Child and Adolescent Therapist


The Virginia Institute of Autism’s psychological services are expanding and looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the team!   This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician with demonstrable training and experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder, other neurodevelopmental disorders, and comorbid mood disorders and behavioral challenges. A cognitive behavioral orientation that includes strong experience with evidence-based interventions is required; comfort with assisting in services for both young children and adolescents and their caregivers is preferred.

Suitable candidates will be organized, flexible, self-disciplined, and work well within a team approach. Substantial benefits include 100% employer paid employee only health insurance, retirement plan with up to 4% match, continuing education, and more.

The Child & Adolescent Therapist is responsible for providing outpatient therapy to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, other neurodevelopmental disabilities, and related mood disorders and externalizing disorders. 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • Deliver treatment to children and adolescents with various neurodevelopmental disorders, mood disorders, and externalizing disorders.  
  • Provide empirically-supported treatments such as cognitive behavior therapy, parent-child interaction therapy, and other evidence-based interventions
  • Participate in administrative, clinical, and training meetings as necessary
  • Demonstrate experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups 
  • Motivated self-starter with great attitude, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Able to work under pressure to prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines within a fast paced and changing environment
  • Strong teamwork ethic; positive, flexible attitude; ability to take complete ownership of responsibilities
  • Champions special projects as needed

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LPC, or LCSW (or license eligible) in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines