Mount Vernon Family Therapy (MVFT) is looking for talented, motivated, and committed therapists to join our team of mental health practitioners.  We are a busy and collaborative fee-for-service group practice located in Alexandria, VA south of Old Town. 

MVFT provides excellent integrated outpatient care to children, teens, and adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder and related disorders.  We offer both individual and family-based treatment.  Ideal candidates will have training in Family Based Treatment and a desire to continue this work. 

Clinicians who are independently licensed as Psychologist, LPC, LCSW, LMFT are preferred, but candidates who are licensed-eligible in Virginia will also be considered.  We have opportunities for full-time and part-time work schedules. Candidate must be curious about continuing their personal and professional growth as a therapist and be willing to be part of a warm collegial team.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Evaluate children/adolescents with eating disorders and their families. 
  • Actively collaborate with other professionals (e.g., dietitian and primary care physician) to provide integrated psychological care as a member of multidisciplinary team. 
  • implement empirically based treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Based Treatment, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy. 


Hours may be negotiated and need to include at least 2 evenings per week OR one weekend shift to start with a minimum of 15 hours dedicated to MVFT weekly.  Attendance at twice monthly staffing & supervision group on Wednesday morning is required. 

We offer excellent compensation – as a W-2 employee you do not have to worry about independent contractor business set up or taxes! We believe that our clinicians should enjoy their careers, so MVFT strives to provide fair compensation, autonomy over scheduling & vacation time, and support for peer consultation and career growth. We want our clinicians to concentrate on providing quality therapy, so we provide administrative support for scheduling and tasks. 

Next Steps:

Interested candidates are requested to submit a Cover Letter and a Curriculum Vitae or Resume to Jennifer McEwan, Ph.D., at  For more information about our practice, please visit: