Mount Vernon Family Therapy Associates, LLC (MVFT) is looking for talented, motivated and committed therapists to join our growing team of mental health practitioners.

In particular, we are hiring child and adolescent therapists and couples therapists.  Clinicians who are independently licensed as LPC, LCSW, LMFT or Psychologist are preferred, but candidates who are licensed-eligible in Virginia will also be considered.

About Mount Vernon Family Therapy

Mount Vernon Family Therapy has been providing family and individual counseling for over 10 years. We are a thriving and collaborative fee-for-service group practice located in Alexandria, VA south of Old Town.  MVFT clinicians offer a range of services, including couples therapy (Emotionally Focused Therapy); family systems therapy; and child, adolescent and adult individual therapy.  We are also open to adding new services and groups based on the interests of the staff.

Our approach is experiential and empowering and is based in childhood and adult attachment theory.  We meet twice a month to share resources and ideas. Most importantly, we enjoy working with each other.

We are hiring clinicians to serve clients at our Alexandria, VA location. Training or interest in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, and other experiential therapies desired.  

Ideal candidates should be interested in working with clients with a range of emotional issues (e.g., Depression, OCD, Anxiety, Eating Disorders).   Individual clients range from age 4 years to adult.  Child clinicians must have an understanding of the developmental needs of children and families. The candidate must be curious about continuing their growth as a therapist and be willing to be part of a warm collegial team.

We have opportunities for full-time and part-time work schedules. Hours may be negotiated and need to include two afternoons/evenings and preferably some weekend hours, with a minimum of 10 hours dedicated to MVFT weekly. Attendance at twice monthly supervision group is essential.  We offer excellent hourly compensation, matching retirement plan, CEU and licensing fee reimbursement, and in-house clinical supervision for MFTs and Psychologists.

Next Steps:

Interested candidates are requested to submit a Cover Letter indicating their interest in working with children, teens, families, and/or couples with a Curriculum Vitae or Resume to Jennifer McEwan, Ph.D., at  For more information, please visit: