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Employment Opportunities


We are currently hiring for 2 clinical positions:

  • EMDR/Trauma Therapist 
  • Child & Family Therapist 

Read more below. 

If you think you’d be a good fit for the position and our group, we would love to hear from you! Please send resume and cover letter to Johanna Manalis, LMFT.

Thank you!


Job description

Join our team! Family Ties Counseling Center provides outpatient counseling services for children, families, teens, couples and individuals. 

This is a full-time (W2) position in a supportive group practice setting seeing an average of 20+ clients per week. You will be paid a percentage of fees bought in rather than having a salary. Clinician pay varies by individual productivity.

Associate pay range: $43,000- $77,000

Licensed Master’s Level Clinician pay range: $54,600-$98,000

Psychologist pay range: $77,000- $140,000

Remote vs On-site?

This position can be fully off-site or hybrid (some on-site shifts and some off-site).

Why work at Family Ties Counseling Center?

  • You get all the benefits of private practice without the isolation and the hassle of the business side of things.
  • Pre-licensed associates get weekly supervision from seasoned Family Therapists who have time and bandwidth for didactic and consultative mentorship.
  • Licensed Clinicians get biweekly 1:1 consultation with a seasoned Clinical Director to ensure you have the support you need to provide high quality services to your clients.
  • All staff engage in dynamic clinical consultation.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development (e.g. becoming a Supervisor/Clinical Director as well as other expanded roles)
  • We provide training, abundant referrals, marketing, support for you to build your caseload tailored to your needs, ongoing access and support from our outstanding scheduling team and our stellar billing team, beautiful office space, and a lovely community of like minded practitioners.
  • You will be mentored in our consultative team approach to family therapy while maintaining your own clinical autonomy and independence.

What is important to know about Family Ties Counseling Center?

We are a group of clinicians who practice together in a light-filled, cozy house (that has been converted into professional offices) in the John’s Landing area of South Portland. Most of our staff have a hybrid schedule; a handful of clinicians are exclusively off-site. We work together to provide high caliber mental health services to our community utilizing a systemic approach. Read a brief description of systemic Family Therapy here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapy-types/family-systems-therapy.

Family Ties Counseling Center holds an expanded and limitless view of what family can be; we empower each of our clients to define for themselves what and who family is for them. We are passionate about creating safety for BIPOC and LGBQT+ clients and employees.

Clinicians who are a good fit for Family Ties Counseling Center:

  • You are trained as a systems based therapist or are receptive to integrating a systemic lens into your current approach.
  • You demonstrate clinical excellence and a high level of professionalism
  • You are committed to social justice
  • You are hard-working and are highly motivated to build and sustain a robust caseload
  • You are open to working with children, teens, families, couples and individuals (maybe not all but at least a few!)
  • Your practice is enhanced by working with diverse populations (being bilingual would be helpful)
  • Engaging in peer consultation and teaming with colleagues brings you joy and enriches your work.
  • You are an ethically sound clinician with an outstanding reputation and references to match
  • You are easy to work with and you are communally minded
  • You are humble, a lifelong learner and practice a growth mindset for yourself and others. See more about growth mindset here: https://www.understood.org/en/articles/growth-mindset
  • You shy away from drama and gossip.
  • You are hungry for engagement and learning in diversity, equity and inclusion
  • You value play and fun and yet still maintain a high level of professionalism
  • You hold a clinical specialty EFT, PCIT, Theraplay, IFS, or many others!

If interested, we would love to hear from you! Please send resume and cover letter to Johanna Manalis, LMFT.

Thank you!



Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 – $140,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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