Birmingham, AL, United States
The impact of chronic conditions on health care is mind-boggling: In the US alone, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease drive 80% of the over $3 trillion dollars we spend on health care. 1 in 3 individuals has a chronic health condition; 1 in 4 struggles with mental illness.
Vida Health is working to help people better manage their health, supporting clients in making positive changes to the way they live. We connect individuals with chronic conditions, depression, or anxiety to health coaches and therapists.
Through our mobile-first platform, these coaches and therapists meet one-on-one with clients using video chat and messaging. Coaches and therapists also provide clients with evidence-based clinical programs and self-management tools. By collecting real-time data from the client and their devices, Vida is able to help them manage their progress over time and provide proactive guidance when needed.
We are currently looking for therapists (part-time or full-time) who are excited to help our clients better manage their anxiety and depression, use evidence-based approaches, maintain a strong focus on outcomes, and learn from a community of like-minded professionals.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR THERAPISTS LICENSED IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA
Role and responsibilities:
Manage a panel of clients seeking to improve their emotional health using motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavioral activation
Set up touch points with clients and maintain regular contact with them using Vida’s in-app video calls and messaging
Help clients set relevant and concrete goals and work toward meaningful outcomes
Use Vida’s content and programs to help clients learn to manage their conditions
Diligently track your clients’ progress and serve as an accountability partner
Problem solve with clients, providing ongoing feedback, advice, and encouragement
Work with a collaborative team including clinical, product, and tech experts
Maintain records of interactions with clients in keeping with legal standards
Maintain client confidentiality at all times
Required skills and qualifications:
Doctoral or Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or other relevant field
License to practice therapy in good standing in Alabama (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, licensed psychologist, etc). Multi-state licensure highly valued
Experience in cognitive behavior therapy and other evidence-based models
Interest in incorporating technology solutions into client care
Highly preferred skills and qualifications:
Interest in and knowledge of current research and evidence base for clinical practice in depression and anxiety
Experience in mindfulness techniques
Familiarity with technology solutions including video therapy, mobile apps, cloud-based apps (such as Google Drive)
3 years’ experience working with psychotherapy patients
Knowledge of techniques such as motivational interviewing, SMART goal setting, assessing client readiness to change
Health coaching certification
This is a remote, contract position. We are looking for therapists licensed in Alabama (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, licensed psychologist, etc)
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