"When I met the team at MCFS I felt like I had come home. Everyone is so kind, caring, and helpful like a big family."
Mill Creek Family Services is an established, well-run, group psychotherapy practice in Mill Creek and Everett, Washington. Since 2010, we have fostered healing and hope and possibilities for adults, youth, couples and families. Our counseling and therapeutic services honor the value, strengths and resources of all we serve.
MCFS is committed to creating an fostering an excellent work environment and experience for our employees that celebrates the value, strengths and resources of each of our MCFS team members.
Simply, MCFS is a place where we do what we love, at a place we love, with people we love to work with. We are seeking experienced mental health providers who demonstrate the heart and skills needed to help our valued clients and who want to be a part of a flourishing team. Mill Creek Family Services helps therapists focus on therapy by taking care of the business side of a clinical practice.
MCFS provides referrals, marketing, full billing and scheduling services, administrative assistants, beautifully furnished office suites and a fun and cohesive team of counselors. This opportunity is ideal for the highly skilled therapist who would like to work in a thriving group practice setting, while enjoying a full-spectrum pay, benefit and professional development package. This may be for you if you want to avoid the work, headaches, or financial investment of running a business -- or the overwhelm, productivity expectations & bureaucracy of community agency work.
"MCFS literally takes care of everything so I don't have to worry about it and allows me to simply show up in person or virtually and do what I love doing which has always been psychotherapy."
Our MCFS Core Values: Connection, Compassion & Contribution
"MCFS allows me to see the kind of clients I want to see, set my own schedule, and have the freedom to have a healthy work/life balance bringing joy instead of burnout."
MCFS is committed to the health and safety of our providers, administrative staff, and clients. Because of that, our counselors are currently exclusively providing online video counseling. While this has proven to be convenient and effective, many of our therapists are also looking forward to our return to in-person services in Mill Creek and Everett locations when it is safe to do so.
"This has been a tremendously difficult year, most certainly for mental health providers, and in gratitude I can say that I have not felt alone in my work as a therapist because I was a part of the MCFS family."
At MCFS we hold high standards for therapy providers, our leadership team, and administrative professionals. We are very careful about who we invite to become a member of our practice -- and we welcome you to apply to join us.Apply with our Ad on Indeed today!
"When I was searching for my next career move, I wanted a position where I could work independently and develop my skills and expertise at my own pace, as well as become part of a supportive team of colleagues I could learn from, and I absolutely found all of this at MCFS. The structure at MCFS allows for flexibility and balance, while the leadership provides countless opportunities for professional development through consultation, process, education & training, as well as connection."
- Full-time and Part-time Therapists for our Mill Creek and our Everett locations.
Part-time work is typically considered to be a minimum of 15 hrs/week.
We're looking for Licensed Therapists whose availability includes afternoon and evening work --with Saturday availability a plus. We are looking for therapists who can see diverse client populations and presenting issues. Experience working with couples is a plus, as well as experience working with children. Ideal candidates will also have knowledge of cognitive-behavioral treatment models.
"Working at MCFS makes me feel like I get to be the best version of myself."
"Joining MCFS was an absolute game changer financially helping me make more money at the end of the day than I ever had in private practice."
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits for full time staff (20+ client hours per week)
- Paid sick leave
- Paid holidays
- Paid Family and Medical Leave
- MCFS matching funds contribution to your retirement savings plan
- Reimbursement funds for professional development training Unlimited online C.E.U. package
- Paid Professional Liability Insurance coverage
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Annual longevity bonuses and spa treatments
"Amongst so many other things, making a comfortable wage has helped me impact the lives of others near and dear to me...The pay allows therapists to strike a strong work life balance and has personally helped me find a sustainable place to call my professional home."
- All employment taxes processed by MCFS
- Workers Comp & State Unemployment insurance provided
- Monthly automatic bank deposits based on all sessions provided during the previous month--(no need to wait for protracted insurance reimbursement)
- Freedom to choose desired amount of time-off
- Full-service insurance professional credentialing provided
- Full-service insurance billing department provided
- Full-time scheduling department coordinates all Intake appointments
- Dedicated clinical support and group consultations
- Thriving and connected professional team with year-round social events, monthly catered lunches, and professional growth opportunities
MCFS provides security, safety, support & benefits as a Group Practice Employee --
While promoting the freedom and autonomy of a Private Practice.
• Master's degree and full professional license in Washington State (including Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker).
• Availability for afternoon/evening work is required. Weekend availability is a plus. Part-time or full-time work available.
• Currently, we are may consider applicants who are an Associate level of license.
• Enrollment on insurance panels is welcomed, but not required.
MCFS employees are free to work at other community counseling agencies in addition to their work at MCFS. However, our MCFS therapists agree to not open or operate other private practice counseling offices during their employment with MCFS.
"Even after all these years MCFS is the happiest place I have ever worked and I intend to keep working here until I retire."
Apply with our Ad on Indeed today!
See What Else Our MCFS Therapists are Saying:
"When I am asked to describe what a healthy and supportive organizational culture is I use MCFS as an example. Therapists are treated with dignity and respect and are celebrated for their individual skills and strengths. MCFS allows me the freedom and flexibility to practice my way while still providing me with support and structure. In my twelve years of practicing therapy, I have never felt as valued as I have during my four years at MCFS."
