Clinician (Contractor, Northern CA)

at Octave (View all jobs)

California (Virtual)

About the company

Octave’s mission is to create a new standard for mental healthcare delivery, one that is accessible to more people and sustainable for providers. We are broadening access to high quality mental health services that is measurement-based and insurance funded.  Now more than ever, we are looking to serve communities dealing with the rising public health challenge of addressing mental health needs. Octave is VC-backed and was founded in 2018 with footprints in New York and California, as well as virtually nationwide. We are expanding our beautiful practices throughout New York and California, offering telehealth and also clinic-based services. 


About the role

We are looking for therapists interested in a contractor position to partner with an existing diverse clinical team to provide therapy in a collaborative, client-centered, start-up environment.  You will treat adult clients with stress, depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns via video, using short-term, evidence-based therapies. Candidates must be licensed in CA at the masters or doctoral level, well-versed in evidence-based therapies, like CBT or DBT, and expert in the delivery of culturally responsive care.


You are a good fit if you are:

  • Passionate about expanding access to high-quality mental health care
  • Skilled at providing short-term, evidence-based therapies to a diverse range of adult clients
  • Adept at building and maintaining a strong therapeutic alliance
  • Willing to deliver feedback-informed care using standardized measures
  • Expert at providing culturally responsive and culturally competent care 
  • Open to learning from your colleagues and clients 
  • Someone who thrives in a culture of thoughtful feedback and transparency 



  • Current License in California
  • Located in Northern California



  • Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited school of Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, or Family and Child Counseling. 
  • Must be registered with the California Board of Behavioral Science as an LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC, or registered with the California Board of Psychology as a licensed psychologist.  
  • Clinicians are required to maintain appropriate licensure through the California Board of Behavioral Science or California Board of Psychology.
  • At least 2 years of experience preferred in one or more of the following areas:
    • CBT for depression or anxiety
    • DBT for emotion dysregulation
    • Unified Protocol for emotional distress
    • CPT or PE for trauma

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