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Therapist Lead (EST)



Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
About Equip
Equip is the leading virtual, evidence-based eating disorder treatment program on a mission to ensure that everyone with an eating disorder can access treatment that works. Created by clinical experts in the field and people with lived experience, Equip builds upon evidence-based treatments to empower individuals to reach lasting recovery. All Equip patients receive a dedicated care team, including a therapist, dietitian, physician, and peer and family mentor. The company operates in all 50 states and is partnered with most major health insurance plans. Learn more about our strong outcomes and treatment approach at
Founded in 2019, Equip has been a fully virtual company since its inception and is proud of the highly-engaged, passionate, and diverse Equisters that have created Equip’s culture. Recognized by Time as one of the most influential companies of 2023, along with awards from Linkedin and Lattice, we are grateful to Equipsters for building a sustainable treatment program that has served thousands of patients and families.
The Therapist Lead will be an experienced licensed therapist responsible for clinical supervision and management of a team of therapists, in addition to providing direct patient care. You will work closely with Equip’s Therapy Director and other Therapist Leads, Regional Therapy Managers, as well as other leaders in Clinical Programs and Clinical Care Delivery, to provide effective clinical supervision in the evidence-based treatments that Equip provides to patients. The best candidate for this position will have experience providing evidence-based treatment with a data-driven mindset in line with the treatments Equip provides, and also have strong people management skills. Above all, you are someone who is motivated by the ultimate goal of providing the highest quality evidence-based treatments for eating disorders so that everyone can achieve lasting recovery. We currently prefer candidates in the EST time zone!

Therapist Lead duties include:

  • Provide evidence-based family-based treatment, individual, and group therapy for eating disorders in a virtual clinic (i.e., telehealth) setting
  • Assess and diagnose mental health conditions
  • Serve as case manager, coordinating care across a multidisciplinary treatment team of physicians, dietitians, patient mentors, and family mentors, along with outside providers
  • Utilize between-session messaging to support patients and communicate with the treatment team through Equip’s EMR in accordance with Equip’s policies and procedures
  • Engage and collaborate in Treatment Team meetings, supervision, and department meetings
  • Provide training and supervision of family-based treatment and other evidence-based treatments to therapists
  • Review video recordings of therapist sessions, complete fidelity assessments, and provide feedback to therapists for quality improvement
  • Conduct audits of session notes to ensure efficient and effective documentation
  • Provide consultation and support to therapists for risk- and safety-related issuesProactively identify issues that arise with the therapists and help develop solutions with the Therapy Director
  • Evaluate therapists’ overall job performance and provide feedback and support as needed
  • Review and approve time off requestsReview and approve requests to attend/obtain and receive reimbursement for professional development
  • Develop and support therapist job growth plans
  • Coordinate changes in therapist job status


  • Licensed mental health provider with 2+ years of experience treating eating disorders
  • Maintain an active license to practice in the state(s) that their patients reside and be willing to become licensed in other states (paid by Equip)
  • Data driven, with experience using data to guide clinical care
  • Strong skills in communication and collaboration with diverse teams
  • Experience working on interdisciplinary teams
  • Organized and results-driven
  • Ability to understand and balance business needs and clinical priorities
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, subject to rapid change and innovation

Bonus if you have the following

  • Experience training, supervising, or managing therapists
  • Passion for mental health and eating disorder treatment and expanding access to treatment through insurance

    Physical Demands
    Work is performed 100% from home with no requirement to travel. This is a stationary position that requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards as well as to talk or hear by telephone. Sit or stand as needed.
    At Equip, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are woven into everything we do. At the heart of Equip’s mission is a relentless dedication to making sure that everyone with an eating disorder has access to care that works regardless of race, gender, sexuality, ability, weight, socio-economic status, and any marginalized identity.
    As an equal opportunity employer, we provide equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, training and promotion, termination, and any other terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, familial status, age, disability, and/or any other legally protected classification protected by federal, state, or local law.