Clinical Director (Mental Health Services)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $47,000
Maximum: $50,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



10 Davol Square
Suite 100
Rhode Island
United States


The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (CSPH) is an organization based in Providence, RI dedicated to providing culturally inclusive, medically accurate, and pleasure informed sexuality education, therapy, and professional training.

We are seeking a full-time Clinical Director to join our small (but mighty!) team to oversee and expand our clinical therapy program. This individual would work in accordance with the CSPH’s Strategic Framework to ensure the delivery of high quality sexuality therapy and to ensure annual goals and quarterly benchmarks are met.

The Clinical Director will be organized, detail-oriented, and possess a superior ability to juggle multiple priorities. This individual will have a sex-positive and strengths-based approach, as well as a positive and supportive attitude towards the CSPH and its overall success and will demonstrate a strong understanding and respect for the CSPH’s organizational values.


  • Supervises and oversees all aspects of the clinical program, including setting departmental goals and objectives; ensuring set goals and objectives are met; providing clinical supervision to Fee-for-Service clinicians; and revising client documents and forms to ensure compliance and information is accurate
  • Provides individual and relationship counseling sessions to approximately 15-25 clients per week
  • Is involved in the development and delivery of 4-6 clinical support groups per year
  • Recruits, trains, and organizes team of fee-for-service clinicians to expand access to the CSPH’s clinical program, and provides supervision to ensure that deliverables are high quality and in alignment with the CSPH’s values
  • Schedules and leads clinical team meetings on a consistent basis
  • Works collaboratively with the Executive Director to develop, plan and implement strategies to manage program growth and ensure self-funding and sustainability of the program and to ensure enrollment targets are met
  • Develops, recommends, and implements program-related clinical and operational practices, policies, and procedures. Ensures and establishes priorities for effective implementation to achieve positive service outcomes
  • Develops and maintains systems to manage the therapy program, including implementing the use of a HIPAA compliant electronic medical records system and training all fee-for-service clinicians in use of the platform
  • Regularly reviews and recommends changes in program services to meet client needs with particular emphasis on services for underserved populations
  • Oversight of program evaluation and quality assurance functions for the CSPH’s Clinical Department including assessment of applicable legal and professional requirements and monitoring of treatment plans for clients
  • Works effectively with the Executive Director to develop an efficient billing system
  • Recruits clinical interns by conducting outreach and maintaining working relationships with graduate schools
  • Assesses the needs of the community and determines relevant group therapy programs to implement at the CSPH
  • Promotes concepts of sex-positive and strength-based service provision, as well as integrates reflective and culturally sensitive approaches to all service delivery with clients and staff
  • Ensure all necessary program staff are trained in all behavioral and other clinical interventions, including data collection procedures


  • Oversees proper maintenance and HIPPA compliant storage of client files
  • Maintains a warm and welcoming clinical therapy space
  • Meets specific goals set, and targets and delivers monthly reports accordingly
  • Interviews, hires, and provides timely performance evaluations for all program staff
  • Attends weekly staff meetings and other meetings as requested
  • Completes administrative tasks in a timely manner
  • Returns e-mails and telephone calls from staff and external contacts in a timely manner
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local, state, federal, and private agencies and organizations to promote programs and to identify and secure potential new alliances, partnerships and funding sources
  • In conjunction with Executive Director, develops and prepares narrative sections of grant proposals and reports as assigned
  • Remain current on trends, events, and changes that impact the agency’s mission
  • Develop and propose methods to capitalize upon and integrate new program design or ideas into existing CSPH services or through new program development
  • Continues to develop clinical skills by engaging in ongoing professional development opportunities to maintain licensure
  • Participates in clinical supervision to work towards independent licensure
  • When possible, attends and/or presents at sex education and social work conferences and trainings as a representative of the CSPH to engage with other organizations doing similar and parallel work
  • Builds relationships with other professionals in sexuality and health fields to develop a vast referral network and to establish rapport as a leading expert in the field of sexuality counseling
  • Participates in organization-wide fundraising campaigns and initiatives
  • Attends CSPH programs and events as needed
  • Supports the CSPH’s professional development programs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Broad and deep knowledge of the field of sexuality preferred, whether obtained through formal education or direct work experience
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, curriculum development, group facilitation and training, community organizing, and outreach
  • Commitment to inclusive, multicultural programming; prior experience working with diverse communities, including people of various sexual orientations, gender identities, race and ethnicities, mental and physical abilities, ages, religions, etc., and a working and comprehensive understanding of intersectional oppressions
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues, needs and interests of queer and gender nonconforming individuals and populations, including knowledge of the spectrum of gender identities and transgender experiences
  • Strong leadership, administrative, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, self-reliant, dependable
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time independently to complete multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with staff and clients in all circumstances in accordance with relevant professional board and CSPH staff handbook
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Conduct work and professional partnerships according to the CSPH’s stated values
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, initiative, and critical thinking
  • Desire and ability to supervise program participants and work with adults, mental health providers, medical providers, educators, among other professionals
  • A strong commitment to social justice and the mission of the CSPH


  • Master’s degree in clinical counseling (psychology, social work, marriage/family, etc.) and licensure (LCSW, LMHC, or LMFT) in the state of RI required
  • Experience working with individuals who identify LGBTQ+, especially those who are gender nonconforming and/or transgender
  • Demonstrated ability to generate revenues for clinical services


  • While performing the duties of this job, the person in this position will required to stay in a stationary position 75% of the time. This person will also be required to communicate with program participants verbally and through text, and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations


benefits include health/dental insurance and a flexible paid time off policy

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Applicants should submit the following documents in .PDF format via email with the subject line “[Your Name] Clinical Director Application” to HR @ :

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Posting closes on: November 16. Screening of candidates will start immediately and will continue on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. Early applications are encouraged.

The CSPH is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage women, people of color, persons with disabilities, people with records of arrest or conviction, veterans, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, and/or veteran status.