Careers at Astute

Meet Our Team at Astute Counseling

Our Mission

At Astute Counseling Services, we believe in creating a positive environment for our patients and staff. Our mission is to assist our patients to foster personal growth, treat and manage mental health concerns, improve relationships and maintain a positive sense of overall well-being. We pride ourselves on being an open-minded practice who see clients beyond a diagnosis. We are a group of energetic, dedicated, hardworking therapists who value working collaboratively to help improve the health and wellness of our clients and community.  

It is important that the therapists at our practice align with our values and mission. We believe in creating a professional, friendly, collaborative and hard working environment where our clinicians and patients can collectively do their best work. 


Do you want a practice that provides exceptional supervision, an “always on call” owner, an overflow of referrals, amazing co-workers who value the perks of a group practice, a referral network with practices, hospitals and clinicians across Chicago, financial stability and room to grow? Astute Counseling Services hand picks a highly selected group of therapists to work with our patients.

You will receive:

*A fully-furnished, private  office space

*Two weeks paid PTO


*Competitive salary with quarterly bonuses

*Hybrid Work Schedule (3 days in office, 2 from home)

*Weekly group supervision (montly catered lunch)

*Individual supervision and small group supervision support

*Annual training stipend

*Medical, dental and vision insurance benefits (BCBS PPO) for full-time employees (25% of employee premium paid for by Astute)

*Astute provided patient referrals

*Electronic billing software (Therapy Notes)

*Bi-weekly pay periods

*Three Administrative Assistant Support Employees to assist you with all of your needs

*Practice biller who handles all claim management

*Free quarterly wellness services (massage, acupuncture, Reiki and other work-place self-care perks)

*Quarterly group outings (sporting events, social classes, dinners etc)

*Employee personal “Zen Room” to decompress and fully stocked staff break room

*Unlimited access to yoga, meditation and mindfulness classes.

There is ample room for growth both professionally and financially!


Master’s Degree or higher in social work, counseling, mental health, family therapy or clinical psychology.

Clinical licensure as a LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, PhD, or PsyD in the state of Illinois. We are not accepting provisionally licensed applicants at this time.

Experience working with adults with depression, anxiety, panic, trauma and grief.

Couples Therapy experience using the Gottman Method and EFT Training a plus but also provided by the practice.

Minimum TWO Years of post-graduate experience REQUIRED!

Ability to work some evenings required. No weekends hours required.

A work hard mentality is a must!


We will consider both full and part-time employees if they are the right fit.

Part-time employees see a caseload of 10-22 adult patients while full time employees see 28 weekly.

Please send a cover letter and résumé including three references to

Astute Counseling & Wellness Services Can Help!