Services for the Underserved

Psychotherapist, Fee-For-Service

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Behavioral Health
Per Diem

Position Overview

SUS Wellness Works in Brooklyn is pleased to offer a per-diem Psychotherapist position at our Article 31 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Brooklyn.  Ideal candidate will have prior psychotherapy experience in a clinical setting working with a wide-ranging population, including those with: serious mental illness, substance abuse, forensic involvement and/or homelessness.  Some knowledge of community and government resources available to the underserved is beneficial. Fully licensed candidates with years experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.  Position is fee-for-service, hours are flexible, Saturday availability a plus.


Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure.  We require a commitment of at least 20 hours a week.  Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   New grads are welcome!


  • Provides clinical treatment in accordance with scope of practice and regulations governing Article 31 outpatient mental health clinics (Part 599 regulations and other applicable laws and regulations).
  • Actively monitors the integrity of consumer data; responsible for the reliability and accuracy of clinical data housed by SUS' Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management software; documents all services in accordance with SUS policies, NYSOMH regulations and all relevant federal laws; maintains the strict confidentiality of consumers currently engaged in or formerly a recipient of treatment services.
  • In coordination with relevant members of the SUS management team, conducts limited outreach and marketing to potential referral sources internal and external to SUS; active liaison with community service providers, hospitals, and other prospective referral sources is may be required.
  • Coordinates care with SUS nurse practitioners, psychiatrists and administrative staff; closely coordinates with clinicians external to SUS as appropriate.
  • Utilizes best and evidence-based approaches to treatment consistent with SU5' organizational culture; health/mental health integration, rehabilitation and recovery, and wellness approaches figure prominently.


  • Mental health license (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LCAT, etc.)
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Experience in an Article 31 Mental Health Clinic preferred
  • Familiarity with recovery-oriented, evidence-based clinical practice preferred
  • Experience with dually diagnosed individuals preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse populations preferred
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred



Company Overview

Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting


Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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