to DMH and Penny Lane documentation guidelines.

The Clinic Outpatient Therapist possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills when working with clients, outside agencies, members of the community, and co-workers. When in a client’s home or school the Outpatient Therapist will employ a calm demeanor and good ethical and professional boundaries. Excellent clinical skills are used to assess the appropriate level of care for clients and stabilize clients in crisis. Teaming, collaborating and coordination of care with all Penny Lane staff, DCFS, DMH, and other outside agencies is crucial. This position requires flexibility, excellent time management skills and the ability to manage responsibilities efficiently with little supervision.


  • MFT Intern or ACSW Registered or License MFT, LCSW with the California BBS.
  • Post Master clinical work treating children and/or adolescents preferred
  • Knowledge of DMH paperwork
  • Valid California Driver’s License, must have current automobile insurance and must maintain a clean driving record.

Position Location: North Hills, CA

Salary Range: $54,100 up to $66,208 per year

Position Status: Full Time; Temporary Full Time also available.


Tuition Reinbursement

Mileage Reinbursement for services in the field

Monthly Productivity Bonus

Loan repayment of $2,000 per year

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (Employee and Matching Contributions)
  • Employee Advocacy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident and Critical Illness Coverage)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Equal Employment Opportunity.

Penny Lane is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (Protected class) including, but not limited to race; religious creed; color; national; origin; ancestry; physical disability; mental disability; medical condition, including genetic characteristics; genetic information; marital status; sex; pregnancy’ child birth or related medical conditions; actual or perceived gender; gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, recruitment advertising, pay and other forms of compensation, training and general treatment during employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $54,100.00 – $66,208.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • North Hills, CA (Preferred)


  • Master’s (Preferred)


  • clinician: 1 year (Preferred)


  • AMFT, ACSW, LMFT or LCSW (Required)
  • CA Driver License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

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