Psychotherapist - The Center for Victims of Torture

Posted: January 24, 2019

Psychotherapists - The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is hiring two Psychotherapists at our St. Paul Healing Center who will be responsible for providing psychological assessment and treatment to survivors of torture and their family members. Psychotherapists will provide individual therapy as well as group therapy and services are provided in the context of an interdisciplinary team. The mission of the CVT is to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to end torture worldwide.

At the St. Paul Healing Center, we provide interdisciplinary services to survivors of political torture. Our clinicians work in a collaborative, supportive, and at times intense environment; we are dedicated to immersion in the field of torture treatment and lifelong learning through independent study, consultation with colleagues and experts, and engagement with clients. We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic about working toward the objectives laid out in our strategic plan: and are passionate about human rights, mission-driven, self-motivated, committed to professional growth and learning and are excited about working in the psychotherapy.

Position Details:

• 40 hours per week
• Work hours are Monday-Friday, including Thursday evenings until 7pm
• Clinic-based position
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Position located in St. Paul, MN

If you are interested in learning more about this position and how you can contribute to CVT’s work:


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