Remote Psychologist Jobs

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What is a Remote Psychologist?

Working remotely as a psychologist, you will be providing therapy and treatment for clients, monitoring their behavior, and identifying their conditions by use of clinical techniques. Proceeding these steps, you will be able to determine how to treat their particular needs in the most appropriate way for your clients. You will be working with clients on an individual, case-by-case basis.

McKinsey analysis suggests that telehealth use post-COVID has increased 38x from a pre-COVID baseline. Telehealth necessity in the pandemic it seems led to consumer comfort post-pandemic which has resulted in a wealth of remote psychology job opportunities and it seems that remote working and the quality of life improvements associated with it are top of mind for mental health professionals. Our latest survey found remote work to be the top factor for job seekers.

When working as a psychologist remotely, you will mainly be liaising with clients by way of a webcam over the internet. Using a webcam, you can create a virtual office setting where you will be able to talk with your clients. Usually, you will meet with your clients in pre-booked appointments, but you may be called to speak to a client outside of your normal hours in the case of an emergency such as a mental breakdown or some kind of crisis and they require support from you.

What are the requirements to become a Remote Psychologist?

The required qualifications you will need to become a remote psychologist are the same as those required for a traditional offline psychologist position. These qualifications include a doctorate in psychology in addition to thousands of hours of supervised clinical experience. You will also need to pass the EPPP exam to become fully qualified. The requirements you will need vary slightly depending on the state, and you may need to become acquire a license to practice psychology in multiple states if you’re providing remote psychological services outside of your region.

Beyond the qualifications, to work as a remote psychologist there are a few essential characteristics you will require. These include close attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and a certain level of empathy, and good interpersonal skills. These aspects are very important for you to be able to fulfill your responsibilities as a practicing psychologist effectively. Also, because you’ll be working online, a good internet connection is essential.

What is the expected salary of a Remote Psychologist?

The salary of a remote psychologist is dependent on a variety of factors. Some psychologists work for large companies that provide online therapy such as Better Help. Other psychologists have run their own private practice and therefore set their own fees. Salaries are also dependant on your location, as this can vary substantially. Additionally, the salaries of psychologists who have their own private practice can vary depending on the number of clients they have per week, therefore their income can fluctuate throughout the year.

What is the career outlook for a Remote Psychologist?

Working as a clinical psychologist or therapist, generally, is a very rewarding and fulfilling career path for those who are temperamentally suited towards this line of work. Working remotely as a psychologist, however, has many advantages as well as disadvantages. Working remotely allows you to reach a broader range of clients all across the country and the rest of the world, regardless of their geographical location. It also allows you to spend less time commuting to an office and it reduces travel costs for both you and your clients. The main disadvantage of working remotely in this field is you may find it difficult to connect on a personal level with your clients over the internet or by telephone, in contrast to working with clients in person. With that being said, whether you’re working as a psychologist in private practice or a larger company, psychologists and psychotherapists are still in demand and the opportunity to work remotely has allowed for more opportunities to work in this field.

