Job Summary
Would you like to expand your client base and income by adding up to 10 sessions per week while continuing to work in your current office?

We are currently interviewing skilled therapists practicing in the mid-Peninsula Bay Area between Burlingame and Mountain View. The right therapist will receive ongoing client referrals and advanced training to help expand your own private practice as an independent contractor. We believe diversity of thought, background, and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our clients and our team.

Responsibilities and Duties
As a Couples Institute Therapist you will continue to improve your couples therapy skills by working closely with two internationally recognized couples experts, Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Peter Pearson.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Have your own office in the mid-Peninsula Bay Area between Burlingame and Mountain View
  • Licensed psychologist, social worker, or marriage counselor
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience seeing clients and couples
  • Passionate about working with couples
  • Available to see clients one week night or one weekend day (Sat/Sun) per week
  • Participation in our monthly in-person team meeting at our Menlo Park office

Next steps:
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity please send a cover letter and resume to Lincoln Wachtel at [email protected]

To learn more about the Couples Institute, please visit

Thank you and we look forward to talking with you!


Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Pete Pearson
Founders of The Couples Institute and
The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy