We're Hiring

Kate Engler Counseling seeks to add a talented and motivated Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) to our team as an employee (W2 position) to keep up with the demands of referrals. This is a great opportunity for a clinically-focused, driven and team-oriented therapist who wants to focus on relationship therapy. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to expand their knowledge and clinical skills related to relationship therapy and will be able to integrate their understanding of research, theory, and socio-cultural factors into their work with clients.

Employment status: W-2 Employee, Full OR Part Time

Location: Skokie, IL (very accessible to both northern suburbs and Chicago)

Why work for us:

Kate Engler Counseling is a thriving, relationship-focused private practice. We specialize in working with individual adults and couples with a primary focus on romantic relationship issues such as difficulty connecting, divorce, affairs, dating, sexual issues, self-esteem, boundaries, life transitions, balancing parental and mental load, etc.

At our practice, we deeply believe that relationships are critical to overall wellness, health and healing. We also understand that relationships can be extremely complicated. Therefore, we prioritize normalizing these challenges for our clients and taking a non-shaming, non-judgmental stance on the issues they bring to us. We know that our clients are the experts in their lives and that they all have the ability to affect positive change for themselves. We are LGBTQIA affirming and value race, culture, and gender as critical parts of all of our identities.

Our practice understands that as therapists, we are our most important tool. As such, we respect personal/professional balance and boundaries, and each person’s needs for self-care. We also demonstrate these values through significant support and opportunities to learn, develop, and grow.

Candidate requirements:

  • Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or equivalent

  • Active AMFT, LMFT, or equivalent license

  • Strong interest in couples/relationship therapy

  • Previous training and/or clinical experience working with couples/relationships is a plus (willing to train the right person if committed to focusing clinical work on relationships)

  • Participation in weekly group supervision/consultation

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Open to learning, self-motivated, and eager to grow as a person/therapist

  • Understanding of a variety of therapeutic research-based modalities and the impact of socio-cultural factors on client’s lives and well-being

  • LGBTQIA affirming and demonstrated valuing of race, culture, and gender as critical parts of identity




The therapist will provide assessment and treatment of individual, relational and systematic issues. Clinician must be comfortable working with a variety of relational dynamics including monogamy, LGBTQ+ couples, open and or polyamorous couples, culturally diverse couples, blended families, foster families, etc. The clinician should be competent in the treatment of family patterns and family of origin concerns.



  • Competitive compensation

  • Passionate and supportive colleagues

  • Consistent referral base

  • Flexible schedule

  • Electronic Medical Records provided

  • Billing services provided

  • Liability and workman’s compensation insurance

  • Ongoing professional collaboration

  • Continued education opportunities

  • Website profile, Business cards

  • Practice building support/resources

  • Marketing

  • Weekly group supervision/consultation

  • Collaborative, supportive team environment with opportunities to grow


Application Information:

Please send cover letters, resumes and any questions to: kate@kateenglerrelationships.com  

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