Sunstone Counseling provides a supportive and collaborative workplace where professionals can develop their careers. Our practice is designed to help all counselors develop a strong caseload of preferred clients, as well as cultivate their clinical skills and competencies.

We are currently hiring graduate level Social Work/Counseling Interns, Counselors in Residence, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), and Credentialed LPC, LCSW, and LMFT supervisors. Specific qualifications may vary by location, listed below.

We are committed to supporting and nurturing clinicians throughout their professional careers through our weekly peer groups, monthly staff meetings, peer consultations, and a company culture cultivating a passion for learning, connection, communication, and clinical collaboration. We seek to provide support for our clinicians to feel equipped, empowered, and confident to provide optimal client care. Working at Sunstone Counseling provides a lifestyle where you can manage your professional life and personal life with a flexible schedule. We encourage health and wellness, including work/life balance.   

We are open 7 days a week, from early morning to late evening. We are specifically looking for counselors interested in working weekends and evening hours. Serious inquiries only, please. If you work well independently and collaboratively, are integrative in you approach to clinical work, and have experience/training/interest in the therapeutic modalities listed above, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page.

Graduate Counseling Interns

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy

Sunstone Counseling is seeking a graduate counseling intern to provide outstanding counseling services. With all operations being held remotely due to COVID-19, this opportunity will begin as a virtual counseling position with the possibility for future office space. 

Sunstone Counseling seeks to hire a motivated, collaborative individual for the position of graduate counseling intern to provide virtual mental health counseling services for any of the following: individuals, couples, families, children, teens, and/or adults, averaging 10-15 clients per week. An optimal candidate will bring a diverse perspective to our team and be passionate about responding to the unique mental health needs in our communities. An ideal candidate is organized, professional, committed to continuing education, client-focused, friendly, motivated, works well with others, and can work independently. A candidate would appreciate a warm, energetic, and collaborative work environment. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Intake sessions with potential clients
  • Conduct virtual counseling 55-min sessions
  • Completing all clinical documentation
  • Attend weekly supervision with supervisor to gain clinical support and feedback
  • Attend weekly peer supervision groups
  • Conduct relevant assessments and mandatory reporting as necessary
  • Participate in individual and practice development

Qualifications/Requirements include:

  • Currently enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral program at a CACREP or CSWE accredited University.

The hours for this position are flexible. This position requires a background check and signature of a non-disclosure agreement.

Resident in Counseling or Supervisee in Social Work

Sunstone Counseling is seeking a resident in counseling or supervisee in social work to provide outstanding counseling services. With all operations being held remotely due to COVID-19, this opportunity will begin as a virtual counseling position with the possibility for future office space.

Sunstone Counseling seeks to hire a motivated, collaborative individual for the position of resident in counseling or supervisee in social work to provide virtual mental health counseling services for any of the following: individuals, couples, families, children, teens, and/or adults, averaging 10-25 clients per week. An optimal candidate will bring a diverse perspective to our team and be passionate about responding to the unique mental health needs in our communities. An ideal candidate is organized, professional, committed to continuing education, client-focused, friendly, motivated, works well with others, and can work independently. A candidate would appreciate a warm, energetic, and collaborative environment. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Intake sessions with potential clients
  • Clinical counseling 55-min sessions
  • Completing all clinical documentation
  • Attend weekly supervision with supervisor to gain clinical support and feedback
  • Attend monthly resident peer supervision meetings and weekly peer supervision groups
  • Conduct relevant assessments and mandatory reporting as necessary
  • Meet requirements for the Virginia State Board of Counseling or Social Work

Qualifications/Requirements include:

  • Completed degree in a Masters or Doctoral program at a CACREP or CSWE accredited University.
  • Meet requirements for residency by the Virginia State Board of Counseling or Social Work

The hours for this position are flexible. This position requires a background check and signature of a non-disclosure agreement.

Virginia Board-Approved Clinical Supervisor

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor (LMFT)

Sunstone Counseling is currently expanding our services into Richmond, VA, and is seeking experienced clinicians to provide outstanding supervision and counseling services in this community. With all operations being held remotely due to COVID-19, this opportunity will begin as a virtual counseling position with the possibility for future office space. An ideal candidate will live in Richmond. 

Sunstone Counseling seeks to hire a motivated, collaborative individual for the position of clinical supervisor to provide virtual supervision to residents and interns and to conduct virtual mental health counseling services for any of the following: individuals, couples, families, children, teens, and/or adults, averaging 10-25 clients per week. An optimal candidate will bring a diverse perspective to our team and be passionate about responding to the unique mental health needs in our communities. An ideal candidate is organized, professional, committed to continuing education, client-focused, friendly, motivated, works well with others, and can work independently. A candidate would appreciate a warm, energetic, and collaborative environment. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of Sunstone Counselors in Residence and Graduate Counseling Interns 
  • Filling out all necessary paperwork with the supervisee
  • Assist with mandatory reporting when needed
  • Meeting with each supervisee at a minimum of once a week to provide clinical support and feedback
  • Working with supervisees to develop and maintain diagnostic assessments and treatment plans 
  • Teach and review clinical notes
  • Attend monthly peer supervision meetings and weekly peer groups.

Qualifications/Requirements include:

  • Licensed through the Virginia Board of Counseling or Social Work
  • Approved Licensed Clinical Supervisor by the Virginia Board of Counseling or Social Work

The hours for this position are flexible. This position requires a background check and signature of a non-disclosure agreement.

Loudoun County

Our Loudoun County office focuses on couples and group work, as well as general practice working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

We are currently hiring graduate interns, residents, and supervisees in social work for Loudoun County.

McLean

Our McLean office focuses on providing counseling services for children, adolescents, and their families, in addition to general practice.

Desired Intern, Resident, and Supervisee in Social Work Qualifications:

  • Experience or interest in careers and life transitions (with adolescents and young adults).
  • Experience or specific interest in working with adolescents (sand tray, art therapy, expressive arts, movement, and mindfulness-based approaches).
  • Experience or training treating OCD in adolescents with CBT/DBT structured approaches.
  • Confident and competent counselors interested in working with parents of minors, with a special interest in co-parenting and family work.

Falls Church

Our Falls Church office focuses on couples and group work, as well as general practice working with adults.

Desired Intern, Resident, and Supervisee in Social Work Qualifications:

  • Experience or interest in careers and life transitions (adults).
  • Experience or interest in working with couples. Certification in Imago, EFT, Gottman, or other specialized couples training preferred for residents and supervisees.
  • Experience or interest in grief work, substance abuse, and trauma. EMDR training preferred.
  • Experience facilitating groups, workshops, and retreats.

Old Town Alexandria

Our Old Town office focuses on couples and group work, as well as general practice working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Desired Intern, Resident, and Supervisee in Social Work Qualifications:

  • Experience or specific interest in working with children (play therapy, sand tray, art therapy, expressive arts, movement, and mindfulness-based approaches).
  • Experience or training treating OCD in children with CBT/DBT structured approaches.
  • Confident and competent counselors interested in working with parents of minors, with a special interest in co-parenting and family work.

Richmond

Our Richmond office focuses on couples and group work, as well as general practice working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

We are currently hiring a licensed supervisor in Richmond.

If you work well independently and collaboratively, are integrative in you approach to clinical work, and have experience/training/interest in the therapeutic modalities listed above, please fill out the form below.