Child & Adolescent Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC) - (Contractor) New York, NY (Remote)

Remote-first - with Co-working space

A little flex time

Child & Adolescent Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC) - (Contractor) New York, NY (Remote)

POSITION: Flexible, Full Time, or Part Time

LOCATION: New York, USA - Remote (work from home)


We’re on a journey to find a mission-driven, experienced, and highly passionate Licensed Child & Adolescent Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC) - (Contractor) to join our growing US Team at Meliora Health, a part of Healios - the UK's largest growing digital, remote, behavioral healthcare provider.

9 years ago, we began our quest as a pioneer, providing digitally-led, fully remote, comprehensive behavioral healthcare services for children and adolescents in the UK, which has provided more than 100,000 online sessions and more than 27,000 referrals to date, becoming the UK's largest specialist of behavioral healthcare service for children and teens.

At Meliora Health, we feel passionately about bringing our successful, digital technology healthcare model to the US market, delivering innovative "better" care through our proprietary and proven digital care platform, which includes video-calling capabilities as well as specially designed interactive clinical tools to make it fun and engaging for the child or teen within each session. Family members can also join the sessions remotely, even from different locations, to ensure a family-based experience is made possible for better clinical outcomes. This platform experience is coupled with our in-house training academy to help our clinicians grow and service our patients!


We are seeking a passionate LCSW, LMFT, or LMHC (Child & Adolescent) to work with our innovative team us on a flexible basis as we grow our US business, who are skilled and experienced in autism diagnostic assessments and who are committed to delivering the best outcomes for neurodiverse children, young people and their families. Our clinicians, aligned with our mission, have a central and vital role within the company, delivering a range of evidence-based psychological assessments and therapy programs to individuals and families affected by mental health difficulties through our interactive online clinical platform.


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) qualification, with registration and license to practice in New York
  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives
  • A curious mindset and drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience delivering mental health services to Children and Adolescents
  • Sound knowledge and experience in conducting risk assessments
  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive clinical information effectively, orally and in writing, to clients, their families, parents/guardians or other stakeholders
  • Excellent documentation skills


  • Experience or qualification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or equivalent
  • Experience with mental health services via telehealth to children/adolescents
  • Additional clinical training to support the delivery of clinical services, e.g. training in crisis management or trauma informed care
  • Experience in developing policies and procedures


  • Maintain the highest standards of clinical documentation, including maintenance of electronic medical records and report writing, and professional conduct in accordance with licensure, relevant professional codes of ethics and Healios policies and procedures
  • Actively contribute to multi-disciplinary team meetings, working with others to share approaches around diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic modalities
  • Conduct high quality mental health assessments and provide appropriate interventions
  • Manage / investigate concerns / incidents / quality issues and provide reports
  • Effectively communicate with neurodiverse children, young people and adults, families, internal and external staff
  • Act as a professional role model at all times
  • Work within the framework of your regulatory body, and maintain professional registration
  • Meet service objectives and key performance indicators
  • Act in accordance with Healios policies
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of legislation, national policies and issues in relation to psychological best practices in mental health
  • Maintain and continue active professional development throughout your practice
  • Adhere to the principles of effective and safe treatment of children and vulnerable adults
  • Conduct risk assessments and respond appropriately to risk concerns


  • Flexible, remote role where you can work from the comfort of your home or office (on the Eastern Time Zone) and create and manage your schedule
  • Patients and families who are ready to be assessed and treated
  • Company laptop
  • CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth
  • Bespoke Healios Training, including schedule of monthly CPD for clinicians
  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivaled experience for the clients and families we support
  • ‘Hands on’ interactive experience, utilizing our custom-built, Direct-to-Patient clinical delivery platform
  • Extensive library of ready-to-use interactive assessment and learning tools
  • Prompt reimbursement and easy access to your practice details
  • Additional management services including a laptop, scheduling, full technical support, easy clinical reporting tools, billing, administrative and insurance tasks and HIPAA-compliant systems


As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.


At Meliora Health, we believe that changing the lives of children and their families requires every single person, no matter the race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are committed to equal opportunity in all parts of our business and are dedicated to creating a diverse team. That being said, we encourage all applicants from every background and life experience to apply.

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Remote-first - with co-working space

A little flex time