Stirling Behavioral Health Institute

  Mental Health Services Provider

  6931 Van Nuys Blvd. #102 

  Phone (818) 376-0134 
  Fax (818) 376-1437

Stirling Currently Is Looking To Fill The Following Position:

Mental Health Therapist

Stirling Behavioral Health Institute has an immediate opening for a licensed MFT/social worker, MFT Intern, or social worker intern in its Van Nuys office. (Sorry, no trainees or upcoming graduates.) Bilingual Spanish therapists are highly preferred.

Stirling is contracted with the Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health to provide outpatient mental health services for children, teens and their adult caregivers in the central - west areas of the San Fernando Valley. Services are provided in schools, homes, and Stirling's Van Nuys office.

Therapists are responsible for providing intake assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, clinical interventions, discharges, case management (when needed), and providing individual and family therapy in schools, the clinic, and home environments.

Applicants should have experience with Los Angeles County DMH policies, procedures, and standards. Applicants trained and certified in one or more of the following Evidence Based Practices: MAP, TF-CBT, Individual CBT, and Seeking Safety are preferred.


Applicant should live within a reasonable commute time to Van Nuys, CA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients, individuals, and families in office, school, home or community to provide counseling services.
  • Assess clients for psychosocial, emotional, developmental, medical, and educational needs.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions and follow treatment goals.
  • Make appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Complete required documentation per DMH standards in a timely manner.



  • PhD, PsyD, LMFT/LCSW, MFT Intern or ASW (no trainees or upcoming graduates)
  • Registered with Board of Behavioral Science (provide BBS number)
  • Experience using and completing LA County DMH clinical paperwork
  • Trained and Certified in Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) such as MAP, TF-CBT, Seeking Safety, Ind CBT strongly preferred (certificates will be required) is helpful
  • Experience using an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system


Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master's



Required license or certification:

  • PsyD, PhD, LMFT, LCSW, MFT Intern, ASW



Preferred experience:

  • Fully certified in one or more of the following evidence based practices: MAP, TF-CBT, Individual CBT, Seeking Safety




  • Bilingual Spanish strongly Preferred


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