We are currently recruiting for the following positions

Board Certified Child/Adolescent Prescribing Clinician, Part or Full-Time

Child Psychotherapist, Child Psychologist, Play (RPT) and/or Sandplay/Sand Tray (CST) Therapist
Part or Full-Time

College Level Internships (unpaid)


Kentlands Psychotherapy is in a fast-paced growth phase.  This page is under construction. Please call Dr. Elizabeth Carr at (240) 252-3349 Ext. 801 if you are interested in discussing career opportunities that may be available to you with our practice.


Prescribing Clinicians

Do you consider yourself an exceptional Psychopharmacologist (Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner) who is able to connect with children and adolescents, as well as adults? Are you able to form a collaborative working relationship with parents?

Are you looking for a private practice opportunity in Montgomery County, Maryland?

Have you “paid your dues” with under served, high-risk, complex populations and now you’re looking for something . . . different?

Would you like to have a fee-for-service practice of your own, choose your own clients and be your own boss, yet you’re disinclined to take on the hassles of marketing and running a small business yourself?

Are you looking for an opportunity with flexible hours so you can spend more time with a child at home, or so that you can grow your family? Or perhaps you’re interested in downshifting to a semi-retired status. 


If you’re within a reasonable driving distance from Gaithersburg, Potomac, Rockville, Germantown, Boyds, Darnestown, Derwood, Olney, North Bethesda, etc., our practice environment and population might be just what you’re looking for.

We are an established (since 2005),  exclusively fee-for-service private practice in the heart of the Kentland’s award-winning new urbanist community. Our collaboratively minded, skilled, no drama, collegial clinical staff is well respected in the community.  Petra Desmond, our gem of a sweetheart office manager, runs a tight ship with regard to billing and reimbursement and keeps us well supplied to do our job.  Our caseload of loyal clients come from the local community of suburban Montgomery County families.

Our practice design allows for scheduling flexibility and our founder strongly supports every member of our team achieving work/life/school/family balance. The practice environment offers spacious, well-appointed offices, high tech office support systems for communication and scheduling, and is located in a safe, picturesque neighborhood bustling with shops, restaurants, and free and easy parking.

*** We welcome inquiries by interested prescribers to discuss possible goodness of fit.  Give us a call.  Let’s start a conversation. ***

Ideal candidates are individuals who are interested in exclusively, or primarily, offering conservative medication evaluations and management to our adults, adolescents, and younger children (if appropriate).

Unlimited earning potential with 100% commission pay structure, flexible work hours, health insurance negotiable, and 4% 401K matching program.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Excellence in psychopharmacology skills
  • Collaborative style with colleagues
  • Exceptional rapport skills with patients (respectful and relationally oriented) and their parents
  • Conscientious work ethic, especially with regard to communication follow-up with clients and timely responsiveness to refill requests.
  • Maryland professional license in good standing
  • Liability insurance adequate to the panel size and work hours

Direct Inquiries To:

Dr. Russell Carr, Medical Director
240-252-3349 ext. 802

Play and/or Sand Tray Therapy Clinician

Do you have training in Play and/or Sand Tray Therapy? Would you like a grow a practice that includes working with primary school aged children and their families?


Opportunity to grow your practice with part to full time flexible hours. Unlimited earning potential with 100% commission pay structure, flexible work hours, health insurance negotiable, and 4% 401K matching program.

If you have a passion for delivering high quality client centered care, call us.

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Excellent Clinical Skill
  • Experience working with primary school aged children (6+)
  • Advanced training in Play and or Sand Tray therapy
  • Comfortable working with families disrupted by divorce, comfort with diplomatic coordination with both parents in contentious custody arrangements.
  • Collaborative style with colleagues
  • Exceptional rapport with patients (respectful and relationally oriented)
  • Conscientious work ethic, especially with regard to timely responsiveness to  communications
  • Maryland professional license in good standing

Direct Inquiries To:

Dr. Elizabeth Carr, Clinical Director
240-252-3349 ext. 801


Psychology Student Interns

Are you looking for an internship in mental health?


If you’re a Senior in High School who has taken or is taking AP Psychology or a College Student or recent College Graduate interested in Psychology who is looking for a high-quality training opportunity, we may be able to help.

Please note: As an exclusively fee-for-service private practice, we are NOT able to offer CLINICAL internships or externships to graduate students at this time. Although you will likely interact with clients on the telephone, or by training clients to use equipment such as Alpha-Stim or Muse (EEG brain training equipment) you will NOT be doing any PSYCHOTHERAPY with our clients. Therefore, our internships will NOT likely meet your graduate-level clinical externship or internship training program’s client contact hour requirements.

Also please note: This is a highly competitive TRAINING opportunity.  You will be learning basic counseling skills through regular practice sessions with other interns and supervision with licensed clinicians. You will have opportunities to try our equipment (such as the Muse EEG feedback system). This is a learning, not an income-generating, position at the practice.  As such this is a strictly UNPAID position.

Our interns assist in doing background research for media posts, Facebook curating, TV interviews, Advice columns, etc. They collaborate in writing our advice columns with our licensed clinicians, assist in the management of our lending library, assist in public speaking planning and preparation, and update Instagram posts. They can assist our office manager in order to learn about some of the administrative aspects of practice management. They can lead projects such as the Main Street Trick or Treat event and they have limited direct interaction with clients on administrative matters and on occasion assisting patients with using the Alpha-Stim technology.

We do our best to ensure that we have interns in pairs to that they can practice person-centered therapy skills with each other in role-play type mini-sessions. To see a little of what this sort of therapy looks like, watch this video.

We demand much from our interns and will give much back in return.

Candidates must possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Maturity that includes an ABSOLUTE capacity for maintaining confidentiality
  • Reliability and responsibility at all times
  • Diligence when assisting staff
  • Compassionate spirit of service when interacting with clients
  • Intellectual curiosity when engaged with clinicians
  • Enthusiasm for the field and humility when working with those senior to you (which will be everyone)

Interns will be given an outstanding opportunity to learn about the profession with a supportive staff who enjoys teaching and mentoring.

Direct Inquiries To:

Internship Applicants and Placement Directors are invited to initiate inquires with:

Petra Desmond
Director of Administrative Hospitality
240-252-3349 ext. 807