Latest Remote Psychologist Jobs Listings

PositionCompanyLocationPosted
Outpatient Psychiatrist, Remote Telehealth Opportunity- PT and FT scheduling options!Talkiatry Nationwide, Remote US04/08/2024
Talkiatry was built for Psychiatrists, by Psychiatrists and offers the stability and support of a hospital group with the autonomy of a private practice. We are currently seeking 100% Remote BC/BE Psychiatrists to join our national team as we continue to expand across the US. We are currently offering both part time and full time opportunities. These are fully remote, telehealth opportunities! Our Promises: Market-leading compensation. … More
Remote Licensed Psychologist NY or NJPAX Health New York US03/27/2024
PAX Health is a leading mental and behavioral health organization dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to individuals facing mental health challenges. Our team of professionals strive to create an environment where mental health is prioritized, stigma is eradicated, and individuals can thrive in their journey towards well-being. We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Clinical Psychologists, both … More
Survey Research ManagerICF Annapolis, Maryland US03/27/2024
ICF’s Survey Research Science and Operations Portfolio is home to a talented community of researchers building robust solutions for government (Federal, State, and Local), university and commercial clients. In support of our client’s research goals, we aim to demonstrate quality, credibility, reliability, innovation, responsiveness, and transparency. For more information: https://www.icf.com/work/research-evaluation/surveyICF … More
Clinical Social WorkerUMass Boston Boston, Massachusetts US03/27/2024
General Summary: The full-time Staff Clinical Social Worker for University Health Services Counseling Center will provide high quality, time- effective, evidence-based and culturally responsive clinical services, including triage; emergency and crisis intervention services; referrals and evaluations; as well as individual and group counseling and psychotherapy. The incumbent will manage a caseload to serve the maximum number of students who are appropriate for services … More
Associate Director US Medical Affairs Excellence – Psychiatry – Remote OpportunityLundbeck Deerfield, Illinois US03/27/2024
Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. … More
Physician – Hospital MedicineOchsner Health Bay St Louis, Mississippi US03/27/2024
We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed – our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your … More
Survey Research ManagerICF Maryland US03/27/2024
ICF’s Survey Research Science and Operations Portfolio is home to a talented community of researchers building robust solutions for government (Federal, State, and Local), university and commercial clients. In support of our client’s research goals, we aim to demonstrate quality, credibility, reliability, innovation, responsiveness, and transparency. For more information: https://www.icf.com/work/research-evaluation/surveyICF … More
Prescriber / Mid Level Medical Manager – Part-TimeAdjuvant Behavioral Health Austin, Texas US03/27/2024
Prescriber / Mid Level Medical Manager Adjuvant Behavioral Health Job … More
Position
Talkiatry was built for Psychiatrists, by Psychiatrists and offers the stability and support of a hospital group with the autonomy of a private practice. We are currently seeking 100% Remote BC/BE Psychiatrists to join our national team as we continue to expand across the US. We are currently offering both part time and full time opportunities. These are fully remote, telehealth opportunities! Our Promises: Market-leading compensation. … More
Company
Talkiatry
Location
Nationwide, Remote US
Posted
04/08/2024
Position
PAX Health is a leading mental and behavioral health organization dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to individuals facing mental health challenges. Our team of professionals strive to create an environment where mental health is prioritized, stigma is eradicated, and individuals can thrive in their journey towards well-being. We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Clinical Psychologists, both … More
Company
PAX Health
Location
New York US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
ICF’s Survey Research Science and Operations Portfolio is home to a talented community of researchers building robust solutions for government (Federal, State, and Local), university and commercial clients. In support of our client’s research goals, we aim to demonstrate quality, credibility, reliability, innovation, responsiveness, and transparency. For more information: https://www.icf.com/work/research-evaluation/surveyICF … More
Company
ICF
Location
Annapolis, Maryland US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
General Summary: The full-time Staff Clinical Social Worker for University Health Services Counseling Center will provide high quality, time- effective, evidence-based and culturally responsive clinical services, including triage; emergency and crisis intervention services; referrals and evaluations; as well as individual and group counseling and psychotherapy. The incumbent will manage a caseload to serve the maximum number of students who are appropriate for services … More
Company
UMass Boston
Location
Boston, Massachusetts US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. … More
Company
Lundbeck
Location
Deerfield, Illinois US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed – our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your … More
Company
Ochsner Health
Location
Bay St Louis, Mississippi US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
ICF’s Survey Research Science and Operations Portfolio is home to a talented community of researchers building robust solutions for government (Federal, State, and Local), university and commercial clients. In support of our client’s research goals, we aim to demonstrate quality, credibility, reliability, innovation, responsiveness, and transparency. For more information: https://www.icf.com/work/research-evaluation/surveyICF … More
Company
ICF
Location
Maryland US
Posted
03/27/2024
Position
Prescriber / Mid Level Medical Manager Adjuvant Behavioral Health Job … More
Company
Adjuvant Behavioral Health
Location
Austin, Texas US
Posted
03/27/2024