Positions for Clinicians at SYNC Psychological SERVICES, PLLC
SYNC Psychological Services, PLLC & SYNC Somatics™
“Modern Psychotherapy with a Creative Edge”
SYNCPSYCH is a comprehensive private group psychotherapy practice and clinical training facility in Manhattan. We provide a variety of services to a diverse clientele via telehealth and in-person therapy in our Flatiron Offices (satellite offices in Syracuse and Kingston, NY). The group practice includes licensed psychologists, psychoanalysts, social workers, creative arts therapists, and trainees–a diverse and compassionate group of clinicians, serving adults, adolescents, couples, and families. As a team of professionals, we strive to be collaborative and supportive, while continuing to learn from each other via meetings and presentations. The environment at SYNC is warm, flexible, collaborative, innovative, and creative.
Our services include psychodynamic psychotherapy, relational/interpersonal psychoanalysis, Lacanian psychoanalysis, PTSD and trauma therapies, CBT and DBT, Polyvagal Therapy, and neuropsych testing. In addition, we integrate somatic, body, movement, and creative arts-based psychotherapy, as well as yoga-based psychotherapy. Our mission is to create and provide a non-biased, diverse, non-judgmental, racial, sexual, political, and ethically conscious environment.
Clinical issues range from anxiety and depression to relationship concerns, work problems, emerging adulthood struggles, trauma, PTSD, LGBTQIA+, race, sexuality, gender non-conforming, non-binary, queer, social justice, cultural transitions-, and identity issues. We strive for a non-biased, culturally diverse, socially just, racial, and ethically conscious environment.
We are affiliated with Columbia University, Barnard, The New School, and NYU Counseling Services and receive referrals for students. Our clinicians speak English, French, Spanish, Farsi, Polish, and German.
If you’re a psychotherapist of any discipline – psychologist, social worker, mental health counselor, or creative arts therapist who would like to join our group, please contact us. SYNC is looking to hire full- and part-time time psychotherapists. Must have a Ph.D./PsyD (or a limited permit), LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or LCAT.
Currently, we are seeking clinicians who have a specialty in couples therapy, LGBTQIA+ specific issues, and other clinical specializations. SYNC strongly encourages BIPOC and LGBTQAI+ identified individuals to apply. SYNC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
Licensed Psychologists, Postdoctoral Fellows, Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors
- Employees (W2)- full and part-time
- Independent Contractors / Fee for Service Positions (1099)
Benefits for Employees include Health Insurance (dental and vision options available), Disability, Paid Family Leave, and Worker’s Comp.
Clinicians will carry a caseload of 10-30 patients and must be able to work independently, including scheduling, timely note writing, and billing through our software. Clinicians receive admin support for scheduling and billing and will be provided with patient referrals and office space. Compensation is competitive.
An employee-clinician must maintain a caseload of 20-30hrs in order to receive health benefits, including vision and dental. Other benefits include PFL, sick leave, and worker’s comp. Your schedule will be self-directed. A clinician with a limited permit will receive weekly supervision.
An independent contractor-clinician (1099) will provide us with an invoice at the end of the month after session notes and billing are completed.
The ideal clinician shall demonstrate:
– Solid clinical skills and experience in delivering psychotherapy along with knowledge of clinical theories and techniques
– Work independently, and have excellent organizational skills, including flexible scheduling, timely note-writing, and claim submission through our EHR system (SimplePractice)
– Technical skills (communication through Slack and other apps)
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– Consult with Clinical Director when necessary
– Adhere to company policies and follow directions from the Practice Manager
Application: Please send a CV and cover letter with your interests, focus, and treatment philosophy to
Dr. Silvia Birklein at firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Programs at SYNC:
SYNC provides training and supervision for pre-licensure psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors who would like to gain experience in a private practice setting with a primarily psychodynamic orientation.
The Postgraduate Program: A one-two-year, paid, part- or full-time program for psycholovgists, social workers, mental health counselors who have completed their graduate classes and who are collecting their hours toward licensure.
Future Training Program at SYNC:
Somatically, movement and body based training program to better understand the language of the body and movement in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Focus will be on trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression. TBA.