GFP Clinic Associate

The Gender & Family Project (GFP) at the Ackerman Institute seeks to expand its clinical team to support families of transgender and gender expansive youths by hiring experienced clinicians to work in the GFP outpatient clinic.

Founded in 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the Family (AIF) is one of the premier institutions for family therapy in the United States. The Institute serves all kinds of families at all stages of family life by offering a wide variety of programs that address a broad array of issues and concerns. Ackerman is also one of the best-known and most highly regarded training facilities for family therapists.

The Gender and Family Project’s mission is to empower youth, families, and communities by providing gender affirmative services, training, and research. Founded in 2010, GFP promotes gender inclusivity as a form of social justice in all the systems involved in the life of the family.


  • Must hold a current, valid mental health license to practice in NYS
  • Knowledge and experience about gender diversity
  • Knowledge and experience working with LGBTQ youths
  • Experience providing family therapy

Administrative & Clinical Tasks:

  • Maintain up-to-date, timely, electronic chart records including treatment plans and session notes.
  • Bi-weekly clinical supervision
  • Record clinical service statistics on a monthly basis
  • Work closely with GFP clinic coordinator and program assistant to ensure clinic flow
  • Work closely with the Ackerman Institute Clinical Director
  • Maintain a caseload of 2-4 families


  • $50 per 60-minute session upon completion of documentation and supervision

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Alexis Diaz, LMSW: Please label your application: “GFP Clinic Associate” in the subject line.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. The Ackerman Institute for the Family is committed to build more diversity in the field of family therapy and is an equal opportunity employer.

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