-- Nikki Golden
"Since working for MCFS, there has always been an amazing amount of support provided by colleagues, administrative staff, and the directors. As the clinic has grown, the directors have been flexible, attentive, supportive, and collaborative with staff's needs. The culture at MCFS provides a diverse setting for clinicians allowing them to work independently or in community with one another...My experience at MCFS has been the best of both working in private practice and working in a team setting.
-- Meredith Magder
"MCFS is an exceptional practice for many reasons, both professionally and personally. I appreciate the flexibility to work as much or as little as I wish depending on my personal needs. I greatly enjoy the benefit of several opportunities for consultation and professional support on an ongoing basis. I am consistently impressed with the level of knowledge and experience my colleagues and consultants possess...Despite the challenges the world has faced in COVID isolation, I have never felt alone in my work."
-- Catherine Buckheit
"The culture at MCFS is like a professional family who is always there when you need them...Most places put the client first and therapist second which leads to burnout. MCFS puts the therapist first so that the therapist can put the client first which leads to fulfillment...I feel truly supported both professional and personally by the MCFS leadership as they have always had my back when I needed help."
-- Elijah Bolton
"Working with MCFS has truly felt like finding a loving and supportive family. I am constantly left feeling seen and heard, my input is honored and valued, and I am supported in every possible way- well beyond what I've ever imagined a workplace setting could be like. I have developed close bonds with some amazing people; we share laughs, tears, challenges, and successes. I know, without a doubt, that we are in this together."
-- Jen Skorch
"For me, MCFS has a culture of acceptance and autonomy. The heart of the practice is to be conduits of healing and hope both for clients as well as one another. I am very grateful to work here."
-- Carol Lemmon Robinson
"I feel so grateful for being a part of this Mill Creek Family Services family for almost 3 years now. This group has created such a supportive culture, even during these times when we are working from home while navigating our own distress from the pandemic. We have such a strong, talented, and compassionate professional team...Our community of clients know about MCFS's amazing reputation and it makes a great start to a therapeutic relationship."
-- Ashley Bemis
"My experiences with Mill Creek Family Services have been nothing but positive. I appreciate the flexibility and freedom that clinicians have on their own schedule and caseload. I feel that management genuinely cares and reaches out to ask for feedback to make this a positive and supportive working environment for all of their staff."
-- Kaitlyn Mussar
"Working at MCFS has connected me with amazingly talented therapists, supportive staff, and the freedom to create a work/life balance that works for me. They provide various benefits that are easy to access (not typically found in our industry) and were able to maintain a team mentality even through the days of telehealth. I can't say enough about how great it has been to work with this group!"
-- Jen Muzer
"One of the things that drew me to work at MCFS was the focus on having a strong and supported team. Having a healthy, positive, and supportive work environment is key for facilitating good client care. From team activities to consults to support with training, MCFS excels at providing support for their staff."
-- Heidi Pacher
"From first reaching out to MCFS...I have felt respected, supported, heard and included throughout the entire process. I love having the freedom to create my own schedule and caseload so I can be there in the best possible way for my clients and my personal life. Working at MCFS has provided me with a strong team to collaborate with while celebrating the diversity of needs, ideas and approaches that make each therapist unique."
-- Kelly Newhouse
"I feel truly valued and appreciated at MCFS. From the very start of the onboarding process I was welcomed and supported. I have had the freedom to create a flexible schedule that fits my availability and create a client caseload that best utilizes my areas of clinical expertise. I feel immensely supported by the availability of team members for clinical support and opportunities for professional development."
-- Emily Ramos
When I was welcomed into the MCFS family, I was regarded and valued as an expert which then gave me trust and confidence in myself as a therapist. MCFS have given me structure and support while allowing me flexibility in my schedule and caseload. I have grown professionally since working with MFCS and have learned so much from the expertise of my colleagues.
-- Annelise Sullivan
This has truly been one of the most supportive places I've worked...MCFS fosters a profoundly positive environment which fully respects a therapist's autonomy while providing comprehensive administrative support. The team does an amazing job at identifying and bringing out each therapist's unique strengths, and holding the whole practice to a high standard of excellence."
-- Deanna Leatherman
"My time here has allowed me to set my own pace, have a caseload of clients tailored to my preference, all while feeling supported by admin, billing, and my peers. Even amid the COVID19 pandemic the team made me feel welcome from the start, and I could always depend on their reliability and attention to detail...This has been a fantastic experience for me..."
-- Trevor Bidstrup
"Working for MCFS is the breath of fresh air I had been looking for in my career path as a therapist. In joining this organization, I have found an incredible team of colleagues that I not only turn to for support and consultation, but who I am also privileged to learn from both personally and professionally. The leadership team provides guidance and direction when you need it, but is also trusting and understanding of the need for independence and autonomy in this work. At MCFS I feel respected and appreciated for the work I do, as well as seen for who I am, and I couldn't think of a better place to provide care to our community."
-- Angela Loney