Mental Health Psychotherapist

Part-time positions available in multiple physical and virtual locations (Chicago Western Suburb (Lombard, IL), New York (Manhattan), LA Area and Khalil Center Online)

Job Purpose

The mental health psychotherapist shall work in the capacity of a therapist and educator offering preventative and clinical intervention services to a predominantly Muslim population, designed to alleviate psychological distress and produce resiliency.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following are the primary duties and responsibilities for this position. These are not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and assigned.

  • Be available to provide individual, family, couples, and/or group psychotherapy a minimum of 12 hours a week to a predominantly Muslim population.

  • Be available participate in speaking engagements, offer trainings, seminars, or workshops at a minimum of once per month from content produced by Khalil Center.

  • Be available to offer school counseling and psycho-educational services to schools wherein Khalil Center engages in a contract with such educational institutions at a minimum of 4 hours a week and a maximum of 20 hours or so desired by the therapist.

  • Attend brief monthly check-ins with supervisor/superordinate (example clinical director/operations manager) describing the extent of their work, current caseload with any suggestions for the improvement of services both organizationally and as individual service providers.

  • Be present at intake/supervision meetings that will take place once a week.

  • Complete all administrative forms and tasks related to the role of being a mental health therapist.

  • Have interest and knowledge of the organizational activities of Khalil Center, due to possible organizational situations that may cause a shift in routine business.

  • Adhere to the Islamic religious rules and laws that pertain to his/her profession as a Muslim professional. As a professional and member of the Khalil Center team of service providers, the therapist must conduct him/herself in a manner that is congruent with Islamic character etiquettes and expectations as a professional. This includes both on and off-site, mindfulness of the fact that their representation of Khalil Center will be carried outside of the office.

  • Adhere to all institutional policies regarding client-related work.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Have Masters or Doctoral degree in clinical psychology, clinical social work, community counseling, counseling psychology or any related mental health field.

  • Be licensed or be eligible for licensure.

  • Be a member of a professional mental health organization, and adhering to the ethics code of that organization (ex. APA, ACA, ICA etc.) Adhere and have knowledge of the laws that govern his/her profession as a mental health provider.

  • Familiarity with Islamic theology, customs, rituals, and rules.

  • Have malpractice insurance independently and/or through Khalil Center.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Professional office setting, relaxed business/Islamic attire

  • Remotely or in-office if located near a Khalil Center physical location (limited remote hours possible)

  • Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, etc.


  • Hourly rate TBD based upon degree, licensure and experience

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