Back to Careers


Employment Type: Part-Time, Full-Time
  • Dauphin County
  • Lancaster County
  • Lebanon County
  • York County
Program/Department: Mental Health Outpatient Services


Position Name: Part-time Licensed Mental Health Outpatient Therapist

An Outpatient Therapist with T.W. Ponessa & Associates, will have the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, and adults. This is a part-time position to start, with the option to move into a full-time position, if desired.

An Outpatient Therapist within T.W. Ponessa & Associates

Counseling Services, Inc., will be a qualified mental health professional and will have the following roles and responsibilities:

1. Conduct therapeutic, goal oriented treatment sessions with clients on a consistent treatment schedule.

2. Complete medical record documentation on each client at each visit. Complete and document services authorizations, treatment plan updates, releases of information, case management responsibilities and other required documentation as dictated by State Licensing Regulations.

3. Attendance at all mandatory and scheduled training’s, supervisions, and staff meetings. Report to supervisor on a regular basis to insure consistency and quality of care.

4. Maintain professional boundaries and behavior, as specified by the T.W. Ponessa & Associates Code of Ethics/Conduct, during interactions with all staff and clients.

5. Maintain strict confidentiality and clients rights in accordance with TW Ponessa & Associates Policy Procedure Manual, the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) Regulations, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Non-Discrimination Policy.

6. Comply with all expectations and obligations regarding Mandated Reporting of Sexual and Physical Abuse, Harm to self, or Harm to others.

7. Adhere to the Child Adolescent System Services Program (CASSP) Model of service delivery which specifies the following core principles: Child centered, family Focused, Community based, Multi-System, Culturally competent, and Least restrictive/intrusive.

8. Other duties as assigned by the Outpatient Services Director.

EDUCATION: 1. A Master’s degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or Human Services Field. 2. Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania to provide mental health services is required (LPC, LSW, LCSW, etc.).

EXPERIENCE: Experience working with children, adolescents and adults is preferred. Or be willing/interested to work with all of the aforementioned populations.

CLEARANCES: (Prospective employee must have the following clearances before servicing clients.) 1. PA State Child Abuse Clearance (Upon hire, before working with clients, and every year thereafter) 2. Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Check (Upon hire, before working with clients, and every year thereafter) 3. FBI Clearance

BENEFITS: T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. offers a competitive Employee Benefit Package to all eligible employees after 90 days of full-time employment, including Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage, and additional Voluntary Benefits. Part-time employees are also eligible to enroll in Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Benefit plans, after 90 days of part-time employment, working a minimum of 15 hours/per week. In addition, employees have access to use the discounts provided in the Employee Perks Reward Program, including tuition discounts.

Join our team as we continue helping people back into the swing of life!

How to Apply for Employment

Interested applicants should submit the following documents:

Please email your coverletter and resume to: or mail/fax to:
TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
410 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 735-1901

Send questions to: