Job Announcement LPC, LCSW, LMFT



Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy (HC) seeks a licensed mental health practitioner to join our small non-profit organization in downtown Madison, WI to work with children and/or adults.


Experienced Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master’s degree will provide therapy services to children and/or adults who have a variety of social/emotional needs and DSM-V diagnoses, including PTSD. HC is seeking applicants who have training and expertise integrating creative arts, dance/movement therapy or somatic, body centered approaches into their therapy practice. These services occur both on-site at HC and in the local community. This position entails collaboration with client teams, HC staff and volunteers, and professional representation of HC. The position is 15-19 hours per week. There is potential to increase hours based on the needs of HC. 


Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy (HC), founded in 1983, provides dance/movement therapy services and health and wellness education on- and off-site to people of all ages and abilities. HC is housed in an old Queen Anne style home with staff offices and two large movement studios. Clients seek services both independently (self-referred) and in collaboration with other professionals from public and private social service agencies, schools, hospitals, community programs, educational facilities, and mental health providers. 


  • Current LPC, LCSW, or LMFT credential and a Master’s degree are required.
  • A strong clinical background with a minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience providing therapy is necessary.
  • Training and experience in trauma therapy (emotional/physical/sexual abuse) is necessary. 
    • Ability to work a combination of daytime and evening hours is necessary.
    • Ability to transport independently to off-site facilities is necessary.
    • Strong communication skills, including verbal and written, is necessary.
    • Experience or commitment to developing and maintaining relationships with community based services is desirable.
    • Familiarity and experience working with people with intellectual differences and neuro-developmental issues is preferred.
    • Proficiency in speaking and/or writing in Spanish is advantageous.

Expectations of this position

  • Adherence to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice applicable to candidate’s profession.
  • Respectful and healthy communication and boundaries, both professional and personal.
  • Collaboration with co-workers and the professional community, both seeking out and sharing expertise.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and knowledge of working with historically marginalized individuals and communities.


Salary commensurate with experience. Regular clinical supervision by an experienced BC-DMT is provided by the Hancock Center.


Applications accepted until positions filled; expected start date in early 2020.  Mail cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  Laura Rogers, Interim Executive Director; Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy; 16 North Hancock St., Madison, WI 53703.  Or, email to:

Hancock Center is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants who are of color or from systematically oppressed populations are encouraged to apply.