MDCS continues to be a support and therapeutic environment for those in need during these difficult times. Our services continue via telehealth (video and telephone) and in-person modalities. Due to this, there is flexibility in the times and days of when you will be able to receive the therapy from our caring professional clinicians. Now more than ever if you are if you need therapy please reach out. If you are unable to pay, or are worried about the ability to pay, we stress to not let this be a barrier to your therapy. We will work with you to receive the support you need.

MDCS stands in the fight with Black Lives Matter. MDCS staff continue to support anti-oppressive and anti-racist actions in New York and across the globe. We pride ourselves on maintaining an environment for staff and clients to explore how injustices have impacted each individual.

Maria Droste Counseling Services

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Licensed, Fee-For-Service Clinicians

Maria Droste Counseling Services is seeking licensed, competent, and compassionate fee-for-service clinicians (LMFT, LMHC, LCSW, LMSW) to join our outpatient mental health team. We are looking for experienced licensed behavioral health therapists who can provide psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and groups.

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Job Description

Our agency serves clients from all populations and ages. Our suites are warm and welcoming from as soon as you walk in with a mindfulness-based waiting area. This is a great opportunity for therapists wanting to work on a team that prides itself on optimal therapeutic care and support of one another!

While a fee-for-service position is not for everyone, consider these benefits seldom offered elsewhere:

  • Set your own hours, coming in on days and times that work for you and your other responsibilities
  • See as many or few clients as you want, no quotas to meet
  • Receive administrative and clinical support such as supervision, in-service trainings and case consultations
  • Work with the same freedoms of an independent practitioner while being a part of a team!
  • Incentives for providing supervision to interns (we pride ourselves on giving back to the community and future mental health clinicians).

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Provide outpatient individual therapy (Couples, family, or group therapy but not required)
  • Maintain client treatment records in accordance with agency guidelines
  • Refer patients, clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
  • Collaborate with family members, schools, community providers, or ACS as needed


  • Master’s level or higher with a current New York License (LMFT, LMHC, LCSW, LMSW)
  • Malpractice insurance (if you do not have this, we could provide support on how to obtain this).
  • An interest in therapy and providing support to others!


We invite you to become part of the Maria Droste family and feel the support around you! The environment allows you to give your most authentic, excited, and clinically connected self. Our compassionate approach is not just for our clients, it starts with our staff, volunteers, and interns!

If you are interested in joining our team to help make a difference, please call or email:

Sarah Strole, LCSW
Executive Director
(212) 889-4042 x1