Online Mental Health Counselor (LCSW or LMHC) - Independent Contractor

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Enable My Child

New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

Job description

Online Mental Health Counselor (LCSW or LMHC) - Independent Contractor

Helping serve the underserved....we provide support to educators and school based professionals and their families

HelloHero has delivered online therapy and special education services since 2018. As an online therapist, you will have the opportunity to provide group and individual therapy sessions through our secure and user-friendly virtual platform. We offer flexible working hours, allowing you to set your availability within the designated time slots. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is interested in supplementing their income, building their own practice, or looking for steady part-time work.

This is a part-time, independent contractor position.

Must hold an active New York State License as a LCSW or LMHC without any restrictions or clinical supervision needed.

Why Join HelloHero?

Flexible Schedule - Create your own schedule and manage your caseload.

Dependable Compensation - You are paid twice a month, no waiting for reimbursement from payers.

Credentialing Support - You will be given your own Onboarding Specialist who will walk you through everything we need to get you credentialed with our payers.

No Shows, No Worries! - You are paid for all no-shows and billable cancellations.

Focus on Your Patients - No billing responsibilities. We provide time between sessions to wrap up any notes or documentation.

Since our referral network is working full time during the day, most sessions are completed in the last afternoon, evenings, and weekend. Ideally, our Counselors are available 3:30pm-9:30pm ET and open to weekends.

Sessions will typically be 45 minutes and scheduled for 60 minutes to allow for documentation time and breaks between sessions.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide therapy sessions by video
  • Utilize evidence-based techniques to support clients in achieving their mental health goals.
  • Assess clients for suitability for short-term counseling
  • Collaborative in developing clear and concise treatment plans for clients
  • Provide clear and timely clinical documentation in our platform
  • Assessing and managing high-risk calls and working closely with individuals at risk.
  • Initiate counseling and outpatient referrals

What You Will Have:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling, or related field
  • Active LCSW or LMHC license in New York
  • 2+ years of experience in a mental health setting
  • Computer proficiency, solid typing skills
  • Background working with various age groups
  • Crisis management experience
  • Reliable equipment, wi-fi/internet access, and a distraction free work environment
  • NPI Number
  • CAQH

We Do Things Differently

At HelloHero, we also see candidates differently. If you feel you meet many of the qualifications we are looking for and share our vision and values, we encourage you to apply. We promise to consider your application fully. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the communities where we live, work, and take our services to. We encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. HelloHero is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and celebrate different experiences. We’re building our team to change the world and ourselves. If that sounds worthwhile to you, join us!

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: Up to $60.00 per hour


  • After school
  • Choose your own hours
  • Evening shift
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • Outpatient
  • Remote
  • Telehealth

Application Question(s):

  • Do you require any clinical supervision?


  • Mental health counseling: 2 years (Preferred)
  • teletherapy: 1 year (Preferred)


  • LMHC or LCSW License in New York? (Required)

Work Location: Remote